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Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Ayres Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ay7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1833-1855, of members of the Ayres family including John W. Ayres at Chillicothe and Cincinnati, Ohio; and Fort Madison and Agency City, Iowa (with his father John B. Ayres at Diana Mills, Buckingham County, Va.), Robert H. Ayres, Hillsboro, Ohio and Jackson, Tenn. (with John B. Ayres, Matthias L. Ayres and Suckie Ayres) and Nathan W. Ayres (with Matthias L. Ayres and William Ford & Co., Richmond, Va. Letters concern the Methodist Church, abolitionists, politics, Thomsonian...

Henry Ward Beecher Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01263
Scope and Contents 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

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Identifier: SC 00473
Scope and Contents 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

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00475
Scope and Contents 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

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B80
Scope and Contents 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)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B85
Scope and Contents Papers, 1780-1929, of the Brown, Coalter, Tucker families including the papers of John Coalter (1769-1838), Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, and John Thompson Brown (1802-1836), member of the Virginia House of Delegates.Among the correspondents are Maria (Rind) Coalter, St. George Tucker, William Munford, Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter, Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown, the Rev. Moses D. Hoge, and Henry Peronneau Brown.This...

Daniel Webster Letter to Norton Quincy Tirrelll

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Identifier: SC 00592
Scope and Contents 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

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Identifier: Mss. 65 F59
Scope and Contents 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.

John Thomas Harris Autobiographical Letter to Charles Lanham

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Identifier: SC 00521
Scope and Contents 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

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Identifier: SC 00523
Scope and Contents 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.