Papers, 1785-1865.

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Tazewell family. Papers, 1785-1865.

Papers, 1785-1865.

These photostats are various commissions, military and civil, from governors of Virginia to Henry Tazewell, his son, Littleton Waller, and his son-in-law, Edmund Bradford. Letters from Anne E. Tazewell Bradford to her sister Sarah (Sally) Tazewell, give her impressions of the last days of the Civil War.

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Tazewell family.

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Henry Tazewell and his son Littleton Waller Tazewell were prominent in Virginia legal and political areas. Edmund Bradford, who married Littleton's daughter Anne Elizabeth, was an officer in the Confederate Army. From the description of Papers, 1785-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145408439 ...

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...

Brown, Oliver, 1760-1843

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Wilson, Samuel M.

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Bradford, Edmund, 1816-1889

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Hayes, O.B.

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Seddon, James D.

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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 ...

Wood, James, 1741-1813

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Virginia legislator and Revolutionary War officer. From the description of Papers of James Wood [manuscript], 1746-1787. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647859413 Revolutionary War officer and governor of Virginia (1796-1799). From the description of James Wood letter to Littleton Waller Tazewell [manuscript], 1799 September 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874525 Virginia Governor. From the description of Le...

Giles, William Branch, 1762-1830

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American legislator; Governor of Virginia. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : "Wigwam" [Amelia County, Va.], to Thomas Jefferson, 1823 May 4 and Sept. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589278 Virginia governor and U.S. senator and congressman. From the description of Letter : Washington, William Branch Giles to William Jones, 1802 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136167 William Branch Giles (12 August 1762–...

Tazewell, Sarah.

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Bradford, Anne Elizabeth.

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Brooke, John M. (John Mercer), 1826-1906

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John Mercer Brooke was a U.S. and Confederate naval officer, scientist, inventor, and professor at Virginia Military Institute. From the description of John M. Brooke papers, 1859-1898 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 26243089 John Mercer Brooke was a United States and Confederate naval officer, scientist, inventor, and professor at Virginia Military Institute. From the guide to the John M. Brooke Papers, ., 1859-1898, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hil...

Letcher, John, 1813-1834.

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Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

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Patrick Henry, born in Hanover County, Virginia, was a symbol of America's struggle for liberty and self-government. Henry was a lawyer, patriot, orator, and participant in almost every aspect of the founding of America. He studied law on his own, and in 1760, he appeared in Williamsburg to take his attorney's examination before Robert Carter Nicholas and others. Henry served in the Virginia House of Burgesses, was a member of the Virginia committee of Correspondence, a delegate to the Virginia ...