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Box 18

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Contains 228 Results:

John Minor Jr., Fredericksburg to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 October 3

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 16
Identifier: id242602
Scope and Contents

Mr. Grymes was not tried as there was only one judge at the Court. We thought he would stand a better chance for a fair trial at another court.

Dates: 1794 October 3

St. George Tucker (1752-1827), Wg. ? to George Lang, 1794 October 3

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 16
Identifier: id242603
Scope and Contents

The proposal differs from the substance of our conversation. States his proposals. Copy of Letter. On letter from George Lang to Tucker, 1794 October 3.

Dates: 1794 October 3

George Lang, Williamsburg to St. George Tucker, 1794 October 4

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 16
Identifier: id242604
Scope and Contents

Less than 1,500 bushels will not answer. I will give the price Nov. 1 or time of delivery.

Dates: 1794 October 4

John Darby, Wilton to St. George Tucker, 1794 October 8

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 16
Identifier: id242605
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Please deliver the letter to Mr. Evans in Accomack. I have suit versus Robt. Twiford.

Dates: 1794 October 8

Richard Blow, Norfolk to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 October 20

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 16
Identifier: id242606
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I am sending your carpeting from London. Am enclosing an account of the expense I have paid on it here.

Dates: 1794 October 20

Gamble and Temple, Richmond to St. George Tucker, 1794 October 22

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 16
Identifier: id242607
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We are sending you three firkins of butter. Please remit the money.

Dates: 1794 October 22

Elizabeth Tucker (1747-), Bermuda to St. George Tucker, 1794 October 23

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 16
Identifier: id242608
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Thank you for the bacon. Nathaniel Tucker and his wife will soon increase their family. Poor Richard Randolph. What has he suffered.

Dates: 1794 October 23

James Innes (1754-1798) to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 October 26

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 16
Identifier: id242609
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Enclosed is last will and testament to be left in Tucker's care. Hopes to be remembered should scalping knife of tawney tenant of the wilderness prevent his return.

Dates: 1794 October 26

Frances Hill Currie Allison to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, circa 1794 November 3

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242610
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I have been very sick since brother Ellyson left us. I am making little Tudor some stockings of blue wool and cotton. We have scandal enough of our own so keep all yours to yourself. My brother Charles is quite tired of the honor of being one of Mrs. Taylor's lifeguard. His troop was sent 45 miles out of their way while the Catpain diverted himelf at the Bolling Green.

Dates: circa 1794 November 3

John Page (1743-1808), Rosewell, Gloucester county, Virginia to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 November 7

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242611
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General Morgan at Frankfurt urged self to return home because of indisposition. Wife (Margaret (Lowther) Page) miscarried. Her father and mother both died in September. Mrs. McCaine had not told her of parents' deaths.

Dates: 1794 November 7

John Barnes, Philadelphia to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 November 8

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242612
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I have had the floor pieces repainted. He has given you nine dollars off for the trouble he caused.

Dates: 1794 November 8

Donald Campbell, Norfolk to St. George Tucker, 1794 November 9

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242613
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Have been sick, but am better now. Have not offered your building to any carpenters. Tell me the right kind of fruit trees to plant.

Dates: 1794 November 9

Anne (Blair) Banister to St. George Tucker, circa 1794 December

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242614
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Can you lend me four or five dollars? As soon as Mr. Rose receives my letter, I hope he will relieve my distress.

Dates: circa 1794 December

John Marshall to St. George Tucker, 1794 December

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242615
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Mr. Roane was elected judge of the court of appeals. The causes of Mr. Randolph have been tried. Presentation to the bills to Mr. John Randolph was completely proved. However, a defeat in procedure caused the plaintiffs to be nonsuited.

Dates: 1794 December

Henry Tazewell (1753-1799), Kingsmill to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 December 4

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242616
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Has been busy since came from Richmond. Intends to settle all transactions before leaving home. Randolph's misfortunes have been lesson to self. Encloses account against Tucker. Would have it paid or amount applied to some balance against self in Williamsburg. Endorsed: 1794 December 5. This day gave note to Tazewell for amount of account, £21.3.1 payable in thirty days.

Dates: 1794 December 4

Ann Cary Randolph Morris to St. George Tucker, circa 1794 December 5

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242617
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Please procure for me two or three guineas. I have decided to go up in the stage.

Dates: circa 1794 December 5

Box 18, 1793-1795

 File — Box: 18
Identifier: id216780
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series is currently being added to the Box/Folder List section of the finding aid. Please check back periodically for updates. This series contains the correspondence of St. George Tucker, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington Coleman, and Nathaniel Beverley Tucker. The series is arranged in chronological order.

Dates: 1793-1795

P,rick Hendren, Shirley to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 December 9

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242618
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Fate will keep me from continuing a student of yours. The report of the Attorney General which I lent you belongs to Mr. Dunbar.

Dates: 1794 December 9

Peter Johnston, Prince Edward to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 December 14

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242619
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The bond I gave you last November is deposited with George Pickett. He will receive the payment.

Dates: 1794 December 14

Moses Myers, Norfolk to St. George Tucker, 1794 December 14

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242620
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Thank you for forwarding me your draft on James Brown.

Dates: 1794 December 14

John Page (1743-1808), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, Virginia. free John Page, 1794 December 18

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242621
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Arrived Monday, 15th. Thinks his Telegraph better than Doctor Hookes, described in Philosophical Transactions. His Ode to Echo good. Thinks Bach (Benjamin Franklin Bache) or (Eleazer) Oswald must publish Tucker's Queries. Demosociates are rallying. (enclosure, poem dated 1794 November 4).

Dates: 1794 December 18

St. George Tucker, 1794 December 24

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242622
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Extract from the Virginia Gazette and General Advertiser about the Telegraph St. George Tucker made and his experiment from the cupola of the old Capitol to the College in Williamsburg.

Dates: 1794 December 24

John Page, Philadelphia to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1794 December 29

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 17
Identifier: id242623
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I received your letter and the Telegraph with its description and have deposited it in Peale's Museum. Peale will furnish the editor of the encyclopedia with a drawing or plate and will register it with your name in his valuable register of useful and curious inventions. The Professor of Mathematics (Mr. Petterson) has examined it.

Dates: 1794 December 29

Edmund Harrison, Richmond to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1795 January 3

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242624
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I now send Jerman Baker to the College. I have to sell his father's books. Can he use your library. He will be in your care.

Dates: 1795 January 3

John Page (1743-1808), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, 1795 January 5

 Item — Box: 18, Folder: 18
Identifier: id242627
Scope and Contents Received his of 28th by stage. Will send Doctor Hooke's articles in Phil. Trans. on telegraph. Peale showed Tucker's model to Philosophical Soc. Vaughn, member, says it is like one used by French. Rittenhouse agreed. Peale urges registration of inventions. Discusses Tucker's contributions to posterity: telegraph, poems, political essays, law lectures, character as soldier, statesman, judge, etc., Liberty, Echo. His imitation of the Visit of Whitbreads Brawhouse would not be relished now....
Dates: 1795 January 5