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Lucy Taliaferro Baytop,Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to "My Dear Child", Hetty Fitzhugh, 1852 October 5

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Object: 5
Scope and Contents

The letter from Lucy Taliaferro Baytop,Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to "My Dear Child", Hetty Fitzhugh, no place, reports the sicknesses of Rowena, Eugenia, and Lucy Ann; Lucy Ann left to visit Tom Taliaferro and then to travel to Wilson's Creek; reports news about births, visits, farm business of friends; comments on the treatment of "Bob" a slave?, who "has a better master this year." Includes typescript.

Eugy Eugenia Baytop, Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to Hettie Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, 1852 November 4

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Object: 6
Scope and Contents

The letter discusses Hettie's trip to visit which should not be postponed until February; she had travelled to Baltimore, but cannot describe it adequately "from the pen of so ignorant a creature as myself"; there are many gentlemen available for marriage; Pa has gone to sell a dozen turkeys to Mr. Folk; Lucy's baby is "one of the sweetest babies you ever saw." Includes envelope and typescript.

Lucy Ann Baytop,Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to Hetty Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County,Virginia, 1852 December 10

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2, Object: 7
Scope and Contents The letter from Lucy Ann Baytop,Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia to Hetty Fitzhugh, Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia, discusses how the pressures of work and business have kept her from writing; reports marriages of "Cousin Tom Field and his bride Miss Davis"; Mr. Shackelfor and Miss Hester Rowe; "Sister" has had another baby boy, as did Aunt Fanny, Martha Waller, and Clara ?; Clara has a "riseing breast," and "the horses could not go out of a walk for fear of the jar to her...

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
Scope and Contents

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.