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Box 18

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Contains 228 Results:

George Wilson, Petersburg to Honble St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 April 13

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 11
Identifier: id242551
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Received his of 4th only three days ago. Had expected to see Captain Roam? in town. Tucker will find what he required executed. Compliments to family. Asks to have Mrs. Banister or little boy recognized.

Dates: 1794 April 13

James and Thomas Baytop, 1794 April 16

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 11
Identifier: id242552
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Bond holding James and Thomas Baytop to William Nelson, Jr. executor of Thomas Nelson for the sum of £67.3.4.

Dates: 1794 April 16

John Barnes, Philadelphia to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 April 17

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 11
Identifier: id242553
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I have given directions for the carpets to be made. The ship Sampson in 3 months and 24 days from Canton has brought a valuable cargo of tea, china, nankeens, silks and Japanese ware.

Dates: 1794 April 17

Virginia. Lieutenant Governor. (Wood), 1794 April 22

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 11
Identifier: id242554
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Appointment of Charles Rodes, junior, lieutenant in the battalion of the 28th regiment of militia of Amherst county. Signed: James Wood. Printed form numbered: No.1.

Dates: 1794 April 22

Virginia. Lieutenant Governor. (Wood), 1794 April 22

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 11
Identifier: id242555
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Appointment of Thomas Hawkins as ensign in the battalion of the 28th regiment of militia of Amherst county. Signed: James Wood. Printed form numbered: No. 8.

Dates: 1794 April 22

Virginia. Lieutenant Governor. (Wood), 1794 April 22

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 11
Identifier: id242556
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Appointment of Jeresha Turner as captain of a compnay of the battalion of the 28th regiment of militia in Amherst county. Signed: James Wood. Printed form numbered: No. 9.

Dates: 1794 April 22

Tudor Tucker, Williamsburg to St. George Tucker, Fredericksburg, 1794 May 5

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 12
Identifier: id242557
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Obeying his orders to write every Sunday. Is reading Sallust, Virgil's Aeneid, and Greek grammar. Mother left home and they broke up for holidays the 30th of last month. Tuty (Tudor) was very well. This may not be by Tudor Tucker but it seems to be signed "T. Tucker" or "F. Tucker." Verse inside, unsigned, but in St. G. Tucker's writing.

Dates: 1794 May 5

Joseph Shute, New Bern to St. George Tucker, Judge of Supier Court, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1794 May 10

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 12
Identifier: id242558
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His note, given self in settlement for ten hogsheads tobacco shipped by brother-in-law Thomas W. Pearson and now due his estate, is in hands of John Lawrence of Norfolk. Asks Tucker to take up note.

Dates: 1794 May 10

Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848), Williamsburg to Mrs. Lelia (Skipwith) Carter Tucker, Ch,ham, 1794 May 11

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 12
Identifier: id242559
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Children well. Her accounts did not balance because she left him a pistareen more than she intended. Suppose Aunt Banister's keeping a dancing school is a joke. Mrs. Holt is married for the third time, to Mr. Wells, Mrs. Greenhow's father. Mr. Dunbar is ill. Mrs. Barbar cannot receive Mrs. Dunbar. Mrs. Barraud is ill. Slaves? all well. The middle walk is gravelled. Asks if he may take off his shoes. Mr. Pickett has not yet finished the stairs.

Dates: 1794 May 11

Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848), Williamsburg to St. George Tucker near Ch,ham, 1794 May 23

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 12
Identifier: id242560
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Hopes mother's sitting up with Miss Randolph will do her no harm. Is going to school although Mr. Bracken gave them a month. The carpentering, the painting and plaistering are all finished. Mrs. Barraud was out riding yesterday. Asks for pen knives for brother Tudor and self. His own is so bad he cannot mend a pen with it.

Dates: 1794 May 23

Doctor Charles Mortimer to St. George Tucker, 1794 May 25

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 12
Identifier: id242561
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I expect the child has had some evacuation to prepare his stomach. Keep him on a slender diet.

Dates: 1794 May 25

Mary Buchanan, Ettrick Banks to St. George Tucker, 1794 May 26

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 12
Identifier: id242562
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I did not have time to send you Mr. Coles receipt before you set out on your circuit. He has the bond and I now send you his receipt for it. I am sending you a piece my husband wrote the day Mrs. Tucker died. Enclosure.

Dates: 1794 May 26

John S. Ravenscroft, Lunenburg county to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg. Care of Duncan Rose, 1794 May 28

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 12
Identifier: id242563
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Tucker's Negro boy, Johnny, lent to Thomas Ruffin was left at Colonel Burwell's and cared for at instance of Peyton Skipwith. Self offers 3,000 pounds Manchester and Richmond inspected tobacco or £40 for him. Self may be addressed at D and R Maitlands, Petersburg. Endorsed by Tucker: "Recd June 11, 1794. Answered same day declining the sale of the boy."

Dates: 1794 May 28

Edmund Winston to Hon. St. George Tucker, now in Richmond. To the care of Mr. Wm. Dabney, 1794 June

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242564
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Ill health prevents attending General Court. Is involved in suit in N. Loudon district. Would like to attend N. Edward Circuit next time. Is his turn to attend Northumberland. Would like to make the exchange with Tucker. William Dabney will deliver an answer.

Dates: 1794 June

James B. Smith, servant, Blandford to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, by Cyrus, 1794 June 14

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242565
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By his letter by Cyrus, sent him £24. Tony had 12/ for expences. £24.12 all money self has on hand at present. What he takes now must use to pay creditors for iron and coal to carry on business. Loses eyesight every day. Self's daughter Tucker sent up he can get only £5.10 for by the year. Addressed: "Dear Master."

Dates: 1794 June 14

John Woodson to James Brown, Richmond, 1794 June 14

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242566
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Mr. Tucker has told me you would discharge the demand. Will you pay Messrs. Banks and Hatcher on account of St. George Tucker for 80£.

Dates: 1794 June 14

Donald Campbell, Norfolk to St. George Tucker, 1794 June 15

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242567
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Will inform you when a vessel is going to Bermuda.

Dates: 1794 June 15

James Brown, Richmond to St. George Tucker, 1794 June 19

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242568
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The price of tobacco at Petersburg is 20/ cash and 21.22/ in payment of debts.

Dates: 1794 June 19

William Munford, Riveredge, Charles City county to St. George Tucker now, Richmond, 1794 June 19

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242569
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Left College of William and Mary because of lack of money and desire to aid Mother's circumstances by practicing law. She had incurred debt by purchasing slaves at husband's death. Mr. Byrd could no longer aid self at College. Has now commenced practice of law in Mecklenburg and the counties adjoining. Took present journey to see Mr. Byrd and purchase books and necessaries at Petersburg.

Dates: 1794 June 19

Fulwar Skipwith, Chesapeake Bay to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 June 21

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242570
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I am going with Colonel Monroe as a secretary to France. Mr. Mason gave me your letter. I have paid Mr. Fernandez the amount of the bill.

Dates: 1794 June 21

John Barnes, Philadelphia to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 June 22

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242571
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I received your letter covering $240.66 Gallis draft on Messrs. Dixon. The teapot has been promised from a person from England at wholesale price. The floor cloth has had its last coat of paint. Mr. Randolph adjusted his account with me.

Dates: 1794 June 22

Elizabeth Tucker (1747-), Bermuda to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 June 22

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242572
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Our dear parent is suffering. Brother Tommy is in Carolina. I would like to hear that he was at the College in Williamsburg. I hope we will be able to prevent another American war.

Dates: 1794 June 22

Ann Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter to St. George Tucker, 1794 June 23

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242573
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Hopes his next letter will be longer. Mrs. Carter is very attentive and affectionate, also Miss Maria Rind and Miss Fanny. Polly and Charles Carter are noisy.

Dates: 1794 June 23

Ann Frances Bland Tucker to St. George Tucker, 1794 June 23

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 13
Identifier: id242574
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Pleased to get his letter. Impatient to see him, but it is made up for by Mrs. Carter's affectionate behavior as well as Miss Maria's and Miss Fanny's. Apologizes for writing but quality of pen and ink as well as noise of Polly and Charles make great confusion. Please send knife by messenger. Love to brothers, sister and Mammy Dee.

Dates: 1794 June 23

John Laurence, Norfolk to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 June 24

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 14
Identifier: id242576
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I am not a purchaser of corn. Joseph Steele the executor of Mr. Pearson said he hoped you would discharge the debt soon.

Dates: 1794 June 24