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Tazewell, Henry, 1753-1799


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

William Harvey Bill of Complaint

Identifier: SC 01278
Scope and Contents

Bill of complaint, 1786, of William Harvey of Spotsylvania asking that a writ of subpoena and injunction be issued to Morto Brien (Mort O'Brien) and Joseph Prentis, his attorney, to retain the amount of a judgement against William Harvey until the lawsuit can be tried. Bears affidavit, 1786, of G[eorge] Weedon as alderman of Fredericksburg, Va.  Undated.

Dates: 1786 October 7

Tazewell Family Papers

Identifier: SC 00586
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1797-1850, of the Tazewell family. Includes letter, 1797, written by Samuel H. Smith to Henry Tazewell concerning his paper, The Universal Gazette and discussing foreign affairs; and letters, 1804-1850, written by Henry S. Foote and William Nelson, Jr. to Littleton Waller Tazewell; and one anonymous letter addressed to Tazewell and John Tyler (1790-1862) concerning army promotions.

Dates: 1797-1850

Henry Tazewell Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T25
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of letters, 1795-1798, from Henry Tazewell of "Kingsmill," James City County, Va. while in Philadelphia, Pa. serving as United States senator to Richard Cocke, Shoal Bay, near Smithfield, Isle of Wight County, Va. reporting on activities of Congress. In particular, Tazewell refers to relations between France and the United States, the Alien and Sedition Acts and the banking situation.

Dates: circa 1939

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Correspondence 2
Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 1
American periodicals--Virginia--History 1
Banks and banking--United States--History 1
Compromise of 1850 1