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Sir Peyton and Gray Skipwith Letters

Identifier: SC 00122

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Scope and Contents

Correspondence from Sir Peyton Skipwith, mostly to his nephew, Grey Skipwith regarding business dealings. There is also one letter from Grey Skipwith to William Short in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania dated January 10, 1811. In it, Skipwith tried to appeal to Short to move to England for a time.


  • Creation: 1785- 1811


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