Ellis, Thomas H. (Thomas Harding), 1814-1898Alternative names
Thomas Harding Ellis (1814-1898) was Private Secretary to his uncle, Powhatan Ellis (1790-1863), who was the U.S. Chargé d'Affaires in Mexico City, Mexico from 1836 to 1839.
From the description of Journal, 1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207132112
University of Virginia alumnus; son of Charles Ellis, tobacco exporter and general merchant in partnership with John Allan, step father of Edgar Allan Poe.
From the description of Address of Thomas H. Ellis [manuscript], 1894 May [18?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647917305
Thomas Harding Ellis (1814-1898), was a Richmond, Va. businessman, President of the James River & Kanawha Canal Co., and President of the Hollywood Cemetery Company (1847-1856). During the Civil War he served in the Confederate Army rising to the rank of the Colonel. After the war he went to Chicago where he held various posts in the real estate firm Rozet & Ellis, Pullman Co., and later Chicago & Alton R.R., and later became First Auditor of the U.S. Treasury. An avid antiquarian and historian, he was actively involved in the Virginia Historical Society and Southern Historical Society.
From the description of Papers of Thomas Harding Ellis, 1843-1895, (bulk 1869-1895). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122510304
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|Henrico County (Va.)|
|Davidson County (Tenn.)|
|Powhatan County (Va.)|
|Voyages and travels|