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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R56, 77-14
Scope and Contents
Personal and professional papers of Moncure Robinson dealing mostly with management of Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad in which he held controlling interest. Prominent correspondents include James Buchanan, Washington Irving, Dennis Hart Mahan, Winfield Scott and Abel Parker Upshur. Also included is the correspondence of his father, John Robinson (including letters from William C. C. Claiborne), his brothers, Cary, Edwin, Conway and Eustace Robinson and his brother-in-law John...
- Names: Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844
- Subject: Civil engineering--United States--History--19th century