Died, circa 1625, in Lancaster Co., VA. Carter was appointed on 3 June 1699 as colonel and commander-in-chief of the Lancaster-Northumberland counties militia; on November 11th of the same year the governor appointed him as naval officer and receiver, a post of value because of the considerable income it generated, and because of the power over one's neighbors that it meant. 1708, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. bef. [2] Under Robert Carter I's ownership, Corotoman became the center of what developed into a 300,000-acre (1,200 km2) estate of 48 plantations and farms including places such as Indian Town and Hills Quarters. [p.111] 4--6.CHARLES, b. Historic Christ Church & Museum has conducted research into Carter descendants for over four decades. There is no indication in the surviving records that Carter had any formal training in the law, but he was interested in it. Robert Carter II (1704-1734), who married Priscilla Churchill; Charles Carter (1707-1764), who married Anne Byrd, daughter of Col. William Byrd II; Landon Carter (1710-1778), who married Maria Byrd, daughter of Col. William Byrd II; Mary Carter (1712-1736); who married George Braxton; {parents of Carter Braxton}. 1710, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. Mar. 182. 4--8.Sarah, b. "Rector of William and Mary, he sustained that institution in its most trying times. After her death in 1699, he married Elizabeth Landon in 1701. 4--9.Mary, b. of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. Dec 10, 2012 - Robert 'King' Carter, my 8th great grandfather 4--9.Mary, b. LANDON, b. ROBERT, b. Thomas lived in Christ Church Parish but was not related to Robert. He resided at 'Shirley', Charles City Co., VA. D., VOLUME V, 1915, pages 848-849. Carter shares a common descent from John Carter, an early settler of Virginia and an ancestor of Robert “King” Carter who was the wealthiest man in colonial Virginia, with presidents William Henry Harrison and his son Benjamin Harrison. When Robert Carter was born in 1663, in Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Carter, was 50 and his mother, Sarah Ludlow, was 28. If possible include birth, marriage, and death dates; places of birth, residence, or burial; spouse and children's names; and other relevant information, as well as supporting documentation. 4--10. This Charles Carter is the great grandson of Robert "King" Carter. Nathaniel and Mary (Cary) Harrison, of "Wakefield," and had issue. [7] Little is currently known of the garden's contents and design. Carter was not chosen as Speaker for the 1698 session, but was in April 1699. "Elected by the House its Speaker six years, and Governor of the Colony for more than a year, he upheld equally the regal dignity and the public freedom. http://www.christchurch1735.org/history/robert_carter.html, http://arlisherring.com/tng/getperson.php?personID=I042629&tree=Herring. The unhappy lament their lost comforter, the widows their lost protector, and the orphans their lost father !' These four were: John, Robert, Charles, Landon. Edit Search New Search. [2][9] An inventory taken in 1732 after Carter's death implies that after the fire, Carter resided in either the "Old House" or the "Spinster's House" at Corotoman rather than rebuild it because of fiscal difficulties or ill health. 4--7.George, of the Middle Temple, London, England, b. One of these pews near the altar and opposite the pulpit was for his family. His conclusions may or may not be correct, but because of the frequency with which his work is cited by Carter genealogists, its useful to have an overview of what he had to say about the Carters of Southwest Virginia. "Entertaining his friends kindly, he was neither a prodigal nor a parsimonious host. These four were: John, Robert, Charles, Landon. 1712; d. 1736; m. 1732, Hon. This book is no longer in print. at Corotoman, on the Rappahannock river, and there is still standing nearby a church that he built shortly before his death, which occurred August 4, 1732. 1718, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. 1742, England, COL. ROBERT CARTER, King Carter (3--7), of "Corotoman," Lancaster Co., Va., b. [2] Carter's correspondences and diary revealed that the construction of the mansion at Corotoman was a lengthy, complex, and frustrating endeavor. 1712, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. 