Papers, 1836-1899, of the Robinson family of Richmond, Va.

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Robinson family. Papers, 1836-1899, of the Robinson family of Richmond, Va.

Papers, 1836-1899, of the Robinson family of Richmond, Va.

Include letterbook, 1853 July 16-October 17, of Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., attorney Conway Robinson (kept while traveling in Belgium, England, France, Germany, and Switzerland) and correspondence, 1836-1881 (concerning, in part, the death of his son, Cary Robinson, while fighting for the Confederacy). Also, include correspondence, 1863-1864, of Conway Robinson's wife Mary Susan Selden (Leigh) Robinson concerning family life and, in part, the death of Cary Robinson. Also, include correspondence, 1864, of Conway's brother Moncure Robinson with his sister Octavia (Robinson) Haxall concerning their brother. Also, include correspondence, 1863-1864, of Robert E. Lee with Louisa Triplett (Haxall) Harrison, and Cary Robinson concerning a furlough granted to Robinson from the Confederate States Army of Northern Virginia.

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Robinson, Conway, 1805-1884

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Lawyer, of Richmond, Va. From the description of Papers, 1830-1833. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20115973 Conway Robinson, jurist, legal scholar, and historian. Having practiced law in Richmond, Robinson was a reporter in the Virginia court of appeals in 1842-1844. In 1846-1849, he took part in revision of the civil and criminal code of Virginia, and in 1852 he was elected to represent Richmond in the House of Delegates. In 1860 he moved to the Vineyard, hi...

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 ...

Robinson, Moncure, 1802-1891

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Moncure Robinson was born in Richmond, Va. He was educated at the College of William and Mary and at the Sorbonne where he studied to be a civil engineer. He was a railroad planner and builder and a railroad and steamboat owner. His most noted project was the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad. He retired from engineering work in 1847. From the description of Papers, 1787-1890. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 20269904 ...

Robinson family.

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Represented are lawyer Conway Robinson (1805-1884) of Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C., his wife Mary Susan Selden (Leigh) Robinson (1816-1900), and their son Cary Robinson (1843-1864); and Conway's brother Moncure Robinson (1802-1891) and sister Octavia (Robinson) Haxall (1814-1892). From the description of Papers, 1836-1899, of the Robinson family of Richmond, Va. (Virginia Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 56999466 ...

Confederate States of America. Army. Dept. of Northern Virginia.

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Haxall, Octavia Robinson, 1814-1892.

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Harrison, Louisa Triplett Haxall, 1847-1911.

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Robinson, Mary Susan Selden Leigh, 1816-1900.

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Confederate states of America. Army

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The Savannah Ordnance Depot, Savannah, Georgia, was organized as a field depot during the Civil War. In April 1864, it became the Savannah Arsenal under the supervision of the Chief of Ordnance. From the description of Savannah Ordnance Depot employment roll, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477938 The Confederate States of America Army may have created the position of Purchasing Commissary of Subsistence to oversee the distribution of food and other supplies to the Co...

Robinson, Cary, 1843-1864.

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