Virginia political miscellany, 1847-1914.


Cowper, S. P. C., fl. 1851,. Virginia political miscellany, 1847-1914.

Virginia political miscellany, 1847-1914.

Letter, 1847 April 10, W.E. Hinton, Petersburg, Va., to Navy Secretary John Y. Mason, concerning a dragoon captaincy for his brother John, currently in New Mexico with Col. Doniphan. Letter, 1851 September 24, Washington, John S. Gallaher to S.P.C. Cowper offers encouragement on an unknown [political?] matter. [Draft?] letter, 1875 January 8, Robert W. Hughes, Alexandria, Va., to the President [Andrew Johnson], recommending D.W. Lewis as a "staunch Union man and Republican ..." Letter, 1878 July 9, James B. Sener, Fredericksburg, Va., to unnamed recipient stating he will call and asks on whose recommendation General Heth was appointed an agent of the Treasury Dept. Letter, 1914 March 8, Edward Watts Saunders, Washington, D.C., to H.C. Gravely, Martinsville, Va., regarding post office appointments.

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Lewis, D. W., fl. 1868. (person)

Mason, John Y. (John Young), 1799-1859 (person)

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Gallaher, John S., fl. 1851, (person)

Hughes, Robert W. (Robert William), 1821-1901 (person)

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Saunders, Edward W. (Edward Watts), 1860-1921 (person)

Rocky Mount, Va. politician, and judge of the 4th Circuit Court. From the description of Papers of Edward W. Saunders [manuscript] 1873-1921. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647946465 ...

Hinton, W. E., fl. 1847, (person)

Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 (person)

Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...

Hinton, John, fl. 1847. (person)

Gravely, H. C., (person)

Sener, James B., fl. 1878, (person)

Doniphan, Alexander William, 1840-1858 (person)

Heth, Henry, 1825-1899 (person)

United States Army officer and Confederate States of America general; of Chesterfield County and Richmond, Va. From the description of Papers of Henry Heth [manuscript], 1758-1942. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647854522 ...

Cowper, S. P. C., fl. 1851, (person)