1736, Lucy Carter, b. "A Genealogy of the Known Decemdants of Robert Carter of Corotoman", pp. In 1688, he married Judith Armistead of Hesse in Gloucester County, an area which was included in the formation of Mathews County in 1691. Available at Virginia Historical Society. 1693; m. 1718, Hon. ROBERT, b. Mother of Virginia Supreme Court Judge Robert Carter Nicholas, grandmother to Virginia Governor Wilson Cary Nicholas, Attorney General of Kentucky George Nicholas & Attorney General of Virginia Philip Norborne Nicholas. William and Ann (Lee) Fitz-hugh, of "Eagle's Nest;" (second) Hon. Judith, b. Birth of a daughter #2: Anne CARTER 1696 (Age 13 years) Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, United States. The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy. [2], Robert Carter began construction of the large Georgian mansion at Corotoman around 1720. Husband of Judith Carter and Betty Landon "[9] The house was constructed in either the late 17th century or the early 18th century. addyb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1 = addyb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1 + 'christchurch1735' + '.' + 'org'; He furnished it richly. Mother of ten children. 3, 1778; + 1) Elizabeth Wormely, 1732, + 2) Maria Bryd, 1742, + 3) Elizabeth Beale, 1746 Mary Carter, b. 1712, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. 1736 Lucy Carter, b. Elizabeth, b. var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; Colonel John Carter 1613 - 1669. [5] Construction materials for the mansion included paving stones from England, lumber from his plantation saw mills and from neighboring plantations, and oyster shells for mortar. (See Braxton lineage.) Elected by the House of Burgesses its Speaker six years and Governor of the Colony for more than a year he upheld equally the regal dignity and the public freedom. Robert "King" Carter married Elizabeth Betty Landon and had 17 children. A Genealogy of the Known Descendants of Robert Carter of Corotoman. In 1729, four years after "King" Carter's mansion was completed, a fire destroyed it. He was treasurer of the colony, speaker of the house of burgesses 1694-99, and member of the council for twenty-seven years (1699-1726). 1707; of whom later. In 1982, we published, If you are a descendant of Robert or Thomas Carter and can contribute genealogical information, please email material or questions to. Betty Landon (widow of Richard Willis) in 1701. Robert Carter, also known as Robert “King” Carter, was a land baron, Speaker of the House of Burgesses (1696–1698), treasurer of the colony (1699–1705), and a member of the governor’s Council (1700–1732). The unhappy lament their lost comforter, the widows their lost protector, and the orphans their lost father." Rector of William and Mary College, he sustained that institution and its most trying times. (Bishop Meade's Old Churches, etc.) 4--3. He is referred to as captain at first, but by 1672, his rank is that of lieutenant colonel, a title, presumably from his militia service, that he is accorded until his death.. "His first wife was Judith, daughter of John Armistead, Esq. By the time of the American Revolution Robert Carter III owned 17 separate tobacco plantations located in several Virginia Counties that totaled 78,000 acres. Thomas lived in Christ Church Parish but was not related to Robert. Rector of William and Mary Speaker of the House of Burgesses Treasurer under...Princes Wiliam, Anne, King George I and II Speaker of the House for six years Governor of the Virginia Colony ...he departed this world 4th day of August, 1732 in the 69th year of his life. acquiring some 20,000 acres. During his first term, 1702-1711, he began to acquire large tracts of land for himself in the Rappahannock River region of Virginia. He married Judith Armistead in 1688, in Lancaster, Virginia, United States. of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. Robert "King" Carter, at one time regarded as the wealthiest man in Virginia, was in the line of John of Corotowan. He married Mary Nelson, daughter of Gov. document.write(new Date().getFullYear()) 1689 or 1690, d. 31 Jul 1742, Robert Carter Jr. Esq.