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A Guide to the Carr-Cary Family Papers

A Collection in the
Tracy W. McGregor Library of American History
Accession number 1231


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Repository
University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept. Alderman Library University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Collection Number
1231
Title
previous hitCarr next hit-previous hitCary next hit previous hitFamily next hit previous hitPapers next hit 1785-1839
Extent
ca. 285 items
Collector
Location
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

previous hitCarr next hit-previous hitCary next hit previous hitFamily next hit previous hitPapers next hit, Accession 1231, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library

Acquisition Information

These previous hitpapers next hit were purchased for the Tracy W. McGregor Collection by the University of Virginia Library, from Mrs. Fairfax Harrison, Fauquier County, Virginia, on September 1, 1941.

Funding Note

Funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities


Scope and Content

This collection consists of the previous hitpapers next hit of the previous hitCarr next hit previous hitfamily next hitof " Carrsbrook", Albemarle County, and the previous hitCary next hit previous hitfamily next hitof " Carysbrook, " Fluvanna County, Virginia, 1785-1839, ca. 285 items (2.5 Hollinger boxes, 1 linear foot), including chiefly correspondence, but also manuscripts of obituaries, poetry, and debates, and financial documents. The previous hitpapers next hit include correspondence between Peter previous hitCarr next hit(1770-1815), nephew of Thomas Jefferson, Hester "Hetty" Smith Stevenson previous hitCarr next hit(1767-1834), George Pitt Stevenson(d.1819), Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit(1802-1854), Maria Jefferson previous hitCarr next hit(1804-1825), Jane Margaret previous hitCarr next hit previous hitCary next hit(1809-1903), Wilson Miles previous hitCary next hit(1806-1877), Wilson Jefferson previous hitCary next hit(1784-1823), and Virginia Randolph previous hitCary next hit(1786-1852), with other members of the Jefferson, Randolph, previous hitCarr next hit, and previous hitCary next hitprevious hitfamilies next hit.

All Thomas Jefferson correspondence has been transferred to the Thomas Jefferson previous hitPapers next hit and is not listed in this guide. The Jefferson letters are included in the calendar The Jefferson previous hitPapers next hit of the University of Virginiacompiled by Constance E. Thurlow and Francis L. Berkeley, Jr. available in the Special Collections Reading Room and on the Special Collections web page under Digital Resources & Exhibitions -Guides to the Collections.

Topics include previous hitfamily next hit and social news of Charlottesville, Virginia, and Baltimore, Maryland, agricultural matters and plantation life; relationships between slaves and their owners; previous hitfamily next hit advice, education and study of law; the increasing financial distress of the period and other financial matters of the previous hitfamily next hit; religious thought; local and national politics; scattered references to the University of Virginiaand Thomas Jefferson; with genealogical notes by Wilson Miles previous hitCary next hit.

Topics also include proposed and subsequent sale of Carrsbrook; the sale, hire, and purchase of previous hitfamily next hit slaves; Hetty previous hitCarr's next hit move to Baltimore; a fight between Charles Lewis Bankheadand Thomas Jefferson Randolphand its after effects; John Addison previous hitCarr next hit's career in the navy; concern for dental care; the controversial proposal of either a lottery ora subscription for the financial relief of Thomas Jefferson; and travel to Florida. The previous hitpapers next hit also contain correspondence, 1793-1807, of Thomas Mann Randolph(1768-1828, son-in-law of Thomas Jefferson, concerning agricultural and social matters; the possible engagement of John Leslieas a tutor for the Randolph previous hitfamily next hit; a letter, 1802, from Thomas Mann Randolph to Peter previous hitCarr next hit concerning his plans to respond to James Thomson Callender's accusation against Thomas Jefferson, and his decision not to do so; and a letter, 1826, from Thomas Jefferson Randolph (1792-1875) concerning Thomas Jefferson's death and desire for keeping his father from misusing money from Jefferson's estate.

The previous hitpapers next hit also contain a letter, 1797, from George Washingtoncommenting on the divisive nature of politics and on political attacks aimed at him; a letter, 1800, from James Monroeregarding the hire of slaves and financial matters; a statement, 1814, by Anne previous hitCary next hit Randolph Bankheadon Thomas Jefferson Randolph's courtship and marriage to Jane Hollins Nicholas(1798-1871); an obituary, 1815, of Peter previous hitCarr next hit by William Wirt; two student essays by Peter previous hitCarr next hit; and poems by Virginia Randolph previous hitCary next hit.

Financial documents consist of receipts for payments of fees for Peter previous hitCarr next hit at William & Mary College; receipts for payments of fees related to the education of D. Terrell and George P. Stevenson; Peter previous hitCarr's next hit account with Hollins & McBlairof Baltimore; a receipt for blacksmith work; Hetty previous hitCarr's next hit memorandum concerning money due her from Robert Carter Nicholas from a plantation in Louisiana; accounts of Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit; and an account of the estate of Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit.

Sources for information about the previous hitCarr next hit & previous hitCary next hit previous hitfamilies next hit include: The Virginia Carysby Fairfax Harrison, The previous hitCarr next hit previous hitFamily next hit Recordsby Edson I. previous hitCarr next hit, and The Carrs of Albemarlea University of Virginia History Thesis by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman.


