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Catalog Number CC2014.4.21
Credit line Courtesy of Dr. Jean Marshall von Schilling.
Collection Community Collection
Object Type Digital Gift
Description/Scope & Content Will of Ann Massenburg Booker (possibly earlier draft rather than final document), including greetings to "dearly loved six boys" and praise of "the only darling daughter of my house" (likely Nannie Booker Jones), requesting she be comforted and cared for by one of her brothers and unconditionally bequeathing her the "few earthly goods" remaining in her estate. Reverse side describes the will as "written after my late inllness in this month when still feeble". Will dated January 27, 1889 (Ann Massenburg Booker died in 1897).
People Booker, Ann Massenburg
Booker, Hunter Russell, Sr.
Booker, Richard Marshall, Sr. ("Dick")
Booker, George, Jr.
Booker, John
Booker, Marshall Armistead
Booker, Henry Wise ("Harry")
Jones, Nannie Booker ("Sis" or "Tissie"; Mrs. Eldred Simpkins Jones)
Topics Reconstruction Era
Place Names District--Langley (LAFB/LaRC)
Structure--Sherwood Plantation
Media/Interactives Transcript of letter. Open document in new window to view at full size.



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