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Dismal Swamp Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D63
Scope and Contents Transcripts collected ca. 1922 by Earl Gregg Swem in connection with his editing of William Byrd's Description of the Dismal Swamp and a Proposal to Drain the Swamp. Includes land entries made in the Dismal Swamp; petitions, 1763-1785, to the Governor and Council; and papers, 1764-1785, of George Washington concerning the proposed canal in the Dismal Swamp.

St. George Tucker Letters to Joseph Cabell

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Identifier: SC 01520
Scope and Contents Seven letters addressing various topics, but mostly related to familial concerns, estate opportunities, the Brittish Blockade off the coast of Norfolk, and Virginia law. Many of the letters mention Williamsburg, family, and colleagues including Dr. Galt and Ellison Currie, Mary Randolph, and William Coles.Below is a list of the letters in chronological order along with a brief description of their contents.July 10, 1807 Written from Richmond, Virginia to Cabell in...

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Byrd, William, 1674-1744. 1
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 1
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