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Slavery -- Virginia -- Staunton

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cushing Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0263

The Cushing Family Papers, 1843-1894, are comprised chiefly of correspondence between members of Edwin M. and Bettie Cushing’s immediate and extended family. Additional papers related to Edwin M. Cushing’s appointments to local masonic lodges are included.

Dates: 1843-1894

Thomas A. Turk Letter

Identifier: SC 0256

Single-page letter, written by Thomas A. Turk to a Mr. Larry, dated February 18, 1859. Turk writes from Staunton, Virginia, and requests information about a Mr. Lockridge in order to secure the purchase of one or more enslaved people.

Dates: 1859 February 18