Item Listing

Box 1
John Leslie (1766-1832), Professor of Mathematics at Edinburgh, Scotland, to Thomas Mann Randolph
1788-1807
7 ALS

[advises further practical study in England, mentioning the mines of Derbyshire, the canals & works of the Duke of Bridgewater, the pottery methods of Mr. Wedgwood, the libraries at the University of Oxford, and the natural history specimens and antiquities in the museums of London, and suggests some books to read (1788 May 12); anxiously inquires if he has heard anything from Thomas Jefferson on the subject of his own possible immigration to America to continue as Randolph's teacher (1788 Jun 22); informs Randolph of his terms for employment in Virginia (1788 Aug 2); refers to his stay in Virginia in 1789, his happiness at the news of Randolph's marriage, his connection to the Wedgwood previous hitfamily next hit, his previous hitpaper next hit Observations on Electrical Theories, encouragement to complete the natural history of Virginia which his father-in-law had sketched (1792 Sep 27), all these letters are bound together; regrets at leaving the Randolph previous hitfamily next hit, request for seeds to be sent to him in Scotland, and his impressions of Philadelphia (1789 Jun 16); his stay at Etruria, Staffordshire with the Wedgwoods and the marriage of Randolph (1790 Jul 23); and his letter of introduction for John Wilson, mentioning the conflict between Great Britain and the United States (1807 Aug 28)]

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Peter previous hitCarr next hit to his mother, Mrs. Martha (Jefferson) previous hitCarr next hit (1746-1811)
1789 May 3

[assures her of his affection and tells of his plans to accompany Captain Lilly with Mrs. Griffin, to New York City, where he hopes to see many of the important men of the new Congress, including James Madison and his uncle, Thomas Jefferson, after his return from France]

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Thomas Mann Randolph to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1793 Jun 26

[suggests that William try to buy lime in Richmond, James is setting out for Varina Grove with the horses for Mr. Hughes and will also have the deed for Edgehill to present to Colonel Randolph for his acknowledgment of the signature, and mentions the necessity of hiring labor to help in his wheat fields]

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Thomas Mann Randolph to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1793 Dec 15

[mentions his child Ann previous hitCary next hit (1791-1826), and the upcoming Christmas party at Beverly Randolph's]

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Martha Jefferson Randolph to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
17[96?] Nov 28

[congratulates him upon his approaching marriage (in June 1797?) to Hester Smith Stevenson]

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George Washington to John Langhorne
1797 Oct 15

[discusses political divisions and the attacks made upon those in government, perhaps referring to the John Nicholas affair]

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Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to unknown correspondent
17[?]

[discusses how Dr. Walker has violated the principle that the public interest should be preferred to private advantage]

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Richard Terrell to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1800 May 30

[discusses his suit in the District Court, Lexington, Kentucky, over land in the forks of the [Elkhorn?] River, and their hope that Thomas Jefferson will win the election]

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Peter previous hitCarr next hit to his sister, Mary previous hitCarr next hit
1800 Jul 24

[the murder of [Samuel] Burch of Charlottesville, Virginia, by George Carter, who was angry over not being allowed in the Burch home to see Betsy Minor; the natural death of Tom Fleming; the hiring of slave woman Rose by Mr. Lott; the schooling of his stepson, George P. Stevenson, who has a private tutor at the home of Colonel Nicholas, and the sickness of little Jefferson (died in infancy)]

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James Monroe to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1800 Aug 19

[discusses his financial arrangements to meet his obligations to "some Jews in Richmond," which involve [the slave hire of?] two girls presently with their grandmother "at the mountain,"and Lucy who has served her term of three years with Mr. previous hitCarr next hit]

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Cradock Vaughan to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1801 Sep 19

[dancing master concerning his account for George P. Stevenson]

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John Hollins to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1801 Sep 25

[discusses Hetty's (Hester Stevenson previous hitCarr next hit) deed for the wharf property and procuring a carriage from Philadelphia for previous hitCarr next hit]

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John Hollins to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1801 Nov 12

[mentions the deed for the warehouse property in Baltimore and offers condolences to Hetty (Hester Stevenson previous hitCarr next hit) and Peter previous hitCarr next hit on the loss of their son, Jefferson]

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Thomas Mann Randolph to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1802 Dec 24

[refers to the charges against Thomas Jefferson by James Thomson Callender]

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John Wayles Eppes (1773-1823) to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1803 Jan 3

[discusses politics and the Republican party, the report of the Ways & Means Committee, his desire for Meriwether Jones to become the commissioner of loans, news of the Spanish troops disembarking at New Orleans, his expectation that the Louisiana Territory will pass from the French prefect to the United States without difficulty, and the two remaining matters before Congress being the creation of a Louisiana Territory government and the impeachment of a drunken judge]

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George P. Stevenson to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1803 Apr 28

[discusses horses, previous hitfamily next hit matters, and a duel between Mr. Windom Grimes, of Richmond, and Mr. Terrell, with Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit (1784-1823), Peter previous hitCarr's next hit nephew, as his second]

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William H. Cabell to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1805 Nov 22

