University of Virginia records, 1827-1828.

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University of Virginia. University of Virginia records, 1827-1828.

University of Virginia records, 1827-1828.

Correspondence (1827-1828) and architectural plan of the university (undated). Includes letters from William B. Giles, governor of Virginia, and William H. Richardson notifying Joseph C. Cabell, John H. Cocke, and James Madison of meetings of the board of visitors; and testimonials in behalf of Thomas W. Clerke, applicant for a chair in law. Other correspondents include Gesner Harrison, Chapman Johnson, Thomas P. Jones, Richard Henry Lee, and Robert M. Patterson,

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Richardson, William H. (William Harvie), 1795-1876

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Richardson, William H. (William Harvie), 1795-1876, Richmond, Va. soldier and statesman, veteran of War of 1812. In 1821 he was appointed clerk of the council of state, and 1841-1876 served as Adjutant-General of Virginia. He organized and as served as first librarian of the Virginia State Library in 1828-1852. From the description of Papers of William Harvie Richardson, 1799-1874 (bulk 1807-1862). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122...

University of Virginia. School of law

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Royal lieutenant-Governor of Virginia. From the description of Exhibit, 1962 June, of papers and plans [manuscript] 1737-1962. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647966006 ...

Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849

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A Federalist, Woods served in the Virginia House of Delegates and was a member of the Virginia Convention of 1788. He briefly served in the Revolutionary War and later was an officer of the Virginia militia, attaining the rank of colonel before resigning in 1816. Woods was president and a director of the North Western Bank of Virginia. He owned a flour mill, traded whiskey and leased out land. One of the founders of Woodsfield, Ohio, Woods was a land speculator in the military warrant land in th...

Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866

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Fluvanna County, Va. planter, reformer, and University of Virginia Board of Visitors member. From the description of Papers : of John Hartwell Cocke, 1806-1866. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793405 Planter, agricultural reformer, and brigadier general in the War of 1812. From the description of Papers, 1825-1872. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39330821 The James River and Kanawha Company The creation of Virg...

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...

Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854

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Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor of natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the U.S. Mint. His father, Robert Patterson, was a revolutionary soldier and mathematician. He taught mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania, 1779-1814, and was the director of the U.S. Mint, 1805-1824. From the description of Papers, 1775-1853. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122616093 Robert Maskell Patterson was a professor ...

University of Virginia. Board of Visitors

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Raymond C. Bice, Jr. (1969-1990) held the position of Secretary to the Board of Visitors. From the description of Papers of the Secretary of the Board of Visitors [manuscript], 1960-1973. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648017769 During the time span of these papers, Alexander G. Gilliam, Jr. (1991- ) held the position of Secretary to the Board of Visitors. From the description of Papers of the Secretary of the Board of Visitors [manuscript], 1998-2...

Clerke, Thomas W.

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Lee, Richard Henry, 1794-1865

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Richard Henry Lee (1794-1865) of Leesburg, Virginia was a lawyer, professor and minister. He was the grandson of Richard Henry Lee (1732-1794), Westmoreland County, Virginia, a member of the Continental Congress (1774-1779, 1784-1785 and 1787) and the State House of Delegates (1777, 1780, 1785), U.S. Senator (1789-1792) and signer of the Declaration of Independence; grandnephew of Arthur Lee (1740-1792), who was also a member of the Continental Congress (1782-1784) and the State House of Delegat...

Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856

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Public official of Virginia and businessman. From the description of Joseph C. Cabell correspondence, 1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452442 Legislator from Virginia. From the description of Joseph C. Cabell papers on the founding of the University of Virginia, 1810-1857. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067601 Aided Jefferson in founding University of Virginia. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Warminster, to Thomas Je...

Harrison, Gesner

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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–...

Jones, Thomas P., 1774-1848

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Thomas P. Jones was born in Herefordshire, England, in 1774, and emigrated to the United States before 1796. Trained as a physician, he became a popular lecturer and delivered speeches on a variety of scientific topics. In 1814, he joined the faculty of the College of William and Mary, and in 1824 he helped found the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jones became a professor of mechanics at the college and published The Franklin Journal and American Mechanics' Magazine (later kno...