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Letter to W. Dwight Barrell, 31 September 1858

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01665

Scope and Contents

Letter from "Dwayne" to W. Dwight Barrell, dated "Sept. 31, 1858" [sic] from Norfolk, Virginia. Describes boat travel along the East Coast of the United States, along with street, weather and fruit crop conditions in Norfolk. Mentions large presence of "Negroes" and how few of them were free. Mentions that he will send a Norfolk paper. Postmarked envelope, addressed to Barrell in Turner, Maine, is included.

Dates

  • 31 September 1858

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

.01 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased with funds from the Frances Randolph Howard Endowment.
Title
Guide to Letter to W. Dwight Barrell, 31 September 1858
Status
Completed
Author
SCRC staff
Date
2019-08-13
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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