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Scope and Contents of the Materials
Papers, 1809-1911, of the Welch family of Fauquier County, Va. Includes stock certificate, 1873, and letters, 1886, written to Franklin R. Welch; promissory notes, money orders and a tax bill of Luther M. Welch; legal documents concerning lawsuits against Sylvester Welch and other papers of Sylvester Welch; legal documents concerning other lawsuits in Fauquier County; and accounts.