The Resource Charles Hay letter

Charles Hay letter

Label
Charles Hay letter, 1826 May 10
Title
Charles Hay letter
Inclusive dates
1826 May 10
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 10 May 1826, from Charles Hay (ca. 1793-1833), chief clerk, Navy Department, to Richard S. Coxe (1792-1865) of Georgetown, District of Columbia, stating that Hay's father (George Hay) will not be in Washington until the following week and asking if a trial for some African Americans could be postponed until then
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Biographical or historical data
Charles Hay was born about 1793 to George Hay (1765-1830) and his first wife Rebecca Hay (d. 1807). Hay was appointed chief clerk of the Navy Department by his father's second wife's father James Monroe (1758-1831) in 1824. He was removed from his position in March 1829. Charles Hay married Lucy Chandler of Georgetown, District of Columbia, 22 April 1824, and they had at least one child. Hay died in Georgetown 19 April 1833.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Charles Hay letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Crown Collectibles
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001695889
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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