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William L. Edwards Correspondence

Identifier: SC 00262

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Letter from William Edwards from Richmond, Virginia to his sister dated November 3, 1850.  In it he relays his regrets that work commitments will not allow him to visit as soon as he would like.  Edwards is a lawyer or judge and is summoned to serve in the Alexandria, Virginia area local and state circuit courts for the foreseeable future.  He asks that she send along his regrets and wishes everyone well, even the servants, especially the servant Alfred.


  • Creation: 1850 November 3


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