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20 February 1864: “…I bind myself, my heir, executors, and administrators firmly by these presents. Sealed with my seal, and dated this 20th day of Feb. 1864.”

Item Description: Draft of a legal document, dated 20 February 1864 concerning the will of Martha Burke Eppes, who died on December 6, 1863.  Item Citation: Folder 188 of the Hubard Family Papers #00360, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University … Continue reading

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5 February 1864: “I enclose your renewal receipt for $5000 in Albemarle ins.e Comp.y.”

Item Description: Note, dated 5 February 1864, written from Silas Biglow to Colonel E. W. Hubard.  The note states that it accompanies an insurance renewal receipt, and discusses the increased interest rates for insurance companies. [transcription available below image] Item … Continue reading

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4 April 1863: “Paid Mrs Suky midwifes fees…”

Item description: Receipt, dated 4 April 1863, presumably signed by Edmund Wilcox Hubard (E.W. Hubard), for midwifery services performed by “Mrs. Suky.” [Item transcription available below images.] From folder #185 in the Hubard Family Papers, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, … Continue reading

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27 March 1862: Having discharged my duties in the company with fidelity I then thought I might be promoted. But now I see there is no possibility of such a result. The whole thing is already arranged.

Item Description:  Letter of 27 March 1862, from R.T. Hubard to his Uncle E.W. Hubard . A darkly good humored letter concerning the election of company officers and the politics of advancement.  This discussion is interrupted by the arrival of … Continue reading

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