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Box 1

 Container

Contains 15 Results:

Lucie Baytop, Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to "my dear sister," Hetty Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 13
Scope and Contents

Lucie sends a recipe for salting butter and preserving eggs; congratulates her on birth of son; looks forward to seeing her. Includes typescript.

Letters, 1853-1861 and undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Folder 2 A. G. G[?], Christiansburg, [Virginia] to Rufus K. Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Green[e] County,Virginia, 27 August 1853. 1 page.ALS. Has surveyed land tracts of 100,000 acres and 40,000 acres near which there is coal; encourages Fitzhugh to buy land; expects to be in Charlottesville, [Virginia] by Friday; asks him to send his horse to Charlottesville. Folder 2 A. G. G[?], Madison, Virginia To Rufus K. Fitzhugh, n.p., 9 October 1855. 2 pages. autographed signed...

A.G.G [?], Christiansburg, Virginia to Rufus K. Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, 1853 August 27

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 1
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The letter from A.G.G[?], Christiansburg, Virginia to Rufus K. Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County,Virginia, tells that he has surveyed land tracts of 100,000 acres and 40,000 acres near which there is coal; encourages Fitzhugh to buy land; expects to be in Charlottesville, Virginia by Friday; asks him to send his horse to Charlottesville.

A.G.G [?], Madison, Virginia To Rufus K. Fitzhugh, 1855 October 9

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 2
Scope and Contents

A.G.G. writes to Fitzhugh and admonishes him for not keeping his word on a business deal involving the purchase of land.

A.G.G [?], Madison, Virginia to Rufus K. Fitzhugh, 1855 October

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 3
Scope and Contents

A.G.G. complains of Fitzhugh not sending a deed on the "Hettick" [?] land which he had promised to do.

Lucy Ann Baytop,Gloucester County, Virginia to Hetty Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, 1857 April 4

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 4
Scope and Contents Lucy is busy making soap, tending geese and fowl; Mr. Rose and Dr. Williams are going to the Worlds Fair; news about births and deaths and visits of family and friends; a camp meeting is being organized and the date will be announced at the quarterly meeting. Includes typescript. A second message is included on the document: T. C. Baytop, no place to Hetty Fitzhugh, no place, telling her that her friends inquire about her well being; has planted corn and will plant marl soon; has...

Edgar Macon, Richmond, Virginia to Rufus King Fitzhugh,Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, 1858 July 20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 5
Scope and Contents

Macon acknowledges receipt of a check for $1,000.00; sends deposit slips from the Farmers Bank and the Planters Savings Bank; quotes prices for manufacturing tobacco; he notes the "Millers are anxious" to buy wheat stock. Includes typescript.

George Fitzhugh, Port Royal, Virginia to Rufus K. Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, 1858 October 1

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 6
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George acknowledges receipt for a check of $50.00; is writing for DeBows Review and can "make a fortune by my pen"; planning visit for following year; transfers "title and interest" in estate of Haywood Foote to Rufus K. Fitzhugh. Includes typescript.

James W. Shields, Christiansburg, Virginia to Scott [?], 1859 April 15

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 7
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James notes that the letter has caused "no little trouble"; Grayson Estate sale pending; Crocket Farms may be sold and is an "active farm in perfect order in every respect"; description of land. Includes typescript.

Lucy Taliaferro Baytop, Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to Hetty Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia , 1860 March 25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 8
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Lucy hHas been sick with a "congestion of wind"; relates loss of a slave girl who died from burns sustained in a fire; elaborates on struggle between Mr. Booth and Mr. Sinclair establishing ownership and value of the slave girl; comments, "disunion War or abject submission. I am a wonder to myself how I stand so well, once the mere talk of an insurrection would fill me with terror, now we have a white war and a servile one to dread..." Includes typescript.