Papers, 1623-1930.

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Tazewell family. Papers, 1623-1930.

Papers, 1623-1930.

Papers, 1623-1930, of the Tazewell family of Williamsburg, Virginia, and Norfolk, Virginia, consisting of the personal and family papers, including account books, accounts, advertisements, agreements, bills of sale, clippings, commissions, correspondence, deeds, diaries, essays, genealogies, insurance policies, judicial records, legal papers, notes, receipts, speeches, tax records, and wills. Collection is divided into following series: Series I: Papers, 1650-1890. Series II: Undated Papers, Correspondence, Legal Papers, Essays, Clippings, and Miscellaneous Papers. Series III: Diaries, Account Books, Family Sketches, 1650-1930. Series IV: Political Correspondence, 1794-1858. Series V: Wills, Legal Papers, Correspondence, and notes, 1673-1890. Series I: Papers, 1650-1890, contain the legal, political, business, and personal papers of the Tazewell family, mainly those of Henry Tazewell (1753-1799) and Littleton Waller Tazewell (1774-1860). Papers contain deeds from James City County, Northampton County and Norfolk, Virginia, as well as other counties; wills of members of the Tazewell family, and accounts of their plantations in James City County, Northampton County, and Princess Anne County, Virginia. Also includes the political correspondence of Henry Tazewell and Littleton Waller Tazewell, both of whom were senators from Virginia; Littleton Waller Tazewell also served as a congressman and as governor of Virginia. Also contains correspondence between John Nivison Tazewell (1807-1869) and Hugh Blair Grigsby (1806-1881) concerning the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1829-1830. Papers also include the personal papers of Littleton Waller Tazewell's children, including correspondence from Ann Tazewell Bradford (1817-1898) regarding the confiscation by the federal government of Sandhills Plantation in Princess Anne County during the Civil War. Series II: Undated papers, correspondence, legal papers, political essays, clippings, and miscellaneous papers. Contains political essays by and legal of Henry Tazewell; typescript copies of letters, 1782-1825, from Thomas Jefferson to Henry and Littleton Waller Tazewell; undated legal, business, political, and personal correspondence of Littleton Waller Tazewell; legal papers of Littleton Waller Tazewell; estate papers of Benjamin Taliaferro; papers related to Littleton Waller Tazewell's plantations in Northampton County; correspondence of John Nivison of Norfolk, Virginia; deeds and other legal papers; obituaries of William T. Nivison and of Littleton Waller Tazewell; remarks on the death of Jefferson Davis; and newspaper clippings. Series III: Diaries, Account Books, and Family Sketches, 1650-1930, contain a family sketch, 1823, written by Littleton Waller Tazewell; account books, 1820-1826, of Littleton Waller Tazewell; field notes for land grants in what became Northampton County from 1623 to 1629, made by Littleton Waller Tazewell in 1835; plantation books, 1836-1852, for King's Creek, Old Plantation, and New Quarter plantations in Northampton County; plantation books, 1829-1849, for Sandhills Plantation in Princess Anne County; diaries, 1847-1852, of John N. Tazewell; letterbook, 1829-1830, of John N. Tazewell; register, 1821-1854, of letters received by John N. Tazewell; household account book, 1836-1837, of Littleton Waller Tazewell; inscriptions from St. Paul's Church in Norfolk made by C. W. Tazewell; and typescripts of letters to Henry Tazewell and Littleton Waller Tazewell from Stephen Decatur, William B. Giles, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, William Ludwell Lee, and Benjamin Watkins Leigh, among others. Series IV: Political correspondence, 1794-1858, including letters, 1794-1798, from John Taylor to Henry Tazewell concerning national and Virginia politics, including the presidential election of 1796; letters, 1831-1834, from John Floyd to Littleton Waller Tazewell regarding national and Virginia politics, Andrew Jackson, and whether Tazewell will run for governor; letters, 1789-1830, from St. George Tucker, Henry St. George Tucker, and Beverley Tucker to Henry Tazewell and Littleton Waller Tazewell concerning national and Virginia politics; letters, 1841-1846, from Francis H. Smith to John N. Tazewell regarding the Virginia Military Institute; letters, 1832-1858, from John M. Patton to Littleton Waller Tazewell concerning national and Virginia politics and legal matters. Series V: Wills, Legal Papers, Notes, and Correspondence, 1623-1890. Contains copies of land patents, 1623-1675, which became Littleton Waller Tazewell's holdings in Northampton County; wills, 1656-1890, of members of the Tazewell family; depositions, 1759, for a case in King George County, Virginia; deeds, 1790, in Norfolk County; letters, 1822-1823, from Littleton Waller Tazewell to his sons Henry and John Nivison Tazewell concerning their education.

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