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Henry Fairfax Papers, 1808-1846

Title
Henry Fairfax Papers, 1808-1846
ID
Mss. 39.2 F16
Extent
32.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Letters, 1819-1846, to Henry Fairfax, merchant, Dumfries, Prince William County, Va. Most concern money owed to Fairfax. Letter, 1 November 1827, from James Osbourn is written on the back of a printed circular entitled "Proposals for publishing . . .Good News from a Far Country . . . ." Includes letter relating to the hiring of a slave Burwell and another letter concerning the illness of Burwell's wife; and letter, 1828, written by William B. Tyler.
Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/39_2_F16_Fairfax.pdf
Creators
Fairfax, Henry (fl. 1808-1846)
Osbourn, James (1780-1850)
Tyler, William B.
Subjects
Merchants--Virginia--19th century
Merchants--Virginia--Prince William County
Prince William County (Va.)--History--19th century
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century
Genres
Correspondence
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
1937.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Mrs. Henry Fairfax.
Gift
Preferred Citation
Henry Fairfax Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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