Papers : of Walter Allen Watson, 1820-1925.

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Watson, Walter Allen, 1867-1919. Papers : of Walter Allen Watson, 1820-1925.

Papers : of Walter Allen Watson, 1820-1925.

The collection contains the correspondence of Walter Allen Watson from "Woodlawn," Nottoway County, Va., with William Evelyn Cameron, John Warwick Daniel, Berryman Green, Bradley Tyler Johnson, Joseph Luther Kelly, Fitzhugh Lee, Henry Read McIlwaine, Richard McIlwaine, Richard McIlwaine, Jr., Philip W. McKinney, Thomas Staples Martin, John S. Mosby, Roger Atkinson Pryor, Sara Agnes Rice Pryor, Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Scott Shipp, Thomas Wheelwright, and John Langbourne Williams. Also contains Watson's diaries, 1894-1916; and the correspondence, 1889-1925, of his wife, Constance Tinsley Watson, including letters written by Moses Drury Hoge. Also includes miscellaneous materials: Democratic electoral tickets for Governor, 1889, and President, 1892; invitation notes from Mrs. Stephen Decatur and J.C. Calhoun to James Jones in 1820; and autographs of Sitting Bull, T.R. Ferrar, Hunter Holmes McGuire, Lewis Morrison, and Thomas Nelson Page. Also, includes a speech by Moses Drury Hoge, 13 October 1889, at memorial services at Pryor Memorial Chapel, Crewe, Va.; obituary notice of Robert G. Blanton, 1924; and an engraved invitation issued by the Jefferson Society of the University of Virginia in 1848.

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Sitting Bull, 1831-1890

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Sitting Bull, also known as Tatanka Iyotake or Tatanka Iyotanka or Ta-Tanka I-Yotan, was a Native American shaman and leader of the Hunpapa Sioux. He fought against the Crow Indians and was wounded in battle on several occasions. Sitting Bull greatly opposed the encroachment of the white men. He led Sioux and Cheyenne warriors against U.S. soldiers of the 7th Cavalry at the battle of Little Bighorn. After the battle, in which many were killed, Sitting Bull led his tribe into Canada, where they l...

Cameron, William E. (William Evelyn), 1842-1927

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of Papers of William Evelyn Cameron [manuscript], ca. 1890-1927. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647877940 Governor of Virginia (1882-1886), from Petersburg, Virginia. From the description of Letters, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498112 ...

Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905

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Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

Watson, Constance Tinsley.

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Pryor, Roger A. (Roger Atkinson), 1828-1919

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Roger Atkinson Pryor (1828-1919) was a newspaper editor, lawyer, judge, Confederate general, and member of the U.S. and the Confederate Houses of Representatives. From the description of Letter : Richmond, to H. A. Wise, 1854 January 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122647320 U.S. Congressman, Confederate soldier, and jurist. From the description of Letters, 1838-1912. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270855 From the description of Lett...

Daniel, John W. (John Warwick), 1842-1910

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Pryor, Sara Agnes Rice, 1830-1912

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Author. From the description of Letter of Sara Agnes Rice Pryor, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449451 ...

Martin, Thomas S. (Thomas Staples), 1847-1919

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U. S. Senator from Virginia. From the description of Thomas Staples Martin letters to William Wood Fenwick [manuscript], 1888. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 433616030 Thomas Staples Martin was born in Scottsville, Va. July 29, 1847. He served in the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets in the Civil War. He practiced law and was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served until his death November 12, 1919. From the descripti...

Democratic Party (Va.)

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Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916

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Johnson, Bradley T. (Bradley Tyler), 1829-1903

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Confederate general and author. After the war he practiced law in Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., and served in the Virginia State Senate. From the description of Papers of Bradley T. Johnson, 1676-1937 (bulk 1840-1896). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136031 Confederate soldier; lawyer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, Va., to W.W. Belknap, 1873 Dec. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489534 From the desc...

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...

McKinney, Philip Watkins, 1832-1899.

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Green, Berryman, 1836-1905.

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Decatur, Susan Wheeler

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Rosser, Thomas Lafayette, 1836-1910

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Confederate States of America general. From the description of Portrait of Thomas Lafayette Rosser [manuscript], ca. 1858. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806656 From the description of Photograph of Thomas Lafayette Rosser, ca. 1898. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 64431642 Confederate general during Civil War; resident of Charlottesville, Va. From the description of Papers, 1861-1867. (Duke University Library). WorldCat r...

Shipp, Scott, b. 1839.

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McIlwaine, Richard, 1834-

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Williams, John L. (John Langbourne), 1831-1915

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Hoge, Moses D. (Moses Drury), 1818-1899

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Presbyterian minister; Civil War blockade runner; orator at the dedication of the Stonewall Jackson statue, Monument Avenue, Richmond. From the description of Letter to J.D.K. Sleight, 1870 March 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52779251 Benjamin Stoddert Ewell was born in Georgetown, D. C., 10 June 1810, the son of Thomas Ewell and Elizabeth Stoddert. He graduated from United States Military Academy and taught there. He taught at Hampden- Sydney College and...

Kelly, Joseph L. (Joseph Luther), 1867-1925

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Watson, Walter Allen, 1867-1919

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Lawyer, Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Circuit Court judge of "Woodlawn," Nottoway County, Va. From the description of Papers : of Walter Allen Watson, 1820-1925. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 30064945 Walter A. Watson was a Virginia lawyer, state senator, commonwealth's attorney, congressman, and author. From the description of Papers, 1768-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122632292 ...

Wheelwright, Thomas Stewart, 1866-1936.

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Ferrar, T. R.

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Morrison, Lewis.

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Jones, James, 1772-1848

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Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922

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Author, diplomat. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1878-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823870 From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647949629 Virginia author; U.S. ambassador to Italy. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1889-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813209 ...

Blanton, Robert G., d. 1924.

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McIlwaine, Richard, 1834-

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McIlwaine, H. R. (Henry Read), 1864-1934

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