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Robert Lawson Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L44

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Letter, 1794, of Robert Stephen, Berkeley County, Va. [now W. Va.] to Robert Lawson near Lexington, Ky., inquiring about land owned by Adam Stephen in Kentucky; correspondence, 1840, of Joel R. Poinsett with William Gordon and William Key Bond concerning military bounty land; and letter, 1835, of Peter Hagner to Richard Mentor Johnson concerning Revolutionary War records of Charles Bradford, Henry Heth, Benjamin Lawson, Claiborne Lawson, and Robert Lawson.


  • Creation: 1794, 1835-1840


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Processed by Cynthia L. Barwick in 1984.

Guide to the Robert Lawson Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Cynthia L. Barwick.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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