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Box 5

 Container

Contains 79 Results:

Envelope with the Washington City postmark, February 7

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132648
Scope and Contents

Addressed to James Barbour, Barboursville, Orange Co., Virginia, from Rh. M. Johnson. 1 p. Envelope. No year given

A. Wade, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, June 10

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132649
Scope and Contents

Reminds Gilmer that Bishop Whelton will be at church next Sunday and will expect Gilmer to be there as a candidate for confirmation. 1 p. ALS. No year given

James E. Brown, Wythe Court House, Virginia, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, Charlottesville, Virginia, August 17

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132650
Scope and Contents

Informs him that he received payment from the survey of 160 acres; reports that he put the money in the hannds of W.H. Spillen, to the credit of the Loyal Company. 1 p. ALS. No year given

Franklin Minor, Charlottesville, Virginia, to Thomas Walker Gilmer, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132652
Scope and Contents

Reports that he has never felt "more pain and more regret" than when he received Gilmer's last letter; discusses the reasons for his support of Gordon in the election; states that he would have supported Gilmer if Gilmer had run; discusses Whig politics - who is running for the elections. 4 pp. ALS.

Franklin Minor, to Messres, Southall and Coles, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132653
Scope and Contents

States that many of the present delegates to the legislature have "misrepresented and betrayed many of those who voted for them;" praises Thomas Walker Gilmer's virtues; discusses the responsibilities of elected officials; argues that Gilmer, if he had run, would have beaten everyone else, including Mr. Archer. 4 pp. ALS.

Speech, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132661
Scope and Contents

"Mr. President" - discusses the powers Congress has to implement the proposals of the American Colonization Society, i.e. the purchase of land on the coast of Afria; questions the interpretation of the constitution; asks what are the debts of the US; debates his conflicting loyalties between the debts of the American Colonization Society and the Republican party. 15 pp. AD.

"To the patrons of the Central Gazette," from Thomas Walker Gilmer, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132662
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Makes a farewell speech as he is taking leave of his position as an editor of the Gazette. 2 pp. Df. Incomplete.

Thomas Walker Gilmer, "To the citizens of Albemarle", undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132663
Scope and Contents Calls upon the people to remember their duty to carefully deliberate the issues before casting their votes; remarks on the importance of the issues at hand; reminds them not to forget the interests of the country by exclusively concerning themselves with local issues; instructs them to tell their delegates "to vote for the White basis in the house of delegates & for the compound bais [sic] in the Senate," as he believes "that nothing short of it can restore harmony to our distracted...

Draft of a speech or address in Thomas Walker Gilmer's handwriting, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132664
Scope and Contents

Discusses the measures taken by Governor Giles in regard to Virginia's relations with the Union. 2 pp. Df. Incomplete.

Draft of speech in Thomas Walker Gilmer's handwriting, undated

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id132667
Scope and Contents

Draws parallels between ancient Greece and Rome and the modern political situation; believes in the necessity of virtue for good statesmanship. 2 pp. Df. Incomplete.

Draft of speech in Thomas Walker Gilmer's handwriting, undated

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id132668
Scope and Contents

Advocates voting Republican; discusses the electoral process. 2 pp. Df. Incomplete.

Draft of speech in Thomas Walker Gilmer's handwriting, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132670
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Discusses problems facing the Whig party and the political course of Mr. Rives. 2 pp. Df. Incomplete.

Draft of an address of letter in Thomas Walker Gilmer's handwriting, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132672
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States that he is "induced to republish the following correspondence between the Lynchburg Virginian and Virginia Advocate" in order to vindicate himself from their accusations. 4 pp. Df. Incomplete.

Pages 9 and 10 of an address of letter in Thomas Gilmer's handwriting, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132673
Scope and Contents

Discusses the virtues necessary for public office. 2 pp. Incomplete.

Phrenological and Craniological chart, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132674
Scope and Contents

"Phrenological and Craniological chart showing the development of organs, together with the character and talents of Thomas Walker Gilmer drawn by Dr. S. Henris." 1 p. PDS.

Unknown, to "Messrs. Editors - for the Advocate,", undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132680
Scope and Contents

Thanks the editors for publishing the "extracts" he sent; complains of the small type that was used for his article; discusses his and the Advocate's allegiance to the Whig party; questions their story about Governor Gilmer's attack on Mr. Clay; does not believe that Gilmer called Mr. Clay in his relations to the prty; discusses the differences between the Republican and the Whig parties. 8 pp. AL. Incomplete.

Draft of speech or address by Thomas Walker Gilmer, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132682
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Discusses the "present depressed state of our markets," and steps needed to alleviate the situation; reports on problems of trade with Europe; believes that "the wealth & prosperity of Virginia have declined, & must continue to decline" unless problems are corrected. 2 pp. AMs. Incomplete.

Chart, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132683
Scope and Contents

Chart drawn up to determine the percentage of delegates from each part of Virginia based on the amount of taxes paid by each area; contains statistics on the white and slave population and taxes paid in Virginia. 2 pp. AD.

Andrew Stevenson, to George W. Gilmer, Esquire, undated

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 5
Identifier: id132684
Scope and Contents

Remarks of a certain newspaper, "a more unbridled and licentious Press the world never saw;" discusses Mr. Evan's speeches on the question of slavery and other topics. Very difficult handwriting. 3 pp. ALS. Incomplete.

Box 5:The Gilmer Papers, 1843-1917 and undated

 File — Box: 5
Identifier: id131896
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...

Folder 1, 1843

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: id131898
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...