Scope and Contents
Item 1: Robert Skipwith, Genito P.O., [Powhatan Co., Va.], to [Mrs. Annie C. Pratt, employee of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell, studying deafness as connected with education], February 21 or 22, 1900 Gives brief genealogical information about the Skipwith and Bolling families. 3 pp. Autographed letter signed. Item 2: Black and white photograph taken from an ambrotype, of Mary R. Bolling, deaf-mute daughter of Col. William Bolling, [20th century] 3 1/4" x 4 1/2" (Photo 1). 1 item. Photograph Item 3: Black and white photograph from a daguerrotype, of Jane Rolfe Bolling, first wife of Robert Skipwith, and daughter of Col. William Bolling., [20th century] 3 1/4" x 4 1/2" (Photo 2) 1 item. Photograph. Item 4: Black and white photograph, taken from a photograph dated 1869 of Robert Skipwith, son of George N. and Mary Murray Skipwith, [20th century] 3 1/4" x 4 1/2" (Photo 3) 1 item. Photograph Item 5: Genealogical information about the Bolling family of Virginia, historical data concernnig the photographs (Photos 1-3), and background details concerning the work of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell with education of the deaf, Undated 2 pp. Typed copy.
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