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Title Letter from William Watts to John Allen Watts
Dates of Creation April 16, 1875
Scope & Content Letter from William Watts, at his home Oaklands in Roanoke County, Virginia, to his son, John Allen Watts, a student at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, agreeing to send a book, offering advice on public speaking, giving a few bits of news from home, and announcing a plan to go to Richmond and Petersburg on business.
Transcription by English Showalter accompanies the document.
Year Range from 1875.0
Creator Watts, William
Year Range to 1875.0
Subjects Books
Books, lending of
Burials
Business
Correspondence
Dentistry
Dentures
Education
Family
Funeral
Health
Land sale
Land value
Lectures
Letters
Libraries
Mail
Medical bill
Military biography
Oration
Public speaking
Speeches
Studies
Teeth
Travel
Weather
Writing
Search Terms Big Lick (Roanoke), Virginia
Chesney's Military Biography
College of William and Mary
Essays in Military Biography
Oaklands (residence), Roanoke County, Virginia
Petersburg, Virginia
Richmond, Virginia
Watts family
Williamsburg, Virginia
People Chesney, Charles Cornwallis
Ewell, Pr. (President) [Benjamin Stoddert]
Maitlin, Dr. [?]
McClanahan, Mrs. Lizzie
Watts, Jno. (John) Allen
Watts, John Allen
Watts, William
Watts, Wm. (William)
Word, Mr. [Quinn M.]
[?], Louis
Collection Watts Letters
Imagefile 019\200732173.JPG
Number of images 4.0
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 2007.32.173
Extent of Description 1 sheet, lined paper, letter on sides 1-2; folded twice horizontally at unequal intervals, then folded vertically into thirds. Size 8 1/2" x 11".