Argosy collection [manuscript], 1795-1893.

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Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855,. Argosy collection [manuscript], 1795-1893.

Argosy collection [manuscript], 1795-1893.

Letters, papers, portraits of Revolutionary and nineteenth century statesmen. Subjects dealt with in the letters include slavery, the currency question, agriculture, land grants, politics and government, the silver question, education, and religion.

103 items.

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Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895

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Badeau was a Union army general, an aide to General William T. Sherman, and a historian. From the description of Badeau, Adam, narrative. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23360819 American author and historian. From the description of Letter, 1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367573079 General, United States Army; biographer of Ulysses S. Grant. From the description of Correspondence, 1885, 1889. (Abraham Lincoln Presid...

Jones, William, 1760-1831

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U.S. secretary of the Navy, U.S. representative, Pennsylvania, and secretary of the Bank of the United States. From the description of Letter and portrait of William Jones, 1816. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423739 Benjamin Franklin Bache, the grandson of Benjamin Franklin, worked as a printer and journalist. From the guide to the Benjamin Franklin Bache papers, 1779-1793, 1779-1793, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Venable, A. W. (Abraham Watkins), 1799-1876

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Abraham Watkins Venable (1799-1876), the son of Mary S. Carrington and Samuel Woodson Venable, was born in Prince Edward County, Va.; educated at Hampden Sydney and Princeton; became a lawyer; and in 1824 married Isabella Alston Brown of Granville County, N.C. Venable moved to North Carolina in 1829 and became active in politics as a Democrat, serving as a presidential elector in 1832 and 1836 and in the United States House of Representatives, March 1847-March 1853, representing the fifth congre...

Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891

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Historian, author. From the description of Transcriptions of documents, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122583022 Wood engraver, author, editor. From the description of Benson J. Lossing papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576931 From the description of Papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519295 Benson John Lossing, editor, illustrator, and historian born in New York. Edited the Poughkeepsie Telegraph, Poughk...

Pennybacker, Isaac Samuels, 1805-1847

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Franklin, Isaac, 1789-1846

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Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911

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Stephen B. Elkins was a territorial legislator in New Mexico and later U. S. Senator from West Virginia. From the description of Stephen B. Elkins papers, 1869-1910. (New Mexico State University). WorldCat record id: 501085916 U.S. Senator and Sec. of War. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Elkins, West Virginia, to Harper & Brothers, 1891 Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613971 U.S. senator from West Virginia, U.S. represent...

Wickliffe, C. A. (Charles Anderson), 1788-1869

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Charles Anderson Wickliffe was born near Springfield, Kentucky, June 8, 1788. During the War of 1812, Wickliffe served as a private but was eventually promoted to aide-de-camp to Gen. Samuel Caldwell. He served as soldier and officer at the Battle of the Thames where an army of Kentuckians under congressman Richard M. Johnson defeated British and Indian forces and where the great Indian leader, Tecumseh, was killed. Wickliffe became commonwealth's attorney, state representative, and U.S. represe...

Causten, James H., 1788-1874

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Lawyer, from Washington, D.C. From the description of Scrapbook, 1816-1870. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19464979 ...

Republican Party (Va.)

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Gentry, M. P. (Meredith Poindexter), 1809-1866

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Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, 1781-1849

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Benjamin Watkins Leigh (1781-1849), a native of Chesterfield County, Virginia, was educated at William and Mary College, and practiced law in Petersburg and Richmond, Virginia. He was a member of the House of Delegates, supervised the revision of the Virginia Code in 1819, was a member of the 1829-30, Constitutional convention, and U.S. Senator. From 1829-1841 Leigh served as the reporter of the Supreme Court of Appeals. From the description of Letter : Washington D.C., to Thomas R. ...

Johnston, John W. (John Warfield), 1818-1889

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Lawyer, judge, and U.S. Senator, from Abingdon (Washington Co.), Va. From the description of Papers, 1778-1890. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19934075 ...

McLaurin, John, 1693-1754.

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Mitchell, James T. (James Tyndale), 1834-1915

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Virginia Midland Railway Company

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Reorganized in 1881 from Washington City, Virginia Midland, and Great Southern Railway Company; part of Richmond and Danville system (1881-1894); consolidated with Southern Railway Company (1894-1898); main line ran from Alexandria to Orange, Va., and from Charlottesville to Danville, Va. (203 miles). From the description of Records, 1881-1897. (Virginia Tech). WorldCat record id: 28411913 ...

