Letter to Charles Steuart from Margaret Parker

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Title

Letter to Charles Steuart from Margaret Parker

Subject

Letter

Description

The first page of a letter written to Charles Steuart by Margaret Parker on August 21st, 1768. Parker describes the 1768 Norfolk smallpox riot against her neighbors and family who were legally inoculated in their homes. Parker details the threats made against her family and abuse suffered by those in the Norfolk community who did not support inoculation in Virginia.

Creator

Parker, Margaret

Source

The Charles Steuart Papers, 1762-1789

Date

1768-08-21

Contributor

Beuschel, Rebecca
Walters, Stephanie Seal

Rights

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg

Language

English

Files

l1.pdf

Citation

Parker, Margaret, “Letter to Charles Steuart from Margaret Parker,” Mason's Legacies, accessed December 5, 2019, http://masonslegacies.org/items/show/140.

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