The Resource James Johnson letter

James Johnson letter

Label
James Johnson letter, 1816 Oct. 5
Title
James Johnson letter
Inclusive dates
1816 Oct. 5
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 5 October 1816, written by James Johnson (ca. 1754-1845) of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, to Col. John Cowper Cohoon, Sr. (1763-1823), sheriff of Nansemond County, requesting, on behalf of his client, money that was collected in fulfillment of a writ of execution in the suit Darden's executors vs. Baker, heard in Nansemond County Court. Johnson also provides Cohoon with a receipt
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Biographical or historical data
James Johnson graduated from The College of William and Mary, and was admitted to the bar and practiced in Williamsburg. He was a delegate to the state Constitutional Convention in 1788, and a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1797-1804, 1806, 1807, and 1809-1813. Johnson moved to Isle of Wight County in 1807, and continued to practice law. He was elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives, and served from 4 March 1813 to 1 February 1820. He then served as Collector of Customs at Norfolk.
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VIC
Label
James Johnson letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
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Immediate source of acquisition
Kasper, Tom and Paula
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001604305
Type of unit
leaf.

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