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William Henry Talbot Letters


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Filing Cabinet Manuscripts

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William Henry Talbot Letters, 1849 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Title: William Henry Talbot Letters, 1849Add to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-540

Primary Creator: Talbot, William Henry (-1884)

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 11/24/2014

Subjects: Basel (Switzerland), Cholera--United States--History--19th century, Civitavecchia (Italy), Europe--Description and travel, Geneva (Switzerland), Marriage--Virginia--History--19th century, Norfolk (Va.), Paris (France), Rome (Italy)--History--Revolution of 1848-1849

Forms of Material: Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Three letters to and from William Henry Talbot concerning his trip to Europe in 1849.

Biographical Note

William Henry Talbot was born in 1824 or 1825. He married Elizabeth Minton Wright Talbot on October 17, 1863 in Norfolk, Virginia. He died on August 9, 1884 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Basel (Switzerland)
Cholera--United States--History--19th century
Civitavecchia (Italy)
Europe--Description and travel
Geneva (Switzerland)
Marriage--Virginia--History--19th century
Norfolk (Va.)
Paris (France)
Rome (Italy)--History--Revolution of 1848-1849

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.). Restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Unknown

Preferred Citation: William Henry Talbot Letters, MSS 0000-540, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed January 15, 2016.

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[Box 3: Filing Cabinet Manuscripts],

Box 3: Filing Cabinet ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, Letters to and from William Henry Talbot in Europe, 1849Add to your cart.
Item 1: Correspondence, "your sister Jennie" to William Henry Talbot, 1849 June 8Add to your cart.
Written in Norfolk, Virginia and sent to Paris, France.
Item 2: Correspondence, William Henry Talbot to "My Dear Mother", 1849 June 10Add to your cart.
Written in Civitavecchia, Italy.
Item 3: Correspondence, William Henry Talbot to Sarah F. Talbot, 1849 July 16Add to your cart.
Written in Basel, Switzerland and sent to Norfolk, Virginia.

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