[asks Peter previous hitCarr next hit to pay his brother, Dabney previous hitCarr next hit (1772-1837) a debt for a horse incurred by Cabell, if it is convenient]

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Peter previous hitCarr next hit to Mary previous hitCarr next hit
1806 Dec 31

[mentions the sale of slave woman, Nelly and her two children, to Mr. Rothwell for six hundred dollars and the hire of [Sary]

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George P. Stevenson to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1807 Jan 1

[politics in the Virginia General Assembly and the eloquence of several speeches, especially T.L Preston of Rockbridge]

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George P. Stevenson to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1808 Jan 25

[reports on his studies at Warren, Virginia, and his boarding at Mr. White's]

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P. R. Gilmer to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1808 Jul 15

[regrets that Rice has beaten him in the election, supposes James Madison will succeed Thomas Jefferson in the presidency and mentions the Embargo]

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W. L. Stone to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1809 Apr 21

[advice to previous hitCarr next hit on campaigning as a candidate in the state Senate, which he supports]

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George P. Stevenson to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1810 May 8

[asks concerning the possibility of selling his property in Augusta County, Virginia]

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Peter Johnston to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1811 Feb 7

[begs previous hitCarr next hit to come and visit him before he moves to southwest Virginia]

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Peter previous hitCarr next hit to Mary previous hitCarr next hit
1811 Oct 6

[assures her he has written to Mr. Divers concerning Louisa, [a slave?]

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Jane B. previous hitCary next hit (1767-1840) to Mary previous hitCarr next hit
1811 Oct 26

[describes her travel, searching for items in the Richmond stores for her sister Mary, and the letter has a handwritten genealogical chart o f the previous hitCary next hit previous hitfamily next hit]

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Jane B. previous hitCary next hit to Mary previous hitCarr next hit
1811 Dec 24

[William Newsum (1785-1828) gone to Norfolk on business; includes some additional genealogical notes re the previous hitCarr next hit previous hitfamily next hit]

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Peter previous hitCarr next hit to his niece, Martha J. Terrell (1796-1860)
1812 Feb 1

[discusses his children, the progress of his school, marriage of George P. Stevenson, and the election of Dabney previous hitCarr next hit as Chancellor of the Winchester District]

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Peter previous hitCarr next hit to George P. Stevenson
1812 May 24

[expresses his disappointment that George and Eliza have postponed their trip to Carrsbrook, uncertainty over placing his son Dabney, with George in his counting house if they do not plan to visit very often, and his anxiety that they are going to set up housekeeping for themselves before George has finished his apprenticeship; also mentions the land in Augusta County, Virginia]

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Peter previous hitCarr next hit to Joseph J. Monroe
1812 Jun 12

[requests he forward any letter of previous hitCarr's next hit in his possession]

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Extracts from a letter from an unknown correspondent to "Brother Woods" concerning Peter previous hitCarr next hit, "G.W.," and Colonel John Nicholas, possibly to be used in a lawsuit
[1812?]
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Philip Norborne Nicholas to Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit
1813 May 1

[forwards the legal opinion of [John] Wickham about money due from the Fairfax estate and holds the other previous hitpapers next hit for previous hitCary next hit or his agent]

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Wilson previous hitCary next hit Nicholas to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
1813 Jun 10

[gives his advice concerning a controversy with Mr. N[elson] and Mr. Eustis involving previous hitCarr next hit over an appointment]

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Statement by Mrs. Ann C. Bankhead
1814 Jun 21

[writes concerning a visit of Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Warren, Albemarle County to visit Jane Hollins Nicholas, daughter of Wilson previous hitCary next hit Nicholas and the future wife of T.J. Randolph (on March 16, 1815); apparently the previous hitfamily next hit was upset about remarks that Mrs. Nicholas had supposedly made about Martha Randolph and Ann Bankhead]

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Peter previous hitCarr next hit to Mary previous hitCarr next hit
1814 Jun 25

[writes concerning her trip to Winchester]

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Jane B. previous hitCary next hit to Mary previous hitCarr next hit
1815 Jan 9

[hopes that Peter previous hitCarr's next hit health has improved, tells of difficulties on her journey home, the anxiety of William Newsum over the sale of his Tennessee lands, requests Virginia [Terrell] (1798-1816) to write, mentions the pregnancy of Virginia Randolph previous hitCary next hit (with Archibald previous hitCary next hit, born March 9th) and the fatal sore throat prevalent around King William County]

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Mary Randolph Harrison (1773-?) to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit (1786- 1852)
1815 Jan 21

[answers her letter to Jane (previous hitCary next hit Harrison) who is away, makes arrangements to complete the bonnet to be sent to Mrs. Cocke, and reports that both she and her husband, Jane, and Lucy have all been sick]

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Judith Randolph (1772-1816) to her sister, Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1816 Feb 23

[refers to the death of her son, Theodoric Randolph (1794?-1815) and the burdens she bears alone; mentions the possible visit of her sister, Harriet]

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Mary Randolph Harrison to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1816 Apr 7

[refers to the death of Judith Randolph (1772-1816), sister of Virginia previous hitCary next hit, and her childhood friend, and the plans of Judith's son, John St. George Randolph (1792-1857), to build at "Bizarre" and her uncertainty if his uncle, John Randolph of Roanoke, will care for him or not]

