Miscellaneous letters, 1793-1945.


Allen, David,. Miscellaneous letters, 1793-1945.

Miscellaneous letters, 1793-1945.

Includes a letter, 1793, from Richard Henry Lee to Richard Clough Anderson, concerning lands Anderson is surveying for Revolutionary War claims, especially those involving Lee's children who have inherited some claims. Also include a letter, 1836, from James Barbour to David Allen concerning his blooded horses and stock improvement; and a letter, 1883, from Fitzhugh Lee to Henry Cleveland concerning a letter of Robert E. Lee sent to Cleveland for facsimile reproduction. Also include letters, n.d., from Richard Harding Davis to Charles Belmont Davis concerning a visit to Lady Astor and her family at their country house and social news; and to Seymour Hicks concerning a visit to England, a possible writing project, family matters, and the perfidy of the Germans. Also include a letter, n.d., from Ellen Glasgow, New York, to Blanche Wolf Knopf offering condolences to Knopf for her mother's illness.

7 items.

Related Entities

There are 13 Entities related to this resource.

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sk28nd (person)

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 ...

Anderson, Richard C. (Richard Clough), 1750-1826

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6j67t2b (person)

Richard Clough Anderson was born on January 12, 1750 at Goldmine, Hanover County, Virgina, to Robert Anderson, the son of a Scottish immigrant, and Elizabeth Clough. Richard was educated at home and at the age of 16 entered into an apprenticeship with Patrick Coots, a local merchant. He served with the Hanover Minutemen and the 5th Virginia Regiment during the Revolutionary War, and participated in the early reconnaissance efforts near Trenton on Christmas Day, 1776; in June 1783, he was a chart...

Hicks, Seymour, 1871-1949

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pg22z0 (person)

Edward Seymour Hicks (1871-1949), British actor, manager, and author. He was active in building the Globe, Queen's, and Aldwych theaters. He married actress Ellaline Terriss. From the description of Seymour Hicks papers, 1815-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478180 Epithet: actor-manager and author Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x00021f ...

Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tq63cz (person)

Epithet: Mrs; of Add MS 37312 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000213.0x0001da American author, editor and war correspondent. From the description of Richard Harding Davis Letters concerning South Africa and the Boer War [manuscript], 1899-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 611582020 American newspaperman, war correspondent and novelist. From the description of Letter to Arthur...

Barbour, James, 1775-1842

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6862ndc (person)

Merchant from Virginia, grandfather of James Barbour, 1775-1842 From the guide to the James Barbour letter, 1781, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) James Barbour (1775-1842) was a Virginia planter and political figure. From the description of James Barbour correspondence, 1792-1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122408278 From the guide to the James Barbour correspondence, 1792-1848, (The New York Public Library. Manuscri...

Cleveland, Henry

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6k64v58 (person)

Knopf, Blanche Wolf.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tb1hgk (person)

Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mt4gv6 (person)

Born Nancy Witcher Langhorne, of Richmond, Va., and "Mirador," Albemarle co., Va. Married Robert Gould Shaw, 1897; divorced, 1903; one son, Robert Gould. Married Waldorf Astor (1879-1952) of Cliveden, Buckinghamshire, Eng., 1906; five children: William Waldorf (b. 1907), Nancy Phyllis Louise (b. 1909), Frances David Langhorne (b. 1912), Michael (b. 1916), and John Jacob (b. 1918). Elected first woman to Parliament, 1919, serving twenty-five years. From the description of Pa...

Lee, Fitzhubh, 1835-1905,

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m61vsh (person)

Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kd201f (person)

From the guide to the Jay Johns Papers, 1918-1974., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) Tall and aristocratic in bearing, Richard Henry Lee was an impassioned supporter of American independence in Virginia and later a prominent antagonist of the federal constitution. Born into one of the most prominent families in the colony on January 20, 1732, Lee was bred to a political life. The son of Thomas Lee, one-time president ...

Allen, David,

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dr34rs (person)

Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p26x4z (person)

American novelist. From the description of Letter, 1940 Apr. 25, Richmond, Va., to John W. Garley, Bayonne, N.J. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647808544 From the description of Letters to James J. Murray [manuscript], 1939-1943. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812081 American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Richmond, Va., to Dr. Kenneth Wood, 1942 December 14. (University of Virginia). W...

Davis, Charles Belmont, 1866-1926

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6j96hxg (person)

Charles Belmont Davis was an American writer. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, [1908]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191062367 ...