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Wormely to Roper 1798
Back of Wormely Roper Letter 1798
Transcribed copy of Wormley Roper letterMarch 10, 1798 Wormely To Roper - This is a wonderful letter with excellent content written by James Wormley to his dear friend Nicholas Roper. At this time Nicholas was receiving mail at Shannon Hill, Ferdinando Fairfax's Plantation. To the right is a transcribed copy of the letter click on the image to enlarge.

The letter is in the possession of and has been wonderfully preserved and protected by Ilah Parker


1868 Osburn to Roper concernes of finding a good school

September 2, 1868 - Logan Osburn to W.A. Roper - This letter concerns selecting a school. Washington Albert Roper is also given fatherly advice from Logan Osburn, executor of James Roper's estate. Washington Albert Roper is the youngest son of James Roper deceased.

A visit home Osburn to Roper end of letter A visit home

June 17, 1868 - Logan Osburn to W.A. Roper - This letter concerns Washington Albert Roper's purchase with out consulting the executor of the estate, instead he consulted his Mother with the matter. Mr. Osburn is again giving W.A. Roper fatherly advice on proper behavior.

1868 Overcoat and advice

November 16, 1868 - Logan Osburn to W.A. Roper - This letter concerns money for an overcoat, also reporting the Mill is in "first rate order". Mr. Osburn is again giving fatherly advice on Washington Albert's studies, indulgence, deceptions and what company he keeps.

1869 for rent

March 16, 1869 - Logan Osburn to W.A. Roper - This letter concerns Washington Albert Roper asking for $30 out of the estate for Rent.

1869 Photos and the estates money

April 10, 1869 - Logan Osburn to W.A. Roper - This letter concerns money from the estate. Washington Albert Roper is asking for money to have photos of his father made.

1869 Logan Osburn to W.A. Roper regarding Mill Road

April 14, 1869 - Logan Osburn to W.A. Roper - This letter concerns the road to Roper's mill. Once again pointing out; Logan Osburn is the executor of James Roper's estate, W.A. Roper is Washington Albert Roper son of James Roper, he received the mill through his fathers Last Will and Testament. James Roper had difficulties in gaining a good right-of-way to the mill. By chancery James received right of passage with all water rights to run the mill plus the convenient dirt and rock to maintain the mill pond. See deeds for Chancery 1853 James Roper vs Samuel Lackland.

1869 School Tuition Osburn to Roper
May 10, 1869 - Logan Osburn to W.A. Roper - This letter concerns School Tuition.

Receit for corn and hogs J.M. Roper receipt for corn & Hogs

W.A. Roper and James Michael Roper - This slip is a Receipt written by James Michael Roper concerning 13 barrels of corn and 2 hogs adding to $60.58, if the said corn or hogs don't bring the price written W.A. Roper is to make up the difference.

Payment received

April 14, 1881 - James M. Roper received Payment from W.A. Roper - This looks to be a settlement with payment from Washington Albert Roper. Note: James Michael Roper is his Washington Albert's eldest brother.

Dangerfield Lloyd Received $700 from W.A. Roper

February 24, 1872 - Lloyd, Dangerfield Received From W.A. Roper - This is a Court document for the sum of $700 in favor of Dangerfield Lloyd.

Poem writen by Myrtle Rebecca Roper Bagnam

Poem Written by Myrtle Rebecca Roper Bagnam - Myrtle wrote this poem to her one true love and devoted husband Samuel Bernard Bagnam. Myrtle and Samuel were wed on June 5, 1917 in Washington D.C., one of their daughters is Ilah Parker. Transcription of Poem:

"Today" - Thirty Seven years ago to this Beautiful world was born a little babe with flaxen hair, but who now to manhood has grown, Now may he live to repeat the years that have so quickly flown, And reap the harvest that should be his without a stumbling stone ~ Sincerely Myrtle.

This poem in in possession of Ilah Parker





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