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Timothy E. Wetmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.143
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, addresses, compositions, and other material pertaining to Timothy E. Wetmore, a teacher and labor union activist in Wilson, New York. Although the bulk of the material is of a personal nature, there is also material related to the founding of Chapter 67 of the Mechanics' Mutual Protection Association in Wilson, New York, which was founded by Wetmore. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include politics and Henry Clay, local life in and around Wilson,...
Dates: 1840-1850

Winfield Scott Letter to W.C. Preston

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00004
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1842 November 7, written by General Winfield Scott to W. C. Preston, a politician. In the letter, Scott recounts recommending Preston to the president for a position in Paris, and goes on to discuss the presidential nomination of the Whig party, for which he was a possible candidate. Scott expressed a desire to be nominated only if the Whigs stood a small chance of winning. The letter was written in Washington, D.C.. A transcript of the letter is included with some annotations.

Dates: 1842 November 7

Henry Alexander Wise Letter to Robert S. Chilton

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Identifier: SC 00621
Scope and Contents

Letter from H. A. Wise, House of Representatives, Washington DC, to Robert S. Chilton, New York, in which he talks about dueling.

Dates: 1839 December 20

Henry Alexander Wise Papers

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Identifier: SC 01269
Scope and Contents

Three letters (1856-1859) concerning United States politics (especially the 1856 presidential election), and his family; containing his views on religion and liberty; and making an appeal to James Buchanan on behalf of a candidate for appointed office.

Dates: 1856-1859

John S. Wise Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W75
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1869-1873, of John S. Wise concerning the application of his brother Doctor Richard A. Wise for positions as professor at the College of William and Mary, and at the University of Virginia; and as superintendent at the Central Lunatic Asylum, Richmond, Va. Correspondents include William E. Cameron, John W. Daniel, Benjamin S. Ewell, Hugh Blair Grigsby, John S. Mosby, Charles S. Venable and Richard A. Wise.

Dates: 1869-1873

Wood Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 W85
Scope and Contents

Dated 1806-1878. Business and legal papers of John H. Wood, constable of Louisa County, VA. Included are a receipt for $0.76 which he paid for 138 acres of land, that being taxes due; the papers of William J., David, and Charles W. Wood; and papers of Charles Vest, Albemarle County. Also contains personal letters with economic and political comments.

Dates: 1806-1878

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Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 4
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Godwin, Edwin Mills, Jr., 1914-1999 3
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 3
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 3
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 3
Gary Alonzo Barranger 2
Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), 1923- 2
Hughes, Robert William 2
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 2
Madison, James, Jr., 1751-1836 2
Mahone, William, 1826-1895 2
Powell, Leven, 1737-1810 2
Preston Family 2
Preston, Francis 2
Preston, John, 1764-1827 2
Readjuster Party of Virginia 2
Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868 2
Tazewell family 2
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 2
Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889 2
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 2
United States Senate 2
United States. Dept. of the Interior 2
University of Virginia 2
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
American Red Cross 1
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 1
Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893 1
Booth family 1
Borland, Roscius Cicero, d. 1847 1
Borland, Thomas Roscius, 1844-1900 1
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 1
Cameron, William Evelyn, 1842-1927 1
Carter, Robert ("King"), 1663-1732 1
Central Lunatic Asylum, Richmond, Va 1
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 1
Collins, Clarkson A. 1
Conkling, Roscoe, 1829-1888 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Cumberland County Historical Society 1
Daingerfield family 1
Dalton, John N. 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Economic Development 1
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 1
Ellis, Pearl Tyler, 1860-1947 1
Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863 1
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 1
Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890 1
Galbraith family 1
Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849) 1
Galt, John Minson, II, 1819-1862 1
Garrett, Robert M., 1807-1885 1
Gilmer, Thomas Walker 1
Goode, John, 1829-1909 1
Goodwin family 1
Graves, William J. (Congressman), 1806-1876 1
Green, Duff, 1791-1875 1
Green, Mary Giles, 1762-1819 1
Greenleaf, Joseph 1
Gregory family 1
Gregory family. 1
Griffith family 1
Hepburn family 1
Holloway, Laura C. (Laura Carter), b. 1848 1
Hughes family 1
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Longwood University 1
Madison, Dolley P., 1768-1849 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
Manchester National Bank, Richmond, Va 1
Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1760-1803 1
McCandlish (Colonel) 1
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 1
Minge (Dr.) 1
Monroe, James (1799-1870) 1
Monroe, James, 1758-1831 1
Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company 1
Order of the Mechanics’ Mutual Protection 1
Paschall, Davis Young, 1911-2001 1
Payne, John Barton, 1855-1935 1
Pollard, John Garland, 1871-1937 1
Poughkeepsie Lyceum (N.Y.) 1
Powell, Charles Leven (1804-1896) 1
Preston family 1
Preston, Francis, 1765-1836 1
Preston, William 1
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