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A.F. Childs to Samuel Dibble
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Letter, 23 October 1890, of A.F. Childs, Acting Superintendent of Census, Washington, D.C., to South Carolina Congressman Samuel Dibble.| Manuscripts Gifts 2008 | Previous Issues | Endowments | Friends of the Library |
Childs’ letter was written in response to Dibble’s request of 19 September 1890 and reports a population of 769 for Rocky Grove township in Orangeburg County. These population statistics were reported as part of the eleventh census of the United States. Dibble represented South Carolina in the United States House of Representatives, 1881-1891.