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Letters, Telegrams, Postcards, 1879 January-June

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id66260

Scope and Contents

Love letters between William Wilson Galt and Mary Blair Grigsby, to William Wilson Galt from Hugh Carrington Grigsby and from S. C. Daniel at Hampden-Sydney College to Mary Blair Grigsby. 1879 February 21 Hampton Sidney anniversary invitation. 1879 February 5 fun letter from William Wilson Galt, approved by Mary B. Grigsby, future mate, to Hugh Blair Grigsby saying in part, "I have the honor respectfully to transmit herewith a requisition for a mate for this vessel..." with an attached "Jewel" requisition, and1879 April 22 and 26 letters from William Wilson Galt to Hugh Blair Grigsby asking to court and marry his daughter, Mary Blair Grigsby. Correspondence about his position as an assistant Navy Paymaster. 1879 May 27 letter to James S. Galt from assistant Paymaster William Wilson Galt appointing him clerk to the Pay Office at the Naval Station in Key West, Florida, plus related correspondence about the appointment.


  • Creation: 1879 January-June


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English Spanish;Castilian

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From the Collection: 16.75 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository