Robert J. Washington Papers
Scope and Contents
R.J. Washington Papers, 1860-1908. Robert J. Washington, a lawyer of Oak Grove, Westmoreland County, Va. Most of the collection consists of advertising material, principally from publishers of legal works. There are a few letters received by Washington and by members of his family; and his accounts. Correspondence consists of printed advertising material and a few due accounts; one personal letter, WHW to his mother, Mrs. Sarah T. Washington, Jan. 12, 1860.
- Creation: 1860-1908
- Washington, R. J. (Person)
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Robert J. Washington was born in 1841. He attended the University of Virginia and served as a lieutenant and adjutant in the Confederate States Army. After the war, he was a farmer and lawyer at Oak Grove, Westmoreland County, Va.
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- Guide to the Robert J. Washington Papers
- Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English