+2 b. c 1704, d. 1731, Ludlow Carter2 b. Oct 27, 2014 - Explore Rachel Holtz's board "Robert Carter I "King Carter"", followed by 535 people on Pinterest. ", Children: Anne (Anna) Carter, b. 1663; d. Aug. 4, 1732; he served as a Burgess, 1695-99, and as Speaker of the House; as Treasurer of the Colony, 1694-1732; an influential [p.110] member of the King's Council, 1699-1732, and its President; acting Governor, 1726-27. He acquired the moniker "King" … [Carter] Averell, James Lawrence. Thomas lived in Christ Church Parish but was not related to Robert. " Magnificent conclusions ! If you are a descendant of Robert or Thomas Carter and can contribute genealogical information, please email material or questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. Anne CARTER Birth: 1696 32 13 — Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, United States Death: 24 April 1791 — Berkeley, Charles City, County, Virginia, United States (No Carter ancestors here; All are cousins or cousins-by-marriage.) He was so powerful and wealthy that he is known as "King." five times and had a number of children. Ordered that Henry Hill be summoned to attend this Board at their next sitting, And that Thomas Hoyster and John Robin the two Indians who sold the Land to the said Hill to be summoned to attend at the same time. 1706, d. 1706 Charles Carter, b. It stood on an estate of 4,000-acres divided into five separate quarters in addition to the ‘home fields’ adjacent to the mansion. Ludlow Carter, b. of Thomas Landon, of "Grednal," Hereford Co., England. At one time, he was estimated to have over 50,000 descendants including six governors of Virginia, three signers of the Declaration of Independence, and two presidents of the United States. Privacy Policy | Site Terms & Conditions  © plantation ("Deerwood," among many other plantations) where he lived until his death (1827) in Pittsylvania Co, just over the Bedford Co. line and adjacent to Halifax Co. (See Armistead lineage.) He devotes considerable space to the Carters of Sourthwest Virginia. In 1726, as President of the Governor's Council, he served as acting Governor of Virginia after the death of Governor Hugh Drysdale. Judith, b. Ann, b. He never hesitated to include references to the law in his letters. Our Clarke County Cousins. Issue by first marriage: 4--1. Thomas Nelson and Lucy Grymes, circa 1792. Ancestor charts showing the family relationships of Robert Carter (c1662–1732) to other famous people. "At length, full of honours and of years, when he had well performed all the duties of an exemplary life, he departed from this world on the 4th day of August, in the 69th year of his age. (See Armistead lineage.) 1711; d. unm. Sarah Ludlow 1635 - 1668. After her death in 1699, he married Elizabeth Landon in 1701. Some Descendants of Robert "King" Carter, Mann Page & Nathaniel Burwell in Frederick and Clarke counties, Va. 1973. Born in London, England in 1613, John sailed to Virginia in 1635 and later settled in Lancaster County, where he established the Corotoman plantation and became a prominent tobacco planter, merchant, and political figure. In 1982, we published A Genealogy of the Known Descendants of Robert Carter of Corotoman, based on the original Carter family tree drawn by Robert Randolph Carter. Issue by first marriage: 4--1. Half brother of George Carter; Elizabeth Johnson; Colonel John Carter, II; Sarah Carter and Charles Carter. She died in 1719. Splendid preface to 'Rector of William and Mary- he sustained the Institution in its most trying times.' His mother was a daughter of Gabriel Ludlow, a nephew of General Edmund Ludlow, one of Cromwell's generals. , New York: Tobias A. Wright (1911) , 22, 84, 109-110. Our current databases focus on the known descendants of Robert “King” Carter (1663–1732) and Thomas Carter (ca.1630–1700). 1707; of whom later. Records Categories. 1690; of whom later. He was returned to every session of the Burgesses until 1699 with the exception of the two sessions held in 1693. He also saw to it that his other sons, Robert II, Charles, Landon and George would have ample estates. But Robert Carter, the son of John and Sarah,Ludlow married 1662died 1668 was his most distinguished son." 4--10. Issue by second marriage: 4--5. He m. (first) Judith Armistead, d. 1699; dau. page 111 4--12. [S1554] [S1554] [S2128] [S2916] [S2285] [9] The "Spinster's House" was a one-story and a half frame house adorned with a gabled roof with large end chimneys. Construction of the present manor house began circa 1723 when Elizabeth Hill married John Carter, eldest son of Robert “King” Carter. LANDON, b. He acquired the moniker "King" … 2 and 311 Note: The seventh child of Robert "King" Carter and his second wife, Betty Landon (Willis) Carter was Robert Carter who was born in 1704 at Corotoman. Nathaniel Harrison, of "Brandon," Surry Co., Va., son of Hon. Our Carter Descendant databases are by no means comprehensive, and we look forward to learning of unrecorded descendants of Robert and Thomas Carter. ...ter, Lucy Carter, Ludlow Carter, Mary Carter, George Carter, Ludlow Carter, Robert Carter, Lucy Carter, Anne Carter, Anne Carter, George ... ...ter, George Carter, John Carter, Elizabeth Carter, Mary Byrd Carter, Sarah Carter, Thomas Carter, John Carter, Anna Carter, Anne Carter, ... 