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Label
1778-1799
Inclusive dates
1778-1799
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1778-1799, of Patrick Henry (1736-1799) of Richmond and Charlotte County, Virginia, discussing a claim before the State Council; Jean Antoine Houdon's statue of George Washington; political and economic relations with France; a deduction from Henry's salary as governor; politics; resolutions from Virginia (not included) sent to the New Jersey legislature; support for John Marshall; and legal business
Member of
Action
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Biographical or historical data
Patrick Henry was born 29 May 1736 in Hanover County, Virginia, to John and Sara Winston Henry. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and Virginia Convention, governor of Virginia 1776-1779, 1784-1786, and delegate to the Virginia Constitution Ratification Convention, 1788. He was married to Sarah Shelton and Dorothea Dandridge. He died 6 June 1799 at his home on Red Hill Plantation, Charlotte County, Virginia.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letters
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01742.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
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  • Inventory
Extent
16
Immediate source of acquisition
Meade, R. D.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499907
Reproduction note
Photostats.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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