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St. Leger Landon Carter Letter to Dr. Beverley R. Wellford

Identifier: SC 00362

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Scope and Contents

The letter from St. Leger Landon Carter, to Dr. Beverley R. Wellford, regards his personal medical bill as well as the medicines provided to his enslaved servant, Pleasant.


  • Creation: 1850 January 28


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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.

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Biographical / Historical

St. Leger Landon Carter was a member of the Virginia Senate as well as a planter, a contributor to the Southern Literary Messenger and other publications of that day, and the author of the miscellaneous collection in prose and verse, published under the title of "Nugae by Nugator" in 1844.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased by John M. Presson Fund, Class of 1916. Acc. No. 1990-40.

Karen King, SCRC Staff
January 2018
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