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John Williams, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Rufus King Fitzhugh Esq. Springhill, Stanardsville, Greene Co., Virginia., 1851 March 25

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The letter discusses a "last effort" will be made to earn some profit from the copper mine at Stony Man which has been "condemned...as worthless;" seeks Fitzhugh's advice on where Mrs. Williams can board while he is at the mine; and the availability of "Blasting powder" in the area. Includes typescript.

Mary F. Fitzhugh, Belmont, Hampton, Virginia to Mrs. Rufus Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia. , 1851 May 6

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The letter sends news of family and friends; tells of excitement about making a "missionary quilt for Mr. Payne our African Missionary" with neighborhood women and girls; gladly accepts invitation to visit "next summer" if Ma's health and spirits are good; invites Hettie to visit. Includes typescript.

James Baytop, Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to "My Dr Children," Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, 1851 July 30

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Scope and Contents This document spans three letters: James Baytop writes how his family will travel to Gordesville; physical ailments bothering him and his wife. Includes typescript. The letter from Lucy Taliaferro Baytop to Hetty Henrietta Baytop concerns health of family; travel plans; hot, dry weather, and its effects on their crops. Includes typescript. The letter from "Bunn" Baytop to Hetty Henrietta Baytop concerns "Kit's" travels to King and Queen, County, Virginia and his efforts to find a wife;...

Rowena Baytop, Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to Hetty Henrietta Fitzhugh, no place, 1851 December 9

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Scope and Contents The letter from Rowena Baytop, Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to Hetty Henrietta Fitzhugh, no place, December 9, 1851, describes parties, with dinner and dancing, of the Christmas season; festivities are over and "we are all at work again;" hopes for an invitation to Miss Ann Martin's wedding; Mr. Sinclair is selling Wilson Creek to pay off his debts; is encouraging "father" to go to Texas. Includes typescript. The letter from Lucy Baytop, Springfield, Gloucester,...

George Fitzhugh to Rufus Fitzhugh, 1851 December 20

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The letter from George Fitzhugh, no place, to Rufus Fitzhugh, describes how the farm is beginning to reap profits; $80-owed for "interest paid Catlett" is needed; land is expensive and "Belmont" would bring $4500. Includes typescript.

Mary Indiana Winborn Baytop, Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to Hetty E. Fitzhugh, 1851 December 28-30

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The letter from Mary Indiana Winborn Baytop to Hetty E. Fitzhugh discusses how Christmas has passed and work must resume; "great deal of sickness in the county, colds and pleurisys are very prevalent."

A letter from Lucy Taliaferro Baytop to Hetty Fitzhugh, is included. She discusses the division of Concord Negroes which will bring $250. Includes typescript.

Sallie Champe Fitzhugh, Port Royal, Virginia to "my dearest uncle" , 1852 January 30

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The letter from Sallie Champe Fitzhugh, Port Royal, Virginia to "my dearest uncle," no place, discusses her hopes to encourage uncle to visit; Papa is expecting him and Aunt Ona to visit in the spring; gossip about weddings. Includes typescript.

Lucy A. Baytop to Hetty Fitzhugh, Gloucester, Virginia, 1852 February 7

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The letter from Lucy A. Baytop, no place, to Hetty Fitzhugh, Gloucester, Virginia spreads news of family and friends; the young minister from Bellmeys, preached before a great crowd; Judy[?] had a baby which died a month after birth of unknown causes and is depressed; Mr. Baytop is busy farming and studying to prepare for the ministry. Includes typescript.

Lucy Taliaferro Baytop,Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to "My Dear Child," Hetty Fitzhugh, Standardsville, Greene County,Virginia, 1852 April 20

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Scope and Contents The letter from Lucy Taliaferro Baytop,Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to "My Dear Child," Hetty Fitzhugh, Standardsville, Greene County, Virginia discusses how the circuit court is in session and "Thit is summoned as a witness"; father and Mr. Sinclair are going to Washington to see about getting Mr. Sinclair's claim allowed; describes fuss electing persons for different offices as clerk commissioner of the revenue, constable sheriff and c.; "the guinea people have brought out...

Unknown at Woodside, to Mrs. Hetty E. Fitzhugh, Standardsville,Greene County, Virginia, 1852 April 24

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The letter from an unknown person at Woodside, to Mrs. Hetty E. Fitzhugh, Standardsville,Greene County, Virginia discusses how Father and Mr. Sinclair were in Washington; "Father has given up all hope of his military claim." Includes typescript.