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Box 1

 Container

Contains 15 Results:

Lucy Stubbs, Valley Front, Virginia to Hetty Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Virginia, 1861 March 19

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 9
Scope and Contents Lucy relates that an uUnexpected snow storm has killed the fruit; "since Virginia has acted so ridiculously I almost wish that I could forsake her borders..." "The Old Dominion is endeavoring to throw off the galling yoke of Old Lincoln"; secession is impending; "abolitionists certainly can't flourish among us"; Rufus Fitzhugh is considering moving to Arkansas; mother has finished her quilting; cold weather and quilting should never go together; news of family and friends. Includes...

Mary F. Fitzhugh,Fredericksburg, Virginia to Rufus K. Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 10
Scope and Contents

Mary's arrival in Fredericksburg has been harried; she invites him and family to visit; their mother's health is bad - lists symptoms and treatments by Dr. Wallace. Includes typescript.

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

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 14
Identifier: id178437
Scope and Contents

She sends recipe for salting butter and preserving eggs; congratulates her on birth of son; looks forward to seeing her. Includes typed copy of autograph letter signed.

Mary F. Fitzhugh, Fredericksburg, Virginia to Hettie Fitzhugh, Standardsville, Greene County, Virginia, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 11
Scope and Contents

Mary writes that friends and family have made them feel welcome; inquires about Cousin Mary's "delicate health"; Ma's heath has improved; does not know if their income will support them; lists costs for rent and food. Includes typescript.

"Bun" Baytop, Springfield, Virginia to Mrs. Hetty Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 12
Scope and Contents

Bun describes a party given in honor of Tom Field and his bride; accident with carriage left them in a muddy ditch; Christmas festivities. Includes typescript. The letter includes an addition message: James C. Baytop, no place, writes to Hetty Fitzhugh, no place, thanking her and Rufus Fitzhugh for recommending him to Mr. Taliaferro; will wait to make a decision until Taliaferro sends him an offer. Includes typescript.