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Lucy Ann Baytop,Gloucester County, Virginia to Hetty Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, 1857 April 4

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 4

Scope and Contents

Lucy is busy making soap, tending geese and fowl; Mr. Rose and Dr. Williams are going to the Worlds Fair; news about births and deaths and visits of family and friends; a camp meeting is being organized and the date will be announced at the quarterly meeting. Includes typescript.

A second message is included on the document: T. C. Baytop, no place to Hetty Fitzhugh, no place, telling her that her friends inquire about her well being; has planted corn and will plant marl soon; has planted watermelon for the camp meeting; Brook [a slave?] "is the most industrious fellows we have." Includes typescript.


  • Creation: 1857 April 4


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From the Collection: 0.30 Linear Feet



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