1663 - Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, United States, ...eth Carter, John Carter, Judith Carter, Sarah Carter, Robert Carter, Landon Carter, Charles Carter, Ludlow Carter, Betty Carter, Anne Carter, 1663 - Corotoman (Lancaster County), Virginia, USA, 1732 - Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia, USA, Lancaster County, Virginia, Colonial America, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, Colonial America, Lancaster County, Virginia, United States, Armstead/Armistead and connected Families, Birth of Elizabeth Carter Burwell Nicholas, Rector of William & Mary College; Speaker of House of Burgess, VA, Speaker, Councillor & Acting Governor of Virginia, colonel, Plantation Owner, Anne (Anna) Carter, b. Parents. Material may also be sent via US mail to: Carter Descendants Database FHCC  P.O. (See notes-Ralph Wormeley) King Carter gave 6 years of his time and energy to his friend's'sons--with little gratitude it seems. While Robert always considered himself "of the Church of England way," he was not intolerant of dissenters, and Louis B. Wright has written in several places of the books by Puritans and others in the libraries of both John Carters which Robert would have had access to before and after his years in England. Robert "King" Carter family tree. Robert's education in England undoubtedly included thorough grounding in the Christian religion. Ludlow, b. When he became representative of Fairfax’s interests again in 1722, and served from 1722-32, he succeeded in securing for his children and grandchildren some 110,000 acres in the Northern Neck, as well as additional acquisitions in Virginia west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Please note that while we can search our database to verify a connection for names and/or documentation, Historic Christ Church & Museum is not a genealogical research institution and does not conduct genealogical research for the public. Robert Carter was for many years the agent of Lord Fairfax, the proprietor of the Northern Neck grant. There is nothing like it in Virginia, with its solid pews of black walnut, its ancient sounding board and perfect architecttural proportion. He would purchase titles on religious subjects for his library, which included the books that he inherited from his brother and father, through the rest of his life. His father, John\ built Christ Church, but the capacity of this church was not equal to the increasing congregation. Carter married Mrs. Willis the year after the death of his first wife, the former Judith Armistead, in 1699. Smith's equally detailed study of the letter book of Carter's executors is a wwelcome addition: The Executors' Letters of Robert Carter of Corotoman, 1732-1738. ), "The following translation of Mr. Robert Carter's epitaph may be a help to some of our readers:--. Election as a vestryman for Christ Church Parish followed on 8 November 1690; about a year later he was chosen church warden, a position he retained until his death. Robert "King" Carter (1662/63 – 4 August 1732), of Lancaster County, was an American businessman and colonist in Virginia and became one of the wealthiest men in the colonies.. As President of the Governor’s Council of the Virginia Colony, he was acting Governor of Virginia in 1726-1727 after the death in office of Governor Hugh Drysdale.Brock, Robert Alonzo … He acquired the moniker "King" from his wealth and autocratic business methods. 