A Guide to the St. George Tucker Grinnan Papers, 1716-1885 Grinnan, St. George Tucker, Papers, 1716-1885 23409

A Guide to the St. George Tucker Grinnan Papers, 1716-1885

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Accession Number 23409


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Repository
Library of Virginia
Accession number
23409
Title
St. George Tucker previous hitGrinnan next hit previous hitPapers next hit, 1716-1885.
Physical Characteristics
178 leaves (positive and negative photostats).
Physical Location
Personal previous hitpapers next hit collection, Acc. 23409.
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

St. George Tucker previous hitGrinnan next hit. previous hitPapers next hit, 1716-1885. Accession 23409. Personal previous hitpapers next hit collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Lent for copying by St. George Tucker previous hitGrinnan next hit, 28 September 1949.


Biographical/Historical Information

St. George Tucker previous hitGrinnan next hit was born 6 April 1870, in Madison County, Virginia, to Andrew Glassell previous hitGrinnan next hit (1827-1902) and Georgia Screven Bryan previous hitGrinnan next hit (1837-1912). He was educated in Madison County schools, then attended the University of Virginia, graduating with a medical degree in 1901. previous hitGrinnan next hit practiced medicine until he retired in 1947. He also served as professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia. previous hitGrinnan next hit belonged to several medical associations and wrote several articles for medical journals. He married Susan F. Dabney on 18 April 1906, and they had five children. previous hitGrinnan next hit died 10 November 1952, in Richmond, Virginia. He is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond.

Scope and Content Information

previous hitPapers next hit, 1716-1885, compiled by St. George Tucker previous hitGrinnan next hit 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 his 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 previous hitGrinnan next hit (1837-1912) and her husband, Andrew Glassell previous hitGrinnan next hit (1827-1902). These letters comment mostly on Bryan's plantations at Carysbrook in Fluvanna County, and Lafitta in Louisiana, as well as coal mining. previous hitPapers next hit also inclue bonds, deeds, land grants, lists of slaves, obituaries, powers of attorney, promissory notes, transcripts, wills, and Bible records for the Bryan and Dabney families.


Contents List

Item a: Bond. George Alves, New Kent County, to George Dabney, King William County, dated 9 October 1716, and recorded New Kent County, 11 October 1716.
3 prints.
Item b: Patent. Four hundred acres in Hanover County to Captain George Dabney, King William County, by Hugh Drysdale, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, 9 July 1724.
2 prints.
Item c: Will. Mary Barret, Louisa County, dated 3 December 1741, and proved [24 February 1746].
1 print.
Item d: Power of attorney. Charles Dabney to Benjamin Forsythe, both parties of Hanover County, dated 4 August 1794.
1 print.
Item e: Letter. Frances Bland Coalter, Warm Spring, Bath County, to Mrs. [Frances?] Davenport, near Staunton, 20 September 1809.
1 print.
Item f: Will. Frances Davenport, Augusta County, dated 3 April 1810.
2 prints.
Item g: Letter. Frances Bland Coalter, Staunton, to John Coalter, Richmond, 8 June [1811].
4 prints.
Item h: Letter. Frances Bland Coalter to Mrs. [Frances?] Davenport, Elm Grove near Staunton, 20 September [1811].
1 print.
Item i: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Richmond, 11 October 1811.
1 print.
Item j: Letter. Frances Bland Coalter to John Coalter, Richmond, December 1811.
3 prints.
Item k: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Richmond, 9 December 1811.
3 prints.
Item l: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to Mr. and Mrs. Coalter and Mr. and Mrs. Cabell, Richmond, 1 January 1812.
3 prints.
Item m: Letter. John Coalter, to Mrs. [Frances?] Davenport, near Staunton, 15 June 1813.
4 prints.
Item n: Letter. John Randolph, Richmond, to Charles Harris, Savannah, Georgia, 23 February 1814.
2 prints.

Included is a copy of an obituary notice of Joseph Bryan, dated 5 September 1812, and a copy of a promissory note from Jonathan Bryan to John Baber and Company, 12 April 1757.

