Letter, 1867 May 24, William Selden, Washington, [D. C.] to John A[rmistead] Selden, n.p. 15 p. ; 32 cm. He reflects upon his life; hopes John Armistead Selden will do well in his new employment and abode; mentions trial of John H. Surratt; discusses members of the Selden family; states he does not expect civil liberty to be restored in Virginia; criticizes Andrew Johnson for failing to act against lawless measures; and deplores radical control of the government.
1867 May 24
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William Selden was son of Miles Cary Selden. He was born 31 January 1791, married first to Eliza Swann, and secondly, to Emily Hunter. He died 17 April 1874. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
William Selden Letter to John Armistead Selden, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/5533 Accessed October 28, 2020.