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Edward A. Russell Papers, 1821-1822

Title
Edward A. Russell Papers, 1821-1822
ID
Mss. 72s R91
Extent
5.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Letters, 1821-1822, written to Edward Augustus Russell, merchant of Petersburg, Va. by merchants in Richmond, Va. and Providence, R. I. discussing prices, shipping schedules, and economic conditions. Also includes account for a pair of card tables, a safe, china and "one Negro woman, Lilly."
Creators
Russell, Edward Augustus
Subjects
Merchants--Rhode Island--History--19th century
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century
Merchants--Virginia--Petersburg
Merchants--Virginia--Richmond
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century
Genres
Correspondence
Financial records
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
08/1972.
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: Lawrence Lingle and Charles Hamilton Auction.
Purchase of 4 items in 8/1972 and purchase of 1 item in 2/1983.
Preferred Citation
Edward A. Russell Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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