Box 1
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1817?] Apr 19

[discusses her financial situation, mentions James Overton previous hitCarr next hit and his wife, Mary Minor, lists the names of the slaves that she sent to Mr. Kelly's, and warns against early marriage]

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Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit to George P. Stevenson
1817 Oct 9

[explains why his trunk did not arrive and promises to see it off the next Saturday from Charlottesville, mentions the death of Colonel John Mercer, and the accident of Mr. Battaille]

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George P. Stevenson to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1817 Oct 28

[wants to get their mother to come to Baltimore and see the surgeon, Dr. Gibson, for her hearing, and tell her about the opportunity for Dabney to work in the insurance office of Uncle Hollins, where he serves as President, and Dabney can continue his studies at night]

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Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit to George P. Stevenson
1817 Oct 31

[Hetty previous hitCarr next hit will set off for Baltimore by the end of the week, and Uncle Samuel previous hitCarr next hit hopes to take John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Washington to either sail on the Franklin or join the navy, hopefully with a recommendation from Thomas Jefferson]

Box 1
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to George P. Stevenson
1817 Nov 3

[did not leave on Saturday because Sam persuaded her to stay for a later stage which was unable to leave because the water was to high, will bring Maria with her to Baltimore, Dabney is delighted to remain there, and notes that Thomas Jefferson did not receive George's letter as soon as he should have, but will send a recommendation to Washington for John A. previous hitCarr next hit]

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George P. Stevenson to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit & Maria previous hitCarr next hit
1817 Dec 19

[sends a letter of brotherly advice]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit, in care of John Hollins
1817 Dec 21

[discusses previous hitfamily next hit and financial affairs, W. Patterson and W. Gilmer will board with her next year, Mr. Craven wants to purchase the slave, Elizabeth, and Hetty previous hitCarr's next hit property]

Box 1
Ellen P. previous hitCarr next hit & Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1817 Dec 29

[names the servants they now have, including Anderson, Betsy Anne, and Robert; Jim is hired out to Richard Martin; cannot find white flour in Richmond, and they miss Dabney and Maria]

Box 1
John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Jan 3

[full of friendly joking but little news]

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Ellen P. previous hitCarr next hit & Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Jan 28

[cousin James is building a house, and cousin Martha comes to Carrsbrook every Friday for Ellen to say her lessons, which she describes; Jefferson [Randolph] came by last Sunday and thought Carrsbrook better off than when Hetty left Virginia, he has rented two plantations and 70-80 slaves from his grandfather, Thomas Jefferson, and gives him produce in return]

Box 1
George P. Stevenson to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Feb 5

[writing from Havana, Cuba, instructs Dabney to purchase Commercial & Farmers Bank stock for Eliza and his children, dividing the balance between himself and Maria]

Box 1
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Feb 15

[discusses financial situation and her desire to sell the plantation, prices of slaves are very high, hopes to eventually live in Baltimore with all her previous hitfamily next hit together]

Box 1
John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Feb 22

[letter from a childhood friend]

Box 1
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Mar 1

[worries about selling Carrsbrook, and the education of her girls]

Box 1
George P. Stevenson to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Mar 2

[writes from Havana with business and other instructions]

Box 1
O.M.C. & [T.?]L.M. , to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Mar 6

[letter from two unknown childhood friends, teasing him about marriage]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Mar 9

[mentions his father and Doctor Everet as candidates for the General Assembly]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Mar 12

[urges him to tell her how Eliza and Maria are getting along and asks how Eliza is treating both of them while George is in Cuba]

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Mary Randolph Harrison to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1818 Mar 15

[mentions the illness of her husband, the visit of William Fitzhugh Randolph, her daughter Jane previous hitCary next hit Randolph and her trouble with her pregnancy, and Lucy Bolling Randolph, and the visit of General [John Hartwell Cocke?] to her husband]

Box 1
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Mar 22

[discusses finances with him, including the possibility of Mr. Kelly buying the plantation and slaves, and her hopes of moving to Baltimore and reuniting the previous hitfamily next hit]

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Mary Randolph Harrison to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1818 Mar 30

[regrets that she was unable to stop and see her when they returned from "Bremo," her daughter Jane suffers a miscarriage, and cousin Mary Irving sends her love to Virginia; also includes genealogical notes by another writer on the letter]

Box 1
George P. Stevenson to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Apr 1

[discusses business matters and moral instruction]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Apr 6

[discusses the condition of her crops this year, the unwillingness of Mr. Kelly to pay what she believes the plantation and slaves are worth, the necessity of being careful financially, availability of flour at Mr. Peyton's in Richmond for Eliza, and her concern for Maria's use of her time]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Maria previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Apr 6

[gives her advice, warns her not to try to keep up with her friends, Mary T. and Alicia McBlair in fashion, and her trouble with one of her boarders]

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George P. Stevenson to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Apr 19

[writes from Cuba, discussing financial affairs]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Maria Jefferson previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] May 3

[asks her to account for the spending of her one hundred dollars, and insists that she gets her teeth filled]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 May 3

