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Alexander Rives letter

Label
Alexander Rives letter, 1853 June 25
Title
Alexander Rives letter
Inclusive dates
1853 June 25
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 25 June 1853, from Alexander Rives (1806-1885) of Albemarle County, to his brother, William Cabell Rives (1793-1868) of Albemarle County, concerning a receipt for property sold and Williams forthcoming visit
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Biographical or historical data
Alexander Rives was born 17 June 1806 at "Oakridge" in Nelson County, Virginia, to Robert and Margaret Cabell Rives. He was a lawyer by profession and served as a Member of the State Convention of 1850-1851, the House of Delegates from 1852-1853, and the State Senate from 1859-1861. In 1870 he was appointed Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia by President Grant and remain in that post until his death. He died in Charlottesville, Virginia 17 September 1885.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Alexander Rives letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Garstika, Fred
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001559111
Type of unit
pages.

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