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Scope and Contents This is a collection of correspondence between William B. Pettit and his wife Arabella ('Bell') with scattered letters from other friends and relatives. The letters that date from 1850 to March 1862 include correspondence between husband and wife while Pettit was away on business. The war letters begin in March 1862 and end with Pettit's last war letter to his wife on March 3, 1864. After that date there are letters from Pembroke, the Pettit's son, while he attended school at Ashland, Va....
Dates: Inclusive 1850-1918
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This document commissioned Preston to serve as a major under the command of Francis Fauquier, then Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony. It is signed by Fauquier.
Scope and Contents The Zechariah Johnston papers includes personal, business, political correspondence to and from Zechariah Johnston. Correspondents include family members and notable Virginians of his era. The collection also includes correspondence received by Thomas and James Johnston. In addition to correspondence, the collection includes resolutions, bills, petitions, and notices of or concerning the Virginia Assembly during Johnston’s tenure as a delegate from Augusta County (1778-1792) and Rockbridge...