1705; of whom later. (#4656) Benjamine and Elizabeth (Burwell) Harrison, and had issue. His brother John married and had a daughter Elizabeth, who would in Carter's lifetime marry his son, Landon. He passed away on 4 Aug 1732 in Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, United States. More than 39,000 persons have been recorded; approximately two-thirds are direct descendants while the remainder married into the Carter line. (See Armistead lineage.) "The epitaph on his tomb in Christ Church, records his virtues and achievements. Mother of ten children. Robert Carter also known as King Carter (1663 – August 4, 1732) of Lancaster County was a colonist in Virginia and became he wealthiest man in the colonies. JOHN, b. [2][5][6][9] Carter made little mention of the mansion fire in his diary, but did lament the total destruction of his wine cellar. Carter, Colonel Robert I King or King Robin: // Armistaead Family. "[9] The house was constructed in either the late 17th century or the early 18th century. By 1701, when the first of the extant letters was written by Robert Carter, he was already one of the most prominent men in the colony as a member of its council, and the significant events of the early portion of his life had occurred, including the death of his first wife in 1699 and his second marriage (to Elizabeth Landon Willis, by whom he would have ten children) in 1701. " 'Possessed of ample wealth blamelessly acquired.' 1696; m. Hon. Benjamine Harrison, of "Berkeley," Charles City Co., Va., son of Hon. (See Harrison and Burwell lineage.) Another supporting structure at Corotoman was known as the "Spinster's House. ), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corotoman Portrait of Robert "King" Carter, Gardens Carter employed an English gardener, whom he instructed "to bring the yards around the mansion into closer accord with the architectural rhythms of the mansion. 1743-1745, +Benjamin Harrison Robert Carter II, b. As an agent of Thomas Fairfax, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron, better known in Virginia as Lord Fairfax, he served two terms as agent for the Fairfax proprietary of the Northern Neck of Virginia. [Richmond: Library of Virginia, 2006]). In addition to the high backs and sides, Mr. Carter had placed a railing of brass rods with damask curtains "to prevent being gazed at." While Robert Carter III was indeed rich and privileged, he was not immune to tragedy. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; Spouse(s) Elizabeth Betty Landon 1683 - 1719. Minutes of the Governor’s Council March 14, 1745/46: Read the petition of James Bennett a Chowan Indian complaining of one Henry Hills having obtained a Deed of Sale for some of the Chowan Indian Land from some Indians who had no right to sell the same. To read Robert Carter's will is to read a big bit of contemporaneous history. Robert "King" Carter (1662/63 – 4 August 1732), of Lancaster County, was an American businessman, planter and colonist in Virginia and one of the wealthiest men in the colonies.. As President of the Governor's Council of the Virginia Colony, he was acting Governor of Virginia in 1726-1727 after the death in office of Governor Hugh Drysdale. Construction of the present manor house began circa 1723 when Elizabeth Hill married John Carter, eldest son of Robert “King” Carter. (#4656) John^ had a large fortune, but it was not approaching to the estate of Robert II., master of 'Corotoman.' Robert Carter was born at Corotoman Plantation in Lancaster County, Virginia, to John Carter (1620-1669) of London, England, and Sarah Ludlow (1635-1668) of Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire. Robert Carter III (1728-1804) was a very rich plantation owner in Colonial Virginia and in the early state of Virginia. His schooling in England has been covered very well by Alan Simpson in "Robert Carter's Schooldays" , an article in the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography (94[April 1986]: 161-188). There are two academic lives of Robert Carter that treat his life in detail: Carl F. Canon's masters thesis, "Robert ( "King" ) Carter of "Corotoman" for Duke University, 1956; and "Robert King Carter," a master's thesis at the University of Virginia by Edmund Berkeley, Jr., in 1961. (See Braxton lineage.) The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy; Crosby Family; The Myers Family Tree; The Thomas Gailey Family Tree; William Bryson Walker family tree; ... Robert “King” Carter + Judith Armistead. of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. His political and economic position earned him the title of "King Carter" or "King Robin." 1704, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. May 12, 1732, Nomin, Westmoreland County, Virginia; + Priscilla Bladen Churchill, 1725, Ludlow Carter, b. 1715, d. 1763, + Col. Henry Fitzhugh, George Carter, b. During his first term, 1702-1711, he began to acquire large tracts of land for himself in the Rappahannock River region of Virginia. 