[Eliza has written to her, unreconciled to George remaining in Cuba on business, her concerns about Dabney & Maria, if Eliza should leave Baltimore to join him there, and the condition of the plantation]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] May 23

[her concerns about where Dabney and Maria will board if Eliza and her previous hitfamily next hit go to the Charity School, suggests that Robert Smith may ask them to stay with him, worries about who will care for her children, Maria, Hollins, and Jane Margaret, should she die before they are grown, or before Dabney is married]

Box 1
Ellen B. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 May 24

[writes during her stay in Richmond, mentions the publication of William Wirt's biography of Patrick Henry, and discusses her improvement in dancing]

Box 1
John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 May 24

[letter from childhood friend]

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Uncle Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 May 28

[promises to get General [John George] Jackson, who is on the spot, to investigate his deed to lands on Cedar Creek, near Clarksburg, [West Virginia] and begs his nephew to write to him about his welfare]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Maria Jefferson previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] May 31

[discusses previous hitfamily next hit affairs, her pleasure that Maria has filled her teeth, and Dabney Minor handling the sale of Carrsbrook and her slaves in Fairfax]

Box 1
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Jun 18

[Jefferson and Jane Randolph dined with her at "Dunlora," James [previous hitCarr next hit?] has lost a child, and mentions the Trists]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Jun 25

[discusses the prospects of selling Carrsbrook again]

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General J[ohn] G[eorge] Jackson (1777-1825) to Judge Dabney previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Jun 30

[reports on his efforts to locate a deed to the land on Cedar Creek conveyed by General Smith to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit]

Box 1
James O. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Jul 4

[his friend and relative discusses the crops on the farm at Carrsbrook and the arrival of Maria there]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Jul 7

[saw Jane Smith and Mary Taylor in Winchester]

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Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Jul 9

[Aunt Betsy is very unwell, encloses the letter from General Jackson (see June 30, 1818)]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Jul 18

[discusses the wheat harvest, the birth of George P. Stevenson's son, and the intention of James previous hitCarr next hit to buy Carrsbrook, if he is able to sell his own place]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Jul 19

[further discussions of the intention of James & Mary previous hitCarr next hit to buy Carrsbrook, if he is able to sell his own place, and has found the deed to Dabney's land on Cedar Creek, West Virginia]

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Ellen previous hitCarr next hit & Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Jul 30

[further discussions of the intention of James & Mary previous hitCarr next hit to buy Carrsbrook]

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James O. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Aug 2

[further discussions of the intention of James & Mary previous hitCarr next hit to buy Carrsbrook, mentions the University of Virginia, "the good citizens of Charlottesville are on their heads about the University which is shortly to be located," which is believed to be fixed at the Central College; mentions James Minor and his efforts concerning the old mill road for his mother, Hetty, and the deliverance of his overseer's wife of twins (the last year she had triplets)]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Aug 9

[the girls are at Jefferson Randolph's, George is exchanging his house for a larger one, further discussions of the intention of James & Mary previous hitCarr next hit to buy Carrsbrook, and her feeling that she must sell everything that cannot be transported by water to Baltimore]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Aug 15

[during a trip to Winchester, describes his rescue of a gig stuck in the mud, his impression of the Alleghany Mountains, and includes a humorous and slightly risque story]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Oct 4

[the offer of Dabney Minor for Carrsbrook, the sale of the slaves Elizabeth and Betsy to R.G. Martin, who offers the same price to Maria for Jenny, asks George to make application so she can transport her slaves, Phil, Betty, Peter, Robert and his wife, Mary, and their two children, Esther and her man]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Oct 15

[provides details of her sale of Carrsbrook to Dabney Minor, and the public sale on November 19th, of her slaves and other property]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Oct 18

[writes from the ship U.S.S. Independence, being a midshipman in the U.S. Navy, and describes a fight he participated in at a theater in [Boston?]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Oct 22

[discusses the results of the sale, and mentions getting a power of attorney for the sale of Ben's previous hitfamily next hit, belonging to George]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Oct 25

[discusses the sale of the previous hitfamily next hit slaves, hoping to sell them to previous hitfamily next hit or to neighbors if possible, the death of the slave named Phil, and the sale of her furniture and furnishings]

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Jane Hollins Randolph to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Oct 28

[requests that previous hitCarr next hit introduce Dr. Bramham into Baltimore society]

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Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Oct 31

[has sent Dabney S. previous hitCarr's next hit deed to lands near Clarksburg, [West] Virginia, with a gentleman to be recorded in the court of the newly formed Lewis County]

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George P. Stevenson to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Nov 2

[business & moral instructions and the progress of the voyage to Havana]

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John Brand[egee] to George P. Stevenson
1818 Nov 2

[discusses business]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Nov 6

[witnesses the fire in the Boston Exchange Coffee House and the subsequent blaze in the Navy Yard, and two midshipmen tried for overstaying their leave on shore]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Nov [10]

[describes the sale of the previous hitfamily next hit slaves, and makes arrangements about her furniture]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to George P. Stevenson
[1818?] Nov 10

[worries about the repayment of George's debts, James previous hitCarr's next hit purchase of Ben's previous hitfamily next hit, and the arrangements for the sale of the other slaves]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Nov 17

