The Resource The history of the Virginia federal convention of 1788, : with some account of the eminent Virginians of that era who were members of the body, (microform)

The history of the Virginia federal convention of 1788, : with some account of the eminent Virginians of that era who were members of the body, (microform)

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The history of the Virginia federal convention of 1788, : with some account of the eminent Virginians of that era who were members of the body, n.d.
Title
The history of the Virginia federal convention of 1788,
Title remainder
with some account of the eminent Virginians of that era who were members of the body
Inclusive dates
n.d.
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Language
eng
Summary
Manuscript draft, n.d., of the history of the Virginia convention, by Hugh Blair Grigsby (1806-1881), that began meeting in Richmond on 2 June 1788. The history was prepared at the request of the Virginia Historical Society. Grigsby's final draft was published by the Society in 1890 and 1891
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Biographical or historical data
Hugh Blair Grigsby was born on 22 November 1806 in Norfolk, Virginia. He represented Norfolk in the state legislature,, and in 1829-1830 was a member of the State convention with Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and other noted men. He subsequently devoted himself to literature and agriculture, and was an authority on the history of Virginia. He was president of the Virginia Historical Society, and in 1871 became chancellor of The College of William and Mary, which had given him the degree of Doctor of Laws (LL. D) in 1855. He contributed to the Southern Literary Messenger, and wrote numerous historical discourses, including one on the Virginia Convention of 1829-1830 delivered before the Virginia Historical Society in 1853, and "Discourse on Hon. Littleton W. Tazewell" (Norfolk, 1860). He died in Charlotte County, Virginia in 1881.
Cataloging source
VIC
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
The history of the Virginia federal convention of 1788, : with some account of the eminent Virginians of that era who were members of the body, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
  • Microfilm target is incorrect
  • BR 693
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
2
Generation
service copy
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001575675
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01
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low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reels.

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