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Box 4

 Container

Contains 90 Results:

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Ridgway, Virginia, to "Aunt Ann", circa 1814 August

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131054
Scope and Contents

Admires her "calm, submissive resignation to the decree of heaven;" discusses religion; gives news of the family. 1 p. ALS.

Petition, 1814 December 16

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131056
Scope and Contents

Petition to the Judge of the High Court of Chancery for the District of Richmond concerning two tracts of land in Ohio purchased by John Tabb. 7 pp. D.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Ridgway, Virginia, to "Uncle Francis", 1816 May 26

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131058
Scope and Contents

Thanks him for his letter; mentions his readings of Ovid; argues why he has no desire to travel; asks "why desire to see the miseries of the world;" describes the misfortunes of war and poverty; discusses the destiny of the American people. 3 pp. ALS.

George Gilmer, Gilmertown, Virginia, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, 1821 February 27

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131059
Scope and Contents

Describes the pleasure he enjoys knowing of Walker's advancement; complains of a "melancholy that seems yet to haunt me;" gives family news. 2 pp. ALS. Including ALS from ELiza Gilmer to Thomas Walker Gilmer, family news, discusses her studies. 1 p.

James Hector, to William Nelson,, 1826 April 29

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131066
Scope and Contents

Discusses arrangements to buy a tract of the Royal Company lands; announces intention to resell the land for a higher price. 4 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, to Ann E. Baker, Sheperdstown, Virginia, 1826 May 5

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131067
Scope and Contents

Wishes that he could be with her; discusses his love for her as they plan to be married in a few weeks; mentions his illness; is sorry that he has not procured a rib for Miss Hetly. 2 pp. ALS.

James Hector, to William Nelson Junior, Esquire, 1829 March 11

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131068
Scope and Contents

Discusses purchase of land from the Loyal Company; describes adjoining lands. 3 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlotesville, Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Sheperdtown, Virginia, 1827 June 9

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131069
Scope and Contents

Hopes that she and her friends are well; describes how much he missed her and how forlorn and desolate the house seems without her; discusses local happenings. 3 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Sheperdstown, Virginia, 1827 June 16

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131071
Scope and Contents

Describes his disapointment after failing to receive a letter from her; asks why she has not written; mentions establishing a literary and scientific journal; discusses local events. 4 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1827 September 13

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131073
Scope and Contents

Describes his arrival in Washington; fears that he was not a good escort for Miss Randolph as he was too preoccupied with his own business; mentions his visit to Mr. Wist; asks her to write often. 2 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, to John Coles, 1828 April 10

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131074
Scope and Contents

Discusses the legal action he is taking on behalf of Isaac A. Coles in reference to a bond executed by Charles A. Scott to John Coles; describes his reasons for demurring Mr. Scott's pleas. 1 p. ACyS of ALS.

James Hector, Big Spring, Virginia, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1829 July 8

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131076
Scope and Contents

Describes the difficulty he put himself through on behalf of the Loyal Company surveying their tracts of land; states that the present holders of the land will not pay their dues unless sued; desires that such legal action be taken so that he may colect his fee of 8 percent of the money involved. 2 pp. ALS.

Bond, 1829 July 30

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131077
Scope and Contents

Bond of M.M. Robinson and John H. Cocke to Francis W. Gilmer for $1,124.79 dated 20 December 1823. 1 p. D.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, White Sulpher Springs, Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1829 August 16

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131079
Scope and Contents

Describes his stay at White Sulpher Springs and the effects of the waters have upon his health; gives anecdotes of the people he has met there; makes arrangements to meet her at Staunton, Virginia 3 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Warm Springs, Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1829 August 27

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131084
Scope and Contents

Mentions his "disappointment at not receiving a long love letter" from her; describes his love for her; mentions his trip to Hot Springs, Virginia 4 pp. ALS.

James Hector, Giles County, Virginia, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, Esquire, Richmond, Virginia, 1829 November 30

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131086
Scope and Contents

Asks to wait one month to move in to collect receipts of Loyal Company land holders so that he can be "legally armed;" warns that the collection will be a difficult operation. 7 pp. ALS.

Hewson Marten, Nelson, Virginia, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, Richmond, Virginia, 1829 December 2

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131088
Scope and Contents

Announces that he has given David Anderson power of attorney to attend the general meetings of the Sayall Company as his proxy; sends a servant to return the papers so that Gilmer and Mr. Maury can complete the agreement and make a report at the meeting. 1 p. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Richmond, Virginia, to ann E. Gilmer, Shepherdstown, Virginia, 1829 December 18

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131089
Scope and Contents

Describes his deep devotion to her; is upset that she implied that he could forget her; discusses his social life; relates news of the family; mentions his debut in the legislature. 4 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Richmond, Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Shepherdstown, Virginia, 1829 December 27

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131090
Scope and Contents

Complains about her not writing often; desires her to be with him; mentions news of family and friends; asks for her decision regarding visiting him. 4 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Richmond, Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1830 January 5

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131093
Scope and Contents

Relates his meeting with her relative, Miss Baker; wishes she was with him; complains of his ill health; discusses the purchase of a family Bible; asks whe she has not written. 3 pp. ALS.

James Hector, Giles County, Virginia, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, 1830 January 11

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131101
Scope and Contents

Asks for some money in return for his services in identifying the surveys of the Loyal Company; believes the surveys to be worth $50,000 of which his commision would be $4,000. 1 p. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Richmond, Virginia, to Ann E, Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1830 February 1

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131102
Scope and Contents

Asks her to come down and stay with him for the remainder of the legislative session; discusses all the preparations required for her trip. 3 pp. ALS.

James Hector, Giles County, Virginia, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1830 February 1

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131103
Scope and Contents

Asks for the legal services for Gilmer regarding tracts of land in Montgomery that he wishes to purchase; gives an account of past owners and transactions of the land in question. 3 pp. ALS.

J.E. Haleer, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, Staunton, Virginia, 1830 July 29

 Item — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131104
Scope and Contents

Requests that Gilmer inform him of the amount paid for a survey made on a tract of land for Mr. Walters. 1 p. ALS.