[describes more adventures of the midshipman life]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Nov 26

[reports on the sale of slaves and furniture, Uncle Sam is to marry in a week and Martha and Dabney Minor are to marry]

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George P. Stevenson to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Dec 2

[business instructions]

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James O. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Dec 7

[forwards one hundred dollars from his mother to Dabney previous hitCarr next hit]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Dec 8

[describes his life on the ship and adventures in swabbing the deck when the temperature was freezing]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818] Dec 14

[arrangements to come to Baltimore and set up housekeeping with Eliza temporarily, and her concerns over whether her daughter-in-law is really willing for her to come]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1818 Dec 26

[has heard word of George Hollins and John Nicholas on board the Mediterranean, and mentions a brawl in the Boston theater]

Box 1
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit & Others
[1818] Dec 28

[fears that Eliza is no longer interested in a joint housekeeping venture, mentions the marriage of Martha and Dabney Minor, and discusses business]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818]

[discusses business and gives advice]

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Eliza Stevenson to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1818?]

[writes concerning a slave, Letty, and her concerns about sending her to Georgia to be among strangers or even Louisiana without her consent, despite her being brought home by a constable]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jan 3

[complains that Maria seldom writes her, reports on the selling of her furniture, longs to see her children and her concerns about housekeeping in Baltimore]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jan 18

[describes his courting activities in Boston, wonders about the absence of letters from his father, and has not received his orders to The Hornet]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jan 24

[discusses a check, previous hitfamily next hit affairs, and furniture]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jan 27

[discusses the merits of Boston girls and Virginia girls, parties, his anger at his father for not writing, and his hopes to sail aboard The Hornet]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jan 31

[discusses her proposed trip to Baltimore and other business]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1819 Jan]

[hopes to come to Baltimore in March if the roads are not too bad and discusses previous hitfamily next hit affairs]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Feb 5

[asks if he has gotten permission for her to bring her slaves to Baltimore, trouble over the slave Elizabeth because Samuel previous hitCarr next hit neglected to apply to the General Assembly for leave to keep her in Virginia, describes the attack of Charles L. Bankhead upon Jefferson Randolph at court with a knife on February 1st, and weakened by his wounds, Randolph remained at the home of Alexander Garrett for awhile until he could be moved; remarks that "poor Mr. Jefferson was dreadfully agitated when he saw him first"]

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James O. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Feb 7

[shares his pride that Virginia has established and endowed the University of Virginia at the location of Central College which will have about 300 students as estimated by Thomas Jefferson]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Feb 8

[glad that Dabney has deferred his plan to marry [Mary Taylor?] until next fall, and the possibility that he may sail on The Columbian]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Feb 9

[asks Dabney to make final arrangements with Mr. Montgomery to bring her and previous hitfamily next hit to Baltimore, asks concerning her letters and what they said about her bargain with Dabney Minor for the land, which is in dispute, and reports on Jefferson Randolph's condition]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Feb 22

[remarks concerning the actions of Charles L. Bankhead, and wishes his friend would visit Monticello and remember John previous hitCarr next hit to all the folks there, especially to Mrs. Randolph]

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M. Gilmer to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1819 Mar 11

[mentions that Jefferson Randolph is almost restored to health, mentions Dabney previous hitCarr next hit, Major Divers, Mrs. Coleman, and Ann Bankhead moving out of the county]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit (1784-1823) to Wilson Miles previous hitCary next hit (1806-1877)
1819 Apr 20

[writes from Carysbrook to his son at the Staunton Academy, mentions General John Hartwell Cocke's willingness to send up his carryall for his son, John Hartwell Cocke (1804-1846) and Wilson, General Cocke believes that soon a grammar school will be established by Thomas Jefferson in Charlottesville, who has written to Dr. Cooper in Philadelphia about engaging a competent teacher, and neighborhood disasters as a result of fires, including the death of the foreman at Oakhill who had a tree fall on his head]

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Mary Randolph Harrison to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1819 Apr 24

[mentions Jane Randolph, Virginia's sister, and her daughter Jane [Randolph] who recently had a baby and is still at home with her]

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M. Gilmer to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1819 May 12

[describes a visit to the Peaks of Otter, the meeting of the Presbytery of Hanover, with sermons by Mr. Rice of Petersburg and Mr. Lyle of Prince Edward, and her experiences in gardening]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 May 16

[upset that no one has written for two months, has heard that Carrsbrook has burned, and describes his struggles with a runaway sailor in Boston]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jun 3

[discusses the girls of Boston and asks about previous hitfamily next hit & friends]

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Tobias S. Collis to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jun 4

[continues to teach in Louisa County having refused an appointment to West Point, but may emigrate to Pensacola in the fall if he doesn't get married]

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Vincent Gray to Mr. McBlair - Copy
1819 Jun 10

[announcing the death of George P. Stevenson in Havana, Cuba, of a fever]

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James O. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jun 11

[remarks on the scarcity of money and its effects on the economy, the disadvantages of being a merchant, plans for the wagon with the servants to leave Charlottesville tomorrow, and asks if a Miss Campbell can accompany Hetty previous hitCarr next hit for safety]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jun 17 & Jun 24

