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Nathaniel W. Paynter Letter


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Filing Cabinet Manuscripts

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Nathaniel W. Paynter Letter, 1839 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Title: Nathaniel W. Paynter Letter, 1839Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-548

Primary Creator: Paynter, Nathaniel W. (-1903)

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by record type.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: American letters--Virginia, Attleboro (Mass.), Norfolk (Va.)

Forms of Material: Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

One 1839 personal letter detailing daily life and events in Norfolk, Virginia. Subjects include neighbors, family members, travel, and health.

Biographical Note

Nathaniel W. Paynter was born around 1820 in Virginia. He married Eliza S. Davidson on May 13, 1850 in Norfolk, Virginia. Paynter was a merchant. By 1860, he and his family had moved to Baltimore, Maryland. Paynter died on September 22, 1903 in Baltimore, Maryland and was buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

American letters--Virginia
Attleboro (Mass.)
Norfolk (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: Nathaniel W. Paynter Letter, MSS 0000-548, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed February 4, 2016.

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Folder 1: Correspondence, Nathaniel W. Paynter to David B. Hunt, 1839 August 14Add to your cart.
Written in Norfolk, Virginia and sent to Attleboro, Massachusetts. Postscript written by "sister."

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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