The Resource Virginiana papers, (manuscript)

Virginiana papers, (manuscript)

Label
Virginiana papers, 1739-1937
Title
Virginiana papers
Inclusive dates
1739-1937
Contributor
Correspondent
Recipient
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection includes a letter, 1782, to Benjamin Harrison from Theodorick Bland, James Madison, Arthur Lee and Joseph Jones mentioning information being forwarded to Pennsylvania and Virginia, noting that Harrison's letter regarding the captives in North Carolina has not been reported on, and mentioning the postponement of a decision on the cession of western land
  • Other items include letters, 1782-1809, from Charles Lee regarding business and court cases; letter, 1783, James Monroe to John Francis Mercer on his health; and letter, 1797, Henry Lee to William A. Washington giving legal advice
  • The collection also includes a letter, 1812, Henry Clay to Richard Rush concerning a bill passed in Congress regarding the Messrs. Streshlys; letter of thanks, 1867, from Alfred Tennyson to [John Richard Vernon?] for his book "Harvest of a Quiet Eye"; and letter, 1892, Thomas Nelson Page to Barrett Wendell concerning a proposal to erect a memorial to University of Virginia students who died in the Civil War
  • Also include letters, 1914-1915, from John S. Mosby discussing lectures and his book; and letters, 1933, Ellen Glasgow to Harvey Taylor regarding a bibliography of her work
  • Other correspondents include R. D. Blackmore, James Branch Cabell, William Fairfax, Bret Harte, R. M. T. Hunter, George Wythe Randolph, William Wirt, and Henry A. Wise
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Virginiana papers, (manuscript)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Extent
34
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1749669
System control number
  • (Sirsi) AHQ8205
  • (OCoLC)647813034
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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