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John "Jack" Fitzgerald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01186

Scope and Contents

Letters, 1827-1855, written to John "Jack" Fitzgerald of "Walnut Hill," Nottoway County, Va. Letters written by Thomas Branch and Bros. of Petersburg, Va, his brother, William Fitzgerald (House of Delegates, Richmond, Va.) and Winfree Williamson of Richmond, Va.

Topics and genre include bills, family news, legal matters, invoices and account statements of items sold, prices and commission information and correspondence concerning the selling of slaves.

Dates

  • 1827-1855

Creator

Physical Description

53 items

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 quoting, please get permission from the copyright holder and the Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Biographical Information:

Son of Doctor John Fitzgerald. Lived at "Walnut Hill," Nottoway County, Va. near Blacks and Whites, now called Blackstone, Va. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Arrangement of Materials:

Chronological.

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Physical Description

53 items
Title
Guide to the John "Jack" Fitzgerald Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Susan A. Riggs.
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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