Campbell, David, 1779-1859

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of David Campbell papers, 1838-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983517 Lawyer, Springfield, Illinois; brother and legal partner of Antrim Campbell; mayor, Springfield, 1843; Illinois attorney general, 1846-1848. From the description of Legal documents, 1846, 1847. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27989391 From the description of Letter: Springfield, [Ill., to Almeron] Wheat, 1847...

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....

Barbour, J. S. (John Strode), 1790-1855

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John Strode Barbour was born in 1790 in Culpeper Co., Va. He graduated from the College of William and Mary. After studying law, he was admitted to the bar. He served in Virginia House of Delegates. He served in U.S. Congress from 1823-1833 and was a member of the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1829/30. Barbour died in 1855. From the description of Letter, 1829 February 10, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to Editor of National Intelligencer. (College of William &am...

Virginia. Governor (1849-1852 : Floyd)

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John B. Floyd was the 30th governor of Virginia, serving from January 1, 1849 to January 16, 1852. From the guide to the Land Grant to John Swank, 1849 March 31, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) John Buchanan Floyd was the son of former governor John Floyd and Letitia Preston Floyd. Born at his family's estate of Smithfield in Blacksburg, Virginia, on 1 June 1806, Floyd was graduated from South Carolina College in 1826 and pra...

Patton, John M. (John Mercer), 1797-1858

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Johnson, Joseph, 1785-1877

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U.S. representative of Virginia. From the description of Letters of Joseph Johnson, 1824-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423985 ...

Dent, Henry, fl. 1834,

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Morgan, William Stephen, 1801-1878

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Hunton, Eppa, 1855-1932

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An Eppa Hunton IV Memorial Book Award was established at the University of Virginia School of Law in 1977 by the Richmond, Virginia law firm of Hunton & Williams, in honor of Eppa Hunton IV (UVa. '27). From the description of Papers concerning Dumas Malone [manuscript], 1974-1976. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647914220 ...

Withers, Robert Enoch, 1821-1907

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Senator from Virginia. From the description of Signature to printed form : Washington, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589920 ...

Virginia Military Institute

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On March 29, 1839 the General Aslsembly passed the final version of the act establishing a military school at the Lexington arsenal, where the students would protect the arms while pursuing educational courses. The School was named the Virginia Military Institute and is the nation's oldest state supported military college. The governor appointed nine members to the Board of Visitors to oversee the new school and they elected Claudius Crozet as president of the board and named Franci...

Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876

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Francis P. Blair, 1791-1876, was an influential Kentucky politician, and later, a Washington, D.C. newspaper editor. In 1814, Blair held the position of Franklin County Circuit Court Clerk, and in the 1820's was appointed Clerk of the New Court of Appeals. When the New Court collapsed, Blair became a writer for Amos Kendall's Argus of the Western America. Many pieces were printed in this publication supporting the election of Andrew Jackson over Henry Clay. From the description of Fr...

Tazewell, John N., 1807-1869.

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Fleming, Aretus Brooks, 1839-1932

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University of Virginia

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University of Virginia student from Lexington, Ky.; afterwards a Presbyterian minister and missionary to Brazil. From the description of Diploma awarded to John Rockwell Smith [manuscript], 1866 June 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647905124 Lt., C.S.A.; teacher, Norwood School, Nelson County, Va.; principal Select School, New York, N.Y. From the description of Diplomas of Waller Holladay [manuscript], 1858-1872. (University of Virginia). WorldC...

Gilliam, James Melville, 1811-1865,

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Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894

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James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of Commodore James Barron (1769-1851) and son of Wilton Hope and Jane Armistead (Barron) Hope (1791-1862). James Barron Hope graduated from the College of William and Mary. He practiced law and was the commonwealth's attorney for Norfolk. He married Annie Beverley Whiting (1825-1920) in 1857. The couple had two daughters, Jane ("Janey" or "Jennie") Barron Hope (b. 1859?) and Ann ("Nanny") Hope. James Barron Hope i...

Fitzhugh, Norman R., fl. 1834,

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Hunton, Eppa, 1822-1908

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Conrad, James, fl. 1848.

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Stuart, Archibald, 1795-1855

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D. B. Canfield and Company,

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Clark, John Chamberlain, 1793-1852

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Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855

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U.S. senator from Virginia. From the description of William Segar Archer correspondence, 1845-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449792 Politician, U.S. Congressman, 1820-35, U.S. Senator, 1841-47. From the guide to the William Segar Archer letter to Robert Gilmore, 1832, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia. From the description of Letter, 1823 March 1...

Barbour, John Strode, 1820-1892

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U.S. representative from Virginia. From the description of John Strode Barbour papers, 1839-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450116 Representative and a Senator from VA. From the guide to the John S. Barbour letter, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Rep. and Sen. from Virginia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Culpeper, Virginia, to an unknown correspondent, [18]84 Sept. 1. (Unkn...

Rives, John C. (John Cook), 1795-1864

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American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to R. Smith, 1834 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655239 Newspaper publisher, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1834-1877. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20121606 ...

John Hagan and Comapny,

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Mosby, John Singleton, 1833-1916

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Mosby was a practicing Virginia lawyer who joined the Confederate Army as a private and rose quickly through the ranks to a colonelcy through his brilliant successes as a cavalry officer. He formed a group of rangers who fought under the law of partisan warfare, seizing Union funds and supplies, and audaciously capturing General Stoughton at Fairfax Court House. From the description of Letters, 1861 June 18-1886 December 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407018 American ...

Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884

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Diplomat, Confederate officer, and U.S. Representative from Berkeley County, Va. (later W. Va.). From the description of Papers, 1815-1883. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19536991 Representative from Virginia and West Virginia. From the description of Signature clipped from the register of Brown's Hotel : Washington, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538814 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to t...

Duncan, Abner L., b. 1822,

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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...

Daniel, John W. (John Warwick), 1842-1910

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Daniel was born and educated at Lynchburg, Virginia, served in the Confederate Army and practised law afterwards. He was a member of Congress from 1885-1887 and a United States Senator from 1887-1910. From the description of Papers, 1849-1910 (inclusive), 1865-1910 (bulk). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122471372 John Warwick Daniel (1842-1910) was prominent in Virginia and national political circles. He served as a representative and senator both on a state ...

Cabell, Nathaniel Francis, 1807-1891

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Nathaniel Francis Cabell, 1807-1891, of Nelson County, Virginia, published numerous essays on agriculture and Swedenborgianism, edited the Jefferson and Cabell correspondence and the Lee papers, and wrote Cabell family histories. He married Anne Blaws Cocke, daughter of Gen. John Hartwell Cocke, and later married Mary M. Keller. See Alexander Brown, The Cabells and Their Kin (Harrisonburg, Va.: C.J. Carrier, 1978), pp. 657-660. From the description of Collection of papers relating to...

Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872

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Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908

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Wright, Marcus J. (Marcus Joseph), 1831-1922

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Wright, a Memphis, Tennessee lawyer, joined the Confederate army, and became a brigadier general in December 1862. After the war he collected material for the Official Records. From the description of Letter, July 7, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 477282755 Confederate general, author. From the description of Papers of Marcus Joseph Wright, 1872-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958249 Marcus Joseph ...

Conrad, David Holmes

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Strother, James French, 1811-1860

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Marion (Smyth Co.), Va. resident. From the description of Papers, 1841. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39100465 ...

Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876

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American lawyer and politician; governor of Virginia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to President Buchanan, 1857 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588282 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Thomas Teackle in Baltimore, 1841 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588600 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Richmond, to Col. T.H. Ellis, 1859 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588...

Southgate, William Wright, 1800-1849

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Leigh, Susan Colston, b.1792.

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McGrew, James Clark, 1813-1910,

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Atkinson, George Wesley, 1845-1925,

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Henningsen, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1815-1877

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Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878

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U.S. senator from Virginia and West Virginia. From the description of John S. Carlile papers, 1865-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452955 United States Senator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wheeling, [West] Virginia, to President Lincoln, 1861 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134341 American lawyer; Senator from West Virgina. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Clarksburg, West Virginia, to P...

Combs, Leslie, 1793-1881

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American soldier and politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to C.E. Lester, 1845 Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527027 Public official of Kentucky. From the description of Leslie Combs papers, 1831-1848. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453976 Lawyer, politician, and soldier. From the description of Letters, 1831-1874. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49200558 ...

Virginia. Governor (1846-1849 : Smith)

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Governor William Smith was the third son of Colonel Caleb Smith and was born in King George County on 7 September 1797. Smith studied at the English and Classical School of Thomas Nelson in Hanover County, Virginia, and continued to study law under Thomas L. Moore in Warrenton, Virginia. Following his training and education, Smith practiced law in Culpeper County beginning in 1818. A supporter of the Democratic-Republican party in the 1820s, Smith was later elected in 1836 to two te...

Brooke, Robert, 1761?-1800

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Va. governor. From the description of Papers, 1795-1796. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38745061 ...

