Papers relating to Courtland, Alabama; Huntsville, Alabama; and Lawrence County, Alabama. Includes letter, 1839 August 31, from committee of the Democratic Republicans of Courtland to Andrew Jackson inviting him to a dinner in honor of James Polk and a resolution, undated, concerning public testimonial to memory of Jackson; land grant, 1823, for land in Huntsville signed by James Monroe; and accounts of James E. Saunders.
Two page copy of a land patent issued by James Monroe in 1781 to George Fitzwater in the county of Kanhawa, Virginia when he was Governor of Virginia. The copy is certified by S. H. Parker, Register of the Land office in Richmond dated June 22, 1854.
Two letters from D.C. Russell, a lawyer from Albany, New York who is visiting Houston, Texas to his wife, Hattie. In the second letter, Russell reports that he fell ill and was cared for by a very kind black nurse who claimed she was once a slave owned by President Monroe. He reported that he was able to make a full recovery due to the attentiveness of this woman but that her care and the business dealings with others cost him a great deal of money.
Collection of 30 letters from President James Monroe to Secretary of the Treasury, William H. Crawford, drafts of Crawford as Secretary to President Monroe, and one letter from P.P. Saint Guirons [?] to President Monroe. 25 of the letters are from President Monroe, four are from Secretary Crawford, and one is from P.P. Saint Guersani[?].
Correspondence and other material, 1780-1834, by, to, and concerning James Monroe. See inventory link (below) for folder list.
Land grant signed July 28, 1800 by Virginia Governor James Monroe to Samuel Haniway and Joseph Friend for land in Harrison County, Virginia. Harrison County is now in West Virginia.
An artificial collection of manuscripts collected by Francis Little. Includes contract, 1770, binding William Byrd III to payment of money in a case involving Robert Carter (signed by William Byrd, John Jameson, George Wythe and Thomas Walne); letter, 1812, of William Henry Harrison to Return Jonathan Meigs concerning an expedition against Tecumseh; grant, 1822, for land in Ohio signed by James Monroe; grant, 1837, for land in Ohio; and two Civil War letters.
Papers, 1806-1860, primarily 1823-1845, of James Monroe (1799- 1870). Letters relate to his military career, family life, and politics. Included is correspondence to his uncle, President James Monroe.