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Tabb, John Prosser

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

John Prosser Tabb to John Augustine Washington III, 1847 December 22

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1847.12.22
Scope and Contents

Summerville, Gloucester County, Virginia to Alexandria. Tells him of a property coming for sale in the area. Also wants to make bricks and needs a “responsible white man to superintend.”

Dates: 1847 December 22

Letter, John Prosser Tabb to John Augustine Washington III, 1841 January 21

 Item — Box: 64, Folder: 1841.01.21
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection of historic manuscripts dates from 1607-1933, with the bulk of materials dating from 1738-1868. The correspondence, journals and diaries, legal and financial records, estate documents, and printed ephemera in the collection primarily relate to the Washington and Custis families, the Revolutionary War, and society life in antebellum Washington D.C. and Virginia.

Portions of this collection have been digitized, as noted in the item-level descriptions.

Dates: 1841 January 21

Letter, John Prosser Tabb to John Augustine Washington III, 1861 October 27

 Item — Box: 78, Folder: 1861.10.27
Scope and Contents

Philadelphia to Alexandria. Tabb inquires into the operations of Washington's farm. Discusses the move from Mount Vernon.

Dates: 1861 October 27

Letter, John Prosser Tabb to John Augustine Washington III, 1839 October 22

 Item — Box: 63, Folder: 1839.10.22
Scope and Contents

Tabb writes about various illnesses, the Whig Convention in Richmond, and a $50 note.

Dates: 1839 October 22