Item o: Letter. John Coalter, Richmond, to Mrs. [Frances?] Davenport, near Staunton, 10 May 1814.
1 print.
Item p: Letter. Fancilea Coalter to [?], 17 July 1814.
2 prints.

Included is a postscript by "J.C."

Item q: Memorandum. St. George Tucker, Warminster, to [?] Coalter, 27 September 1814.
2 prints.
Item r: Letter. St. George Tucker, Warminster, to John Coalter, Richmond, 27 September 1814.
4 prints.
Item s: Letter. [Mary Tucker?], Charlotte, to brother John Coalter, Richmond, 13 October 1814.
5 prints.
Item t: Letter. St. George Tucker, Norfolk, to John Coalter, Richmond, 7 November 1814.
1 print.
Item u: Letter. J. Ranolph to brother, John Coalter, Bush Hill, near Richmond, 3 December 1814.
1 print.
Item v: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Richmond, 26 December 1814.
4 prints.
Item w: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, [?] Coalter, 1 March 1815.
1 print.
Item x: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, near Richmond, 5 March 1815.
1 print.
Item y: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Bush Hill near Richmond, 6 March 1815.
1 print.
Item z: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Bush Hill near Richmond, 24 April 1815.
1 print.
Item aa: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Bush Hill near Richmond, 25 November 1815.
1 print.
Item ab: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Bush Hill near Richmond, 1 December 1815.
4 prints.
Item ac: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Richmond, 9 December 1815.
4 prints.
Item ad: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, near Richmond, 20 December 1815.
1 print.
Item ae: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, near Richmond, 1 January [1816].
1 print.
Item af: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, near Richmond, 9 January 1816.
1 print.
Item ag: Letter. John Ranolph, George Town, to Mrs. Judith Randolph, Richmond, 20 January 1816.
3 prints.
Item ah: Letter. Henry St. George Tucker to John Coalter, Richmond [? February 1816].
1 print.
Item ai: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Richmond, 21 February 1816.
1 print.
Item aj: Letter. Henry St. George Tucker, Washington, to John Coalter, Richmond, 28 February 1816.
1 print.
Item ak: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to [Coalter?], 4 March 1816.
1 print.
Item al: Letter. St. George Tucker to John Coalter, Richmond, 15 March 1816(?).
1 print.
Item am: Letter. William Wirt, Richmond, to [?] Coalter, 27 June 1816.
1 print.
Item an: Letter. Joseph C. Cabell, Edgewood, to Judge Coalter, near Richmond, 1 July 1816.
3 prints.
Item ao: Letter. St. George Tucker, Warminster, to John Coalter, Staunton, 22 September 1816.
4 prints.
Item ap: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to [?] Coalter, 15 November 1816.
s prints.

Included is a postscript by "L.T."

