Location: Brookhaven, Mississippi
Surnames/tags: Watkins Eggleston
Comments about the Contents
- The two images are of the same document: one a jpg file and one an annotated pdf, which includes hyperlinks to existing WikiTree profiles. Unlinked names in the letter include Alexander F. "Bud" Watkins, III; Benjamin Watkins; and another Henry, son of Benjamin.
- The letter's handwritten annotations were made by Betty Noland, who gave this copy to her daughter in the 1980s or 1990s.
- The A.F. Watkins referenced in the handwritten annotation at the bottom of the page is most likely Alexander F. Watkins, Jr., who is buried in Opelousas.
- Joseph D. Eggleston is cited in the letter as the source for "the last two items in the list."
Notes on Data
- The start date is based on the earliest date cited in the Watkins Letter (1671).
- The end date was the date it was written (May 16, 1929).
- The location is where it was written (Brookhaven, Mississippi).
- ↑ Liz Shifflett entered this information and uploaded the Watkins Letter on June 6, 2012 (it was scanned June 5, 2012). If you need a transcript (i.e., a searchable document instead of a scan), please contact her.
- ↑ Liz Shifflett is working on discovering enough information to create profiles for the unlinked names and will add hyperlinks when available.
- ↑ The handwritten annotation provides information about a second, unsigned, copy of this letter that was typed on stationery of Vacherie Plantation, Port Barre, LA (with an address in Opelousas for A.F. Watkins).
- ↑ The citation reads: My authority for the last two items in the list is President Joseph D. Eggleston of Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, who says...
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