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Box 13

 File — Box: 13
Identifier: id120287
Scope and Contents From the Series: Thomas Ritchies professional papers are chiefly letters to him as editor of the Washington Union, the official organ of the Democratic party (the entire collections contains only a few letters by him).The letters cover all the political topics of the day; extension of slavery, Texas, the Mexican War (militarily and politically), internal improvements, Wilmot Proviso, oregon territory, Whig and Democratic politics, transcontunental railroad, Baltimore convention, Nashville convention,...
Dates: 1829-1856 & undated

Sidney Webster, Washington, to Thomas Ritchie, [1853]

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 769
Identifier: id120293
Scope and Contents

Invitation for the Ritchie family to call upon the Websters. 1 p. ALS.

Dates: [1853]

S. Bassett French, Richmond, to Thomas Ritchie, 1853 January 23

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 770
Identifier: id120294
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Request for a letter of recomendation from Ritchie. 1 p. ALS.

Dates: 1853 January 23

G. E. Abbott, Clerk to the Joint Committee on Printing, to [?], 1853 January 27

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 771
Identifier: id120295
Scope and Contents

Statement from the printing committee that Ritchie will be compensated for expenses resulting from the printing of the Taylor obituary pamphlet. 1 p. ADS.

Dates: 1853 January 27

Philo White, Washington, to Thomas Ritchie, 1853 March 5

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 772
Identifier: id120297
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White's address "to the Presidential Electoral College of Wisconsin". 1 p. ALS.

Dates: 1853 March 5

R. K. Meade, Petersburg, to Thomas Ritchie, 1853 April 5

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 773
Identifier: id120298
Scope and Contents

QueComplimentary letter to Meade; question of internal improvements and disposition of public lands. 2 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1853 April 5

D. Trueheart, Richmond, to Thomas Ritchie, 1853 April 7

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 774
Identifier: id120300
Scope and Contents

Invitation to play whist. 1 p. ALS.

Dates: 1853 April 7

Ed. Robinson, Richmond, to Thomas Ritchie, Brandon, 1853 May 27

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 775
Identifier: id120301
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Reference to Robinson's brother; Ritchie's retirement; acquisition of magnolia blooms. 1 p. ALS.

Dates: 1853 May 27

John H. Trenholm, Washington, D.C., to [Thomas Ritchie?], 1853 May 31

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 776
Identifier: id120303
Scope and Contents

Claim document from Col. Forney; dismissal of Mr. Belt and 20 others from the union office by Mr. Curran; account with Mr. Blake under the supervision of Mr. Cross; mention of the Taylor pamphlet. 2 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1853 May 31

Evert Delvins [?], Bremen, to A[mbrose] Dudley Mann, Washington., 1853 July 5

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 777
Identifier: id120307
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Invitation to visit Mann; "celebration of the 77th anniversery of American Independence"; dinner guests attending the celebration which included Daniel Dewey Barnard, U.S. Minister to Prussia, and Consul Ralph King; reflection on the vastness of the U.S.; belief annexation of territory and interest in gold will bring discord between the states; "reports about the Turkish-Russian War"; sale of property lots in Washington. 4 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1853 July 5

Robert G. Scott, Rio de Janeiro, to Thomas Ritchie, Washington City., 1853 July 20

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 778
Identifier: id120308
Scope and Contents

Scott's voyage to Rio with his son; Edward kent's efforts to make Scott acquainted with his new position as Consul; Scott's first impressions of Rio and his duties. 3 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1853 July 20

E. Littell, Boston, to Thomas Ritchie., 1853 July 22

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 779
Identifier: id120311
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"Anti-nullification" correspondence; reduction of the tariff; account of Littell's career in journalism; mention of Gen. Jackson, Mr. McLane, Henry Clay; desire to find a businessman with whom to publish a paper in New York. 3 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1853 July 22

Edward C. Burn, Washington, to Thomas Ritchie, Cabin Point, Virginia, 1853 July 23

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 780
Identifier: id120314
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Anticipated rift in Congress along sectional, party and/or/ individual lines; legislation on internal improvements, harbors, a pacific railroad; military vunerability of California and Oregon; Calhoun at the memphis Convention; Compromise of 1850. Includes a note by Ritchie. 4 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1853 July 23

Testimony of James S. Holland, clerk for Thomas Ritchie, before the Justice of the Peace, John D. Barclay, 1853 August 22

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 781
Identifier: id122205
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Accounts for the printing of the Taylor obiturary pamphlet. 2 pp. Doc. Cy.

Dates: 1853 August 22

Cha[rles] B[enedict] Calvert, Riverside, [Maryland], to [Thomas Ritchie?], 1853 September 8

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 782
Identifier: id122211
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Relationship between Henry Clay and Mr. Boyd. 2 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1853 September 8

R. Parnham, Washington, to Thomas Ritchie, 1853 September 21

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 784
Identifier: id122218
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"Shares of stock in the Farmers Bank of Virginia"; receipt for money recieved in payment of paper for Congressional printing; mention of John Trenholm and Mr. Towers. 3 pp. ALS.

Dates: 1853 September 21

S.T. Shugut, U.S. Patent Office, Washington, D.C., 1853 October 25

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 785
Identifier: id122225
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Virginia State Fair and questions about distributing seed and improving an exhibition; distribution of an agricultural report; mention of F.G. Ruffin. 3 pp. LS.

Dates: 1853 October 25

C.W.C. D[unnington] to [Thomas Ritchie?], [1854]

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 786
Identifier: id122228
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Speech by Judge Bayly; meeting "in relation to the Jamestown celebration". 1 p. ALS.

Dates: [1854]

C.W.C. Dunnington to Thomas Ritchie, [1854]

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 787
Identifier: id122231
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Brief accounts of matters being dealt with by the House and Senate. 1 p. ALS.

Dates: [1854]

A[mbrose] Dudley Mann to Thomas Ritchie, [1854]

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 788
Identifier: id122235
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Proposed meeting to "talk over the affairs of the nation". 1 p. ALS.

Dates: [1854]

Robert M[ercer] T[aliaferro} Hunter to Thomas Ritchie., 1854 January 1

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 789
Identifier: id122236
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Editorial in the Union. 1 p. ALS.

Dates: 1854 January 1

John Armistead, Claremont, to [Thomas Ritchie?], 1854 February 11

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 790
Identifier: id122237
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Celebration at Jamestown; support of William Allen for the reaping match during the celebration. 1 p. ALS.

Dates: 1854 February 11

John Trenholm, Washington, to [?], 1854 February 14

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 791
Identifier: id122238
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Apologies for an "unfortunate misunderstanding" and desire to "forget and forgive". Enclosed also is a letter February 15, 1854, from Thomas Ritchie to [?]. Re. Receipt of a "noble letter" and wish also to let "by gones be by gones". 3 pp. L.

Dates: 1854 February 14

William Waters Boyce, Washington, to Thomas Ritchie, 1854 March 4

 File — Box: 13, Folder: 792
Identifier: id122239
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Adjustment of the tariff. 1 p. ALS.

Dates: 1854 March 4