Contains 95 Results:
St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, Virginia, to the Reverend Mr. Bracken, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1912 October 18
Wonders why his (SGT's) son, Harry Tucker, has been called on only once since Monday evening last to say a lesson in class; would be obliged to receive a letter on this subject. 1 p. ALS.
Winchester, Virginia Gazette article on Mr. Henry St. George Tucker's speech "in answer to Mr. Nelson of Virginia, on the report of the Committee on Roads and Canals." 7 pp. NwsCl. Fragment.
Writes asking for remedy for the worms attacking and stripping the Dutch Elms found on the campus of the College of William & Mary. 1 p. TCy of ALS. Including D. footnote of Nathaniel Beverly Tucker's publications. 1 p.
Was awakened in the middle of the night with the idea of writing a letter in poetic verse. 1 p. ALS. Including AL. Mr. Thompson, to Saint George Tucker. Responds to the letter in poetic verse with one of his own in poetic verse. 1 p.
The bill to fix his [SGT's] salary failed due to a disagreement in relation to the compensation of the Clerk of the Senate; talks of founding a new, democratic paper in Virginia as there is not a decent democratic paper to be found; the Enquirer is conducted by a three person partnership and the "Senior Editor is weak, prosy, and stupid." 2 pp. AL. Incomplete.
St. George Tucker, Winchester, Virginia, to "my dear Aunt Lucy," [Lucy Anne (Smith) Tucker], 1855 February 1
Writes informing her of the very recent death of his mother; remembers other family members who died in the same bed, including her [LAT's] husband [Nathaniel Beverly Tucker]. 2 pp. ALS.
Written by St. George Tucker in Richmond, Virginia. The draft includes chapter one, a few pages of chapters two, eighteen, twenty, and various other pages. 24 pp. Ms. Incomplete.
Thanks her for the pamphlet which came "from the pen of one whose opinions I always have been taught to respect;" is pleased with her concern for his spiritual as well as temporal well-being; speaks of faith and religion and states that neither is "merely the fanaticism of the zealous of the hope of the credulous." 2 pp. ALS.
Apologizes for his neglect in writing to her; mentions having shown Mr. Cowardin his [SGT's] invention [a machine used in printing]; they agreed to construct a lifesize model and to contact Mr. Hool - an expert in printing press machinery - in order to correct all the error in design; he [SGT] will do nothing without her and Mr. Walker's concurrence and advice. 3 pp. ALS.
St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, Virginia, to Elizabeth Gilmer Tucker, Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, 1861 May 27
Writes in pencil as he cannot find his pen and ink; marched to Williamsburg from King's Mill Wharf taking the city by surprise; his men are comfortably quartered at the College of William & Mary and he is staying at Aunt Lucy's [Lucy Anne Smith Tucker's]; expects the enemy to invade through Hampton, Virginia, hence the importance of defending Williamsburg; sends hugs and kisses to his children. 2 pp. ALS.
St. George Tucker, Camp Dears, Virginia, to Elizabeth Gilmer Tucker, Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, 1861 October 8
Writes to tell her he is well despite his "two regular shakes within the past week;" John Perry is very ill; will send her a long letter via Mr. Tayler. 1 p. ALS.
St. George Tucker, Camp Dear, Virginia, to Elizabeth Gilmer Tucker, Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, 1861 December 16
Welcomes all letters from her; has not heard from the Grove since Coleman Tayler came; misses reading his books; is sorry he will be unable to spend Christmas at home; has just heard that they will move shortly. 4 pp. ALS.
St. George Tucker, Camp Lebanon, Virginia, to Miss Lucy Beverly Tucker [his daughter], Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, 1862 March 27
Writes to her as he has promised; met some little girls who remind him of her, Lina, and Annie; they could not sing for him which made him wish he were at home and listening to "my precious little girls and my darling old boy mingling their sweet voices in praise to God;" tells how the little girls will soon be driven from their home by the bad Yankees; wants her and her siblings to memorize poetry from him when he returns home. 3 pp. ALS.
St. George Tucker, Camp August, near Lee's Mill, Virginia, to Elizabeth Gilmer Tucker, Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, 1862 March 31
St. George Tucker, "Woods" near King's Mill, Virginia, to "my dearest wife," [Elizabeth Gilmer Tucker], Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, 1862 April 18
St. George Tucker, Richmond, Virginia, to Elizabeth Gilmer Tucker, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1862 June 9
Left his regiment on sick leave and although he once felt quite ill, he feels much better except that he is quite weak now; disappointed that his regiment has seen so little action; mentions agreat victory for their [Confederate] side in which they lost 2,500 men and the enemy lost 4,800 men; "Mr. Peachy Grattans's son, George, was killed;" praises Confederate soldiers for thei dash, chivalry, and enthusiasm which the enemy lacks; begs her not to be uneasy about his health. 3 pp. jk
Saint George Tucker, Richmond, Virginia, to "My precious Lizzie" [Elizabeth (Gilmer) Tucker], Charlottesville, Virginia, 1862 June 28
Ran [John Randolph Tucker] delivered her letter to him; tells her that he returned to camp too soon and fell ill once again; is completely well now and will return to rejoin his regiment; expects some "sharp work" very soon. 1 p. ALS.
Fannie B. Graham, Winchester, Virginia to "my own precious saint" [Saint George Tucker], 1862 September 10
Rejoices in the knowledge that he has "sought and found Jesus to your only, your all-sufficient, your precious Saviour" and that "you are no longer a sufferer, but an humble, loving, believing child of God;" longs for a visit from him; Mr. Graham sends his love to Lizzie and him [SGT]. 3 pp. ALS.
Saint George Tucker, Richmond, Virginia, to "my dearest Lizzie," [Elizabeth (Gilmer) Tucker], Charlottesville, Virginia, 1862 September 25
Has received no word from her since her arrival in Charlottesville; feels very despondent and low; his regiment was cut to pieces in a battle in which he could not attend due to his continuing ill health; his trust and faith in the "heavenly Father" is feeble and weak; hopes to leave Richmond for convalescence; anxious to learn whether the children have gone to school. 2 pp. ALS.
John Randolph Tucker, Richmond, Virginia to "my dearest saint" [Saint George Tucker], Charlotesville, Albemarle County, Virginia, 1863 January 5
Wishes him a happy 35th birthday; is concerned about his [SGT's] health and advises him to stir about in the fine weather and see his friends; invites him to Richmond for visits; is delighted that they are brothers in the highest sense; reminds him of the warfare they wage under their great leader against sin in their hearts; relays many religious thoughts and sentiments; asks if he knows William Hope. 3 pp. ALS.
T.S. August, Richmond, Virginia to "my dearest saint" [Saint George Tucker], Charlottesville, Virginia, 1863 January 30
Regrets not being able to stop in Charlottesville to see him while traveling to Staunton; reminisces about their many military times spent together; wishes they both would enjoy better health and be able to rejoin their regiment; Ran says that Jim - a Lieutenant Colonel on the colored staff received corporal punishment; tells him to retain his faith in God to overcome his low spirits; knows that life hereafter to God's honor and glory. 4 pp. ALS.
An obituary for Lieutenant-Colonel Saint George Tucker who died on January 24, 1863 after having suffered from an illness contracted while fighting for the country he loved, in The Central Presbyterian. He did not die before accepting God into his heart. (See oversize file - Tucker). 1 p. Nwscl. Including 3 other copies of the same newspaper. (See oversize file - Tucker).
Johnathon O. Sale, Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia to Mrs. Saint George Tucker [Elizabeth (Gilmer) Tucker], 1863 July 10
Apologizes for his negligence in writing; has hired Jim at a hotel in Ashland to Mr. Jones who had him on trial for a week; sympathizes with her in her loss of her husband, Saint George Tucker, which he too greatly feels. 2 pp. ALS.