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Correspondence, 29 July 1790

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id162332

Scope and Contents

Letter from James Blair, Abingdon, Virginia, to John Preston, "Smithfield," Montgomery County, Virginia. Blair's wife, Betsy, a cousin of Preston, is unable to appear at court in Botetourt County in a case involving Mrs. Elizabeth (Preston) Madison, because her son is ill, but has sent a deposition. Hopes that Dr. Humphries has inoculated Preston's sisters for smallpox.


  • Creation: 29 July 1790


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From the Collection: 90.00 Linear Feet

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