Robertson, Wyndham, 1803-1888

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Birth 1803-01-26
Death 1888-02-11

Biographical notes:

Wyndham Robertson (1803-1888), the 20th governor of Virginia actively corresponded with southern generals during the civil war. Additionally, he traced his family heritage to Pocahontas and authored historical texts.

From the guide to the Robertson, Wyndham. Papers, 1768-1925, (Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.)

Wyndham Robertson was the 20th governor of Virginia.

From the description of Family papers, 1768-1925 (inclusive). (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52246340

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  • Presidents--Election--1860
  • College students--History--19th century
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  • Smyth County (Va.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
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