The Resource Letters to George William Pollard, (manuscript,)

Letters to George William Pollard, (manuscript,)

Label
Letters to George William Pollard
Title
Letters to George William Pollard
Contributor
Correspondent
Recipient
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In a joint letter, Pollard's sister M. L. Fontaine and mother Elizabeth P. Dabney Shackleford Pollard write to him, 1836 January 21, concerning a missing letter, an old flame of his, a projected visit, an ill aunt's experiment with bitters, a poor cotton crop, buying bacon for the slaves, enclosing a bank note, hiring slaves, and missing correspondence
  • A joint letter from his sister and brother-in-law, E. and M. L. Fontaine, 1843 January 8, discusses buying at auction a slave family "Jerry," "Sarah" and children formerly belonging to the Tomlin family. The letter also mentions that their slave "Dick" was too sick to attend the annual hiring at Taylorsville, but they have been offered $50 for his hire. Letter also mentions that [Pollard's?] children have scarlet fever
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Letters to George William Pollard, (manuscript,)
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  • Special Collections
Extent
2
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Byrd Fund, 2010/2011.
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u5207421
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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