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John Coalter, 1780-1822

Identifier: id171126

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

Papers include John Coalter's autobiographical sketch (to age 18), 54 poems written by Coalter, St. George Tucker, and others including several by female writers. Correspondents of the Coalter family include St. George Tucker, Lelia Skipwith Carter Tucker, William Munford, Judith Randolph, Frances Bland Tucker Coalter and Maria Rind Coalter. Subjects include John Randolph of Roanoke (and his will), George Wythe, the Embargo of 1807-1809, College of William and Mary, War of 1812; and the springs of Virginia. Includes papers of Coalter's children: Elizabeth Tucker Coalter; and St. George Tucker Coalter and his wife Judith H. Tomlin and the correspondence of Coalter's granddaughter Frances Lelia Bland Coalter Brown. Her letters concern her education and friendship with Moses Drury Hoge. Boxes 1-6.


  • Creation: 1780-1822


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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 12.50 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository