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Business Correspondence, 1842 January-August

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2

Scope and Contents

Correspondents, chiefly with William F. Wickham, include: Beers and Poindexter, Robert M. Candlish, John S. Corbin, Robert Ellett, William Linton, A.T.B. Merritt, Nathaniel Nelson, J.W. Pegram, W. Richardson, Thomas Samson, John Shore, John N. Tazewell, James G. Watson, and William L. White. Topics include mention of the horse “Priam” at Merritt’s Hicks Ford stud in Virginia and the failure of Wickham’s Eclipse mare to foal last spring (May 11, 1842); the dire condition of the [enslaved man?] old Bob Clark and his family on the land of Nathanael Nelson and attempts to provide for their care (June 15 and July 11, 1842); and a discussion of improvements to Wickham’s bevel wheel (July 11, 1842) by Thomas Samson of D.J. Burr and Company.


  • Creation: 1842 January-August



1 folder(s)

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
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University of Virginia
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