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Box 5


Contains 22 Results:

Family Correspondence – John Wickham (1763-1839) with his son, William Fanning Wickham (1793-1880), 1838

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents The letters written during a trip to New England by William F. Wickham and Anne Wickham mention seeing the effects of a great drought all over the northeast, speculations about the wheat crop, poor corn crop of the current year, Littleton at the University of Virginia and George reporting for duty in Washington in the U.S. Navy (September 13, 17, and 25, 1838); news about the wheat market and John Wickham’s health (November 20 and December 12, 1838); and news about the opening of the [James...
Dates: 1838

William Wirt (1772-1834) to John Wickham, 1815, 1830, undated

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents

Wirt asks for Wickham’s advice concerning the rights of the widow in the estate of John Ellis (December 21, 1815); in another letter, October 10, 1830, autograph signature excised, Wirt asks for his advice and support in the case of the Cherokee Nation versus the state of Georgia, argued by Wirt before the Supreme Court; and in a third undated letter, Wirt discusses a property case involving Colonel Byrd and Mr. Harrison of Berkeley and lots in Manchester and Richmond, Virginia.

Dates: 1815, 1830, undated