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Sarah C. Watts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W34
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of letters from Sarah Watts' parents giving advice on marriage and the purchase of goods, as well as giving local news. The letters from Williamsburg and Surry County, Virginia contain news of social events, local residents and activities at the College of William and Mary including the banning of parties by the President of the College, Bishop James Madison, the formation of a military company by the students, and the fighting of a duel. See also Southern...

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  • Subject: Lynchburg (Va.)--History--19th century X
  • Names: Madison, James, 1749-1812 X