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Label
1817-1831
Inclusive dates
1817-1831
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Language
eng
Summary
Correspondence, 1817-1831, of John Randolph of Roanoke (1773-1833) consisting of a letter, dated 13 January 1817, from John Marshall (1755-1835) to Randolph thanking him for a copy of a bill on a uniform system of bankruptcy and informing Randolph that the Virginia legislature is considering a constitutional convention; a letter, dated 21 January 1822, from Randolph to William Leigh (1783-1871) of Halifax County, Virginia, lamenting the effects the War of 1812, the tariff, and the Bank of the United States has had on the country and commenting on the Kentucky-Virginia military land claims; a letter, dated 5 May 1826, from Marshall to Randolph expressing faith that Randolph did not identify Marshall as the author of a letter Randolph read in the U.S. Senate and commenting on his aim not to become involved in politics; and a letter, dated 14 January 1831, from Randolph to Leigh discussing his trip to Great Britain, his ill health, and British politics
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Biographical or historical data
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.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Correspondence
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
11
Immediate source of acquisition
Barlow, L.W.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000488152
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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