11 Keith, Charles P. 1690; of whom later. Some things to keep in mind: He had 12 children and as can be seen, we Lucy, m. (first) 1730, Col. Henry Fitzhugh, of "Eagle's Nest," King George Co., Va., son of Hon. A Genealogy of the Known Descendants of Robert Carter of Corotoman. Includes citations for all sources. Outline Descent Trees (2 apparently unrelated families.) He took a leading role in the work of the House, and "in September 1696 Carter was elected Speaker over five other nominees. 1710, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. Mar. Most of his schoolmasters would have been clergymen, and would have considered religious education a fundamental requirement of their curricula. JOHN, b. Contents. More than 39,000 persons have been recorded; approximately two-thirds are direct descendants while the remainder married into the Carter line. 1663; d. Aug. 4, 1732; he served as a Burgess, 1695-99, and as Speaker of the House; as Treasurer of the Colony, 1694-1732; an influential [p.110] member of the King's Council, 1699-1732, and its President; acting Governor, 1726-27. [7], At Corotoman, Carter maintained a building known as the "Brick House Store" where he kept imported goods that he sold and bartered to local planters. [Carter] Averell, James Lawrence. Robert returned to Virginia about 1680 to take up the life of a Virginia gentleman on the modest estates he had been left by his father. George Braxton, of "Newington," King and Queen Co., Va., and had issue. President of the council and acting governor from the death of Drysdale, July 22, 1726, till the arrival of William Gooch about October, 1727, was born in Virginia in 1663, son of Colonel John and Sarah (Ludlow) Carter. 1710, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. Mar. And service to the colony soon ensued with his election as burgess for the session beginning 1 April 1692. Also at this session, the House chose Carter as Treasurer of the colony, an office which, as Jon Kukla has observed, was one usually associated with the Speaker. 1709;d. unm. As chairman of the Committee of Propositions and Grievances in 1695, Carter steered the members to present a protest against the actions of the Northern Neck proprietary agents, and the proprietary itself. Details of Carter's wives, children, and descendants may be found in Florence Tyler Carleton, compiler. His first wife was Judith, daughter of John Armistead, Esq. 1688; d. 1721; (death date error) 4--2. 1705, d. 1705 Betty Carter, b. Robert Carter died on August 4, 1732, in Lancaster County, Virginia and was buried in Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia. His estate consisted of 300,000 acres of land, 1,000 slaves and 10, 100 pounds Sterling; he was also a prominent and active member of the Established Church; served as Vestryman of Christ Church, Lancaster Co., and built the present Church, which is one of the prettiest and most interesting in Colonial Virginia; he is buried just outside of this old Church. By these wives he had numerous children, who have many influential descendants in Virginia and the south. When Robert Carter was born in 1663, in Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Carter, was 50 and his mother, Sarah Ludlow, was 28. Died, circa 1652, in Lancaster Co., Va. Children: i.George Carter6 Died, circa 1625, in Lancaster Co., VA. ii.Eleanor Carter6. There are numerous references to Carter and others of his period in Earl G. Swem's Virginia Historical Index which indexes a half-dozen publications on Virginia history and genealogy. She died in 1699. August 4, 1663 Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, American Colonies Death: August 4, 1732 (69) Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, American Colonies Place of Burial: Old Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia Immediate Family: Son of Col. John Carter and Sarah Carter, of Dinton Husband of Sarah Carter, of Dinton; Judith Carter and Elizabeth "Betty" Landon Father of Elizabeth Thigpen; Charles Carter; John Carter, Secretary of Virginia Colony; Sarah Carter; Elizabeth Carter Burwell; Judith Carter; Judith Ann Page; Sarah Carter; Anne Frances Harrison; Elizabeth "Betty" Carter; Robert Carter, Jr.; Col. Charles Carter, of Cleve; Ludlow Carter; Colonel Landon Carter I, of Sabine Hall; Mary Braxton; Lucy Harrison and George Carter, 1718 « less Brother of Anne Chisholm and Mary Swan Half brother of George Carter, 1638; Elizabeth Johnson; Col. 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