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Box Manuscripts Group 2 Box 28

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Letters and Other Papers, 1839-1856

 File — Box: Manuscripts Group 2 Box 28, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Correspondence, 1833-1856, between the Shipman family of Rockingham County, Va. and the Wills family of Fluvanna County, Va. There are letters, 1838-1840, between James C. Shipman while serving in the Virginia House of Delegates and his wife Mary Minor Wills Shipman. Many letters are written by women. The collection includes letters of Jane R. Riordan discussing her going to Richmond to learn the millinery trade and starting in business; letters concerning marriage and courtship; letters...