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Joseph Carrington Cabell Papers, 1798-1829

Joseph Carrington Cabell Papers, 1798-1829
Mss. 81s C11
0.02 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Photostats of two letters, 1798, from Joseph C. Cabell while a student at the College of William and Mary concerning the abilities of fellow students, liberal opinions on religion, influence of Rousseau, women in Williamsburg, speakers at a Fourth of July celebration, Bishop Madison's classes, and politics on campus; and letter, 1829, from Cabell concerning binding of the Virginia Acts of Assembly.  3 items.
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington) (1778-1856)
College of William and Mary--History--19th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs
Women--Virginia--Williamsburg--Social conditions--19th century

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Charles Hamilton Auction.
Purchase of 1 item.
Other Formats
Originals from the Garrett Minor and David Watson Papers, Library of Congress.
Related Materials
See also; Joseph Carrington Cabell Papers (UA 5.024), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Preferred Citation
Joseph Carrington Cabell Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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