Item aq: Letter. St. George Tucker to John Coalter, 22 March 1817.
2 prints.
Item ar: Letter. St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Bush Hill near Richmond, 26 April 1817.
4 prints.
Item as: Letter. St. George Tucker, Norfolk, to [?] Coalter, 2 May 1819.
1 print.
Item at: Letter. Delia F. Bryan, Nonchelance, Georgia, to John Ranolph, Charlotte Court House, 8 November 1819.
1 print.
Item au: Letter. Henry St. George Tucker, Williamsburg, to John Coalter, Richmond, 24 December 1819.
3 prints.
Item av: Letter. B. Tucker, St. Louis, to John Coalter, Richmond, 26 December 1819.
1 print.
Item aw: Letter. Dabney Carr, Winchester, to John Coalter, Richmond, 18 February 1820.
3 prints.
Item ax: Letter. Henry St. George Tucker to John Randolph, [Washington], 26 April 1824.
1 print.
Item ay: Letter. Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, Bush Hill, to John Randolph, Washington, 13 March 1826.
1 print.
Item az: Letter. William Wirt, Washington, to John Coalter, Chatham near Fredericksburg, 11 August 1827.
1 print.
Item ba: Letter. John Randolph, Chatham, to Henry Tucker, Winchester, 6 February 1829.
1 print.
Item bb: Letter. John Randolph Bryan, Brooklyn, to John Randolph, Richmond, 7 October 1829.
3 prints.
Item bc: Letter. John Randolph, Roanoke, to John Randolph Bryan, Eagle Point near Gloucester Court House, 29 July 1832.
1 print.
Item bd: Letter. John Randolph, Roanoke, to John Randolph Bryan, Eagle Point near Gloucester Court House, 22 August 1832.
1 print.
Item be: Letter. John Randolph, Philadelphia, to John Randolph Bryan and Elizabeth Tucker Coalter Bryan, 24 May 1824.
1 print.
Item bf: Letter. Elizabeth Tucker Bryan, Eagle Point, to Mrs. Tucker, Williamsburg, 24 June 1833.
3 prints.
Item bg: Letter. Joseph Bryan, Savannah, to John R. Bryan, Gloucester Court House, 11 December 1835.
3 prints.
Item bh: Letter. Elizabeth Tucker Bryan, Eagle Point, to [?], 8 February 1854(?).
4 prints.
Item bi: Letter. John R. Bryan, Boscobel, to Dr. Andrew G. previous hitGrinnan next hit, 24 February 1860.
1 print.
Item bj: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to Dr. Andrew G. previous hitGrinnan next hit, 9 August 1860.
4 prints.
Item bk: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to Mrs. Georgia G. previous hitGrinnan next hit, 16 January 1862.
2 prints.
Item bl: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to [?], 9 June 1868.
1 print.
Item bm: Letter. John R. Bryan, Lafitta, to Mrs. Andrew G. previous hitGrinnan next hit, 14 December 1868.
2 prints.
Item bn: Letter. John R. Bryan, Lafitta, to Mrs. Georgia G. previous hitGrinnan next hit, 1870.
2 prints.
Item bo: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to [?] previous hitGrinnan next hit, 21 December 1871.
1 print.
Item bp: Letter. John R. Bryan, Richmond, to Dr. Andrew G. previous hitGrinnan next hit, 14 March 1872.
2 prints.
Item bq: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to [?], 16 August 1872.
2 prints.

Included are notes from another family member.

Item br: Letter. John R. Bryan, New Orleans, to [?] previous hitGrinnan next hit, 7 April 1874(?).
2 prints.
Item bs: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to Dr. Andrew G. previous hitGrinnan next hit, 29 April 1784(?).
1 print.
Item bt: Letter. John R. Bryan, Richmond, to [?], 5 December 1874(?).
1 print.
Item bu: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to Mrs. Andrew G. previous hitGrinnan next hit, 6 April 1875.
2 prints.
Item bv: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, [?], 2 February 1877.
1 print.
Item bw: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to [?], 9 February 1878.
1 print.
Item bx: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to [?] previous hitGrinnan next hit, 16 April 1878.
2 prints.
Item by: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to Mrs. Georgia G. previous hitGrinnan next hit, 9 June 1879.
2 prints.
Item bz: Card. John M. Bryan to Dr. Andrew G. previous hitGrinnan next hit, New York City, [March 17, 1882?].
print.
Item ca: Letter. John R. Bryan, University, to [?], 17 October 1883.
1 print.
Item cb: Letter. John R. Bryan, Fredericksburg, to Dr. Andrew G. previous hitGrinnan, 21 March 1884.
2 prints.
Item cc: Letter. John R. Bryan, Fredericksburg, [?], 3 October 1885.
2 prints.
Item cd: Letter. Frances Bland Coalter to Mrs. Davenportm Elm Grove near Staunton, [September 1809?].
2 prints.
Item ce: Deed. Walter Crew and wife, Sarah and Samuel Cooper and wife, Susanna, to Charles Dabney, both parties of Hanover County, 15 acres in Hanover County.
1 print.

Instrument is unsigned, undated, and does not include a date of recordation.

Item cf: Letter. John R. Bryan, Carysbrook, to [?], n.d.
2 prints.
Item cg: List of slaves.
3 prints.
Item ch: Dabney Family Bible records, 1756-1826.
3 prints.
Item ci: Bryan Family Bible records, 1708-1892.
12 prints.