George W. Lindsay Promise with Samuel W. Murphy
Scope and Contents
A promise signed and dated between William & Mary students, George W. Lindsay and Samuel W. Murphy on November 25, 1857. The promise reads as follows: "We, the undersigned, do solemly promise never to marry without the others consent. Nothing but death shall dissolve this promise."
- Creation: 1857 November 25
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Biographical / Historical
George W. Lindsay and Samuel W. Murphy were students at William & Mary in the 19th century.
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Removed from the Faculty-Alumni File Collection in 2016
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