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Box Small Collections Box 10

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Contains 15 Results:

Envelope

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

An envelope written by James Monroe from Oak Hill to Thomas W. Griffith in Baltimore, Maryland dated February 2, 1828.

Letter

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A Collection of two letters. Letter, 1833, replies to Lee’s criticisms of the two-volume condensed edition of Marshall’s Life of Washington published in 1832. Battle of Bunker Hill occurred before George Washington took command. Regrets that Champe’s affair was omitted. The statement of Henry Lee (1756-1818) refutes the malignant remark of Thomas Jefferson. Did not have letter of George Washington to Henry Lee, Sr. Changed the account of Hobkirk’s Hill (South...

Letter

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A Collection of two letters. Letter, 1833, replies to Lee’s criticisms of the two-volume condensed edition of Marshall’s Life of Washington published in 1832. Battle of Bunker Hill occurred before George Washington took command. Regrets that Champe’s affair was omitted. The statement of Henry Lee (1756-1818) refutes the malignant remark of Thomas Jefferson. Did not have letter of George Washington to Henry Lee, Sr. Changed the account of Hobkirk’s Hill (South...

Letter, 1781 May 3

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter from the Marquis de la Lafayette, at camp near Pamunkey, Virginia to General Nathanael Greene. Lafayette writes about the defense of Richmond with 900 men against the British with superior numbers of 2,300 men; at Richmond was General Nelson with a corps of militia and General Steuben and Muhlenberg; enemy moved to Manchester burning warehouses; enemy retreated from Richmond to Osburns; since the enemy landed at City Point, no public property has been destroyed.

Letter, 1781 April 4

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter, 1781 April 4, to Lewis Morris. 2 p. ; 21 cm. Concerns military operations in Virginia, a delayed meeting in Williamsburg, and mentions Benedict Arnold, Nathanael Greene, and Henry Lee. Typescript also available.

Receipt, 1754 August 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: id303932
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This document is a receipt for fifty shillings for a survey of land in Berks County, Pennsylvania, signed by Edmund Physick. It is dated August 26, 1754.

Letter, 1835 May 30

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: id307689
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter from United States Senator John Tyler (1790- 1862) to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe dated May 30, 1835.  In it he discussed horses and horse racing.  He also comments on the recent Democratic Party convention of 1835.  As a newly emerged Whig party leader, Tyler was nonplussed by the nomination of Martin Van Buren and voiced support that Virginia voters would go for Judge White (Hugh Lawson White) one of four Whig Presidential candidates in 1836.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Thinks John Marshall may be induced to write a biography of George Washington and writes him by the same post. Will also write other gentlemen he and Lear discussed. Encloses two letters which he asks Lear to forward on his behalf concerning the same topic.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

One page letter addressed to an unknown recipient by James Monroe. Contents concern his plans for travel, arrival date, and an indication that he will write again once he reaches his destination. The letter was written from his home at Highland, formerly Ash Lawn, near Charlottesville, Virginia.

Letter, 1700 June 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Personal letter from King William III to the 2nd Duke of Queensberry relating to his role as the King’s Commissioner to the Scottish Parliament. William notes that he has just sent a long official letter, but wants to add one in his own hand to tell Queensberry how pleased he is with the work the latter had been doing on his behalf and that he will find an opportunity to reward him.