Hubbard, C. D. (Chester Dorman), 1814-1891

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Jackson, John, 1820-1903

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Lewis, John Francis, 1818-1895

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Va. politician. From the description of Correspondence, 1874-1894. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36200110 ...

Whig Party (U.S.)

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Roane, William Henry, 1787-1845

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U.S. Senator and grandson of Patrick Henry; resident of Richmond, Va. From the description of Papers, 1838-1839. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20115918 ...

Conrad, Robert Young, 1810-1858,

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Fendall, Philip Ricard, 1794-1868

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Attorney, of Alexandria (formerly Alexandria Co., now Arlington Co.), Va., and Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1658-1962. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19646999 From the description of Letters, 1779-1916. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421935 Washington, D.C., District Attorney, 1841-1845, 1849-1853. From the description of Correspondence of Philip R. Fendall [manuscript], 1813-1841, bulk 1813-1817. (Un...

Page, John, 1744-1808

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John Page (1744 – October 11, 1808) was a figure in early United States history. He served in the U.S. Congress and as Governor of Virginia. From the guide to the Memorandum, 1775, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) John Page was born and lived at Rosewell Plantation in Gloucester County, Virginia. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1763, where he was a friend and the closest college classmate of Thomas Jefferson. He became...

Johnston, John W. (John Warfield), 1818-1889

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Lawyer, judge, and U.S. Senator, from Abingdon (Washington Co.), Va. From the description of Papers, 1778-1890. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19934075 ...

Virginia. Governor (1794-1796 : Brooke)

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Robert Brooke (died 27 February 1800) served as governor of Virginia from 1794 to 1796 . From the guide to the Land Grant, 1795 December 28, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) Robert Brooke (died 27 February 1800) served as governor of Virginia from 1794 to 1796. From the guide to the Land Grant, 1795 April 30, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) ...

Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887

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Journalist and author. From the description of Ben Perley Poore commonplace book, 1837-1940. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70949739 Author and editor. From the description of Letters of Benjamin Perley Poore, 1852-1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449406 Benjamin Perley Poore (1820-1887) was a newspaper correspondent, editor, and author who lived and worked mainly in Washington, D.C. He was born and raised on "Indian Hi...

Bowden, Lemuel Jackson, 1815-1864.

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Sweeny, George, 1796-1877

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Warner, A. J. (Adoniram Judson), 1834-1910

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Educator and Union officer, of Pennsylvania, and U.S. Representative from Ohio (1879-81, 1883-87). From the description of Papers, 1858-1903 / Adoniram Judson Warner. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 19732864 ...

Southard, Samuel L. (Samuel Lewis), 1787-1842

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. senator from and governor of New Jersey. From the description of Papers of Samuel L. Southard, 1809-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77961420 Secretary of the navy. From the description of Letter : from several correspondents, 1825 Jan. 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28996223 Samuel L. Southard (1787-1842) was a prominent U.S. statesman of the early 19th century. He served as a New Jersey Senator from...

Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company

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Incorporated in Virginia in 1848 to build a railroad from Gordonsville to Alexandria, Va.; consolidated in 1867 with Manassas Gap Railroad Company to form Orange, Alexandria, and Manassas Gap Railroad Company. From the description of Records, 1855-1867. (Virginia Tech). WorldCat record id: 28409349 ...

Call, Daniel, approximately 1765-1840

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Richmond, Va., lawyer. From the description of Papers : of Daniel Call, 1772-1844. (Valentine Richmond Historical Center). WorldCat record id: 29551533 ...

Virginia. Land Office

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After the conclusion of the French and Indian War, the British government issued a proclamation designed to prevent clashes between the settlers and Indians. This proclamation of 1763 forbid settlement west of the Alleghany mountains. From the description of List of complete military warrants under the Proclamation of 1763 from the Virginia Land Office,. (Library of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 318646134 The act which established the Land Office passed the General Assembly...

Barber family.

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Badger, George Edmund, 1795-1866

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George E. Badger, superior court judge, secretary of the Navy, and U.S. senator, 1844-1855, of Raleigh, N.C. From the description of George Edmund Badger papers, 1827-1864. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 22979255 From the guide to the George Edmund Badger Papers, 1827-1864, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) American jurist; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1841; U.S. Senator from North Carolina 1846-185...

Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900

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United States Senator for West Virginia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Morgantown, West Va., to President Garfield, 1881 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587874 First United States Senator from West Virginia; delegate to the Virginia Convention, 1861, voting against secession; author of the Willey Amendment, a compromise on the question of freedom for West Virginia slaves that assured West Virginia's acceptance into the Union. From t...

