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1716-1885
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1716-1885
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eng
Summary
Papers, 1716-1885, compiled by St. George Tucker Grinnan consisting mainly of the correspondence of John Coalter (1769-1838) of Richmond, Virginia, and John Randolph Bryan (1806-1887) of Georgia and Fluvanna County, Virginia. About two-thirds of the collection is the correspondence to and from Judge Coalter and his family, including his wife, Ann Frances Bland Tucker Coalter (1779-1813) and her father St. George Tucker (1752-1827). Writers comment on political and social events. Other correspondents include John Randolph (1773-1833), William Wirt (1772-1834), Beverley Tucker (1784-1851), and Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848). About one-third of the collection is the correspondence of Bryan to his daughter Georgia Screven Bryan Grinnan (1837-1912) and her husband Andrew Glassell Grinnan (1827-1902). These letters comment mostly on Bryan's plantations of Carysbrook in Fluvanna County, and Lafitta in Louisiana, as well as coal mining. Papers also includes bonds, deeds, land grants, lists of slaves, obituaries, powers of attorney, promissory notes, transcripts, wills, and Bible records for the Bryan and Dabney families
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St. George Tucker Grinnan was born 6 April 1870 in Madison County, Virginia, to Andrew Glassell Grinnan (1827-1902) and Georgia Screven Bryan Grinnan (1837-1912). He was educated in Madison County schools, then attended the University of Virginia. He graduated from Virginia with a medical degree in 1901 and commenced practicing. Grinnan practiced medicine until he retired in 1947. He als served as professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia. Grinnan belonged to several medical associations, and wrote several articles for medical journals. He married Susan F. Dabney 18 April 1906, and they had 5 children. Grinnan died 10 November 1952 in Richmond, Virginia, and was buried in Hollywood Cemetery.
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Papers
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178
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Grinnan, St. George Tucker
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000500706
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Photostats (negative and positive).
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leaves.

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