The Resource Richard O. Henderson journal, (manuscript)

Richard O. Henderson journal, (manuscript)

Label
Richard O. Henderson journal, 1816-1828
Title
Richard O. Henderson journal
Inclusive dates
1816-1828
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The journal contains a diary of Henderson's travel in England and Scotland, 1816, together with letters written during that journey and other letters and documents relating to Henderson's affairs in Virginia including a copy of speech before Lafayette in 1824 and a letter on arrangements for his visit; documents concerning the Manchester and Petersburg Turnpike, including a table of requisitions; a muster roll of the Petersburg R.L. Infantry (Petersburg Volunteers); a county by county list of Virginia election results, Congressional and local, 1827; and a list of freeeholders of Chestefield County in favor of Adam's re-election to the presidency, 1828
  • Other scattered entries include a note and letter on legal fees in an 1818 case; a letter discussing the (2nd) U.S. Bank; a note on the sale of blacksmith tools; notes from various historical and political works; notes on political policy concerning roads, canals, and tariffs; abstracts of appropriation bills in Congress, 1826-1827; list of members in the 20th Congress; a table of duties on wheat in England; poems by various authors; a biographical note on the death of Major General Lee; a recipe to "preserve houses from vermin"; and a memorandum on the distances from the Tavern at Chesterfield C.H. to Manchester
  • A fine pencil drawing of an unidentified man (possibly Henderson?) has been laid in
Biographical or historical data
Lawyer in Manchester, Va., son of Dr. James Henderson the first president of the Manchester and Petersburg Turnpike.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Richard O. Henderson journal, (manuscript)
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  • Special Collections
Extent
1
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Coles Special Collections Fund, 2012/2013.
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u5743703
Type of unit
volume.

Library Locations

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