Wise, John S. (John Sergeant), 1846-1913

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John S. Wise and Richard A. Wise were sons of Henry Alexander Wise. John S. Wise was born in Brazil in 1846. He attended Virginia Military Institute and fought with the cadets at the Battle of New Market. He graduated from the law department at the University of Virginia, was U. S. Attorney for the eastern district of Virginia, and served in Congress 1883-1885. He was a Readjuster and later, a Republican. He moved to New York City to practice law. John S. Wise died in 1913.

Richard A. Wise was born in Philadelphia, Pa. 2 September 1843, and attended the College of William and Mary for two years. He served in the Confederate States Army and graduated from the Medical College of Virginia. Richard A. Wise was professor at William and Mary from 1869-1880; superintendent of Eastern Lunatic Asylum 1882-1885 and served in the Virginia House of Delegates; as circuit and county clerk in James City County, Va.; and in Congress 1898-1900.

From the description of Papers, 1869-1873. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 22960654

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referencedIn Kingston Galleries, Inc,. Letters, 1846-1912. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous broadsides, ca. 1814-1979. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Antippas, Andy Peter, 1941-. Offprints of periodical articles from the library of Edgar F. Shannon, Jr. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Conrad, Holmes,. Wise family papers [manuscript], 1895, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wise, John S. (John Sergeant), 1846-1913. The West Point of the Confederacy : boys in battle at New Market, Virginia, May 15, 1864 / John S. Wise. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company. Reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication. 1882-1931. Houghton Library
creatorOf Wise, John S. (John Sergeant), 1846-1913. Letter, 1884 June 30, Richmond [Va.] to John E. Roller, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Mahone, William, 1826-1895. Papers, 1853-1895; (bulk 1876-1892). Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Montague, Andrew Jackson, 1862-1937. Papers, 1854-1938. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949. Papers, 1872-1949 Houghton Library
referencedIn John Jay Chapman papers, 1841-1940. Houghton Library
creatorOf Wise, John S. (John Sergeant), 1846-1913. Letter, New York, to Francis J. Garrison of Houghton Mifflin & Co., Boston [manuscript] 1899 Aug. 14. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905. Letter : to Mr. Hutchins, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cropper, John, 1755-1821. Papers of John Cropper, 1778-1814. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Harrison, Elizabeth Stuart Letcher, d. 1914. List of books presented by Southern writers to the Poe Alcove, 1900 June 1. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rosser, Thomas Lafayette, 1836-1910. Papers of Thomas L. Rosser and the Rosser, Gordon and Winston families [manuscript], 1860-1950. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autographs, chiefly of Virginia politicians of the Reconstruction period [manuscript], 1796-1925. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf White, William Henry, 1847-1920. White-Garnett Papers, 1876-1893. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Wise, John S. (John Sergeant), 1846-1913. Papers, 1869-1873. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Henry Villard papers, 1604-1948 (inclusive), 1863-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Garnett, Charles, Mrs. Miscellaneous Virginia letters [manuscript], 1846-1912. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918, recipient. Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937 Houghton Library
referencedIn Abell, Alex G., fl. 1844,. Virginia letters, 1818-1910. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Withers, Robert Enoch, 1821-1907,. Papers of Williams family [manuscript] 1773 (1825-1903) 1934. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Breen, Virginia Wise. Collection, 1842, 1861, 1863. James Madison University Libraries
creatorOf Wise, John S. (John Sergeant), 1846-1913. Papers of the Hine family [manuscript], 1845-1927. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905. Letter : to Mr. Hutchins, n.d. [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf McCabe, W. Gordon (William Gordon), 1841-1920. Papers of W. Gordon McCabe [manuscript], 1757-1920. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wise, John S. (John Sergeant), 1846-1913,. Autograph letter signed from John S. Wise, Richmond, Va., to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1878 January 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Cameron, William E. (William Evelyn), 1842-1927. person
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correspondedWith Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933 person
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correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Daniel, John W. (John Warwick), 1842-1910. person
associatedWith Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894. person
associatedWith Garrison, Francis J., person
associatedWith Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881. person
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associatedWith Montague, Andrew Jackson, 1862-1937. person
associatedWith Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916. person
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associatedWith Roller, John E. person
associatedWith Rosser, Thomas Lafayette, 1836-1910. person
associatedWith Ruffner, David. person
associatedWith University of Virginia corporateBody
associatedWith Venable, Charles S. (Charles Scott), 1827-1900. person
correspondedWith Villard, Henry, 1835-1900 person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Virginia Military Institute corporateBody
associatedWith Wise, Richard Alsop, 1843-1900. person
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Virginia
United States
Virginia
United States
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Slaves--Emancipation
Military cadets--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
New Market, Battle of, New Market, Va., 1864
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Birth 1846-12-27

Death 1913-05-12

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