6 page letter from Elizabeth L. Ewell to her brother, Benjamin Ewell dated November 24, 1876. The entirety of the letter consists of her opinions regarding a monument for her mother's grave at the William and Mary burial site. A transcribed copy is stored with the letter. Accompanying the letter is a copy of a news paper article that describes the college grave site. Also in this collection are two photographs of Benjamin Ewell, President of William and Mary. One photograph depicts him seated, presumably in the Wren library, with an unidentified man. Another is a daguerreotype photograph which shows Benjamin Ewell seated and holding a pet dog.
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Elizabeth Ewell Letter and Benjamin Ewell Photographs, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/7515 Accessed July 11, 2020.