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1818-1872
Inclusive dates
1818-1872
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1818-1872, of the Lumsden family of Petersburg, Virginia, consisting of correspondence, tax records, receipts, summonses, lodge records, poems, and telegrams. Correspondence includes a letter, 27 March 1818, from Charles Learmenth and Agnes Learmenth of Scotland to William Lumsden of Duchess County, New York, discussing personal news; a letter, 22 April 1862, from T. D. Lumsden, of Mathews County, Virginia, to [William C.?] Lumsden discussing efforts to sell cotton, the Peninsular Campaign, and family and personal news; a letter, 8 January 1868, from Daniel S. Tompkins of Washington D.C. to [?] Lumsden discussing the recent war, politics, and personal news; and a letter, 28 August 1872, from William C. Lumsden (ca. 1822-1886) in Glasgow, Scotland, to his wife Anna Lumsden (ca. 1828-1894), Petersburg, discussing his trip to Scotland and describing Glasgow. Tax receipts are for the payment of state and local taxes paid by William C. Lumsden, J. L. Gilbert, Robert Wright, and Julia A. Goodwin. Receipts are for groceries purchased by William C. Lumsden and his wife, and well as receipts for the purchase of property by William C. Lumsden. Telegram, 18 October 1872, from David Lumsden to Robert Lumsden, both of Scotland, concerning their cousin William Lumsden of Petersburg, Virginia. Summons, 15 May 1845, ordering William C. Lumsden to appear in the Richmond, Virginia, court. Papers are minutes of the Appomattox Lodge of freemasons. Poem is an anonymous work
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Biographical or historical data
William C. Lumsden (ca. 1822-1886) was a partner in a machine manufacturing company in Petersburg, Virginia. He and his wife Anna [or Annie] (ca. 1828-1894) and at least one child. Other members of the Lumsden family lived in Scotland.
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Vi
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Papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
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35
Immediate source of acquisition
Robertson, Mary Virginia
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000491883
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

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