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- Letter, 24 August 1847, sent from Bettie Burks (b. 1822) in Liberty, Bedford County, Virginia, to her friend Sarah J. Kent (b. 1824) in Blacksburg, Montgomery County, Virginia. The letter principally concerns Burks' dissatisfaction with the town of Liberty and an epidemic spreading through the town. She also mentions that her husband has sold a slave to a neighbor and that her son has gone to live with her parents
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- Mildred Elizabeth Buford was born in 1822. She married Edward Calohill Burks (b. 1821), an attorney from Bedford County, Virginia, on 15 October 1845. The couple resided in the township of Liberty with their seven children. She died sometime between 1870 and 1880.
- Sarah J. Kent, daughter of James R. and Mary Kent of Montgomery County, Virginia, was born in 1824. She married Frances Bell, a Montgomery County farmer, on 4 December 1855. The couple eventually moved to Pulaski County where they lived with their twin children. Her date and place of death has not been determined.
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