Miles Cary, a lieutenant colonel of the Warwick County militia and a member of the House of Burgesses, is the subject of this portrait published in The Virginia Carys; An Essay in Genealogy (1919). Cary lived at Richneck, the Cary family plantation in present day Newport News. The plantation's late-seventeenth-century brick mansion burned down in 1865.
Citation: The Virginia Carys; An Essay in Genealogy. CS71 .C332 1919. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.