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Catalog Number HRHS-56
Collection Peachy R. Harrison Letters
Object Name Letter
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE: Peachy Rush Harrison was born on January 4, 1825. He was the son of Dr. Peachy Harrison (1777-1848) and Mary Stuart (1783-1857). He attended the University of Virginia from 1841-1846, and graduated in medicine. Afterwards, he practiced in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Harrison married Mary Frances Rodes (1828-1899) in Albemarle County on June 6, 1848. They had two daughters. He died on May 22, 1852. (From Library of Virginia Archives and Manuscripts Catalog Card)
For more genealogical information, see photocopies in administrative file.


SCOPE AND CONTENT: Letters written between 1848-1851, from Peachy R. Harrison to his wife, Frances Rhodes Harrison. Transferred from museum collection; original museum accession # 97.11.1.


COLLECTION INVENTORY:
10 letters

ARRANGEMENT:
1 Folder of 1
Title Peachy R. Harrison Letters