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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Aunt Edith to Thomas Letter

Identifier: SC 01515
Scope and Contents

Letter to nephew Thomas about his recent operation and Edith's rose garden.

Dates: undated

Vida Inglewood Letter

Identifier: SC 01489
Scope and Contents

Letter to niece Lena about family and health, talking about raising chickens and the price of feed, an illness that results in cramps and severe pain every 16-18 day, asking for genealogical information to write a family tree, and various sewing and crocheting projects.

Dates: 1917 March 3

Lawrence Lewis Letter

 Collection — Box Small Collections Box 119
Identifier: SC 01737
Content Description

A letter written and signed by Lawrence Lewis to his son Lorenzo. The letter covers a variety of topics from farming to illnesses in the family.

Dates: July 9th, 1829

H. L. Lindsey Letter

Identifier: SC 01503
Scope and Contents

Letter to Harry L. Gandy about a mutual friend, Louis Knakal, and his recovery from an operation.

Dates: 1945 February 27

Mariagrazia Letters

Identifier: SC 01508
Scope and Contents

Letters to Jerry about their families, Mariagrazia's thyroid condition, her plans to go back to school for a Master's in psychology, and their plans for marriage and a family.

Dates: 1948 December - 1949 May

Mary Deyerle Guy memoir

Identifier: SC 01832
Content Description

Collection contains a typed manuscript titled "Fifty Years of Living"- A Southern Woman's Life at Salem-Roanoke Virginia, 1890s-1940s.

Dates: 1890-1949

James Pleasants Letter

Identifier: SC 01529
Scope and Contents

Letter to an acquaintance from Rawley Springs in Rockingham County, Va. about the health of the recipient's wife and send condolences for the loss of her sister. He also mentions lending money, and plans for his travels in the immediate future should he need to be reached. The reverse of the paper is an informational printing on the virtues of the waters in curing illnesses at Rawley Springs.

Dates: 1871 August 24

E. A. Preston Letter to Judith Merriweather

Identifier: SC 01532
Scope and Contents Three page letter to cousin about Preston's slaves being ill, mentioning that they "lost one fine girl" out of their slaves to illness. Addresses inquiries about buying "good land" and "good Negroes" in the country, talks about the settlement of Texas and how "many from Virginia are moving to Texas" and how a fine society might develop there. Preston writes that the slaves "will occasion great distress in this country some time, and not at a distant period." Postscript mentions that land and...
Dates: 1837 September 10

Zig to Nett Letter

Identifier: SC 01506
Scope and Contents

Letter about life in the army and a minor operation with a difficult healing process.

Dates: 1945 June 8