[his work as a commodore's aid, sorry to hear Hetty is leaving Baltimore so soon, language of Yankee ladies, and the wounding of his friend]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jun 28

[transferred to The Constellation]

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Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jul 2

[concerning his land in Lewis County, [West] Virginia]

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James O. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jul 5

[concerning the death of Dabney's brother, George P. Stevenson, and his land in Lewis County, [West] Virginia]

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John H. Eustace to Mrs. Hetty previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jul 5

[sends $120.00 at the request of James O. previous hitCarr next hit]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jul 5

[concerning the death of Dabney's brother, George P. Stevenson, and advice about a new vocation]

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Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jul 13

[concerning the death of Dabney's brother, George P. Stevenson, his land in Lewis County, and asks about the plans of the previous hitfamily next hit]

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Dabney Minor to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jul 20

[concerning the death of Dabney's brother, George P. Stevenson, his land in Lewis County, Dabney Terrell, and asks about the plans of the previous hitfamily next hit]

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Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jul 23

[concerning his land in Lewis County, [West] Virginia, and an offer to read law in his own office]

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James O. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Jul 24

[times are very hard, has no overseer at present, reports on the lack of progress of Central College, the notes of the North Carolina banks are refused, saw his friend Jack previous hitCarr next hit who left them yesterday, and advises Dabney to quit the mercantile business]

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Mary Randolph Harrison to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1819 Aug 7

[both her husband and son-in-law, William, have been unwell, William, who has been at the Amelia Springs, will soon go to the Buckingham County Quarterly Court, accompanied by Jane to the home of Charles Irving, and asks if Virginia's daughter, Jane, can come to the dancing school with her children]

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Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1819 Sep 15

[makes arrangements for Dabney to take a position reading law in his office]

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Mary Jane Terrell to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1819 Dec 17

[mentions the visit of Martha Jefferson Randolph and Ellen Randolph to Virginia, and discusses the misunderstanding over her comments concerning Mary Campbell, sister of Sally Peachy, to Lelia Barraud; someone has included genealogical notes]

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George P. Stevenson to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1819?]

[business and moral instruction]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit (1784-1823) to Virginia previous hitCary next hit (Incomplete)
1821 Dec 25

[instructions and plans for the education of their son, Wilson M. previous hitCary next hit, at the school of Mr. Maury, and refers to the unpleasant dispute between the governor, Thomas Mann Randolph, and the council]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
[1821 Dec]

[lists various items he has purchased for Tom Whitlock to bring to her on his return trip, and recounts an account of an exhibition of rope walking at a height of forty feet by a Frenchman, Godeau, at the Eagle Tavern in Williamsburg]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
[1822] Jan 9

[discusses the sale of several slaves including: Martha and three children to Mr. Hopkins of Goochland County, Polly and two children to Mr. Farrar of Fluvanna County, the need to sell Nancy or Priss, and the interest of T.C. Nelson in Billy, who is the husband of Virginia previous hitCary's next hit cook]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1822 Jan 16

[enumerates the articles sent by him through General John Hartwell Cocke to his wife, describes his social life, especially a large party given by John Rutherford in Richmond, discusses schooling for his son, considering Hamden-Sydney if Mr. Maury's school disappoints, asks his wife to remove the wife and children of slave Julius from their household, instructs her to hire out any slaves she can, except for the boy Billy, and reports the rumor that her niece, Ellen, has Martin Van Buren of New York in her train as a suitor]

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Lelia Skipwith Tucker to Mrs. Rebecca previous hitCary next hit (1755-1823)
1822 Feb 11

[writes concerning the death of Rebecca's [granddaughter?], Anne Martha previous hitCary next hit (1813-1822), and other deaths in her neighborhood, Betsy Bassett, John Bracken, Mary Kennon Cocke Faulcon (1783-1822), and the illness of Mrs. Butler and John Blair Peachy]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1822 Feb 11

[writes concerning the death of their daughter, Anne Martha previous hitCary next hit (1813-1822), her sister, Harriet Hackley, is still confined to her room, and mentions the visit of Henry Clay to the General Assembly and his speech]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1822 Feb 15

[writes of a letter from his son, Wilson Miles, consoling him upon the death of Anne Martha previous hitCary next hit, his son's description of a drowning of a boy, Watson, from Charlottesville, who fell through the ice, and his plan to go down to Hampton, bring up slave Hannah and her previous hitfamily next hit to sell in Richmond]

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J. S. Nicholas to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1822 Feb 16

[shares news of common friends and relatives in Virginia, and asks for a copy of the statutes of Maryland, where he hopes to join the bar]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1822 Feb 21

[discusses religion, a concert by Mrs. French, a letter from his mother mentions the confinement of Mary Jane next month, the upcoming trip of William Newsum (1785-1828) westward, his friends, T.C. Nelson and Griffin Peachy both in town, the legacy of cousin Andrews, and is sending copies of Guy Manneringand The Pirateby Sir Walter Scott]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1822 Feb 25

[river is high at Richmond, her sister Harriet, is much better, met [Joel Roberts] Poinsett, a member of Congress from South Carolina, saw Mrs. Randolph of Wilton, Miss Betsy Andrews, Miss Ballard, Robert & John Andrews, and Doctor Tazewell, plans to attend the last concert of Mrs. French, and mentions the marriage of Griffin Peachy's sister]

