Papers of the Rives family compiled by Elizabeth Langhorne, 1839-1990.

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Rives family. Papers of the Rives family compiled by Elizabeth Langhorne, 1839-1990.

Papers of the Rives family compiled by Elizabeth Langhorne, 1839-1990.

The collection contains family correspondence, together with photographs, biographical and genealogical sketches, and research notes and letters compiled by Langhorne. Family correspondence discusses a feud between family members, a Johns Hopkins position for William Cabell Rives, Jr., efforts to finance a school in Rochester, N.Y., estate settlement, Amélie Rives's "The Quick or the Dead?", family news including deaths, marriages and a divorce, and genealogical information. Of interest is a copy of a letter to Judith Page Walker Rives from Robert E. Lee extending condolences on the death of her husband William Cabell Rives. The collection also contains two poems by Judith Page Walker Rives.

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Langhorne, Elizabeth Coles, 1909-2004

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Albemarle County, Virginia, resident and author. From the description of Research material for "Nancy Astor and her friends", 1920-1975. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136553 Albemarle County, Va., author. From the description of Papers of Elizabeth Coles Langhorne [manuscript], 1870-1973. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833153 Virginia author. From the description of Papers of Elizabeth Coles Langhorne, 1976...

Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894

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Robert Charles Winthrop (May 12, 1809 – November 16, 1894) was an American lawyer and philanthropist and one time Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He was a descendant of John Winthrop. Robert Charles Winthrop was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Thomas Lindall Winthrop (1760–1841), the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, and Elizabeth Bowdoin Temple (1769–1825), who were married on July 25, 1786. He was the youngest of 13 children born to his parents. Winthrop attende...

Rives, William Cabell, 1825-1889

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Albemarle Co., Va., and Boston, Mass., lawyer. From the description of Papers of William Cabell Rives [manuscript], 1860-1882. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647818447 Charlottesville, Va., lawyer. From the description of Diplomas of William Cabell Rives [manuscript], 1843-1847 (bulk 1843-1844). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647818577 ...

Rives, Grace Winthrop Sears, 1828-

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Rives, Amélie 1863-1945

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Amélie Rives was born into an aristocratic Virginia family, and exhibited precocious writing talent. As a young writer, she published The Quick or the Dead?, which became a controversial bestseller; modernists derided the naive plot and theme, while traditional romanticists were scandalized by the sensual content. After a short marriage to Virginia lawyer John Armstrong Chanler ended, she met and married exiled Russian painter Prince Pierre Troubetzkoy and led a privileged life in America and E...

Sigourney, Amélie Louise Rives, 1832-1873

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Dudley, T. U. (Thomas Underwood), 1837-1904

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Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Kentucky. From the description of Thomas Underwood Dudley papers, 1867-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 656802996 Episcopal Bishop of Kentucky. From the description of Thomas Underwood Dudley : miscellaneous papers, 1883-1899. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49217782 ...

Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906

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Born at Glenwood, Nelson County, Va., Alexander Brown was deafened while serving in the Confederate Army in the explosion of a powder-boat near Fort Fisher, N.C. He married Caroline Augusta Cabell and after her death, Sarah Randolph Cabell. He was the author of The Genesis of the United States, The First Republic in America, The Cabells and Their Kin and other works. From the description of Papers, 1748-1900. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 21062305 Alex...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868

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William Cabell Rives was the son of Robert and Margaret Jordan (Cabell) Rives. He was educated at Hampden-Sydney College and at the College of William and Mary where he graduated in 1809. He studied law and politics under Thomas Jefferson. Rives served in the War of 1812 and in the Virginia House of Delegates. After his marriage, he lived at "Castle Hill," Albemarle County, Va. Rives served in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1823-1829 and in the U. S. Senate. He also was minister to France a...

Potts, Gertrude Rives,

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Rhinelander, Helen M. Hamilton,

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Rives, William Cabell, 1850-1938

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Potts, Gertrude.

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Rives, Ella, 1834-1892.

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Rhinelander, Philip Mercer, 1869-1939

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Scott, W. W. (William Wallace), 1845-1929

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Rives, Judith Page Walker, 1802-1882

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Rives, Francis Robert, 1822-1891,

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Rives family.

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Albemarle County, Va., family. From the description of Papers of the Rives family compiled by Elizabeth Langhorne, 1839-1990. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136523 ...

Potts, Thomas R.,

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Macfarland, J. E., fl. 1884,

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Honey, Samuel Robertson, 1842-1927

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