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Box 5

 Container

Contains 79 Results:

B. Kennon, Bureau of Construction, Equipment, and Repairs, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, 1844 February 22

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131946
Scope and Contents

Congratulates him on his new position as Secretary of the Navy; believes that "the shortest cut to the presidential chair lies through the department of the Navy;" states that a code of Rules and Regulations and a modification of the organization are required to restore order to the Navy; advocates Calhoun's plan for reorganization. 1 p. TCy of L. Incomplete.

Newspapers account of the explosion of the Princeton, 1844 February 29

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131968
Scope and Contents

The explosion killed Secretary of the Navy Thomas Walker Gilmer, Commodore B. Kennon, secretary of State Judge Abel Parker Upshur, Virgil Maxcy - US Minister at Belgium, and Col. David Gardiner. 2 pp. NwsCl.

Resolutions, 1844 March 2

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131973
Scope and Contents

Resolutions passed upon the death of Thomas Walker Gilmer by the citizens of Staunton and Augusta County; signed by Lucas P. Thompson. 4 pp. DS.

Resolutions, 1844 March 4

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131974
Scope and Contents

Resolutions passed by the citizens of Albemarle upon the death of Thomas Waler Gilmer. 2 pp. ACyS of D.

Resolutions, 1844 March 4

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id131976
Scope and Contents

Resolutions passed by the legislature of the State of New Jersey upon the deaths of those killed aboard the Princeton. 2 pp. ACyS of D, including ADS certifying that the above is a true copy. 1 p.

Daniel Hanes, Executive Department, Trenton, New Jersey, to Mrs. Thomas Walker Gilmer, Ann E. Gilmer, Washington City, DC, 1844 March 6

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id132627
Scope and Contents

Introduces the copy of the Resolution sent to her; offers his condolences upon the death of her husband. 1 p. ALS.

Resolutions on the death of Thomas Walker Gilmer, 1844 March 6

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id132628
Scope and Contents

Signed by James S. Calhoun. 2 pp. DS.

Resolution passed by the legislature of the State of Michigan, 1844 March 11

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id132629
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Passed upon the calamity of the explosion on the Princeton, signed by Edwin H. Lothrop and Edwin M. Cust. 1 p. DS.

Jno. J. Barry, Executive Office, Detroit, Michigan, to Mrs. Ann E. Gilmer, 1844 March 14

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id132630
Scope and Contents

Encloses a copy of a Joint Resolution of Michigan's legislature on the Princeton accident; sends his condolences. 1 p. LS.

Mildred M. Lewis, to Mrs. Baker, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1844 March 19

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id132631
Scope and Contents

Advises Mrs. Baker to urge her daughter, Ann E. Gilmer, to "shake off this lethargy of grief and take comfort for her children's sake;" Expresses her sorrow over the death of Thomas Walker Gilmer; explains that she has also been bereaved and so understands the desolation of widowhood." 2 pp. ALS.

D.R. Douglass, Louisville, KY, to Mrs. Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1844 June 11

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id132632
Scope and Contents

States that she had not written earlier as she did not know what to say to comfort her; prays that her grief will be comforted; urges her to have faith in the Lord. 4 pp. ALS.

Biographical sketch of Thomas Walker Gilmer, circa 1844

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: id132633
Scope and Contents

Drawn by his old teacher, T. Carr. 5 pp. AMsS.

Franklin Minor, to Mrs. Ann E. Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1847 May 1

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id132635
Scope and Contents

Reports that he found Walker, Mrs. Gilmer's son, to be deficient in Latin; offers to take him on as a student at no cost; asks that if she decides to send Walker to him, that she keep it a secret, so that he will not think he is any different from the other students. 3 pp. ALS.

