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Courtship

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

E. H. Hook Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01059
Scope and Contents Diary, 1820-1871 (predominantly 1820-1825), of E. H. Hook of Bridgewater, New Hampshire. The early entries concentrate on Hook's work and his courtship of Louisa Lovejoy, who eventually became his wife. It also includes the major events in Hook and Lovejoy's lives, including moves, military service, and others.

George and Ursula Pleasants Ellis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01588
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two love letters written by George Ellis to Ursula Pleasants and their marriage contract.

The marriage contract states that George Ellis is the son of John and "Cathrine" Ellis of "Old England," and that Ursula Pleasants is the daughter of John and Susanna Pleasants of Henrico County, Virginia. It is dated July 10, 1766 and signed by 26 members of the Quakers of Virginia.

J. Wilcox Brown and Turner Macfarland Letters

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS 00083
Scope and Contents Contains letters from J. Wilcox Brown, Henry Brown Jr., circa 1828-1840 to family members and letters to and from J. Willcox Brown and Turner Macfarland, 1864-1867; as well as microflim and photocopies of the J. Willcox Brown and Turner Macfarland correspondence.

James M. Pasteur letter to Harris Tinker, Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01653
Scope and Contents Three-page letter addressed to his cousin in Greensboro, Alabama. Pasteur is a student at William and Mary on break and visiting family. He writes of his appreciation for having his cousin relay a message of courtship to a Miss Julia, despite the lukewarm response she wrote in return. He also lays out his plans as they pertain to his return to Williamsburg in preparation for the upcoming session.