Guide to the George Hoffman Slater papers, 1777-1921

Collection Overview

Personal and business papers of George Hoffman Slater of "Rose Hill," Upperville, Va., but also including papers of several other Virginia families, the James Lee family, and the Deatherage and Lake families. Papers of George Hoffman Slater include personal and business correspondence, school papers, bills, and receipts.

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Collection Details

Collection Number
George Hoffman Slater papers
Slater, George Hoffman
1.5 Linear Feet, 1483 Items
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Material in English

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[Identification of item], George Hoffman Slater Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Letters, 1820's-1920's and undated
Box 1
Bills, Receipts, etc., before 1820's-1910 and undated
Box 2
Legal Papers, 1777-1914
Box 2
Law School
Box 2
Newspaper Clippings, 1861-1883
Box 3
Miscellany, 1812-1905
Box 3
Volumes, Miscellaneous
Box 3

Historical Note

George Hoffman Slater was a landowner in Fauquier County, Va.

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The George Hoffman Slater papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1954.

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Encoded by Kimberly Sims, March 2011