Papers of the Randolph family of Edgehill [manuscript] 1749(1790-1850)1886.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Papers of the Randolph family of Edgehill [manuscript] 1749(1790-1850)1886.

Papers of the Randolph family of Edgehill [manuscript] 1749(1790-1850)1886.

Containing papers of the allied Nicholas family and Jefferson family. The collection includes 64 letters from Thomas Jefferson and 375 to him relating to family affairs, management of Monticello and his financial relations. Letters from John Taylor of Caroline to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 1806-1808, contain important material on politics; a group of letters of George Wythe Randolph, Secretary of War of the Confederacy, contain copies of his correspondence with Jefferson Davis and other Confederate leaders. The bulk of the papers after 1820 consists of the correspondence of George Wythe Randolph, his brother Thomas Jefferson Randolph and wife Jane Nicholas Randolph, and their children, particulary Mary Buchanan Randolph and A draft copy of the will of Martha Jefferson Randolph, April 18, 1834 is included. The collection includes deeds, plats, patents, and other legal papers concerning lands in Albemarle, Fluvanna, Goochland, Henrico, and Powhatan Counties, several of which establish the chain of title to Edgehill. Deeds for land owned by the Randolph Family (Richard Randolph, Jr., Thomas Mann Randolph, Thomas Jefferson Randolph), the Eppes Family (Francis Eppes, Richard Eppes, and William Eppes), and the Nicholas Family (John Nicholas, George Nicholas, and Robert Carter Nicholas.) Of interest is a plat of the town of Beverley, Henrico County, surveyed by Peter Jefferson (1751 June 6) and a survey of Thomas Bryan Martin's land (1762 March 29) The survey is of the Manor of Greenway Court, a tract of 8840 acres in Frederick County granted to Martin by Thomas Lord Fairfax, made in connection with the lawsuit of Thomas B. Martin vs. Peter Wolf, defendant in an ejection suit. (Perhaps used after 1762 in an early case, not listed in T. J.'s Case Book.). Correspondents include John Adams, John Barnes, Charles L. Bankhead, James Breckenridge, James Brown, Dabney S. Carr, Peter Carr, Charles Clay, Henry Clay, Ellen Coolidge, Joseph Coolidge, Tench Coxe, Andrew Donald, Francis Eppes, John Wayles Eppes, Maria Jefferson Eppes, Edward Everett, Albert Gallatin, Elbridge Gerry, George Gilmer, Burgess Griffin, Alexander Hamilton, Richard Hanson, John Harvie, Thaddeus Kosciuszko, Marie Joseph Paul Marquis de Lafayette, Richard Henry Lee, Nicholas Lewis, James Lyle, James Madison, Philip Mazzei, James Maury, James Monroe, Robert Morris, Timothy Pickering, Thomas Pinckney, Anne Cary Randolph, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Thomas Mann Randolph, Sr., Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., William Short, Samuel Smith, Nicholas P. Trist, Virginia Randolph Trist, Thomas Walker, George Washington, Eli Whitney, James Wilson, and George Wythe.

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Congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state. From the description of Papers 1812-1849. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 704551603 Henry Clay was born in Hanover Co., Va. in 1777 and died in 1852. He served as United States Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) and was elected to the Senate in 1831. John Randolph (1773-1831) was an American statesman known as John Randolph of Roanoke. He was born in Prince George Co., Va. Randolph's fiery denun...

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Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

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Randolph, Thomas Jefferson, 1792-1875

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Jefferson family.

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Coolidge, Joseph, 1798-1879

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Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849

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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 ...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Hanson, Richard

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Eppes, Maria, 1778-1804

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Taylor, John, 1753-1824

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Smith, Samuel

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Gilmer, George, 1743-1792

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Randolph, Martha Jefferson, 1772-1836

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Daughter of Thomas Jefferson. From the description of Letters to Virginia Jefferson Randolph Trist [manuscript], 1833 October 10 and 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844212 ...

Carr, Dabney, 1773-1837

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Lewis, Nicholas, 1734-1808,

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Randolph, George Wythe, 1818-1867

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Eppes, Francis, 1747-1808.

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Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814

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American statesman. From the description of Copy of a letter : Paris, to the Minister of Foreign Affairs [Talleyrand], 1798 Apr. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269595261 From the description of Letter, 1790 June 18, New York, to John Hancock, [Boston]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 15174967 Declaration of Independence signer from Massachusetts. From the description of Letter to [James Warren] and portrait, 1776 June 15. (University of Virgi...

