The Resource Letters from or about Virginia congressmen, (manuscript)

Letters from or about Virginia congressmen, (manuscript)

Label
Letters from or about Virginia congressmen, 1836-1842
Title
Letters from or about Virginia congressmen
Inclusive dates
1836-1842
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection contains a letter, 1836 February 17, James Garland, Washington, to William Massie, Tye River Mills, Va. concerning the establishment of a post office at Tye River Mills; and letter, 1838 April 5, Lettie Coles, Washington, to her daughter, Helen C. Coles, Charlotte Court House, Va., re the necessity of obeying parents and wearing sunbonnets
  • A letter, 1840 December 28, George C. Dromgoole, Washington, to R. B. Robinson, Gaston, N. C., complains about his farm manager Hawkins's failure to butcherhogs, and requests Robinson to arrange the annual slave hiring
  • A letter, 1842 July 8, Samuel L. Hays, Washington, to George C. Dromgoole concerns the forwarding of glasses and other personal matters and mentions negotiations with England (the Webster-Ashburton treaty) and Whig intentions to block the tariff of 1842
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Letters from or about Virginia congressmen, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu01684.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Summary available
Extent
4
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1748826
System control number
  • (Sirsi) AHQ7237
  • (OCoLC)32958263
Type of unit
items

Library Locations

    • Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections LibraryBorrow it
      160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22904, US
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