Papers of Beverley Dandridge Tucker [manuscript] 1853-1964.


Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Papers of Beverley Dandridge Tucker [manuscript] 1853-1964.

Papers of Beverley Dandridge Tucker [manuscript] 1853-1964.

Letters, 1853 April ? and May 27, and 1861 April 16 Jefferson Davis to Nathaniel Beverley Tucker offer regrets at failure to obtain a position, request Tucker's political affiliations, and speak of the press of official duties. A letter 1856 November 12, Paris, John Young Mason to Tucker, concerns a debt. A letter, 1861 August 7, "Camp on Valley Mountain" [Va.], John Augustine Washington to his daughter, Anna Maria Washington Tucker (Mrs. Rt. Rev. Beverley Dandridge Tucker), concerns his service as aide de camp to Robert Edward Lee, including a possible exchange of prisoners. A letter, 1861 September 14, "Camp on Valley Mountain" [Va.], Robert E. Lee to Anna Maria Washington Tucker concerns the death of John A. Washington. A letter [18--] July 25, "Mt. Vernon", Va., Eleanor Love Seldon Washington (Mrs. John Augustine Washington) to Mary L. Page, Georgetown, District of Columbia, discusses family news. The collection also contains "The Washington family," a speech by Beverly D. Tucker to the Society of the Cincinnati, 1964 October.

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