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David Edward Cronin's "The Vest Mansion", 1908-1910

David Edward Cronin's "The Vest Mansion", 1908-1910
Mss. Acc. 1996.32 and Acc. 1997.11
0.5 Cubic Feet
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Two typescripts (copy) of David Edward Cronin's history of the occupation of Williamsburg during the Civil War entitled "The Vest Mansion, its Historical and Romantic Associations as Confederate and Union Headquarters, 1862-1865."  302 pp.

Cronin served as Provost Marshall during the occupation. The Vest Mansion served as headquarters. Original is in the New-York Historical Society.

Parke Rouse's pencilling of the copy is evident in the manuscript.

Not to be quoted from or published without permission of the New York Historical Society.

Cronin, David Edward (1839-1925)
Rouse, Parke Shepherd, Jr.
The Vest Mansion, its Historical and Romantic Associations as Confederate and Union Headquarters
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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 Source: Both accessions from Parke Rouse, Jr..
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Preferred Citation
David Edward Cronin's "The Vest Mansion", Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Finding Aid Revisions:
Accessions intellectually combined in 2009.
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