Harrison family papers, 1744-1930.


Harrison family. Harrison family papers, 1744-1930.

Harrison family papers, 1744-1930.

Include receipts, 1795-1799, of Peter Carr, one being for hire of a slave woman; notes relating to the wedding, January, 1865, of Col. Pegram C.S.A., and his death in February, 1865; letters, 1866-1899, of Jefferson Davis and Varina Davis to Burton Harrison and Constance Cary Harrison, some on mourning stationary. Also include correspondence, 1925-1930, of Fairfax Harrison concerning the 1928 elections, the history of Northern Neck, Va., Virginia portraiture (with printed material, 1929, concerning an exhibit at Virginia House in Richmond, Va.), and with historical societies. Also include photocopy of a vestry book, 1744-1802, of Dettingen Parish, Prince William County, Va., providing information on expenditures of church maintenance, charities, records of the Overseers of the Poor, and copies of indentures of impoverished children and orphans. Also include typescript, "Virginia Parish Lines," by Rev. E.L. Goodwin; and portraits of Wilson Miles Cary (1734-1817), Thomas Mann Randolph, Sr. (1740-1793), and John Randolph of Roanoke, Va.

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Cary, Wilson Miles, 1734-1817

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Goodwin, Edward Lewis, 1855-1924

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Randolph, John, 1773-1833

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Randolph served in the U.S. House of Representatives (1799-1813, 1815-1817, 1819-1825, 1827-1829), the U.S. Senate (1825-1827), the Virginia Constitutional Convention (1829-1830), and as Minister to Russia (1830-1831). From the description of Letter of introduction, 10 July 1813. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235133950 U. S. Congressman from Virginia. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Liverpool, England, to Jacob Harvey, Cork Irela...

Harrison family.

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Represented in the collection are Peter Carr (1770-1815) of Albemarle County, Va.; Jefferson Davis (1808-1889), Cofederate president, and his wife, Varina Howell Davis (1826-1906); Burton Harrison, lawyer of New York; his wife, Constance Cary Harrison (1843-1920), originally of Fairfax, Va.; and their son, Fairfax Harrison (1869-1938). Also represented are William Johnson Pegram (d. 1865), Confederate Army officer; Edward Lewis Goodwin (1855-1924), minister and historian...

Virginia House (Richmond, Va.)

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Harrison, Burton, Mrs., 1843-1920

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Dettingen Parish (Prince William County, Va.)

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Carr, Peter, 1770-1815,

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Dettingen Parish (Prince William County, Va.). Overseers of the Poor.

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Harrison, Burton Norvell, 1838-1904

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Family members represented include Burton Norvell Harrison, lawyer and private secretary to Jefferson Davis; Samuel Jordan Harrison, merchant; J. B. Harrison, lawyer and newspaper editor; Mrs. Burton Harrison, author; Fairfax Harrison, lawyer and president of the Southern Railway; and Francis B. Harrison, lawyer, U.S. representative from New York, and governor general of the Philippines. From the description of Burton Norvell Harrison family papers, 1812-1926 (bulk 1913-1921). (Unkno...

Randolph, Thomas M. (Thomas Mann), 1768-1828

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Congressman; governor of Virginia; son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson. From the description of Letters : Washington, D.C., to Dr. William Bache, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1804 February 11 and November 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793170 U.S. Congressman, 1803-1807; governor of Virginia, 1819-1822; and son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson; from Albemarle Co., Va. From the description of Letters, 1813-1825. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record ...

Davis, Jeferson, 1808-1889.

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Davis, Varina, 1826-1906

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Second wife of Confederate States of America president Jefferson Davis. From the description of Letter and article: New York [N.Y.], 1905 Oct. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29417912 First Lady of Confederacy. From the description of Letter: Montgomery [Al.], 1863 March [1]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122415155 Author; wife of Jefferson Davis [1808-1889], president of the Confederacy. From the description of V...

Harrison, Fairfax, 1869-1938

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Fairfax Harrison was born in New York 13 March 1869, the son of Burton and Constance (Cary) Harrison and the brother of Francis Burton Harrison. He graduated from Yale in 1890 and got a M.A. degree from Columbia University. He practiced law in New York and was solicitor for the Southern Railway, president of the Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway; and president of the Southern Railway from 1913-1937. Harrison was the author of many works including the Devon Carys, Landmarks of Old Prin...

Pegram, William Johnson, d. 1865.

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