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Various items concerning the Powell and Hepburn families: an engraved portrait of Leven Powell; a photograph of Sewell S. Hepburn; an 1882 obituary of Amory Houghton; several clippings on lineage of Buchan-Hepburn, Hepburn of the Hooke, Hepburn surname, and Hepburn of Colquhalzie, and a clipping from the Southern Churchman on the Sewell & Hepburn lineages; and a Confederate $10 bill.
Money owed by tenants to Leven Powell; compares Aaron Burr and Thomas Jefferson; in his decision for whom to vote, he will be governed by constituents' wishes.
[This letter may be a copy made in 1870s or 1880s.] “I left Jackson’s army at Shenandoah Mountain..." Would not be able to join Rockbridge Artillery now. Sending letter by Dr. Hunter McGuire.
n.d. Information on the Simms and Powell lineages; typed sheet with wording of the appointment of Leven Powell to rank of Lt. Colonel, 1/1777.
Discusses multiple topics, such as the rainy weather, a comet that is passing nearby, and the state elections. Mentions that his business is not doing well. Asks her about their school. Presbyterian minister Mr. Winn castigated the Episcopalians. Charles is chewing tobacco.
Mr. Gordon persuaded Mr. Powell to come take charge of Chapman’s education. Dr. McGuire talked to him about an hour before he fell. Both sons taken in their second battle.
There are good conditions at Valley Forge; appointment of Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben as Inspector General; Tories leaving Philadelphia; Rhode Island to be evacuated; treaty with France. Includes typed transcription.