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Letter from Elizabeth (Betsey) McCarty to the Westmoreland County Court (February 26, 1821)

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In this letter to the Westmoreland County Court, dated February 26, 1821, Elizabeth (Betsey) McCarty requests that her stepfather, Richard Henry Stuart, be reinstated as her guardian.

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To the County Court of Westmoreland

Gentlemen

My Indisposition is such as to prevent my attendance in person on you, But I must beg of you to take the Guardianship of me & my Estate from the hands of Majr. Henry Lee & be so good as to nominate appoint my respected father in Law Mr. Richard Stuart my Guardian, and oblige your Obt. Sevt.

Elizabeth McCarty

Mount Rose

Feby. 26th, 1821

Test. Townsh C. S. Dade

Ann W Rose

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February 26, 1821
In this letter Elizabeth (Betsey) McCarty requests that her stepfather, Richard Henry Stuart be reinstated as her guardian.
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APA Citation:
McCarty, Betsy. Letter from Elizabeth (Betsey) McCarty to the Westmoreland County Court (February 26, 1821). (2021, January 28). In Encyclopedia Virginia. https://encyclopediavirginia.org/entries/letter-from-elizabeth-betsey-mccarty-to-the-westmoreland-county-court-february-26-1821.
MLA Citation:
McCarty, Betsy. "Letter from Elizabeth (Betsey) McCarty to the Westmoreland County Court (February 26, 1821)" Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Humanities, (28 Jan. 2021). Web. 29 Jul. 2021
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