Correspondence and papers of members of the Page and Saunders families. Includes correspondence of Margaret Lowther Page of "Rosewell," Gloucester County, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. with her daughter Lucy Burwell Page Saunders and her son-in-law Robert Saunders. The collection includes a diary, 1826, of Robert Saunders while on a trip from New York to Le Havre; published stories of Lucy Burwell Page Saunders; manuscript stories by Roberta Saunders; and correspondence of Robert Page Saunders. There are references to Benjamin Stoddert Ewell and to the College of William and Mary in the papers; a letter, 16 February 1816, written by William Wirt to Robert Saunders; and letters from Sally M. Galt of Williamsburg.
Organization: This collection is organized into 4 Series. Series 1 contains Correspondence; Series 2 contains papers concerning estates; Series 3 contains writings; and Series 4 contains miscellaneous material. Arrangement: This collection is arranged mostly chronologically.
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Source: Mrs. Lucy W. Poindexter of Salem, Va. Purchase
See also; Augustine Smith Papers (Mss. Sm. Coll. Smith) for letters from Dr. A. Smith to Alice Page, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Page-Saunders Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.