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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 890. Letters, 1885-1889 (13), written to Virginia “Jennie” Jones, New York City, from suitor lawyer Robert Scott Bevier, Owensboro, Kentucky, discussing their relationship, family, political aspirations, and timely topics. Also, letter, 1901, from future husband Peter Chapman Ritchie and letters, 1992-1993 (2) containing data about the letters.


United States History | Women's History



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