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Weir, William B. (William Bayard), 1849-1879


biographical statement

Vault MSS 511: 1989 (b. Apr. 15, 1849 ; Robert Walter Weir and Susan Martha Bayard)

Vault MSS 511 Box 3 Folder 2 (First Lieutenant William B. Weir was killed by Indians on October 21, 1879 twenty miles from the White river; occupation: Chief of Ordinance of the Department of the Platte)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Scrapbook on Gulian Verplanck Weir, Harry Weir Casey, and William Bayard Weir, undated

Identifier: Vault MSS 511 Series 13
Scope and Contents note

Scrapbook contains information about Gulian Verplanck, Harry Casey Weir, and William Bayard Weir, with materials dating from between 1849 and 1886. The Gulian Verplanck section contain newspaper clippings about his suicide. Harry Casey Weir section contains one photograph of Weir and his obituaries. William Bayard Weir section contains newspaper clipping about his murder by the Indians. There is also a note by Lavinia M. Morehead, written between 1765 and 1929.

Dates: undated

William Bayard Weir riddle book, 1878 March

Identifier: Vault MSS 511 Series 10
Scope and Contents note

Contains a riddle book belonging to William Bayard Weir, dated circa March 1878. Riddles are collected by famous authors on various subjects including scriptures and anagrams. The joke book was made by William's sister-in-law, Anna C. Weir and six envelopes contain loose papers found between pages of the book.

Dates: 1878 March

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