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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 M75
Scope and Contents
Collection contains correspondence, 1783-1831, of James Monroe written from Richmond, Virginia while governor; from Paris while minister to France; from London while minister to Great Britain; from Washington, D. C. while Secretary of State, Secretary of War, and President; and from Loudoun County, Virginia after serving as President. Also included is a penciled sketch of Monroe by John Vanderlyn. Subjects covered in the collection include diplomatic service, education (advice to his nephew),...
- Subject: Slavery--Virginia--19th century
- Names: Lee, Henry, 1756-1818