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Kościuszko, Tadeusz, 1746-1817

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Trist, Nicholas Philip, 1800-1874

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U. S. diplomat; grandson-in-law of Thomas Jeferson. From the description of N. P. Trist letter to Henry Carey [manuscript] 1869 Apr. 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647946227 Nicholas Philip Trist attended West Point; was a Louisiana planter, 1821-1824; U.S. State Department clerk, 1828-1834; consul to Havana, Cuba, 1834-1840; State Department chief clerk, 1845-1847; and chief negotiator of the treaty ending the Mexican War, 1847. He was also a lawyer and pa...

Barnes, John, fl. 1792-1805.

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Factor for Thomas Jefferson. From the description of Letter to an unidentified correspondent [manuscript], 1792 October 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823781 ...

Short, William, 1759-1849

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William Short was born in Surry County, Virginia, in 1759, the son of William Short and Elizabeth (Skipwith) Short. He graduated in 1779 from the College of William and Mary where he had been one of the founders of Phi Beta Kappa. He acted as Thomas Jefferson's private secretary in Paris and as secretary of legation and charge d'affairs. He was minister to The Hague. He participated in negotiations of the Pinchney Treaty with Spain. Short died in 1849. From the guide to the William S...

Wilson, James Q.

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Army officer. From the description of Orderly book of James Wilson, 1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066712 Sheriff, Cochise County, Ariz. From the description of Oral history interview, 1973 [sound recording]. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 45076926 ...

Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824

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Political economist and Pennsylvania delegate to U.S. Continental Congress. From the description of Tench Coxe correspondence, 1786-1790. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145397535 Political economist, Continental Congressman, U.S. Treasury official. From the description of ALS : to Samuel M. Fox, [s.d.]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138965 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to John S. Skinner, 1821 Mar. 22. (Rosenbach M...

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...

Nichols family.

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Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794

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Delegate from Virginia to the First Continental Congress. Schuyler was one of the four major generals in the Continenetal Army and delegate to the Continental Congress. Father-in-law to Alexander Hamilton. From the description of Letters, 1775. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41417645 Richard Henry Lee was a staunch defender of colonial rights and was aligned with Patrick Henry as a strong opponent of the Stamp Act. From the description of Richard Henry L...

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 ...

Clay, Charles, fl. 1779-1816,

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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 ...

Taylor, Olivia, Miss.

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Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

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Timothy Pickering (b. July 17, 1745, Salem, MA–d. January 29, 1829, Salem, MA) was a politician from Massachusetts who served as the third United States Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams. He also represented Massachusetts in both houses of Congress as a member of the Federalist Party. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Pickering began a legal career after graduating from Harvard University. He won election to the Massachusetts General Court and served as a cou...

Coolidge, Ellen Wayles Randolph, 1796-1876

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Granddaughter of Thomas Jefferson. From the description of Correspondence of Ellen Wayles Randolph Coolidge, 1810-1861. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51207509 ...

Adams, John, 1859-1941

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Confederate States of America. War Dept.

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E. W. Hubard was in the 4th Virginia Calvary or the 6th Virginia Calvary. No further information was found on L. W. Hastings. From the guide to the Confederate States of America, War Department, Account Sheets, 1864, (Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.) ...

Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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U.S. senator and representative, from Massachusetts; president of Harvard (1846-1849); Secretary of State (1852-1853). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Edward Everett to R.M.T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410779 American educator and statesman. From the description of ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1830-1857. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156129 Everett was...

Randolph, Cary Anne.

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Carr, Peter, 1770-1815,

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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 ...

Lyle, James R.

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Trist, Virginia Jefferson Randolph, 1801-1882

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Randolph, Thomas Mann, 1741-1793

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Thomas Mann Randolph was born 1 October 1768 at Tuckahoe in Henrico County, Virginia, to Thomas Mann Randolph (1740-1793) and Anne Cary Randolph (1745-1789). Educated by private tutors until age 16, Randolph studied at the University of Edinburg from 1785 to 1788. He returned to Virginia and settled in Albemarle County, Virginia, eventually establishing his home at Edgehill. Randolph served in the Virginia Senate from 1793 to 1794. He was elected to the United States Congress and served from 180...

Brown, James.

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Walker, Thomas, 1859-1912

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Mazzei, Filippo, 1730-1816

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Filippo Mazzei was a Florentine diplomatic agent and author. From the description of Letterbook, 1788-1792. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440380 From the description of The comprehensive microfilm edition of his papers, 1730-1816. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86138584 From the description of Correspondence, 1788-1791, from Stanisław II August, King of Poland. (American Philosophical Society Library)...

Donald, Andrew

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Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania concerning the payment of indents to Pennsylvania [manuscript] 30 September 1790. 1790. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647960750 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was influential in founding the United States government and served as its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795) under President George Washington. ...

Randolph family.

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