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Letter from John Speed to Polly Speed, 20 April 1816

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John Speed writes to his daughter, Polly, at Nazareth School in Nelson County, about her education and education for women in general: “it is impossible to conceive of a fine woman not possessed of a good disposition, refined feelings, and a good…

John May land entry book, 1783-1786

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John May's land entry book. Included are from 1783 to 1786. They include surveys for Samuel Beall, George Mason, John May, Thomas Hughes, James Hickman, and Mary Byrd (for the deceased William Byrd) in areas such as Floyds Fork at Bullskin Creek,…