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Title Letter of February 27, 1846 from Emma Gilmer Breckinridge to Mary Gilmer
Dates of Creation February 27, 1846
Scope & Content Letter headed "Grove Hill Feb 27th 1846" from Emma Gilmer Breckinridge to her mother, Mary Gilmer, at Leigh, near Hardin's Tavern, Albemarle, telling of her concern about her mother's safe travel home since she had visited Grove Hill and her son George. Mr. Wilmer has returned to Fincastle and is preaching regularly, as well as teaching Sunday school, of the advances the children are making in schooling, of Dolly and little Betsy (slaves) each having a baby about 5 weeks old, about selling beef cattle and other family news.
Year Range from 1846
Year Range to 1846
Subjects Bad weather
Beef cattle
Bible class
Books
Box
Clothes
Correspondence
Dress
Earth
Farms
Garrets
Gingham
Headache
Lent
Lessons
Letters
Music
Pensions
Poetry
Post offices
Roads
Sermon
Sick
Snow
Sore throat
Sunshine
Thimble
Trips
Search Terms "Homer, 5th Volume"
"The Arabian Nights"
Albemarle County, Virginia
Breckinridge family
Fincastle
Grove Hill (residence)
Hardins Tavern (Albemarle County, Virginia)
Leigh, residence in Albemarle County, VA
Lynchburg
The Springs
Virginia
People B, Mr. [Breckinridge]
Betsey (slave)
Betsy, Aunt
Breckinridge, Cary, Jr.
Breckinridge, Eliza ( Watts )
Breckinridge, Emma Gilmer
Breckinridge, Emma Jane
Breckinridge, Gilmer
Breckinridge, James
Breckinridge, Lucy ?
Breckinridge, Mary Ann
Breckinridge, Mr.
Burwell, Col.
Burwell, Mrs.
Crouse (cattle broker)
Dolley, (Cary Breckinridge slave)
Gilmer, John
Gilmer, Mary (Polly) House
Gilmer, Mary Peachy
Gilmer, WIlliam
Woodville, Dr.
Collection Breckinridge Collection
Imagefile 042\196951403.JPG
Number of images 4
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1969.51.403
Extent of Description Four pages, size 7 3/4" x 10"