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Letters to Joseph J. Halsey [manuscript] 1849-1864, 1904.

Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
Letters from the law practice of this Orange County, Va., lawyer. Most concern land sales and speculation and the brief gold mining boom in central Virginia. Others concern the nursing of a smallpox victim; the fraudulent sale of a pony; estate settlement; and slavery, including a slave hiring and conjugal visits.
The collection also contains a Confederate Depository Receipt to Liborne McClure, 1864 December 28.
Correspondents include W. H. Amos, William Bugbee, James Canaday, J. A. Dargan, William G. Fishback, A. G. Grinnan, David Hume, Abner Lee, William Mitchell, T. M. Moore, F. Slaughter, Ann Stringfellow, Benjamin Walker
Description
21 items.
Cite as
Letters to Joseph J. Halsey, 1849-1864, 1904, Accession #1971, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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    a| Letters from the law practice of this Orange County, Va., lawyer. Most concern land sales and speculation and the brief gold mining boom in central Virginia. Others concern the nursing of a smallpox victim; the fraudulent sale of a pony; estate settlement; and slavery, including a slave hiring and conjugal visits.
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    a| The collection also contains a Confederate Depository Receipt to Liborne McClure, 1864 December 28.
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    a| Correspondents include W. H. Amos, William Bugbee, James Canaday, J. A. Dargan, William G. Fishback, A. G. Grinnan, David Hume, Abner Lee, William Mitchell, T. M. Moore, F. Slaughter, Ann Stringfellow, Benjamin Walker
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    a| Letters to Joseph J. Halsey, 1849-1864, 1904, Accession #1971, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| Halsey, Joseph J., d| ca. 1820-1894.
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    a| Executors and administrators z| Virginia z| Orange County.
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    a| Gold mines and mining z| Virginia.
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    a| Lawyers z| Virginia z| Orange County.
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    a| Real property z| Virginia z| Orange County.
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    a| Slaves x| Employment z| Virginia.
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    a| Slaves z| Virginia z| Orange County.
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    a| Smallpox z| Virginia x| History y| 19th century.
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    a| Orange County (Va.) x| History.
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    a| Amos, W. H., d| fl. 1860, e| correspondent.
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    a| Bugbee, William, e| recipient.
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    a| Canaday, James, d| fl. 1849, e| correspondent.
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    a| Dargan, J. A., d| fl. 1850, e| correspondent.
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    a| Fishback, William G., d| fl. 1852, e| correspondent.
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    a| Grinnan, Andrew Glassell, d| 1827-1902, e| correspondent.
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    a| Halsey, Joseph J., d| ca. 1820-1894, e| recipient.
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    a| Hume, David, d| fl. 1852, e| correspondent.
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    a| Lee, Abner, d| fl. 1850, e| correspondent.
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    a| Mitchell, William, d| fl. 1849, e| correspondent.
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    a| Moore, T. M., d| fl. 1849-1850, e| correspondent.
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    a| Slaughter, F., d| fl. 1849, e| correspondent.
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    a| Stringfellow, Ann, d| fl. 1852, e| correspondent.
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    a| Walker, Benjamin, d| fl. 1849, e| recipient.
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    a| MSS 1971 w| ALPHANUM i| X004966433 l| STACKS m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT

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