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Label
1821-1822
Inclusive dates
1821-1822
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, written around 1821 or 1822, on behalf of John Randolph, to Hill Carter of Shirley Plantation (Va.). This letter is regarding a gift of fruit seeds (dates) given to Carter by Randolph for planting in his garden
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  • Accessioned
  • Described
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
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Carter, C. Hill, Mrs.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000500528
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaf.

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