The Resource John Randolph letter

John Randolph letter

Label
John Randolph letter, 16 Aug. 1832
Title
John Randolph letter
Inclusive dates
16 Aug. 1832
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Language
eng
Summary
Facsimile of a letter, 16 August 1832 from John Randolph of Roanoke (1773-1833) of Charlotte County, Virginia, to John Rowan (1773-1843) of Louisville, Kentucky, introducing Elisha E. Hundley (1800-1879) and asking Rowan to assist Hundley if necessary. Randolph also asks that the Maupin family assist Hundley. Randolph adds that his own health is bad
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Biographical or historical data
John Randolph of Roanoke was born 2 June 1773 in Prince George County, Virginia and settled in Charlotte County, Virginia. A member of the prominent Randolph family, he was cousins with Thomas Jefferson and John Marshall. Randolph served in the United States House of Representatives from 1799 to 1813, 1815 to 1817, 1819 to 1825, 1827 to 1829, and 1833, and in the United States Senate from 1825 to 1827. Randolph was an adherent of states' rights and the strict construction of the federal Constitution. He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 24 May 1833, freeing his slaves in his will. Randolph was buried at his home in Charlotte County, and later reinterred in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
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VIC
Location of originals duplicates
Special Collections, Alderman Library, University of Virginia.
Label
John Randolph letter
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1
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001578167
Reproduction note
Facsimile.
Type of unit
leaf

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