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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1821, 1830
Inclusive dates
1821, 1830
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Commissions, 1821 and 1830, to John Rutherfoord (1792-1866) of Richmond, Virginia, consisting of: commission, 30 April 1921, for Rutherfoord as Captain in the Nineteenth Regiment, Second Brigade, Fourth Division of Virginia Militia, signed by Governor Thomas M. Randolph; commission, 29 May 1821, for Rutherford as Captain of a company of artillery, Fourth Regiment, Fourth Division of Virginia Militia, signed by Governor Thomas M. Randolph; and commission, 11 June 1830, for Rutherfoord as Lieutenant Colonel, Fourth Regiment of Artillery, Fourth Division of Virginia Militia, signed by Governor John Floyd
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Biographical or historical data
John Rutherfoord was born 6 December 1792 in Richmond, Virginia, to Thomas Rutherfoord (1766-1852) and Sarah Winston Rutherfoord (ca. 1769-1839). He attended Princeton University, then studied law. He represented Richmond in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1826 to 1834, and served on the Council of State from 1839 to 1841. Rutherfoord became governor of Virginia in 1841 and resigned 4 March 1842. He served as president of the Mutual Assurance Society from 1836 to 1866. Rutherfoord married Emily Ann Coles (1795-1871) of Albemarle County, Virginia, and they had six children. Rutherfoord died in Richmond, Virginia, on 3 August 1866. He was buried in Shockoe Cemetery.
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Vi
Form designation
Commissions
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Rutherfoord, John J.
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000496715
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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