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John Williams, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Rufus King Fitzhugh Esq. Springhill, Stanardsville, Greene Co., Virginia., 1851 March 25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1, Object: 1

Scope and Contents

The letter discusses a "last effort" will be made to earn some profit from the copper mine at Stony Man which has been " worthless;" seeks Fitzhugh's advice on where Mrs. Williams can board while he is at the mine; and the availability of "Blasting powder" in the area. Includes typescript.


  • Creation: 1851 March 25


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From the Collection: 0.30 Linear Feet



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