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Sarah Virginia Weight Hinton Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D19

Scope and Contents

Diary, 1855-1862, of a child in Norfolk, Va. (apparently dictated to or copied over by her mother) and of her mother. Concerns trips to North Carolina and New York City and to springs in Virginia and records the family's move to a plantation near Richmond, Texas. Includes reports of friends dying in Norfolk during the yellow fever epidemic of 1855 and records the mothers ill health (possibly tuberculosis).

Dates

  • 1855-1862

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

150 p. : bound volume ; 20 cm.

Conditions Governing Access:

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Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Physical Description

150 p. : bound volume ; 20 cm.
Title
Guide to the Sarah Virginia Weight Hinton Diary
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-08-16
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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