Ellis, Thomas H. (Thomas Harding), 1814-1898

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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

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creatorOf Bolling, William,. Poe-Allan-Ellis papers, 1803-1881. Valentine Richmond Historical Center
creatorOf Ellis, Thomas H. (Thomas Harding), 1814-1898. The Harding Family of Henrico County, Va. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf University of Virginia. Leander McCormick Observatory. Leander McCormick Observatory papers [manuscript], 1870-1928. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ellis, Thomas H. (Thomas Harding), 1814-1898. The Thorowgood Family of Princess Anne County, Va. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Ellis, Thomas H. (Thomas Harding), 1814-1898. Address of Thomas H. Ellis [manuscript], 1894 May [18?]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Leigh, E. G. Letter, 1848 Novem[be]r 27, Amelia Co[urt] Ho[use], Va. to Tho[ma]s H. Ellis, Richmond, Va. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Ellis & Allan Company (Richmond, Va.). Ellis & Allan Company records, 1795-1889. Library of Congress
creatorOf Ellis, Thomas H. (Thomas Harding), 1814-1898. Papers of Thomas Harding Ellis, 1843-1895, (bulk 1869-1895). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Ellis & Allan Company Records, 1783-1889 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Ellis, Thomas H. (Thomas Harding), 1814-1898. Letter to Henry A. Washington inviting him to attend a meeting of the University of Virginia Society of Alumni [manuscript] 25 Jan. 1847. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876. Letters to Robert Reed and Colonel Thomas Harding Ellis [manuscript] 1850, 1866. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881. Papers of Hugh Blair Grigsby, 1760-1876. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ellis, Thomas H. (Thomas Harding), 1814-1898. Journal, 1836. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859. Letterbooks : of John Y. Mason, 1853 November 4-1859 September 17. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Ellis family. Papers of the Ellis family, 1780-1869. University of Virginia. Library
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correspondedWith Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914 person
associatedWith Commodore, Lewis. person
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 3rd. corporateBody
correspondedWith Ellis & Allan Company (Richmond, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ellis family. family
associatedWith Ellis family. family
associatedWith Ellis, Powhatan, 1790-1863. person
associatedWith Gilmer, Thomas W. (Thomas Walker), 1802-1844. person
associatedWith Goggin family. family
associatedWith Gookin family. family
associatedWith Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881. person
associatedWith Harding family. family
associatedWith Leftwich family. family
associatedWith Leigh, E. G. person
associatedWith Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859. person
associatedWith Munford, Thomas Taylor, 1831-1916. person
associatedWith Nimmo family. family
associatedWith Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. person
associatedWith Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868. person
associatedWith Southern Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Thorowgood family. family
associatedWith University of Virginia corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia. Alumni Association. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Virginia. Leander McCormick Observatory. corporateBody
associatedWith Virginia Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, Henry A., person
associatedWith Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876. person
correspondedWith Wynne, Thos. H. (Thomas Hicks), 1820-1875 person
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Henrico County (Va.)
Virginia
Davidson County (Tenn.)
United States
Powhatan County (Va.)
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Death 1898

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