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Box 5

 Container

Contains 79 Results:

Levi Jones "of Galveston, TX," House of Representatives, Washington, DC, to Honorable Thomas Walker Gilmer, 1843 January 3

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131902
Scope and Contents

Discusses "the desire felt by the people of Texas for annexation, and fear that it may greatly injure us if suffered to operate upon the action of your government;" encloses a petition for annexation, asks Gilmer's opinion of it. 1 p. TCy of ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Mrs. Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1843 January 19

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131905
Scope and Contents

Reports that his illness is no better; pretends that he is at home with her and acts out a conversation with her. 3 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Ann E. Gilmer, 1843 January 29

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131907
Scope and Contents

Reports that he is no better - the morphine helped the other day, but today he feels as bad as ever; describes the details of a Catholic service he attended. 4 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1843 February 5

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131909
Scope and Contents Reports that although the doctor treated him, he does not feel much better; states that he will change doctors if he does not get relief in a week to ten days; wishes that she would take up Christianity so that "we would then be unitied for eternity as well as time;" discusses the virtue of being a Christian; wonders "why does not my wife, my dear wife make a profession of religion?;" preaches at her on the necessity to accept Christ; asks her to read a chapter in their family Bible before...

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1843 February 28

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131911
Scope and Contents

Describes his packing up leave; rejoices at the prospect of returning home; discusses social events around town. 3 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, House of Representatives, Washington, DC, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1843 March 2

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131914
Scope and Contents

Expects to leave Saturday; sends estimates of living expenses; reports that he feels better today than he has felt in a long time. 1 p. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Amherst Court House, Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1843 March 21

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131917
Scope and Contents

Describes his trip to Amherst Court House and the weather; reports that he will visit Mr. Thompson and leave tomorrow for Lynchburg. 1 p. ALS.

Memucan Hunt, Houston, Texas, to Honorable Thomas Walker Gilmer, 1843 March 21

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131927
Scope and Contents Commends him on the publication of his letter concerning the annexation of Texas; regrets, however, that he does not hsare Gilmer's hope in a quick resolution; states that the inaction of the US on Texas' proposal for annexation caused them to withdraw the offer; notes that the desire for annexation was not derived from fear of Mexico; discusses the problems with the US tariff and custom house system; repports that although many in Texas have now dropped their support for annexation, there...

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Hanover, "Tavern," Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1843 April 25

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131928
Scope and Contents

Lists his itinerary; regrets that he will not be able to see her until after the election. 1 p. ALS.

Copy of deed, 1843 May 16

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131929
Scope and Contents

Copy of a deed of sale of 191 acres in Albemarle County by Thomas Walker Gilmer to Hugh and Franklin Minor at $15 an acre; contains provisions for the cutting of wood on the property. 1 p. ACy of ADS.

W.L. Goggin, Bedford, Virginia, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, 1843 June 15

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131931
Scope and Contents

Lists the places and time where "I shall proceed to take the depositions of sundry persons to be read as evidence against our claims to a seat in the next House of Representative as the member from the Congressional District." 1 p. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, to Sir, 1843 July 12

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131932
Scope and Contents

Discusses the prospects for the national bank system proposed by the Republican Party; believes him to be the best qualified to explain the issues. 4 pp. Df of ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, White Sulphur Springs, Virginia, W. Virginia, to Ann E. Gilmer, Staunton, Virginia, 1843 August 26

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131933
Scope and Contents

Reports that the judge is very sick and may die tonight; states that although he wanted to bathe in the springs, he will come and take her home; reports that they had a rather dull time so far. 4 pp. ALS.

James Buchanan, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, 1843 October 20

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131934
Scope and Contents

Believes that the democratic Party is pursuing a course of folly; argues that Van Buren does not have much support in Philadelphia; wishes that there were some good man on whom we might all rally Richmond;" reports on the number Democrats elected to their Congress. 2 pp. TCy of ALS

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, to Elizabeth Gilmer, Richmond, Virginia, 1843 November 12

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131935
Scope and Contents

Reports that all her friends have been asking about her; states that "I certainly wish you to have as much pocket money as is proper for an economical and prudent young lady - but no more;" discusses the arrangements made for her money. 4 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Ann E. Gilmer, Shepherdstown, Jefferson County, Virginia, 1843 December 3

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131936
Scope and Contents

States that he is well except for a cold caught "either from the wet night or from sleeping in a room heated with anthracite coal;" discusses his accommodations; reports that Mr. Stringfellow gave a good sermon today. 3 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Ann E. Gilmer, Shepherdstown, Virginia, 1843 December 6

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131937
Scope and Contents

Discusses the housing and dining arrangements he has made; doubts that the Compbells and the Coles will be staying there as he expected; promises to send news of a "fine speculation" that he is investigating; states that "the rumors about a mistake in my poll are all false like everything else of the sort in the newspapers." 3 pp. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to John C. Calhoun,, 1843 December 13

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131938
Scope and Contents

Asks him to consider the question of the annexation of Texas; argues that foreign powers might "establish an influence in Texas prejudicial to our commercial interests and republican institutions;" asks for his opinion on the matter. 4 pp. ACyS of ALS.

Unknown, Charlottesville, Virginia, to unknown, 1843 December 16

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131939
Scope and Contents States his decision to sell during the latter part of January as his correspondence with Anderson has proven unproductive; relates a message from Mr. White explaining that he had not written earlier due to his illness; discusses some financial arrangements made with "Godwin at the Bank;" asks what will be done with the "General Ticket members" - hopes "that you may all act so as to uphold the Constitution and laws;" discusses a congressman's right to hold his seat; debates the power of the...

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Ann E. Gilmer, Shepherdstown, Virginia, 1843 December 19

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131940
Scope and Contents

Reports that he has been hard at work writing a paer in response to Goggin's hopes to be home on Friday. 1 p. ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Lucy W. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1843 December 28

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131941
Scope and Contents

Mentions that Mr. Goggin has gone home - "whether he will come back I know not and care but little;" asks her to tell Frank Minor that he, Thomas Walker Gilmer, plans to take up law again as he is tired of Congress; states that "Texas will come into the Union very soon." 3 pp. ALS.

Address, 1843

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131942
Scope and Contents

"An address, delivered before the two literary societies of Randolph Macon College, Virginia, by the Honorable Thomas Walker Gilmer." 22pp. PV.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Washington, DC, to Franklin Minor, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1844 January 5

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131944
Scope and Contents

Reports that Mr. Meade wants to pay him some money and that as soon as it is in the bank, he will send Minor a check; states that "I am very busy now with my contest." 1 p. ALS.

Speech of Thomas Walker Gilmer, circa 1844 February 20

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131945
Scope and Contents

"Speech of Thomas Walker Gilmer, Secretary of the Navy of the United States;" discusses the role of history in human society. 20 pp. Df of AMs.