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- Letters, 1807, of William Bolling (1777-1845) of Goochland County, Virginia, consisting of a letter, 10 July 1807, from Bolling to President Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) expressing outrage over the attack of the British naval vessel LEOPARD on the United States naval vessel CHESAPEAKE and offering the services of his Goochland Troop of Cavalry to the federal government; and reply, 30 July 1807, from President Jefferson to Bolling praising his patriotism and thanking him for his support and the offer of his troop, but noting that use of militia was determined by the governor of Virginia. There are poor photocopies of the originals (2 leaves) and typed transcriptions (2 leaves)
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- William Bolling was born 26 May 1777 probably in Henrico County, Virginia, to Thomas Bolling (1735-1804) and Elizabeth Gay Bolling (d. 1814). Bolling moved to Goochland County, Virginia, and lived at "Bolling Hall." He served in the Virginia militia, rising to the rank of colonel of cavalry during the War of 1812. Bolling served in the House of Delegates in the 1813-1814 session. He married Mary Randolph (1774-1863) and they had four children. Bolling died in Goochland County 16 July 1845, and was buried at "Bolling Hall."
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