Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

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Ann C. Abbitt, Abbitt's daughter, wrote to her father requesting information on the education of mentally challenged children for a paper on education. Abbitt's aide, Fred Fletcher, replied that he had request the publications she sought from the…

Wesley Laing, a professor at the University of Richmond, wrote to Abbitt to thank him for a "kindness" on his behalf. Laing mentioned that he had heard praises of Abbitt for some time, and Abbitt lived up to his expectations. Abbitt replied that he…

John E. Snow, Jr. of Richmond, Virginia wrote letters to both Abbitt and John Vaughn, Congressman representing Richmond, Virginia, asking them to intervene to stop the Army from building a new Armory building in his neighborhood off Laburnum Avenue.…

Letter from the Law Alumni Association to Abbitt to thank him for his $500 contribution to the University of Richmond Law School Building Fund. The letter is covered with Abbitt's doodles.

A page from 1931 edition of The Web, the University of Richmond's yearbook, showing Watkins Moorman Abbitt and his brother G.F. Abbitt, Jr. Abbitt's listed accomplishments included membership in Delta Theta Pi, vice-president of student…
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