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Henry Tazewell Papers

 Collection
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

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. 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.

Conditions Governing Use

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Related Materials:

See also the Mss. Sm Coll Tazewell Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary; and Mss. 92 T19 Tazewell Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Title
Guide to the Henry Tazewell Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-06-28
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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