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Thomas Tudor Tucker (1745-1828), Charleston, South Carolina to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1794 June 29

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 14
Identifier: id242581

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St. George's intention of setting out on circuit business prevented self from writing immediately. Concern at loss of St. George's little infant. Sister's (Mrs. Lelia (Skipwith) Carter Tucker) severe indisposition gave uneasiness. Circumstances he mentioned of Richard Randolph truly shocking. Feels sympathy with him and connections in their sufferings from so cruel suggestion. Sends kind regards to Richard, family and John Randolph of Roanoke. Has written son Harry (Henry Tucker) to embark for Norfolk and proceed to Williamsburg to place himself under St. George. Requests him to solicit Campbell to furnish Harry with what is neccessary to get him to St. George. His constitution not strong. When self wrote from Philadelphia respecting establishment at Norfolk, was under financial embarrassment. Dismissal from public service not unexpected. When in Philadelphia John Page and others encouraged self to suppose sufficiently in favor with president (Washington) for nomination to small office. Issue contrary to their opinion. Now hesitating whether to come to St. George or John Coalter? for kind offers. "Single letter, post paid."


  • Creation: 1794 June 29


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From the Collection: 124.00 Linear Feet

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