Letcher, John, 1813-1884

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Governor of Virginia.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, Va., to President Buchanan, 1860 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591184

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lexington, Va., to Hamilton Fish, Secretary of State, 1813-1884. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590807

Native of Virginia; graduate of Washington College; lawyer, newspaper editor, presidential elector in 1848, and member of Virginia's constitutional convention 1850-1851; Virginia congressman 1851-1859; Civil War Governor of Virginia.

From the description of Proclamation, 1860 February 7. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 16293882

Member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1851-1859, and governor of Virginia, 1860-1863; from Lexington (Rockbridge Co.), Va.

From the description of Papers, 1849-1857. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19865928

From the description of Letter, 1852 Dec. 20 : holograph, to My Dear Sir (Mr. Shands?), from House of Representatives. (Virginia Tech). WorldCat record id: 29041191

Representative from Virginia.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington], to Thomas S. Bocock, 1857 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591568

Representative from Virginia and Governor.

From the description of Autograph signature cut from the register of Brown's Hotel : Washington, D.C., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591995

Governor of Virginia and U.S. representative of Virginia.

From the description of Letters of John Letcher, 1853-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014927

John Letcher, a native of Lexington, Virginia, graduated from Washington College in 1833; was a United States Congressman, 1851-1859; Governor of Virginia, 1860-1864.

From the description of Papers, 1845-1873. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 53308265

