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A. G. French letter

Identifier: RB-8031

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a letter written by A. G. French to his mother and sister, dated August 28, 1932. At the time, French was a prisoner at the Virginia State Prison. The content of the letter is primarly related to family matters. The return address on the letter is 500 Spring Street, Richmond, which was the address for the prison. The letter's content is pretty general in regards to acknowleding previous correspondence and inquiring about individual family members.


  • 1932 August 28


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0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

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Acquisitions Information

Purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in November 2007.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, December 2007; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, December 2007.

Missing Title

  1. French, A.G.
A. G. French letter
Processed by: Kathryn Staley; machine-readable finding aid created by: Kathryn Staley, updated by Kim Sims
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository