From the Richmond Times, 7/30/1902, p. 6, c. 6

Stone to Mark Grave of Miss Van Lew Being Placed.

Mr. Otis H. Russell, formerly postmaster of Richmond, has engaged Mr. J. Henry Brown to put in place the boulder sent from Boston to mark the grave of Miss Lizzie Van Lew in Shockoe Cemetery. The unusual tombstone has already arrived and will soon rest beside the little woman, the story of whose life is well known to Richmond people.

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