Notice of Death, August 5, 1882
Nelson, Alexander Lockhart
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This handwritten note was presumably sent to the local newspaper. It reads, "Please insert the following notice. Died July 16th at the home of his grandfather, Prof. A. L. Nelson, Lexington VA, Alexander Nelson, only child of Albert W. and Bessie Nelson Gaines, aged one year." The note is dated August 5, 1882.This item, along with many others, was inserted into the ledger book journal used by the Nelson family. Inserted items included math problems and solutions, genealogy notes and diagrams, and correspondence.