Papers of the Randolph family of Edgehill and Wilson Cary Nicholas [manuscript], 1765-1869.

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Bacon, Edmund, b. 1785,. Papers of the Randolph family of Edgehill and Wilson Cary Nicholas [manuscript], 1765-1869.

Papers of the Randolph family of Edgehill and Wilson Cary Nicholas [manuscript], 1765-1869.

The collection correspondence between Thomas Jefferson and the following: Francis Eppes, Thomas Walker, Maria Jefferson Randolph, Francis Walker, James Strange, Matthew Maury, Thomas Mann Randolph, Wilson Cary Nicholas, John Barnes, Dabney Carr, Edmund Bacon, Patrick Gibson, James Madison, Martin Dawson, and John Steele. Also included are maps of Germany, a map dividing Albemarle County, Jefferson's map of the James and Fluvanna Rivers from Richmond to Monticello, Jefferson's notes on Monticello, his deed of slaves to Thomas Mann and Martha Randolph, and a marriage contract between Charles Bankhead and Anne Cary Randolph. The Nicholas papers contain letters to Robert C. Nicholas, discssing his business and shipping endeavors, particularly from John Norton of the firm John Norton and Son, merchants of London. There are occasional references to the political situation, including an apology from Norton for signing an address in support of the King. Other topics include the introduction of copper coinage and slave hiring. The Duke of Beaufort, Coloniel Richard Corbin, and Richard Oswald are mentioned briefly. Correspondence of Wilson Cary Nicolas discusses Nicholas's increasingly distressed financial affairs, business endeavors, family matters, western (Kentucky) land, national politics including the elections of 1800, 1804, and 1808, governorship of Virginia, foreign affairs including the War of 1812, high taxes caused by the War of 1812; the Second Bank of the U. S.; and the settlement of George Nicholas's estate. Of interest are letters from Joseph C. Cabell on Jefferson's trade embargo; John Guerrant on the Virginia Militia; James Monroe discussing his plans to travel to the 'western country' and purchase of land near Charlottesville; Nelson Nicholas on studies at the College of William and Mary; Peggy Nicholas on a rumored slave uprising and correct punishment for a young girl; Robert Carter Nicholas on the situation at Fort George; Wilson Cary Nicholas, Jr., on a county fair; Richard Randolph on a shipment of flour stopped by the Committee of Safety and a claim on the same rejected by Patrick Henry; Edmund Randolph on changes to the Constitution which would extend its powers, and Samuel Smith on the Miranda affair and the Burr trial. Several letters mention slaves and slave sales. Other correspondents include James Breckinridge, William Brockenbrough, William A. Burwell, Joseph C. Cabell, William H. Cabell, Dabney Carr, Thomas Fairfax, Albert Gallatin, William B. Giles, George Hairston, Bishop James Madison, John Mason, James Morrison, George Nicholas, Philip Nicholas, Peyton Randolph, Thomas Mann Randolph, Spencer Roane, George William Smith, John Smith, Robert Smith, Samuel Smith, John Taylor of Caroline, Abram Trigg. There are brief mentions of George Logan, James Madison, John Marshall, Commodore John Rodgers, and Littleton Waller Tazewell. Legal and financial papers include bills of sale, bills of exchange, bills of lading, receipts, invoices, promissory notes, land grants, indentures, wills, lottery tickets, speeches on the salary and compensation of the keeper of the penitentiary, and on internal improvements, and notes by Wilson C. Nicholas on militia, currency, military bounties, pardons, slaves and land. Document signers include Isaac Coles, James Leitch, and John Page. Also incudes a biographical sketch of George Nicholas and information on the Ambler family. Militia papers include commissions, returns, orders, lists of fines and instructions regarding an Indian campaign, 1775. Several pertain to the 47th Virginia Militia Regiment from Albemarle County. Papers of the Randolph family of Edgehill concern land sales, legal matters and family news, Of interest are a copy of a letter from Thomas Jefferson; a letter to John M. Perry and James Dinsmore re plans for the University of Virginia; a letter from Richard Kidder Meade on the morality of dancing; letters from Joseph Coolidge on publication of Thomas Jefferson's works and possible arrangements by Lafayette for translation and publication in France; letters from Robert C. Nicholas on the Sub Treasury bill; G.W. Randolph on his Civil War service together with receipts from the Quartermaster's Dept. signed by T. J. Randolph; and letters concerning the Soldiers' Christian Association. Correspondents include H. I. Bowditch, Francis Eppes, Thomas W. Gilmer, Martha Randolph (Patsey), Bernard Peyton, Sarah Nicholas Randolph, Thomas Ritchie, William Starke, and Thomas Jefferson Randolph Taylor. The collection also contains an announcement of the first session of the University of Virginia; a photostat of a list in Jefferson's hand [1811?] of current prices for tobacco from Virginia, Maryland and Kentucy, cotton and rice found with a John Barnes letter; an undated petition to the General Assembly for education slaves before manumission; draft articles/ notes on military bounties and presidential pardons; a Jefferson lottery ticket; and a ghost story. Drawings, maps and surveys include drawings of stands or tables, a plan for a well winch and two views of an unidentified piece of machinery and a hand-painted woodcut of Adair, Ireland. There are also maps and/or surveys of lands in Albemarle and Bedford counties, particularly Jefferson's survey surveys of his property in Albemarle; plat of Edgehill as surveyed by Achille Broadhead; a map of Albemarle County,showing St. Anne's Parish, 1777; and a a survey and plat in Bedford county;

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Brockenbrough, William, 1778-1838.

