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James Lawson Kemper Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0345

Scope and Contents

Includes letters to Kemper on various business matters, including three letters during his tenure as governor. Among the correspondents are E. J. and T. J. Polk, Robert A. Richardson, and William J. Robertson.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1868-1877

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical / Historical

Kemper was an alumnus of Washington College (Class of 1842) and a Madison County and Richmond, Va., lawyer. He also served as Virginia governor from 1874-1878.

Extent

6 Item

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (April 15, 2009)

Creator

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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