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Box 1

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Contains 44 Results:

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

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3, Object: 8
Scope and Contents

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.

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.

Account of Rufus King Fitzhugh with Gibbons and Mitchell, 1860-1861

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

An account of Rufus King Fitzhugh with Gibbons and Mitchell for material, hardware, clothing, school books, and candy. Includes typescript.

Receipt of Rufus K. Fitzhugh, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6, Object: 4
Scope and Contents

Receipt of Rufus K. Fitzhugh for the purchase of trees, shrubbery and flowers.

Receipt for bonds from the estate of Verlinda T. Conway, 1853 January 4

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6, Object: 2
Identifier: id178433
Scope and Contents

Receipt of Rufus K. Fitzhugh for bonds from the estate of Verlinda T. Conway, deceased, as distributed by Battalie F. T. Conway. Typescript included.

Receipts of Rufus King Fitzhugh, 1856 April 21-1858 March 15

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6, Object: 3
Identifier: id178434
Scope and Contents

A receipt for furnishings and carriage accessories bought in Richmond, Virginia and New York, N.Y.

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.