A Guide to the St. George Tucker Collection, 1771-1821 St. George Tucker Collection MS 1942.4

A Guide to the St. George Tucker Collection, 1771-1821

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 1942.4


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 1942.4
Title
St. previous hitGeorge next hit previous hitTucker next hit Collection 1771-1821
Physical Characteristics
1 volume and 41 pieces.
Creator
previous hitTucker next hit, St. previous hitGeorge next hit
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

St. previous hitGeorge next hit previous hitTucker Collection, , Manuscript #MS 1942.4, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Gift and purchase, 1942-1967.


Biographical Information

previous hitTucker next hit was a Revolutionary soldier, author, lawyer, and judge, of Port Royal, Bermuda, and Williamsburg, Va. Came to Virginia in 1771 to attend the College of William and Mary, remained, and established close personal or social connections with many of the leading Virginia families. Married first Frances (Bland) Randolph, and second, Lelia (Skipwith) Carter.

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous items including previous hitTucker's next hit poetry copybook, with his poems and those of Nathaniel previous hitTucker next hit (1750-1807), and Frances Lelia Coalter (1803-1821); also, six letters to John Page, 1789-1801, discussing personal matters and current politics; business papers for 1818; certificate of appointment of previous hitTucker next hit as U. S. District Court Judge, 11 February 1789; letters to previous hitTucker next hit from Peter Pelham, Jr. and Henry Tazewell; previous hitTucker's next hit letters to Mathew Carey, Robert Wash, and the Standing Committee of the '76 Association, Charleston, S. C.; and a letter from Anne Frances previous hitTucker next hit Coalter to John Randolph, 1798 May 27.

Arrangement

The items are arranged chronologically.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Barksdale, Nelson
  • Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839
  • Coalter, Anne Frances Bland previous hitTucker next hit, 1779-1813
  • Coalter, Frances Lelia, 1803-1821
  • Coalter, Frances Lelia, 1803-1821, Poetry
  • Page, John, 1744-1808
  • Pelham, Peter, Jr.
  • Randolph, John, 1773-1833
  • Tazewell, Henry, 1753-1799
  • previous hitTucker next hit, Nathaniel, 1750-1807
  • previous hitTucker next hit, Nathaniel, 1750-1807, Poetry
  • previous hitTucker next hit, St. previous hitGeorge next hit, 1752-1827
  • previous hitTucker next hit, St. previous hitGeorge next hit, 1752-1827, Correspondence
  • previous hitTucker next hit, St. previous hitGeorge next hit, 1752-1827, Poetry
  • Wash, Robert, 1790-1856
  • Corporate Names:

  • '76 Association. Standing Committee
  • United States. District Court (Virginia : Eastern District)
  • Subjects:

  • Judges - Selection and appointment
  • Poetry
  • Geographical Names:

  • United States - History - Revolution - 1775-1783

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Barksdale, Nelson
  • Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839
  • Coalter, Anne Frances Bland Tucker, 1779-1813
  • Coalter, Frances Lelia, 1803-1821
  • Coalter, Frances Lelia, 1803-1821, Poetry
  • Page, John, 1744-1808
  • Pelham, Peter, Jr.
  • Randolph, John, 1773-1833
  • Tazewell, Henry, 1753-1799
  • Tucker, Nathaniel, 1750-1807
  • Tucker, Nathaniel, 1750-1807, Poetry
  • Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827
  • Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827, Correspondence
  • Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827, Poetry
  • Wash, Robert, 1790-1856

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • United States - History - Revolution - 1775-1783