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John Tyler Letter to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00133
Scope and Contents Letter from United States Senator John Tyler (1790- 1862) to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe dated May 30, 1835.  In it he discussed horses and horse racing.  He also comments on the recent Democratic Party convention of 1835.  As a newly emerged Whig party leader, Tyler was nonplussed by the nomination of Martin Van Buren and voiced support that Virginia voters would go for Judge White (Hugh Lawson White) one of four Whig Presidential candidates in 1836.

Merritt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M55
Scope and Contents Papers (including business and personal correspondence and accounts) of William H.E. Merritt, of Brunswick and Greensville counties, Va. who was a lawyer, member of the Virginia House of Delegates and editor of the "Richmond Whig"and his brothers Dr. Alexander T.B. Merritt of Hicksford, Greensville County,Va. and John F.W. Merritt of Vicksburg, Miss. The collection includes letters, 8 January and 29 March 1857, written by John Minor Botts and accounts of William H.E. Merritt & Brother with...

Harrison Holt Riddleberger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R44 and Mss. Acc. 2003.60
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters and other papers, 1872-1902, of H. H. Riddleberger (1844-1890) of Woodstock, Virginia who retained the titles of member of the House of Delegates, 1871-1875; State Senator, 1879- 1882; and U.S. Senator, 1883-l889. Among the correspondents are: William Mahone, William E. Cameron, Winfield S. Hancock, Roscoe Conkling, Robert Toombs, Fitz-John Porter, John W. Daniel, and John Goode. There are letters from Riddleberger to his wife Emma Belew Riddleberger and to...

William Cabell Rives Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01267
Scope and Contents Letters, 1824-1864, written by William Cabell Rives of "Castle Hill," Albemarle County, Va. to William MacCreery Burwell, Mahlon Dickerson, Robert Selden Garnett, Doctor Robert W. Haxall and John Milton Niles discussing his political philosophy reflecting his change from the Democratic to the Whig Party, plans for visits, and family news.

Thomas W. Thomas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 T36
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1834-1863, of Thomas W. Thomas, soldier, lawyer, and judge of Elberton, GA concerning his law practice and  his friendship with US Senator Robert Toombs. His papers primarily concern his various legal cases, but also discuss politics, the Civil War, and other topics sporadically. Included in the collection are papers, 1834-1864, of Drury B. Cade who operated a canal boat on the Savannah River. Items of special interest include letter, 3 April 1842, from John Reeves Jones Daniel...

Tyler Family Papers, Group A - H, Additions

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T97 Additions
Scope and Contents Additions to the Tyler Family Papers that are not shelved with Mss. 65 T97 Tyler Family Papers, Groups A-H are included on the pdf inventories.

Please see the record for 65 T97 Tyler Family Papers.

Many of these additions can logically be incorporated into the Groups A-H, and possibly will be in the future.

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.

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