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Guide to the Watson / Moderwell Families Collection
Wyles Mss 18  
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Description
The collection contains historical material relating to the Watson and Moderwell families, including a typescript family record of William Haymond (father of Rebeckah Haymond, who married Thomas Watson in 1813), with genealogical information and transcriptions of letters by Haymond, mainly relating to life in late 18th century Virginia, and containing notes by his granddaughter Mattie D. Watson. Also, a notebook with handwritten information about the Moderwell, McCracken, Kelly, Watson, and Haymond families, and an account by Erastus Cratty Moderwell of his life, including his service during the Civil War.
Extent
.2 linear feet (1 half-size box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
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