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Ramsay Family Papers, 1749-1924; 1957

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Collector:
Ramsay, William (minister) 1716-1785
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Subject:
Washington, George 1732-1799
Ramsay family
Ramsay, Edward
Ramsay, Anthony
Stoddert, Benjamin
Stewart, James
Gilpin, William
Gilpin, Thomas
Dinwiddie, Robert
Lee, Richard
Gilpin, G
Rumsey, James
Irving, Washington
Ramsay, Betty ("Betsy")
Frazier, Joseph
Wythe, George
Johnston, George
Carlyle, John
Fauquier, F
Dixon, John
Bartleman, William
Roberts, M
Fairfax, George William
McCarthy, Daniel
McCarty, Dennis
Henry, Patrick, Jr
Dalton, John
Madison, James
Ramsay, Dennis
Sanford, Capt. Edward
Alexandria Dyeing and Cloth Dressing Establishment
Alexandria Turnpike Co
Snicker's Gap Turnpike Co
Washington National Monument Society
Physical description:
3.5 cu. ft.: 7 boxes
1 large volume
1 framed manuscript
Miscellaneous copies
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Family papers
Correspondence
Financial records
Account books
Genealogical tables
Clippings
Insurance policies
Legal documents
Wills
Tickets
Obituaries
Place:
Virginia
Alexandria (Va.)
Date:
1749
1749-1924 1957
18th century
Notes:
William Ramsay, a Scottish Presbyterian minister, played a major role in the establishment of Alexandria, Virginia and later served as its mayor. His son Dennis also served as mayor and as a colonel in the Continental Army. Other descendants were active in local affairs.
Summary:
Original and photocopied correspondence, financial papers, newspaper clippings, legal documents, insurance policies, account book, genealogical notes, wills, lottery tickets, and currency, documenting the activities of the Ramsay family of Alexandria, Virginia and related families.
Cite as:
Ramsay Family Papers, 1749-1924, 1957, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Community life
Domestic relations
City and town life
Clergy
Lottery
Local number:
220760 (NMAH Acc.)
935n
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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