Contains 90 Results:
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.
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.
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.
Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, to Ann E. Baker, Sheperdstown, Virginia, 1826 May 5
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.
Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlotesville, Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Sheperdtown, Virginia, 1827 June 9
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Thomas Walker Gilmer, White Sulpher Springs, Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1829 August 16
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
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
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.
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
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.