Paper, 1811-1907; (bulk 1811-1898).


Rochelle, James Henry, 1826-1889. Paper, 1811-1907; (bulk 1811-1898).

Paper, 1811-1907; (bulk 1811-1898).

Correspondence and other papers of Rochelle and of his father, James Rochelle, court clerk of Courtland, Va. The papers of the elder Rochelle concern U.S. politics during the early 19th century, Rochelle's agricultural activities, and life in Virginia at the time. J.H. Rochelle's papers relate to his early naval training, his duties on various vessels and in the Confederate Navy, his service in and around Charleston harbor, and family affairs. Includes papers relating to Rochelle's work on the Hydrographical Commission of the Amazon, organized ca. 1871 to explore and survey that part of the Amazon River lying in Peru. Correspondents include Richard Blow, Albert Gallatin, Thomas Gholson, Edwin Gray, William Hines, Benjamin W. Johnston, James Johnston, Samuel Kello, Stephen R. Mallory, J.Y. Mason, Richard E. Parker, Robert Taylor, and John Tyler.

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Taylor, Robert, 1763-1845 (person)

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Kello, Samuel (person)

United States. Navy (corporateBody)

Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...

Mallory, Stephen R. (Stephen Russell), 1813-1873 (person)

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Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849 (person)

Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of Albert Gallatin papers, 1783-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82919649 Albert Gallatin was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1790-1792), a U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania (1795-1801), Secretary of the Treasury (1801-1814), and Minister Plenipotentiary to France (1815-1823) and Great Britain (1826-1827). From the description of Albert Gallatin letter, 1803 Oct....

Tyler, John, 1790-1862 (person)

John Tyler (b. March 29, 1790, Charles City County, Virginia–d. January 18, 1862, Richmond, Virginia), was the tenth President of the United States (1841–1845) and the first to succeed to the office following the death of President William Henry Harrison....

Gholson, Thos. S. (Thomas Saunders), 1809-1868 (person)

Jurist and statesman, of Petersburg (Dinwiddie Co.), Va. From the description of Papers, 1818-1860. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20769823 ...

Rochelle, James, d. 1835. (person)

Rochelle, James Henry, 1826-1889. (person)

Naval officer, of Courtland (formerly Jerusalem, Southampton Co.), Va. From the description of Paper, 1811-1907; (bulk 1811-1898). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20121717 ...

Blow, Richard, 1746-1833. (person)

Richard Blow was a native of Southampton County, Va. He was born in 1746, the son of Samuel Blow and Martha (Drew) Blow. He married Frances Wright in 1786. He owned "Tower Hill" plantation in Sussex County, Va. and was a partner in stores operated in Virginia and North Carolina. He furnished ships to trade American goods abroad. He was the first president of the Farmers Bank of Norfolk and was president of the Dismal Swamp Canal Company, Blow died in Portsmouth, Va. in 1833. He was survived by h...