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referencedIn Winder, John H. Letter, 1863 April 3, Richmond, Va. to John Letcher, Governor, State of Virginia. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Letterbook of letters to members of the Maury family from many noted people [manuscript] 1745-1869. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Proclamation, 1860 February 7. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Miller family papers [manuscript], 1858-1869. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jones, J. William (John William), 1836-1909. Letters of J. William Jones [manuscript], 1857-1861. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brown-Ewell family papers, 1781-1984. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Spring, Rebecca. Rebecca Spring papers, ca. 1830-1900. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Barbour, James, 1775-1842. Walker family papers [manuscript] 1753-1873 (bulk 1816-1853). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn S. Griswold Flagg collection, 1825-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Collier family. Collier and Comer families papers, 1860-1975. Georgia Historical Society
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Letter to John J. Crittenden [manuscript], 1842 February 25. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868. Papers of William Cabell Rives, 1824-1842. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf McGuire, Hunter, 1835-1900. Papers of Hunter Holmes McGuire [manuscript] 1861-1958. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Jefferson Davis collection, 1861-1865. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. Papers of the Harrison family [manuscript] 1720-1960. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Heath, H. M. (Horace Milton). H. M. Heath letters to Dr. George C. Tyler [manuscript], 1858, 1859 University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884,. Papers of the Grinnan family of Brampton, Madison Co., Va. 1773 (1843-1937) 1981. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Papers, 1845-1873. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
creatorOf Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850. William James Rucker autograph collection [manuscript], 1812-1881. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Campbell family. Campbell Family Papers, 1726-1920. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Huger, Benjamin, 1805-1877. Papers of Benjamin Huger [manuscript], 1780-1877 (bulk 1821-1877). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Autograph letter signed : Lexington, Va., to Hamilton Fish, Secretary of State, 1813-1884. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Virginia. Convention (1861 : Richmond). Agency history. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library
referencedIn 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
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Papers of John Letcher [manuscript] 1848-78. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Virginia governor's message enclosing a communication from the commissioner from Mississippi, 1860 March. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
referencedIn Amiss, J. T., fl. 1883,. Miscellaneous Virginia letters, 1820-1928. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Davidson, James D. (James Dorman), 1808-1882. Davidson, James D., Letters, 1860-1865 University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Cocke, Philip St. George, 1809-1861. Papers of Philip St. George Cocke [manuscript] 1777-1861. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886. Papers of John Esten Cooke [manuscript], 1811-1860 and n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Arthur, T. S. (Timothy Shay), 1809-1885,. Washington Family papers, 1770-1883. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf McDowell, James, 1770-1835. Papers of James McDowell [manuscript], 1752-1878. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Anderson family. Correspondence, 1796-1930. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Hooff, James Lawrence, 1825-1887. Papers, 1846-1879 [microform]. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Papers, 1860-1875. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Autograph letter signed : [Washington], to Thomas S. Bocock, 1857 Mar. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Baldwin, John Brown, 1820-1873. Papers of the McCue family, 1777-1920. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Huger, Benjamin, 1805-1877. Papers of Benjamin Huger, 1780-1877 (bulk 1821-1877). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bowers, Theodore S., 1832-1866,. Confederate Civil War letters [manuscript], 1861-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Petition to Governor John Letcher [manuscript], 1860 July -August. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Armsby, James H., 1809-1875,. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1787-1914. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph albums of Davis R. Marshall [manuscript], ca. 1845-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Battalion, Tomlins'. Letterbook, 1861. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Virginia governor's communication enclosing the credentials of the commissioner from Mississippi, 1860 February. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
referencedIn Jefferson Davis collection, Davis, Jefferson collection, 1861-1865 William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Johnson, James G. (James Gibson), 1871-1957. Papers relating to education in Virginia, 1850-1940. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Freeman, Douglas Southall, 1886-1953. Papers of Douglas Southall Freeman [manuscript] 1900-1955. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Virginia. Governor (1860-1863 : Letcher). Letters received, 1860-1863. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Autograph letter signed : Richmond, Va., to President Buchanan, 1860 June 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf King William County (Va.). Papers, 1705-1863. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Danforth, John B. Letter book, 1854-1864. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Bryant, John Cullen,. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1795-1943. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Baldwin, John Brown, 1820-1873,. Papers of the McCue family [manuscript], 1767-1944. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Danforth, John B. Letter book, 1854-1864. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Letter, 1852 Dec. 20 : holograph, to My Dear Sir (Mr. Shands?), from House of Representatives. Virginia Tech
referencedIn Washington and Lee University. Library. Manuscript collection, 1777-1869. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Grigsby family. Grigsby family : papers, 1818-1884. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Breckenridge, John R.,. Letters to Socrates Maupin and others [manuscript], 1783-1866. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Papers, 1849-1857. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Letters of John Letcher, 1853 and 1859. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Woodson, Daniel. Letter : Lynchburg, Va., to John Letcher, 1851 September 7. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Davidson, James D. Letters, 1860-1865 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
creatorOf Bulkley, Charles S/., fl. 1857,. Miscellaneous Virginia letters, 1807-1911. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hammond, Isaac, 1841-1915. Isaac Hammond Collection, 1839-1875 Library of Virginia
referencedIn Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891. Papers of Alexander H. H. Stuart and the related Stuart and Baldwin families [manuscript], 1776-1878 (bulk 1850-1861). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Woodson, Daniel. Letter : Lynchburg, Va., to John Letcher, 1851 September 7 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Letter, 1855. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Morgan, William A. Correspondence of Col. William A. Morgan, 1853-1889. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Mitchell, William L. (William Letcher), 1805-1882. William L. Mitchell family papers, 1819-1901. Georgia Newspaper Project
creatorOf Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867,. Lee family papers [microform] 1652 [1769-1870] 1890. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884. Correspondence and subject file, 1788-1939. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Rodgers, Andrew, 1789-1849. Rodgers family papers, 1773-1925, bulk 1830-1890. Newberry Library
creatorOf Daniel, John W. (John Warwick), 1842-1910. John Warwick Daniel letter to John Letcher [manuscript], 1862 September 29. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Letter to Isaac Toucey [manuscript], 1858 May 6. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bland, Theodorick, 1742-1790,. Papers of the Irvine, Saunders, Davis, and Watts families [manuscript], 1745-1914. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Davidson, James D. (James Dorman), 1810-1882. Papers, 1805-1885. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Charles Carleton Coffin papers, 1861-1890. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Letters of John Letcher, 1853-1865. Library of Congress
creatorOf Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799. Virginia letters [manuscript] 1799-1878. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Flagg, S. Griswold. S. Griswold Flagg collection, 1825-1938 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Campbell, T. H. fl. 1852,. Virginia letters [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Virginia. Governor (1860-1864 : Letcher). Executive papers, 1859-1863. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Letcher, John, 1813-1884. Autograph signature cut from the register of Brown's Hotel : Washington, D.C., [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Virginia. Governor's Office. Autographs, 1784-1865. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 60: Meteorological Project, 1849 1875.
creatorOf Miller family. Papers : of the Miller family, 1858-1869. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Hierholzer, Joseph A. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Virginia
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Virginia
Richmond (Va.)
New York (N.Y.)
Virginia
Augusta County (Va.)
United States
Virginia
Virginia
Shenandoah Valley
United States
Virginia
United States
United States
Virginia
Richmond (Va.)
Virginia
Confederate States of America
Lexington (Va.)
United States
Virginia
Subject
Legislators--Correspondence
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Governors--History
Employment references
Patronage, Political--Sources
Secession
African Americans--Social conditions--Sources
Legislators
Governors--Election
Governor
Governor--Correspondence
Elections--1842
Occupation
Governors--Virginia
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Virginia
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Birth 1813-03-29

Death 1884-01-26

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