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Business Correspondence – Hill Carter, 1824-1873

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 6

Scope and Contents

Topics include Carter’s impressions of Bristol College, Bucks County, Pennsylvania (October 18, 1834); complaints about the western states and their impact upon agricultural prices and politics, mentioning James Buchanan by name (July 17, 1846); suggestion that the enslaved laborers belonging to their nephews, Robert and John Wickham, be sold to pay the debt of their education (June 18, 1847); mention of a violent snowstorm that occurred just after he had returned home on a gunboat following a period of being nursed by his sister at “Hickory Hill” (November 8, 1862); and the death of Julia Wickham (July 16, 1873).


  • Creation: 1824-1873



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
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States