Finding aid to the Richards Family Letters

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501
(434) 846-0501
RICHARDS FAMILY LETTERS, 1837-1845
The letters were written to Charles Richards by his brothers (George T., Henry B.,
Edmund, & William A.), sisters (Susan M., Emma P., Kate, & Mary), father (Charles),
and mother (S.L.). The younger Charles was in Richmond; one letter of 1840 is
addressed to "Mr. Charles J. Richards, Merchant, Opposite the Swan Tavern, Shocko
[sic] Hill, Richmond." Most of his family was in Lynchburg. Some of the letters in the
collection are undated.
There are also two letters written to J.E. Rice, Esq. from the Office of A.H.
Burroughs, Commonwealth's Attorney, Lynchburg, VA on 13 July & 11 September
1886. The matter concerned was the will of Henry Rice, of Campbell County, VA.
[Nothing further is known of this family.]

MS1468

Dublin Core

Title

Finding aid to the Richards Family Letters

Subject

Finding aids
Richards, Charles

Description

Finding aid to the Richards Family Letters held at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia. The letters date to 1837-1845.

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.)

Format

pdf

Language

English

Identifier

MS1468FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library (Lynchburg, Va.), “Finding aid to the Richards Family Letters,” Digital Collections, accessed July 25, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/535.