George and Ursula Pleasants Ellis Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of two love letters written by George Ellis to Ursula Pleasants and their marriage contract.
The marriage contract states that George Ellis is the son of John and "Cathrine" Ellis of "Old England," and that Ursula Pleasants is the daughter of John and Susanna Pleasants of Henrico County, Virginia. It is dated July 10, 1766 and signed by 26 members of the Quakers of Virginia.
- Creation: 1764, 1766
- Ellis, George (Person)
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0.16 Linear Feet
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased on eBay, 2014
- Guide to the George and Ursula Pleasants Ellis Papers
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