The Resource Prince Edward County (Va.) Draft Preamble and Resolutions on the Death of John Randolph

Prince Edward County (Va.) Draft Preamble and Resolutions on the Death of John Randolph

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Prince Edward County (Va.) Draft Preamble and Resolutions on the Death of John Randolph, 1833
Title
Prince Edward County (Va.) Draft Preamble and Resolutions on the Death of John Randolph
Inclusive dates
1833
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Language
eng
Summary
Prince Edward County (Va.) Draft Preamble and Resolutions on the Death of John Randolph, 1833. The document is a draft of resolutions from the county court expressing appreciation to Randolph for his service on the bar and in public office
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Biographical or historical data
  • Prince Edward County was named in honor of Edward Augustus, a son of Prince Frederick Louis, a grandson of George II, and a younger brother of George III. The county was formed from Amelia County in 1753.
  • John Randolph of Roanoke was born 2 June 1773 in Prince George County, Virginia and settled in Charlotte County, Virginia. After the death of his brother Richard in 1795, John Randolph inherited the plantation Bizarre, across the river from Farmville. A member of the prominent Randolph family, he was a cousin of 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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Vi
Location of other archival material
Personal Papers Collection, Library of Virginia.
Label
Prince Edward County (Va.) Draft Preamble and Resolutions on the Death of John Randolph
Note
  • This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Prince Edward County
  • Some of the information in the document was lost due to deterioration before it was conserved
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1
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There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Prince Edward County Circuit Court
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001631908
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Type of unit
p.

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