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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
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.
Mary F. Fitzhugh,Fredericksburg, Virginia to Rufus K. Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, undated
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.
Mary F. Fitzhugh, Fredericksburg, Virginia to Hettie Fitzhugh, Standardsville, Greene County, Virginia, undated
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
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.
Account of Rufus K. Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Virginia with William H. Guns and Co., Stanardsville, Virginia, 1840 July 2
Lucie Baytop, Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to "my dear sister," Hetty Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, undated
A list of Rufus King Fitzhugh, Jackson County, Arkansas, of property destroyed by the Federated Army commanded by Gen. Curtis. The list includes "seven Negro men", the house, farm animals, tools, and crops. Includes typescript.
Receipt of payment by Rufus King Fitzhugh for $70.00; receipt of payment by Rufus King Fitzhugh for $30.22 1/4; receipt of payment by Rufus King Fitzhugh for $90.00. Includes typescript.