Papers, 1770-1913 (bulk 1824-1869).


Peyton family. Papers, 1770-1913 (bulk 1824-1869).

Papers, 1770-1913 (bulk 1824-1869).

The collection includes correspondence of Dr. Robert Eden Peyton (1804-1872), physician of "Gordonsdale," Fauquier County, Va., and as a medical student at the University of Pennsylvania (some letters concern Richard Henry Peyton of the U.S. Army); account books, 1827-1841, as administrator of the estate of Dr. Chandler Peyton (1769-1827); account books, 1830-1844, concerning mercantile operations of the firm of Robert E. Peyton & Company of Fauquier County, Va.; and records, 1837, of the Benevolent Temperance Society of Salem (now Marshall), Va. Also includes family correspondence, 1830-1898, of Dr. Peyton's wife, Nannette Lee (Jones) Peyton (1812-1905). Also, includes letters, 1897-1913, written to Cornelia Gover (Foster) Peyton by John Singleton Mosby, and an order, 1865, issued by Mosby disbanding his Partisan Rangers (43rd Virginia Cavalry Battalion, C.S.A.); correspondence, 1829-1839, of Richard Henry Peyton (1811-1839) at the U.S. Military Academy and while serving as a U.S. Army officer in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida; correspondence, 1852-1855, reports, and miscellany of Richard Henry Peyton Smith (1840-1855) as a student at Charlestown Academy, Charles Town, Va. (now W. Va.); and miscellaneous materials of various female members of the Jones, Peyton and Scott families.

405 items.

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United States Military Academy (corporateBody)

West Point, N.Y., was originally utilized as a strategic defense location during the American Revolution. West Point is geographically located on a 100 ft. plateau overlooking the Hudson River. After the American victory Congress created a Corps of Invalids (veterans) that were transferred to West Point for the purpose of instructing candidates for commission. In 1802 Congress legally established the United States Military Academy at West Point. The Academy produced many leaders of American forc...

Scott family. (family)

Robert E. Peyton & Company (Fauquier County, Va.) (corporateBody)

Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Battalion, 43rd (corporateBody)

Benevolent Temperance Society of Salem (Va.) (corporateBody)

Peyton, Cornelia Gover Foster, 1846-1932. (person)

Peyton, Richard Henry, 1811-1839. (person)

Peyton 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 ...

Smith, Richard Henry Peyton, 1840-1855. (person)

United States. Army (corporateBody)

The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...

University of Pennsylvania. Dept. of Medicine (corporateBody)

Charlestown Academy (Charles Town, W. Va.) (corporateBody)

Peyton, Robert Eden, 1804-1872. (person)

Physician of Loudoun and Fauquier counties, Va. From the description of Papers, 1827-1876; (bulk 1843-1850). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20071594 ...

Peyton, Chandler, 1769-1827. (person)

Jones family. (family)

Peyton, Nannette Lee Jones, 1812-1905. (person)