Papers of the Gooch family [manuscript] 1800-91.

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Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858. Papers of the Gooch family [manuscript] 1800-91.

Papers of the Gooch family [manuscript] 1800-91.

Correspondence, medical notes, articles for "The Stethoscope," a journal founded and edited by Philip Claiborne Gooch (1825-1855), and other papers, chiefly of Claiborne Watts Gooch (1791-1844), co-editor and publisher of the Richmond enquirer, relating to Virginia politics, the Virginia Convention of 1829, national politics, states rights and nullification, the National Bank, presidential elections of 1824, 1832, and 1836, and contemporary political figures such as Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, John Calhoun, and John Tyler. Includes correspondence of Philip Claiborne Gooch describing his life at the University of Virginia, the revolutionary movement of 1848 in Europe, and the treatment of various diseases; papers of his brother, Arthur Fleming Gooch (1832-1898), relating to his teaching career and school in Lynchburg, Va.; and correspondence of a third brother, Richard Barnes Gooch (1820-1851?), editor of the Southern planter. The Gooch family resided in Henrico Co., and Richmond, Va. Correspondents include Thomas Hart Benton, Francis Preston Blair, Arthur Spicer Brockenbrough, Peter Vyvian Daniel, Robley Dunglison, Henry Alonzo Edmundson, John Floyd, Albert Gallatin, Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter, Amos Kendall, John Randolph, Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Thomas Ritchie, Francis Robert Rives, William Cabell Rives, Edmund Ruffin, Benjamin Rush, Winfield Scott, Andrew Stevenson, Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart, George Tucker, and Martin Van Buren.

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