Manuscripts, letters, and papers of Leigh Robinson, Confederate soldier, orator, with several items of an early date relating to Conway Robinson [manuscript] 1787-1930.

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Robinson, Leigh, 1840-1922. Manuscripts, letters, and papers of Leigh Robinson, Confederate soldier, orator, with several items of an early date relating to Conway Robinson [manuscript] 1787-1930.

Manuscripts, letters, and papers of Leigh Robinson, Confederate soldier, orator, with several items of an early date relating to Conway Robinson [manuscript] 1787-1930.

Most of these are in the period 1870-1930, but a few date to the 18th century. They relate chiefly to the Civil War and Reconstruction in Virginia, to the Negro question, and to the University of Virginia. Among the items are a Bermuda land plat, 1787, with signatures of Sarah Nash, James Perot, William Todd, Mallory Todd, John Jennings, Robert Jennings; a report by George Frederick Holmes, William Holmes McGuffey, and John B. Minor on the University of Virginia magazine, 1858; a description of the University in 1865; text of an anniversary address before the University of Virginia Jefferson Society. Correspondents and names found in the papers include Archer Anderson, James K. Archer, Charles G. Bosher, F.F. Bowen of Danville, Va., William Brockenbrough, Francis Brooke, William Cabell Bruce, William H. Cabell, R. Kenna Campbell, Bedford County, Va., editor, George L. Christian, Moncure D. Conway, John Drinkwater, Edward C. Dutton, Moses Ezekiel, Charles W. Fry of New York, N.Y., Basil L. Gildersleeve, Thomas Randolph Harrison, T.C. Howard, John I. Johnson, G.T. Jones, James Keith, Mary Custis Lee (wife of R.E. Lee), Mary Custis Lee (daughter of R.E. Lee), Robert Edward Lee, William Leigh, James Longstreet, W. Gordon McCabe, Charles M. Miller, C.L.C. Minor, M.F. Morris, Kinloch Nelson, Raleigh Colson Minor, William H. Payne, Green Peyton, William C. Robinson, George Savage, John Selden, Benjamin D. Silliman, Moncure Silliman, James E.B. Stuart, Robert Taylor, Robert Stiles, R.S. Thomas, William M. Thornton, Henry St. George Tucker, United Confederate Veterans, Armfield F. VanBibber, E.C. Venable, L.J. Washington.

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