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Personal Correspondence of William Fanning Wickham (1793-1880), 1870-1880

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 6

Scope and Contents

Topics include financial inquiry about Virginia’s non-payment of the interest on state stock (January 17, 1872); the fire at Hickory Hill, Hanover County, Virginia (February 15, 1875); the voyage of William D. Shipman to England and his assessment of Thomas Jefferson’s life and career (July 4, 1876); Wickham’s analysis of State Trials of the United States by Francis Wharton, including his own memories of the James T. Callendar trial (June 19, 1876); and William D. Shipman’s mention of seeing the effigy of ancestor William of Wykeham in Winchester, England and information about him (November 6, 1876).


  • Creation: 1870-1880



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