Papers, 1759-1858.

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Tazewell family. Papers, 1759-1858.

Papers, 1759-1858.

These papers concern almost entirely contemporary political activities and issues. The letters from Francis H. Smith to John N. Tazewell discuss education in Virginia and the development of the Virginia Military Institute.

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Patton, John M. (John Mercer), 1797-1858

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Tazewell family.

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Henry Tazewell (1753-1799) was a Virginia legislator and jurist. He was a member of the May, 1776 Constitutional Convention, the Virginia House of Delegates, 1776-1786, judge of the General Court, 1785-1793, and a U.S. senator from 1794 until his death. His son, Littleton Waller Tazewell (1774-1860), was a graduate of the College of William and Mary, 1791, and a pupil of George Wythe. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates, 1798-1800, 1804-1806, and 1816-1817, and he was a mem...

Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of Letters of Littleton Waller Tazewell [manuscript], 1795-1836. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816521 U.S. senator from Virginia, 1824-1832; governor of Virginia, 1834-1836. From the description of AL (draft), [1829 Feb.], Washington, D.C., to Andrew Jackson. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 145506931 Governor of Virginia; United States Senator. From the descri...

Skinker, Thomas K. (Thomas Keith), 1845-1924

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Virginia Military Institute

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On March 29, 1839 the General Aslsembly passed the final version of the act establishing a military school at the Lexington arsenal, where the students would protect the arms while pursuing educational courses. The School was named the Virginia Military Institute and is the nation's oldest state supported military college. The governor appointed nine members to the Board of Visitors to oversee the new school and they elected Claudius Crozet as president of the board and named Franci...

Newton, William Ritchey, 1945-....

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Newton, Willoughby.

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Freeman, Robert R.

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Robert Freeman received his undergraduate degree in music at Harvard in 1957, concurrently completing a diploma in piano at the Longy School and studying during the summers of 1955 and 1956 with Artur Balsam and Rudolf Serkin. After a year in Europe on one of Harvard's Sheldon Traveling Fellowships, he earned MFA and PhD degrees in musicology at Princeton, where he joined the faculty in 1963. He served as assistant and associate professor at MIT during the period 1968-73, and in the fall of 1972...

Hall, Mary S.

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Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827

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St. George Tucker (1752-1827), was born in Bermuda and emigrated to Williamsburg, Virginia where he attended the College of William and Mary. He served in the Revolutionary War, as a judge of the General Court of Virginia, and as professor of law at the College of William and Mary. He was elected to the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia. Tucker was appointed to the federal district court for Virginia. He married, firstly, Frances Bland Randolph who was the mother of John Randolph of Roanoke. ...

Tazewell, Henry, 1753-1799

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Jurist and U.S. senator from Virginia. From the description of Henry Tazewell papers, 1795-1999 (bulk 1795-1798). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980578 Lawyer, judge, and U.S. Senator from Va. From the description of Letter, 1798 July 5. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 28395132 From the description of Letter, 1798 July 5. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 28395134 ...

Tucker, Beverley, 1784-1851

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Author and professor of law at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. From the description of Papers, 1836-1851; (bulk 1848-1851). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20460588 Author, Missouri circuit court judge. From the description of Letter to Littleton Waller Tazewell 1826 June 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51928208 ...

McCormick, S. J. (Stephen J.)

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Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890

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Professor and later superintendent, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va. From the description of Correspondence, 1834-1869. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314731 Owner of a boot and shoe store in Erie, Michigan. From the description of Francis G.C. Smith account books, 1881-1883. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421926 Francis Henney Smith was born 18 October 1812, the son of Francis Smith and Ann Marsden Smith, of...

Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848

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U.S. representative from Virginia, jurist, educator, and soldier. From the description of Henry St. George Tucker correspondence, 1822 November 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980667 Henry St. George Tucker, b. Mataox, Chesterfield County, Va., served in the War of 1812; graduated William and Mary where he studied law; professor of law at UVA where he introduced the Honor Code in 1842; served in the Virginia House of Delegates, practiced law and was chancellor of a priv...

Floyd, John, 1783-1837

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of Commission : for Thomas S. Haymond, 1833 Dec. 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28895166 John Floyd (1783-1837) was serving as governor of Virginia at the time of the Nat Turner insurrection. Colonel Davidson was Colonel of 39th Regiment of Virginia Militia (Dinwiddie County, Virginia). From the description of Letters : Richmond, Virginia, to Colonel James Davidson, Petersburgh [i.e. Petersburg], Virginia, 1...

Tazewell, John Nivison.

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Taylor, John, 1753-1824

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Political writer, agriculturist, and U.S. senator. From the description of Papers, 1789-1929. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38929435 U.S. senator from Virginia, military officer, public official, and author. From the description of John Taylor papers, 1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980570 John Taylor (1753-1824) of Caroline County, Va., was the son-in-law of John Penn (1741-1788), signer of the Declaration of Independence for Nor...