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James Monroe (1799-1870) Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. 83 M75

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Scope and Contents

Papers, 1806-1860, primarily 1823-1845, of James Monroe (1799- 1870). Letters relate to his military career, family life, and politics. Included is correspondence to his uncle, President James Monroe.


  • Creation: 1806-1860


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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.

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.

Biographical Information:

James Monroe (1799-1870) was a U. S. Army officer, U. S. Representative from New York and nephew of President James Monroe. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Related Materials:

Related collections are; the James Monroe Papers (Mss. 39.1 M75), Monroe Papers, Ashlawn (Mss. Acc. 2003.09), Jay Johns Collection of James Monroe Papers (Mss. 68 M75), and the Monroe Family Papers (Mss. 82 M75), all at Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Processing Information:

Processed by Debra Perry in 1984.

Guide to the James Monroe (1799-1870) Family Papers
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository