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Augustine Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01261

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Includes courtship letters between Dr. Augustine Smith of Yorktown, Va. to Alice Grymes Page of "Rosewell," Gloucester County, Va. whom he later married. Also includes correspondence, 1792, between Smith and John Page, seeking permission to marry Alice Page. Also includes a poem by Smith about his love for Alice and a certificate of Smith's course study at University of Edinburgh.

Dates

  • 1787-1793

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Dr. Augustine Smith married Alice Grymes Page, daughter of John Page. After his death in 1805, she married Dudley Digges. Tombstone inscription gives her death date as 10 May 1846. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.18 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Chronological

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Physical Description

15 items

General

Other Information:

A PDF document of this inventory is available online.

Additional information may be found at http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/Sm__Coll__Augustine_Smith.pdf

Title
Guide to the Augustine Smith Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-07-09
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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