Franklin Minor, to Mrs. Ann E. Gilmer,, 1847 May 2

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 3
Identifier: id132636
Scope and Contents

Copy of the letter dated May 1, 1847. 2 pp. ACyS of ALS.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, Jr., St. Louis, MO, to "Cousin Franklin" Minor, 1856 November 24

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 3
Identifier: id132637
Scope and Contents

Describes how he has settled in at his new location; asks Minor for his opinion on whether he should run for district attorney; argues that the jobwould give him a good salary and position, but believes himself too young for the job; notes that most of the prominent men in the state are Virginians; gives news of some of Minor's relatives. 2 pp. ALS.

Document certifying the appointment of Thomas Walker Gilmer Jr. as a Notary Public for the county of St. Louis, Missouri. 2 pp. PDS., undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 3
Identifier: id132638
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers, 1645-1917, of the Gardiner family, the Gilmer family, the family of St. George Tucker (1828-1863) and miscellaneous other people unrelated to the Tylers, Tuckers, Gilmers, or Gardiners. Boxes I-III contain papers (many are typescript copies) of the Gardiner family of New York. Include letters of Juliana McLachlan Gardiner, her sons David Lyon Gardiner, Alexander Gardiner and daughter Margaret Gardiner Beeckman. Boxes IV-V contain papers, 1814-1842, of the...

Newspaper clippings on Jefferson County. 2 pp. NwsCls., 1857

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 3
Identifier: id132639
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers, 1645-1917, of the Gardiner family, the Gilmer family, the family of St. George Tucker (1828-1863) and miscellaneous other people unrelated to the Tylers, Tuckers, Gilmers, or Gardiners. Boxes I-III contain papers (many are typescript copies) of the Gardiner family of New York. Include letters of Juliana McLachlan Gardiner, her sons David Lyon Gardiner, Alexander Gardiner and daughter Margaret Gardiner Beeckman. Boxes IV-V contain papers, 1814-1842, of the...

W.L. Frenhoim, New York, New York, to Miss Gilmer,, 1889 November 8

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 3
Identifier: id132641
Scope and Contents

Reports that Mr. Hugh R. Garden has expressed an interest in purchasing the autograph book of Governor Gilmer; states that he will conclude the transaction if she so desires; encloses a letter from Mr. Garden. 2 pp. ALS. Including AL, incomplete, H.R. Garden, New York, New York, to William L. Frenholm, . Offers $300 for the autograph book of Governor Gilmer. 1 p.

J.R. Coryell, Gonzales, Texas, to Frank Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1898 July 19

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 4
Identifier: id132643
Scope and Contents

Informs him of the ommission in his last letter of the names of Susan Gilmer and her children, concerning the transactions affecting the lands of Thomas Walker Gilmer; discusses problems concerning these transactions, i.e. lack of records. 3 pp. ALS.

Commissioning papers of James B. Gilmer into the United States Navy as an ensign., 1901 July 22

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 4
Identifier: id132644
Scope and Contents

The paper is signed by the President of the United States, William McKinley. 1 p. D. (See Gilmer oversize file).

"Your cousin" Frank Gilmer, to Rev. George H. Gilmer, Jr., Drapare Valley, Pulaski Co., Virginia, 1917 July 14

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 4
Identifier: id132645
Scope and Contents Discusses his reservations about becoming involved in the case of Thompson's Executor V. Kinney and others entered by the Circuit Court of Nelson County; prefers that his son qualify for the post, but fears that he may be drafted soon, encloses copy of the decree. Including TCy of D. "Decree - Thompson's Executor V. Kinney and others" Settlement of the property known as the McLean survey in reference to the estates of William Kiney, Nicholas Kinney, and Thomas Walker Gilmer (all deceased). 4...

Frank Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, to Miss Lena H. Tucker, c/o Mrs. Lucy Richardson, Memphis, TN, 1917 July 25

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 4
Identifier: id132646
Scope and Contents

Discusses the settlement of Thompson's Executor V. Kinney etc.; states that he has received $900 from Uncle Walker Gilmer's estate; asks for a list of Lena's grandfather's heirs; mentions the fear of the draft. 1 p. TLS.