The Resource LVA accessions 19829, 19830, 19831, 19832, 19833, 19834, 19835, 19836, 19837, 19838, 19839, and 19840 are filed with accession 19828

LVA accessions 19829, 19830, 19831, 19832, 19833, 19834, 19835, 19836, 19837, 19838, 19839, and 19840 are filed with accession 19828

Label
1806-1832
Inclusive dates
1806-1832
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Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1806-1832, of John Randolph (1773-1833) of Roanoke consisting of letters, 1806 and 1811, to his nephew John St. George Randolph (1792-1857) concerning his education at a school in England for deaf students, his nephew's stay at Bizarre in Cumberland County, and providing family, local, and political news; letter, 29 March 1808, to Congressman Joseph Bryan (1773-1812) of Georgia discussing relations between the United States and Great Britain; letter, 23 December 1814, to Congressman Richard Stanford (1767-1816) of North Carolina containing general news; letters, 1822, 1828, and 1831, to William Leigh (1783-1871) of Halifax County, Virginia, discussing Randolph's travels in England in 1822, his instructions to Leigh regarding his plantation in 1828, and his ocean voyage from England to the United States in 1831; letters, 1831, to John Randolph Clay (1808-1885) giving Clay instructions while serving as United States charge d'affaires at the Russian Court in St. Petersburg, Russia; letter, 17 September 1832, to (Benjamin) Watkins Leigh (1781-1849) or his overseer Mr. Ashby at Stoneleigh in Halifax County concerning a slave Randolph has sent for work at Leigh's plantation; and letter, 28 February 1822, from George McDuffie (1790-1851) of South Carolina to Randolph stating that comments made in remarks by McDuffie were meant for Randolph and if were insulting, "they were such as the occasion demanded."
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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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Letters
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LVA accessions 19829, 19830, 19831, 19832, 19833, 19834, 19835, 19836, 19837, 19838, 19839, and 19840 are filed with accession 19828
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http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01106.xml
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LVA accessions 19829, 19830, 19831, 19832, 19833, 19834, 19835, 19836, 19837, 19838, 19839, and 19840 are filed with accession 19828
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30
Immediate source of acquisition
Morton, Charles Mrs.
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000484560
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Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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