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Papers, 1840-1931

 File — Box: Manuscripts Group 2 Box 32, Folder: 1
Identifier: id4041

Scope and Contents

Contains the following: 5 Oct. 1840, Presidential campaign ribbon supporting Harrison (Al) and Tyler; 6 May 1842, Authorization and directive to the Secretary of State, signed by John Tyler as President of the United States; 26 January 1916, Monument to John Tyler. An address delivered at the dedication of a monument erected in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va., by Armistead C. Gordon. Pamphlet; 16 June 1931, Virginia Born Presidents: Unveiling of the Bust of President John Tyler. Program of events at the unveiling and dedication of a bust of John Tyler, at the House of Delegates, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia; Engravings, prints, photographs of portraits, and copies of a silhouette of John Tyler; Photocopy of a letter from J. Tyler, Sherwood Forest to John Tyler, his son, suggesting that he find employment, then he can work on his theological and scientific theories. The Board of Visitors at the College of William and Mary meet to appoint a Professor of Chemistry and "I understand from your last have withdrawn from the candidancy." January 16, 1854. Copied from the original at the Virginia State Library in 1942; Letter from John Tyler, Sherwood Forest, to H.B. Grigsby, seeking information about a meeting of the College of William and Mary Board of Visitors and the death of L.W. Tazewell, May 14, 1860.


  • 1840-1931

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