A Guide to the Letter to Robert Carter, 1770 May 31 Letter to Robert Carter MS 1952.2

A Guide to the Letter to Robert Carter, 1770 May 31

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 1952.2


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 1952.2
Title
Letter to Robert Carter 1770 May 31
Physical Characteristics
1 item.
Creator
Fauquier, Francis
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Letter to Robert Carter, Manuscript #MS 1952.2, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1952


Biographical/Historical Information

Francis Fauquier (1703 – 3 March 1768) was a Lieutenant Governor of the colony of Virginia, and served as acting governor from 1758 until his death in 1768.

Scope and Content

Discusses the receipt of a shipment of various articles from his father's estate, including wine; also lists items, including scientific apparatus, not yet received. Sends greet ings to various persons in Williamsburg, including Mrs. Dawson *Elizabeth Dawson, widow of William Dawson, president of the College of William and Mary!.

Arrangement

1 item.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Bland, Richard, 1710-1776
  • Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770
  • Carter, Frances Ann Tasker, 1738-1788
  • Carter, Robert, 1728-1804
  • Dawson, Elizabeth, fl. 1752-1779
  • Fauquier, Francis, ca. 1730-ca. 1805
  • Subjects:

  • Executors and administrators
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments - History - 18th century

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Bland, Richard, 1710-1776
  • Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770
  • Carter, Frances Ann Tasker, 1738-1788
  • Carter, Robert, 1728-1804
  • Dawson, Elizabeth, fl. 1752-1779
  • Fauquier, Francis, ca. 1730-ca. 1805