Papers, 1843-1972.


Page, James Jellis, 1822-1898. Papers, 1843-1972.

Papers, 1843-1972.

Personal correspondence, 1852-1925, including a letter, 1852, from Nelly (Custis) Lewis, adopted daughter of George Washington, concerning Washington and his family; statement ordaining Page as a deacon; typescript of recollections entitled "Record of Mary Wallace Page;" letters, 1972-1973, from Page's grandaughter, Virginia N. Page, to the Manuscript Department, Duke University Library; a copy of Genealogy of the Page family of Virginia (1893) by R.C.M. Page; and clippings concerning family history; John Page, founder of the family; and Rosewell, the Page family home in Gloucester County, Va.

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