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Bassett and Cross Love Letters

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Filing Cabinet Manuscripts



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Bassett and Cross Love Letters, 1886, 1889 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Sarah Osorio

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Collection Overview

Title: Bassett and Cross Love Letters, 1886, 1889Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-504

Primary Creator: Bassett, Jesse V. (1863-1938)

Other Creators: Cross, Elizabeth Daisy (1868-1930)

Extent: 2.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: American letters--Virginia, Love-letters, Norfolk (Va.), Portsmouth (Va.)

Forms of Material: Cards (information artifacts), Correspondence, Envelopes, Love letters

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Twenty-five love letters between Jesse V. Bassett and Elizabeth Daisy Cross. The letters begin in the early days of the couple's courtship in 1886; two letters were written after the couple married. Most of the love letters are from Jesse V. Bassett.

Biographical Note

Jesse Virginius Bassett was born on March 14, 1863 in Virginia. Bassett married Elizabeth Daisy Cross on February 15, 1888 or 1889 in Norfolk, Virginia. During his career, Bassett was a salesman and bookkeeper. He died from tuberculosis on February 27, 1938 in Princesse Anne, Virginia and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

American letters--Virginia
Love-letters
Norfolk (Va.)
Portsmouth (Va.)

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: Bassett and Cross Love Letters, MSS 0000-504, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed December 29, 2015.


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Box 1: Filing Cabinet ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
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Item 1: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 February 7Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Includes envelope.
Item 2: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 February 11Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Includes envelope.
Item 3: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 February 12Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 4: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 February 17Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Includes response from Daisy Cross to Jesse V. Bassett, February 18, 1886. Includes envelope.
Item 5: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 February 23Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 6: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 March 1Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 7: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 March 1Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 8: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 March 5Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 9: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 March 6Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 10: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 March 9Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 11: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 March 10Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 12: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 March 13Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 13: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 March 16Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 14: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 March 26Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 15: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 March 28Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Folder 2Add to your cart.
Item 1: Correspondence, Daisy Cross to Jesse V. Bassett, 1886 April 5Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 2: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 August 4Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 3: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 August 13Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 4: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 August 20Add to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 5: Envelope, Addressed to Miss Daisy Cross, 1886 August 23Add to your cart.
Item 6: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Cross, 1886 October 6Add to your cart.
Item 7: Correspondence, Jesse V. Bassett to Daisy Bassett, 1889 AprilAdd to your cart.
Item 8: Correspondence, Daisy to Jesse V. Bassett, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 9: Correspondence, Daisy Bassett to Jesse V. Bassett, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 10: Correspondence, Daisy to Jesse V. Bassett, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 11: Correspondence, Daisy Cross to Jesse V. Bassett, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes envelope.
Item 12: Envelope, Addressed to Miss Daisy Cross, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 13: Card, Addressed to Miss Daisy Cross, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Compliments of Your True Friend. Jesse. V. Bassett."

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