Papers of the Ambler and Barbour families [manuscript], 1772-1880.

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Ambler family. Papers of the Ambler and Barbour families [manuscript], 1772-1880.

Papers of the Ambler and Barbour families [manuscript], 1772-1880.

Personal and business papers of the families from Amherst and Orange Counties and Barboursville, largely of John Jaquelin Ambler and of his father-in-law, Philip Pendleton Barbour, deal with the estate Glen Ambler in Amherst. Papers of other family members include scattered letters of statesmen and public figures, ledgers and plantation accounts of Philip P. Barbour, the journal of John J. Ambler's "grand tour" of Europe, 1823-1826, and records of property settlements, marriages, and births in the Barbour family. A printed message by John C. Calhoun is included. Correspondents include James Barbour, James Lawrence Cabell, Antonio Canova, John Hartwell Cocke, William Pope Duval, Francis Walker Gilmer, Thomas Jefferson, the Marquis de Lafayette, Uriah Phillips Levy, Thomas Ritchie, Moncure Robinson, and Andrew Stevenson.

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Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866

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Fluvanna County, Va. planter, reformer, and University of Virginia Board of Visitors member. From the description of Papers : of John Hartwell Cocke, 1806-1866. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793405 Planter, agricultural reformer, and brigadier general in the War of 1812. From the description of Papers, 1825-1872. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39330821 The James River and Kanawha Company The creation of Virg...

Ambler, John Jacquelin, 1801-1854.

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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 ...

Barbour, Philip Pendleton, 1783-1841

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Jurist. From the description of Philip Pendleton Barbour correspondence, 1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450099 ...

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobi...

Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

Cabell, J. L. (James Lawrence), 1813-1889

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Confederate physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "General Hospital, Charlottesville," to Surgeon R. Kidder Taylor, 1863 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133389 Confederate hospital head, professor and chairman of the faculty at the University of Virginia. From the description of James Lawrence Cabell papers, 1876-1877, [Charlottesville, Virginia] (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35004506 University of Virginia profe...

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Levy, Uriah Phillips, 1792-1862

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Naval officer. From the description of Court martial proceedings and defense of Uriah Phillips Levy, 1842-1857. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014841 Uriah P. Levy (1792-1862) On April 22, 1792, Uriah Phillips Levy was born in Philadelphia, the third child of Michael and Rachel Levy. From a young age, Levy was known to be quick-tempered and proud, traits that would follow him his whole life. Throughout his childhood, Levy was heavily influenced by ...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Gilmer, Francis Walker, 1790-1826

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Virginia lawyer and educator. From the description of Notebook and journal, 1815-1822. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19647035 Francis Walker Gilmer was born 9 October 1790 at "Pen Park" in Albemarle County, Virginia, to George Gilmer (1742-1795) and Lucy Walker Gilmer (1751-1800). He received some of his education at Monticello from Martha Jefferson Randolph (1772-1836) and at a school run by James Ogilvie (1760-1820). Gilmer attended the College of William ...

Canova, Antonio, 1757-1822

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Italian sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to an unidentified "Excellence," possibly Talleyrand, 1814 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133670 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to John Trumbull, 1822 June 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134700 From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1790-1834. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78155641 Italian sculptor whose work is general...