John Dandridge Papers
Scope and Contents
Papers; 1767-1825; of John Dandridge and John Hopkins. Include letters of Dandridge to Hopkins concerning his law practice; courtship; financial matters; a trip to the Sweet Springs (Monroe County, Va.) for his health; and "Providence Forge," New Kent County, Va. Includes papers (legal documents and accounts) concerning John Dandridge, Bartholomew Dandridge, John Armistead, William Armistead and John Hopkins.
- Creation: 1767-1825
- Dandridge, John, 1762-1799 (Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access:
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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John Dandridge was the nephew of Martha Washington, the son of her brother Bartholomew Dandridge. John Dandridge was a lawyer who lived in New Kent County, Va. and then in Prince George County, Va. He married Rebecca Minge. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
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Box and folder list compiled by Amanda Hayek, SCRC staff, in September 2011.
Genre / Form
- Guide to the John Dandridge Papers
- Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- The collection description/finding aid is written in English