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Bankhead, Chas. L. (Charles Lewis), 1785-1835

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Plantation owner of Albemarle County, Va., and grandson-in-law to Thomas Jefferson. From the description of Farm account book [manuscript], 1813-1828. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647849371 From the description of Farm account book, 1813-1828. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32671949 ...

Virginia. Committee of Safety.

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Morrison, James, 1755-1823

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Biographical note: James Morrison, a native of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, served as an officer during the Revolutionary War and subsequently as a sheriff of Cumberland County prior to coming to Lexington, Kentucky in 1792. Having entered into business here as a merchant, he was appointed land commissioner by Isaac Shelby, and in 1797 represented Fayette County in the Kentucky legislature. Thereafter, he served as navy agent and as deputy quartermaster general during the War of...

Dawson, Martin, fl. 1820,

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Randolph, George Wythe, 1818-1867

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Confederate secretary of war. From the description of Letter : to Bettie D. George, Charlottesville, Va., 1862 September 25. (Charlottesville-Albemarle History Collection). WorldCat record id: 29536517 Army general and Secretary of War for the Confederate States of America. From the description of George Wythe Randolph letter, 1862 July 17. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 259801913 ...

Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849

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Diplomat and U.S. secretary of the treasury. From the description of Albert Gallatin papers, 1783-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82919649 Albert Gallatin was a member of the Pennsylvania State House of Representatives (1790-1792), a U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania (1795-1801), Secretary of the Treasury (1801-1814), and Minister Plenipotentiary to France (1815-1823) and Great Britain (1826-1827). From the description of Albert Gallatin letter, 1803 Oct....

Bank of the United States (1816-1836)

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In 1816, the Bank of the United States was rechartered, the first charter having expired in 1811, in an attempt to stabilize the national currency. Within the first three years, the bank was nearly ruined due to mismanagement. Langdon Cheves was elected president of its board of directors in 1819 and restored the bank's credit. In 1822, he resigned the post and was succeeded by Nicholas Biddle. The national charter for the bank expired in 1836, but Biddle kept the bank in operation until 1841, u...

Strange, James, 1753-1840

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Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1787-1856

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Born in Hanover, Va., son of Va. governor Wilson Cary Nicholas. Officer in War of 1812. Moved to Louisiana in 1820 as a sugar planter and later became a U.S. senator. From the description of ALS : Fort George, to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 1813 Aug. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380634 Robert Carter Nicholas served in the War of 1812 as a captain and major, attended the College of William and Mary, then moved to Louisiana in 1820 and became a sugar ...

Gibson, Patrick, active 1817

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Guerrant, John, 1760-1813,

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Dinsmore, James, circa 1771-1830,

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Armstrong, John, 1758-1843

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) American soldier and diplomat. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Michael O'Mealy, agent of the American merchant, ...

Bryan, Andrew

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Nicholas, Nelson, fl. 1811-1813,

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Marshall, John, 1755-1835

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John Marshall (1755-1835) was born near Germantown, Prince William (currently Fauquier) County, Virginia on 24 September 1755 to parents Thomas Marshall and Mary Randolph Keith. From 1775-1781, Marshall served in the Continental Army and fought in the Revolutionary War. During the spring and summer of 1780, Marshall attended classes at the College of William and Mary and received his license to practice law. After the war, he moved to Richmond, Virginia and began his practice. Marshall married M...

Smith, George William, 1762-1811,

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Randolph, Thomas M. (Thomas Mann), 1768-1828

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Congressman; governor of Virginia; son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson. From the description of Letters : Washington, D.C., to Dr. William Bache, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1804 February 11 and November 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793170 U.S. Congressman, 1803-1807; governor of Virginia, 1819-1822; and son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson; from Albemarle Co., Va. From the description of Letters, 1813-1825. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record ...

Mason, John, 1766-1849

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Nicholas, Margaret.

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Smith, John, 1750-1836

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U.S. representative from Virginia, public official, and army officer. From the description of John Smith correspondence, 1808 March 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980482 ...

Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780

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Member, Virginia House of Burgesses and Virginia House of Delegates, judge. From the description of Letter, 1773 August 27, Williamsburg, Va., to an unidentified recipient [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825639 Epithet: Commissioner of Excise British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000216.0x0000dd Virginia public official. From the description of Receipt ...

Corbin, Richard, d. 1787.

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Coles, Isaac A., 1780-1841

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Coolidge, Joseph, 1798-1879

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Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of Letters of Littleton Waller Tazewell [manuscript], 1795-1836. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816521 U.S. senator from Virginia, 1824-1832; governor of Virginia, 1834-1836. From the description of AL (draft), [1829 Feb.], Washington, D.C., to Andrew Jackson. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 145506931 Governor of Virginia; United States Senator. From the descri...

Hollins, John, fl. 1805-1819,

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Rodgers, John, 1773-1838

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U.S. Naval officer. From the description of Letter, 1812, Jan. 6 : Newport, Rhode Island, to William P.C. Barton. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992827 President of the United States Board of Navy Commissioners. From the description of Letters, 1818-1831. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70926243 John Rodgers was born in Maryland in 1773. He joined the Navy in the 1790s and served in the Quasi War with France, th...