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Westover. This elegant estate on the north side of James below Richmond, now polluted by the present of the permanents of a Yankee army, was for many years the residence of the Byrd family, whose name is with the earlier history of Virginia Colonel William Byrd the second of the command title inherited Westover from his father, and really improved and embellished the place by He had a valuable library, adorned with splendid collection of portraits of his friends and among the English nWestover from his father, and really improved and embellished the place by He had a valuable library, adorned with splendid collection of portraits of his friends and among the English nobility and genius by the first artists of the age. He lived in country style, and dispensed his polite and hospitable attentions to a large circle of guests and visits. Colonel Byrd died at his residence on the 26th, August, 1714. in the 21st year of his age, and his body buried in the garden, where, up to a recent period a movement of marble served to indicate all grave.