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Ashes from the Charlottesville census memorandum and supporting documentation, 1818, 1939.

Author: Randolph W Church; John Cook Wyllie
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The census memorandum on the population of Charlottesville, Va., was furnished Thomas Jefferson in 1818. In 1939, C.L. Worthington, proprietor of the Green Bookman, obtained the memorandum and offered it to the State Library for $25.00. When the librarian, Randolph Church, refused to purchase, Worthington burned the memorandum and sent the ashes to Church, who forwarded them to John Cook Wyllie of the University of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ash (Residue)
Named Person: Charles L Worthington
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Randolph W Church; John Cook Wyllie
OCLC Number: 52611850
Description: 1 envelope of ashes + 2 notes.

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The census memorandum on the population of Charlottesville, Va., was furnished Thomas Jefferson in 1818. In 1939, C.L. Worthington, proprietor of the Green Bookman, obtained the memorandum and offered it to the State Library for $25.00. When the librarian, Randolph Church, refused to purchase, Worthington burned the memorandum and sent the ashes to Church, who forwarded them to John Cook Wyllie of the University of Virginia.

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