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Powell Family Papers, Hepburn Addition, 1775-1870

Powell Family Papers, Hepburn Addition, 1775-1870
Mss. Acc. 2007.110
0.5 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
This collection contains the correspondence of Leven Powell, James Madison, Charles Leven Powell, Charles Leven Powell, Jr., Selina Powell Hepburn, and others.  Recipients include Burr Powell, Cuthbert Powell, Sewell Stavely Hepbron [Hepburn] and others.  First 30 years of correspondence is mainly written by or addressed to Leven Powell, detailing his involvement in the Revolutionary War, the Virginia House of Delegates, and the United State Congress, including letters about the Election of 1800.  After 1810, letters are primarily correspondence between various members of the Powell family, including some letters about the Civil War.  Includes family tree of the Hepburn Family.
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This collection is arranged chronologically.
Powell, Leven (1737-1810)
Madison, James, Jr. (1751-1836)
Mason, Stevens Thomson (1760-1803)
Powell, Charles Leven (1804-1896)
Elections--United States--History
Hepburn family
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Loudoun County (Va.)--History--18th century
Loudoun County (Va.)--History--19th century
Slavery--Virginia--18th century
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
United States--Politics and government--1775-1809

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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.
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Related Materials
See also the Leven Powell Papers and the Powell Family Papers.
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Powell Family Papers - Hepburn Addition, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
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