Pleasants, James, 1769-1836

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Member of U.S. Congress (1803-1811), U.S. Senator (1819-1822), and governor of Virginia (1822-1825).

From the description of Letters, 1818-1855. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39390404

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referencedIn Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931. Thirty-one miscellaneous manuscripts [manuscript] : List of Revolutionary or War of 1812 war claims ; Copy of letter by T.H. Kincaid, 1812-1927. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Howe, L. W. Letter to John Howe of Enfield, Massachusetts, from a New Englander in Richmond [manuscript] 31 July 1824. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Barbour, James, 1775-1842. University of Virginia correspondence of James Madison and James Monroe [manuscript], 1827-1830. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Pleasants, James, 1769-1836. Letters, 1818-1855. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Barbour, James, 1775-1842. Walker family papers [manuscript] 1753-1873 (bulk 1816-1853). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letters to James Pleasants, et al., soliciting for Central College, 4 Aug. 1817, and to Thomas Cooper, 19 Nov. 1819 [manuscript] 1817-1819. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826,. Virginia documents from Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe [manuscript] 1786, 1823, 1826, 1829. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn University of Virginia. Board of Visitors. Commission and summonsh[manuscript] 1824 March 1. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Pleasants, James, 1769-1836. Letter : Richmond, Va., to Littleton Waller Tazewell, 1825 January 25 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter, 1822 April 27, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia], to James Pleasants, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Correspondence and related papers as Rector of the University of Virginia, 1817-1825. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Pleasants, James, 1769-1836. Letter : Richmond, Va., to Littleton Waller Tazewell, 1825 January 25. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rust, George, Jr., 1788-1857. Papers, 1788-1858 (bulk 1815-1858). Library of Virginia
creatorOf McDowell, James, 1770-1835. Papers of James McDowell [manuscript], 1752-1878. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Barbour, James, 1775-1842. Virginia documents, 1770-1913. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Pleasants, James, 1769-1836. Letter, 1816 November 28, Brookeville, [Maryland] to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Burwell, William M. (William MacCreary), 1809-1888. Papers of William M. Burwell [manuscript], 1734-1893. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848,. Correspondence of Thomas Jefferson [manuscript], 1814-1826. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter, 1822 December 20, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia], to James Pleasants, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter, 1812 February 9, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to James Pleasants, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
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associatedWith Burwell, William M. (William MacCreary), 1809-1888. person
associatedWith College of William and Mary. Swem Library. Jefferson Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Howe, L. W. person
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. person
correspondedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 person
associatedWith King, Rufus, 1755-1827. person
associatedWith Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. person
associatedWith McDowell, James, 1770-1835. person
associatedWith Pleasants, Benjamin. person
associatedWith Rust, George, Jr., 1788-1857. person
associatedWith Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860, person
associatedWith University of Virginia. Board of Visitors. corporateBody
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Slaves--Emancipation
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Birth 1769-10-24

Death 1836-11-09

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