Coalter, Frances Bland Tucker, 1779-1813,

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Taliaferro, John, 1768-1852

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Representative from Virginia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Joseph Gales, Jr., 1838 Jul. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270579138 ...

Faulkner, Charles J. (Charles James), 1847-1929

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U.S. Senator, from Berkeley Co., W. Va. From the description of Papers, 1876-1897. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19536916 ...

Eppes, John Wayles, 1773-1823

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U.S. senator and representative of Virginia. From the description of John Wayles Eppes correspondence, 1813-1818. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009909 Member, Virginia House of Delegates, 1801-1803, U.S. House of Delegates, 1803-1811, 1813-1817, and U.S. Senate, 1817-1819; nephew and son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson; from Buckingham Co., Va. From the description of Papers, 1807-1819. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19406188 ...

Giles, William Branch, 1762-1830

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American legislator; Governor of Virginia. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : "Wigwam" [Amelia County, Va.], to Thomas Jefferson, 1823 May 4 and Sept. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589278 Virginia governor and U.S. senator and congressman. From the description of Letter : Washington, William Branch Giles to William Jones, 1802 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136167 William Branch Giles (12 August 1762–...

Beirne, Andrew, 1771-1845,

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Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863

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John Swank, a native of Augusta County, Va., settled near Singers Glen, Rockingham County, Va., where he lived until his death just before the outbreak of the Civil War. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and is buried at St. John's [Lutheran Church, Rockingham County.]. From the description of Land grant, 1849 March 31, to John Swank. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 15347747 Biographical note: Politician; John Buchanan Floyd was Governor of Virgi...

Lee, Ludwell, 1760-1836

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Mahone, William, 1826-1895

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Confederate Army officer, railroad administrator, politician. From the description of Papers, 1853-1895; (bulk 1876-1892). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23371607 Politician and senator, leader in "Readjuster" movement to readjust state debt. From the description of Letter : Petersburg, to Merideth Watson, Nottoway County, 1880 April 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122539121 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia...

Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900

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United States Senator for West Virginia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Morgantown, West Va., to President Garfield, 1881 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587874 First United States Senator from West Virginia; delegate to the Virginia Convention, 1861, voting against secession; author of the Willey Amendment, a compromise on the question of freedom for West Virginia slaves that assured West Virginia's acceptance into the Union. From t...

Smith, William, 1797-1887

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Virginia governor. From the description of Letter : Warrenton, Va., 1856 October 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 29734105 From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Warrenton, Va., 1856 October 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647835143 From the description of Letter [manuscript], 1860 October 10, Richmond to A.R. Blakey [Madison Court House]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823159 Governor of Virginia....

Bates, Phineas, fl. 1875,

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Speece, Conrad, 1776-1836

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Pratt, John, 1753-1824

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Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868

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William Cabell Rives was the son of Robert and Margaret Jordan (Cabell) Rives. He was educated at Hampden-Sydney College and at the College of William and Mary where he graduated in 1809. He studied law and politics under Thomas Jefferson. Rives served in the War of 1812 and in the Virginia House of Delegates. After his marriage, he lived at "Castle Hill," Albemarle County, Va. Rives served in the U. S. House of Representatives, 1823-1829 and in the U. S. Senate. He also was minister to France a...

Grosvenor, Thomas Peabody, 1778-1817

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U.S. representative from New York and lawyer. From the description of Letter of Thomas Peabody Grosvenor, 1813. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450584 ...

Davis, Henry G. (Henry Gassett), 1807-1896

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Republican Party (Va.). State Committee.

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Smith, Francis H. (Francis Henney), 1812-1890

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Professor and later superintendent, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, Va. From the description of Correspondence, 1834-1869. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314731 Owner of a boot and shoe store in Erie, Michigan. From the description of Francis G.C. Smith account books, 1881-1883. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421926 Francis Henney Smith was born 18 October 1812, the son of Francis Smith and Ann Marsden Smith, of...

Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820

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Governor of the Mississippi Territory and army officer. From the description of Winthrop Sargent papers, 1790-1815 (bulk 1798-1799). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980393 Winthrop Sargent was governor of the Mississippi Territory. From the description of Surveys, 1754-1807. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122579743 Soldier and territorial administrator. Born in Gloucester, Mass., and educated at Harvar...

Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901

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Mormon missionary, author, politician and First Counselor of the Mormon Church. From the description of Letter, 1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461544 Latter-day Saint Church apostle. From the description of Letter, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1888 November 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86146508 From the guide to the Letter, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1888, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Utah businessman and an apostle in the Mormon Church...