Correspondence of Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, 1837-1888.

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Tucker, Nathaniel Beverley, 1820-1890. Correspondence of Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, 1837-1888.

Correspondence of Nathaniel Beverley Tucker, 1837-1888.

The papers consist primarily of correspondence of Tucker, his wife Jane Shelton Ellis Tucker, their daughter Margaret Nimme Tucker, and Mrs. Tucker's mother Margaret K. Ellis. Most were written between 1857 and 1860 from Liverpool, England where Tucker replaced Nathaniel Hawthorne as American consul. The Tuckers describe their life and activities in England and Mrs. Ellis conveys news of friends, servants and family in Virginia. There are several references to George Mifflin Dallas and John Young Mason and one to Hawthorne. Later letters describe their Mexican home, a meeting with Jefferson Davis in Canada and the revocation of conspiracy charges against Tucker for alleged complicity in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Of interest is a letter from Tucker describing the scene in Paris following the attempted assassination of Napoleon III. Margaret Tucker's journal, kept during their English residence, describes a visit to Paris and attending a ball at the Tuilleries.

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