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Richard Henry Jones Debate

Identifier: UA 5.211

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Scope and Contents

Debate, written and presented by Richard Henry Jones while a student at William & Mary, arguing that marriage is better than bachelorhood.


  • Creation: circa 1858-1861


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Administrative History:

Richard Henry Jones attended William & Mary for two years as an academic student and then attended the law school. He died in 1861 after a short illness.


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Custodial History:

This item was removed from the Faculty/Alumni File Collection in 2016.

Acquisition Information:


Guide to the Richard Henry Jones Debate, circa 1858-1861
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository