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Box 6

 Container

Contains 95 Results:

St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, Virginia, to the Reverend Mr. Bracken, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1912 October 18

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133287
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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.

Gazette article on Mr. Henry St. George Tucker's speech, 1818 March 28

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133292
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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.

Mark Alexander, Washington, DC, to Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, 1833 February 6

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133297
Scope and Contents Encloses the "morphine desired;" suspects that letters from him (NBT) have been opened and resealed and urges him to use sealing wax on further correspondence; encloses the New York Standard which reports pn the legislative committee on the proclamation; Van Buren denounces nullification "while he professes great devotion to the principles of '98 and swears lustily that they mean no such thing;" Mr. Andrew Stevenson has come to the aid of the President Andrew Jackson; believes the...

Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, Williamsburg, Virginia, to, unknown,, 1844 July 29

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133301
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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.

Saint George Tucker, to Mr. Thompson,, 1853 September 2

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133305
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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.

St. George Tucker, Richmond, Virginia, to "My dear Ran" [John Randolph Tucker], 1854 March 10

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133309
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133310
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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.

Portion of a draft of a historical novel entitled Hansford: a tale of Bacon's Rebellion, 1857

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133312
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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.

St. George Tucker, Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, to Mrs. Anne Baker Gilmer, 1858 August 20

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133314
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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.

St. George Tucker, Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, to Mrs. Anne Baker Gilmer, 1860 January 12

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133321
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133322
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133333
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133334
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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.

"A Toast by Capt. St. George Tucker", circa 1861

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133335
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Written for his company in honor of their host. 4 pp. D.

St. George Tucker, Camp Lebanon, Virginia, to Miss Lucy Beverly Tucker [his daughter], Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, 1862 March 27

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133336
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133337
Scope and Contents Received her letter and urges her to rest assured that the dangers surrounding him are not so perilous as she perceives for the soldiers are in good leadership; reminds her not to read and believe the falsehoods of the war reported in the newspapers; feels that newspaper reports inform the enemy of their [Confederate soldiers] movements, cause anxiety among those at home, and report falsehoods and should, thefore, be censored; is disheartened by the waning patriotism of the men; is pleased...

St. George Tucker, "Woods" near King's Mill, Virginia, to "my dearest wife," [Elizabeth Gilmer Tucker], Ashland, Hanover County, Virginia, 1862 April 18

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133338
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Received her letter; mentions an impending battle and feels that success is certain for them [Confederates]. 1 p. ALS.

St. George Tucker, Richmond, Virginia, to Elizabeth Gilmer Tucker, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1862 June 9

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id133340
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id134634
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id134636
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id134638
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id134640
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id134646
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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.

Obituary for Liutenant-Colonel Saint George Tucker, 1863 February 26

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id134647
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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

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id134648
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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.