Powell family papers, 1775-1927.

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Powell family papers, 1775-1927.

Letters and papers of Charles Leven Powell, his wife Selina (Lloyd) Powell and children of Loudoun Co., Va., Henry, Ill., Winchester, Va. and Alexandria, Va. There are also included papers of Charles Leven Powell's father, Cuthbert Powell. Prominent correspondents include Johns Hopkins, Eleanor Agnes Lee, Fitzhugh Lee, George Washington Custis Lee, Mary Anna Randolph (Custis) Lee, Hunter Holmes McGuire and James Monroe. Letters concern Robert Young Conrad, Hunter Holmes McGuire, civilian affairs during the Civil War, the Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid, freedmen, Reconstruction, and the education of women. Many letters are written by women. There are a number of letters from and concerning members of the Dupuy family of Prince Edward Co., Va.

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Conrad, Robert Young, 1805-1875.

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Robert "King" Carter (1663-1732) was a colonial official and great landholder (300,000 acres). His sons were Robert Carter (1704-1731) and Landon Carter (1710-1778) of "Sabine Hall." Grandsons of Robert Carter included Robert "Councillor" Carter (1728-1804) of "Nomini" and Robert Wormeley Carter (1734-1797). From the guide to the Carter Family Papers, 1667-1862., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) ...

Lee, George Washington Custis, 1832-1913

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The central figures in this collection are Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849), his son, Charles Leven Powell (1804-1896), Charles Leven Powell's wife, Selina (Lloyd) Powell (d. 1871), and their children. Cuthbert Powell Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849) was born in Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia to parents Leven Powell (1737-1810) and Sarah (Harrison) Powell. He was one of eleven children. Cuthbert made his fortune alongside his brother, Leven Powell, Jr. (1772-1807), as a merc...

Powell, Cuthbert.

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Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1873

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Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee (b. Oct. 1, 1807, Boyce, VA–d. Nov. 5, 1873, Lexington, VA) was descended from several colonial and Southern families, including the Parke Custises, Fitzhughs, Dandriges, Randolphs, Rolfes, and Gerards. She is a descendant from Charles Calvert, 5th Baron Baltimore, making her a descendant of Charles II of England and Scotland and of William Fitzhugh. She was the only surviving child of George Washington Parke Custis, President George Washington's step-grandson and...

Dupuy family.

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Powell, Selina Lloyd, d. 1871.

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McGuire, Hunter, 1835-1900

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The central figures in this collection are Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849), his son, Charles Leven Powell (1804-1896), Charles Leven Powell's wife, Selina (Lloyd) Powell (d. 1871), and their children. Cuthbert Powell Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849) was born in Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia to parents Leven Powell (1737-1810) and Sarah (Harrison) Powell. He was one of eleven children. Cuthbert made his fortune alongside his brother, Leven Powell, Jr. (1772-1807), as a merc...

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 ...

Hopkins, Johns, 1795-1873

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Johns Hopkins was a Baltimore merchant and philanthropist. He was born in Anne Arundel County, MD, May 19, 1795, the son of Samuel and Hannah Janney Hopkins. In 1812, Hopkins moved to Baltimore where he was employed in his uncle Gerard's wholesale grocery business. He later formed a wholesale provision house, "Hopkins Brothers," with his brothers Philip, Gerard, and Mahlon. Through further investments and lending, Hopkins amassed a private fortune, part of which was left...

Powell, Charles Leven, fl. 1828-1893.

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Lee, Agnes, 1841-1873

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The central figures in this collection are Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849), his son, Charles Leven Powell (1804-1896), Charles Leven Powell's wife, Selina (Lloyd) Powell (d. 1871), and their children. Cuthbert Powell Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849) was born in Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia to parents Leven Powell (1737-1810) and Sarah (Harrison) Powell. He was one of eleven children. Cuthbert made his fortune alongside his brother, Leven Powell, Jr. (1772-1807), as a merc...

Powell family.

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The Powells were a family of teachers which originated in Loudoun Co., Va. but subsequently lived in Henry (Marshall Co.) Ill., Winchester, Va. and Alexandria, Va. The family was dislocated and separated during the Civil War and lived in various locations in the state until re-united in Alexandria. Two sons died while serving in the Confederate Army. From the description of Powell family papers, 1775-1927. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 19330332 ...

Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905

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Fitzhugh Lee, grandson of Henry "Light-Horse Harry" and nephew of Robert E. Lee was Major General of the Confederate Army. After the war, he wrote about and taught the history of the South during the Civil War and wrote a biography of Robert E. Lee. In 1885-1889, he served as governor of Virginia. From the description of Papers of Fitzhugh Lee, 1863-1889 (bulk 1885-1889). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122446276 Fitzhugh Le...