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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1812 Jan. 16
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1812 Jan. 16
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 16 January 1812, from John Randolph (1773-1833) of Roanoke in Washington D.C. to Thomas Abthorpe Cooper (1776-1849) of New York, New York, regretting that he will not be travelling to New York and see Cooper in the theater, but hoping that he will see Cooper the next time the actor is in Washington. Randolph asks Cooper to give his regards to mutual acquaintances. Randolph states that his desire to attend the theater has left since the Richmond Theater fire of 26 December 1811
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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.
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Letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
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2
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000489902
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p.

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