The Resource (microform)

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Label
1798-1857
Inclusive dates
1798-1857
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Papers, 1798-1857, of William Smart of Gloucester County, Virginia, including affidavits, correspondence, currency, deeds, journals, marriage certificate, and wills. Of note is an autobiography of William Smart, which includes a description of his arrival in the United States, and a journal of the voyage from England to the United States written by his father, William Smart, Sr., in 1798
  • Includes correspondence, dated 1800-1812, written to relatives on topics such as family, health, employment, descriptions of Virginia, and views of the political situation in the United States. Includes a letter, dated 16 January 1812, describing the Richmond Theater fire of 26 December 1811. Other correspondence relates to a claim on the estate of Thomas Dickinson by Smart. Also included are cocktail recipes, a marriage certificate of William and A. Rosaline Carter, publications, and notes of sermons, 1805-1839
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
William Robert Smart, Sr. (1784-1840) was the son of William Smart and Ann (Paybody) Smart of Scotland. The Smart family arrived in York County, Virginia in 1798. William's parents, William and Ann, died shortly after their arrival, in 1799. The Smart children were taken in by various families. William Smart was taken in by William Rogers and grew up in Gloucester County, Virginia, where he became a silversmith.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Location of originals duplicates
Originals at the Mary Ball Washington Museum and Library, Lancaster, Virginia.
Label
(microform)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Mary Ball Washington Museum and Library
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000502781
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Terms governing use
Permission to publish must be obtained from Mary Ball Washington Museum and Library.
Type of unit
reel.

Library Locations

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