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1841 Jan. 29
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1841 Jan. 29
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 29 January 1841, from Edmund Pendleton (1816-1880) of Berkeley County, (West) Virginia, to John Strother Pendleton (1802-1868) of Culpeper County, Virginia, discussing social, family and personal news. He mentions the two possible candidates for the Whig nomination for Congress, Richard Walker Barton (1800-1859) and Charles James Faulkner (1806-1884), and commenting on the difficulties Faulkner faces. Pendleton also discusses John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) and his latest literary work
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Edmund Pendleton was born in Berkeley County, (West) Virginia 27 November 1816 to Philip C. Pendleton and Sarah Boyd Pendleton. He practiced law in Berkeley County and became active in politics. Pendleton served in the House of Delegates from 1843 to 1845, and represented Berkeley County in the 1861 Secession Convention. After the Civil War, Pendleton served as judge of the 13th judicial district in Virginia, living in Winchester, Virginia. He married Charlotte Ramsay Robinson (1819-1886) 4 December 1847, and they had two children. Pendleton died in 1880, probably in Frederick County, Virginia.
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Vi
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Letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
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3
Immediate source of acquisition
McManus, Howard R.
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001550703
Type of unit
p.

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