Papers, 1740-1927 (bulk 1839-1893).


Turner family. Papers, 1740-1927 (bulk 1839-1893).

Papers, 1740-1927 (bulk 1839-1893).

This collection contains two account books, 1807-1838, kept at "Kinloch," Fauquier County, Va., by Thomas Turner (1772-1839) concerning agricultural and blacksmithing operations. Also contains diaries, 1839- 1841, 1850, and 1863; account books; loose accounts; and correspondence, 1850-1890, of Edward Carter Turner (1816-1891) of "Kinloch" and "Montrose," Fauquier County, Va. Materials in part concern agricultural operations, local option, the education of Turner's children (including his sons at Clifton Preparatory School, Fauquier County, Va.), and the education of women by Henry Clay Hallowell and members of his family at "Rockland," Montgomery County, Md. Correspondence includes letters of poet Frances Harrison Marr (1835-1918), John Singleton Mosby (concerning postwar politics), and William Henry Fitzhugh Lee. Also includes family and personal correspondence, 1857-1910 (in part concerning the education of chilren), accounts, and miscellaneous land and legal records of Mary Magill (Randolph) Turner; and miscellaneous records of other members of the Carter, Randolph, and Turner families.

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Turner, Mary Magill Randolph, 1833-1910. (person)

Turner, Edward Carter, 1816-1891 (person)

Hallowell, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1829-1899 (person)

Randolph family. (family)

Turner, Thomas, 1772-1839. (person)

Clifton Preparatory School (Fauquier County, Va.) (corporateBody)

Hallowell family. (family)

Turner family. (family)

Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916 (person)

Mosby was a practicing Virginia lawyer who joined the Confederate Army as a private and rose quickly through the ranks to a colonelcy through his brilliant successes as a cavalry officer. He formed a group of rangers who fought under the law of partisan warfare, seizing Union funds and supplies, and audaciously capturing General Stoughton at Fairfax Court House. From the description of Letters, 1861 June 18-1886 December 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407018 American ...

Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891 (person)

James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of James Barron and son of Wilton and Jane A. (Barron) Hope. James Barron Hope graduated from the College of William and Mary. He practiced law and was commonwealth's attorney for Norfolk. He married Anne Beverley Whiting. The couple had two daughters, Jane A. Barron (Janey Barron Marr) and Nanny Hope. Hope is known primarily for his poetry, serving as the official poet of the 250th anniversary of the Jamestown se...

Marr, Frances Harrison, 1835- (person)

Turner, Thomas, 1772-1833. (person)

Carter family. (family)