Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Henry Ward Beecher Manuscript
Manuscript draft, dated October 30, 1864, written by Henry Ward Beecher comparing Abraham Lincoln to Wendell Phillips, being particularly praiseworthy of Phillips. Typescript included.
Thomas Stanhope Bocock Biographical Letter
Letter from Thomas Stanhope Bocock,Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to Charles Lanman, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. with biographical information for inclusion in the Directory of the United States Congress. April 26, 1858.
John Minor Botts Letter to Charles Lanman
Letter from Jo[hn] M[inor] Botts, Richmond, Virginia to Charles Lanman with biographical information for inclusion in the Directory of the United States Congress. September 2, 1858.
William H. Brodnax Papers
Letters, 1825-1834, addressed to William H. Brodnax of Hicks Ford, Greensville County, Va. by Robert R. Barton; Thomas Ruffin (12 October 1829, concerning his opposition to changes in the Virginia Constitution); R. B. Starke (concerning a letter purportedly by [William ?] Maxwell advocating the abolition of slavery); and Robert W. Withers of Greene County, Ala.
Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (I)
Carter Family Papers
Daniel Webster Letter to Norton Quincy Tirrelll
Letter from Daniel Webster, Washington, D.C. to Norton Quincy Tirrell, Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort, Virginia, stating that since he has not made any selection, he will comply with Tirrell's wishes and forward Tirrell's letter to Dr. Sewall.
Norton Quincy Tirrell is the great-great-great-grandfather of donor, Mrs. Page Clagget.
John Buchanan Floyd Papers
Papers, 1831-1863, of John B. Floyd, governor of Virginia, United States Secretary of War and Confederate general. The papers, chiefly 1850-1862, concern the three positions he held. Correspondents include James Buchanan, Jefferson Davis, Samuel Houston, Benjamin Huger, Alexander von Humboldt, R. M. T. Hunter, Charles James Faulkner, Jenny Lind, James Murray Mason, William Ballard Preston, Winfield Scott, John Tyler, Daniel Webster and the Duke of Wellington.
George G. York Letter
An eight page letter with envelope from George G. York, a senior corporal stationed at Camp Alger, to his wife and child. York writes about a visit to the camp by President McKinley, the moral of the soldiers, his experience with military rations, and his thoughts on the Spanish-American war.
John Thomas Harris Autobiographical Letter to Charles Lanham
Letter from John Thomas Harris to Charles Lanman with biographical information for inclusion in the Directory of the United States Congress. October 27, 1859.
William Alexander Harris Autobiographical Letter to Charles Lanman
Letter from William Alexander Harris, Washington, D.C. to Charles Lanman, Georgetown, with biographical information for inclusion in the Directory of the United States Congress. December 10, 1858.
James Madison, Sr. Papers
Archibald McClean Letter to Charles S. Morgan
Contains a letter from Archibald McClean to Charles S. Morgan regarding the 1830 Virginia Convention in Richmond, Virginia. In the letter, McClean talked about giving more representation in Virginia to the majority of residents instead of an oligarchy of the elite class. He ended his letter referring to Andrew Jackson, president of the United States, as a "plain, unostentatious republican in manners and quite accessible. But I could not receive the impression that he is a great man."
C. W. Murdaugh Papers
Papers, ca. 1853-1878 of Portsmouth, Virginia attorney, judge and politician C.W. Murdaugh, consisting of 3 volumes of law notes, notes on politics and history, transcribed stories, poemd and anecdotes, etc. and clippings from papers and magazines, some of which are annotated.
The volumes had at some point been numbered 8, 19 and 83 which indicates that they were once part of a larger collection.
Charles Triplett O'Ferrall Papers
Preston Family Papers
Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Stock Proposal
3 typed copies of a proposal for a bill by the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company "that as their profits must be for some time to come, absorbed in thepayment of their debts, they be allowed to pay to the state and to the individual stockholders, dividends in new stock bearing interest, in lieu of money which connot be paid to either." Undated.
Tyler Family Papers, Group A - H, Additions
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.
United States Federal Nineteenth Century Government Publications
Williamsburg (Va.) Area Ephemera Collection
John W. Wise Letter to John E. Roller
Letter from John S. Wise, Richmond, [Virginia] to Gen. John E. Roller about meeting him in Staunton, [Virginia]. June 30, 1884.