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Guide to the Dashiell Civil War Era Letter Collection, 1865.

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Collection Summary

Title Dashiell Civil War Era Letter Collection
Dates 1865
Extent 1 folder
Language  Materials are in English.
Collection ID 2012.004
Abstract This collection contains a typed transcription of a correspondence written by John Jay Dashiell of Tyaskin, MD in 1865 to his brother, Benjamin. In addition, there are information about John Jay Dashiell farm at the head of Wetipquin Creek.
Repository Archives at the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, Salisbury University

Historical Note

John Jay Dashiell (1808-1865) was the son of James Whithier Dashiell (1872-1832) and Mary Milcah Jones (1785-1858). He was a lawyer in Somerset County and held the position of Register of Wills from 1864 until his death. He married Mary Ann Wailes. Mentioned in the letter are his three brothers, Benjamin Franklin (1815-1892), Thaddeus William (1818-1897) and Erastus Franklin (1821-1886) and his sister, Adaline Ellen Warren (1810-1898). He has another brother, , James Alfred, which is not mentioned in the letter. Also mentioned are his sister's children, James Otey Waters (1841-1864), Fanny Elizabeth Waters (b1843) and Mary Anne Waters (1846-1885) and Sarah Louise Waters (1849-1864), and his mother-in-law, Eleanor Townsend Dashiell Wailes.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a typed transcription of a correspondence written by John Jay Dashiell of Tyaskin, MD in 1865 to his brother, Benjamin. In addition, there are information about John Jay Dashiell farm at the head of Wetipquin Creek.

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Organization and Arrangement

 

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

The collection is the physical property of the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture. Nabb Research Center holds literary rights only for material created by Nabb Center personnel working on official behalf of the Nabb Center, or for material which was given to the Nabb Center with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for obtaining permission from rights holders for publication or other purposes that exceed fair use.

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Related Material

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Index Terms

These records are indexed under the following headings in the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture catalog. Researchers wishing to find related materials should search the catalog under these index terms.



Personal Names:

Dashiell Family

Corporate Names:

Geographic Subjects:

 

Topic Subjects:

Civil War, Family History

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Administrative Information

Acquisition and Custody Information

Unknown, found in archive.

Preferred Citation

Dashiell Civil War Era Letter Collection , Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture, Salisbury University.

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Container List

1 | 1      A typed transcription of a correspondence written by John Jay Dashiell of Tyaskin

 



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