The Resource Papers of Indian Department Superintendent General John Mason, and his son U.S. Senator and Confederate diplomat James Murray Mason, (manuscript)

Papers of Indian Department Superintendent General John Mason, and his son U.S. Senator and Confederate diplomat James Murray Mason, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of Indian Department Superintendent General John Mason, and his son U.S. Senator and Confederate diplomat James Murray Mason, 1798-1859
Title
Papers of Indian Department Superintendent General John Mason, and his son U.S. Senator and Confederate diplomat James Murray Mason
Inclusive dates
1798-1859
Title variation
Mason family papers
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Recipient
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Correspondence of the Masons includes a letter from John Taylor of Caroline re a Virginia-Maryland boundary dispute, and a letter from Dupont Bauduy and Co., re a shipment of cloth from their new woolen mill
  • There are also six letters from Richard Rush on current events in England and the United States including the divorce trial of Queen Caroline, the appointment of Sir Stratford Canning as the new minister to the United States and meetings with William Wilberforce and Sir Charles M'Carthy on the American Colonization Society
  • Additional letters discuss a debt collected for the Masons by John Jordan Crittenden, a medallion of Madison by Italian sculptor Franjonie, and allegations that Ely Magruder was a secret agent for the United States in Barbados
  • With these is an [1859?] facsimile of the 1765 Philadelphia Non-Importation Resolutions
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of Indian Department Superintendent General John Mason, and his son U.S. Senator and Confederate diplomat James Murray Mason, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu00983.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide available.
Extent
26
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1867345
System control number
  • (Sirsi) AJD2415
  • (OCoLC)647824458
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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