About the Digital Collection
Legal papers, letters and manuscript articles, primarily built around the lives and careers of Aylett, a resident of Richmond, Virginia, and his son-in-law, William Lawrence Royall, and focusing on the Civil War. Several items concern the capture of Royall by Union troops in March 1865.
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