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Box 8


Contains 15 Collections and/or Records:

Manuscript Dictionary of Law Terms with Explanations and Precedents (Booklet 7), undated

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: id293941
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of the papers of Henry A. Washington, professor of history and political economy at the College of William and Mary. Dates include 1835-1859. The collection Includes correspondence, poetical compositions, diaries kept while practicing law in Richmond, Va., writings and addresses, legal and financial papers, and the manuscript of his edition of the Writings of Thomas Jefferson as well as supporting documentation for that project....

Essays by Henry Washington, undated

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 2
Identifier: id293945
Scope and Contents "Lord Byron," "The Decline of Superstition," "Misanthrophy," "Time," "Views on the Texas Question," "Christianity"

Essays by Henry Washington, undated

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 3
Identifier: id293947
Scope and Contents "Is an Aristocratic Government Better Adapted by the Promotion of Literature than a Democratic Government?," "Do Physical or Moral Causes have the Greater Influence in the Formation of National Character?" (incomplete), "Should Banks be Connected with Government?," "Party Spirit in the U. S."

Essays by Henry Washington, undated

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 4
Identifier: id293949
Scope and Contents "On Disadvantages of a Traitor to a Country," "On the Laws of Lycurgus," "On the Obstacles to Learning," "Respect Due to Merit," "The Return of Cicero from Banishment," "A Translation," "Equanimity," "Whether Lyander was Justifyable [sic] in Destroying Athens," "The Hill of Science," "On History," " The Glory of Thebes under Epaminondas," "On Lafayette," "Translation of Cicero," " The Valley of Pleasure," "Emulation"