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John A. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1822 Apr 23

[writes from the U.S. Constellation,a depressed letter from Valparaiso, Chile, about his prospects in the Navy, saw The Franklin in this port, and asks for correspondence]

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P. Harrison to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1822 Jun 20

[inquires about his progress in his study of law]

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John H. Eustace to Mrs. Hetty previous hitCarr next hit
1822 Jul 12

[encloses a draft]

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Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1822 Jul 22

[writes concerning a debt he owes for boots and his pleasure at hearing Dabney is reading law with Judge Dorsey]

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John H. Eustace to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1822 Jul 25

[defends the manner of his last payment to Hetty previous hitCarr next hit]

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Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1822 Aug 2

[refers again to the debt for boots to Mr. Carson, warns of the dangers of procrastination, for which the Carrs are known, thanks him for a copy of The Fortunes of Nigelby Sir Walter Scott for which he offers a critique, advises him about studying with Judge Dorsey, and looking forward to seeing Jack, knowing their many letters to him have miscarried]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Wilson Miles previous hitCary next hit
1822 Nov 30

[writes concerning to his son at the Hampden Sydney College, the birth of a daughter, Louisa Hartwell, (who later died April 28, 1823), fires at the homes of Dr. Wills and Joshua Key, the marriage of Mary Elizabeth Randolph, daughter of Thomas Eston and Jane previous hitCary next hit Randolph, to Francis Eppes, son of John Wayles Eppes and Maria Jefferson, and work at the plantation]

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Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1822 Dec 8

[will continue to hire his slave Peter, and Doctor Grayson has told him that his nephew is about to take his place at the bar]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
[1822?] Dec 9

[saw the last performance of [Junius Brutus?] Booth in King Richard, boarding at Mr. Poore's, a cabinet maker, discusses the election of governor, favoring James Pleasants, Jr., saw her sister Harriet Hackley whose husband was detained in New York on business, and the price of ordinary tobacco has fallen considerably]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1822 Dec 12

[Thompson Payne is bringing a bundle to her from himself, which he describes, instruct the overseer to stem their long tobacco this year, asks about the progress on the mill, find out if Mr. Ashlin wishes to hire the slaves, Julius and Jack, and mentions the purchase of slave Polly by Mr. Hopkins of Goochland]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1823 Jan 2

[Happy New Year wishes, bad market in Richmond for slaves, although they hire well, hard financial times, bad management of their property by the overseer, saw Colonel Thomas Mann Randolph who said that Thomas Jefferson was nearly recovered from his accident, and that Randolph was making great profits at Varina, and reports that Harriet Hackley was still physically very weak]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Virginia previous hitCary next hit (Incomplete)
1823 Jan 6

[instructs her to get her sister at Monticello to try and clear up her misunderstanding with the Ashton previous hitfamily next hit, pleased that she did not hire out the slaves to anyone who would use them ill, his debt obligates him to sell one of the slave girls, Priss or Nancy, Martha and her two youngest children sold to Mr. Farrar of Fluvanna, Polly and her children left at Cartersville with Dr. James, Sampson sold in the county, Elizabeth to be sold with her husband in Williamsburg by Dr. Peachy, and the marriage of Juliana Mayo to Dr. R.H. Cabell]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1823 Jan 15

[describes articles he is sending and the money for Wilson]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Wilson Miles previous hitCary next hit (Incomplete)
1823 Jan 16

[must economize due to the difficulty of the times, his dissatisfaction with Hampden Syndney if Wilson is only learning Greek, and an account of his slave sales]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1823 Feb 3

[writes concerning his slave William, the mill repairs, her sister, Harriet Hackley, his sister, Sally Newsum (1788-1841) who is still grieving over the loss of her child, Robert Starke Newsum, and the determination of William Newsum to take his father's claim for $16,000 before Congress]

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Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1823 Feb 17

[hopes the General Assembly session will soon end, and mentions the death of his "unfortunate Aunt [Sarah?] Fairfax]

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Wilson Miles previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1823 Oct 28

[attending the College of William and Mary, visits to Aunt Harriet Hackley and Aunt [Mary Munro] Peachy, his cousin, John Blair, has loaned him many of the books he needs, and describes classes]

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S. S. M. to John Spear Smith
1824 Apr 26

[his statement for use in a suit regarding the intended dowry of the wife of John S. Smith]

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Wilson M. C. Fairfax to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1824 Jun 27

[inquires about the payment of an annuity left by his grandfather, Wilson Miles previous hitCary next hit, in the hands of her late husband Wilson J. previous hitCary next hit (1784-1823), for Fairfax's mother]

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[T.L.N.?] to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1824 Sep 27

[an account of his difficult voyage as a sailor in the merchant service aboard the Quarantum, sailing from [New York?] with a load of flour for La Guaira, [presently Venzuela], the purchase of cocoa to sell in Tampico, Mexico, the Captain ashore at Havana, where the crew rebelled and attacked him physically demanding higher wages, until he quelled them]

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Wilson Miles previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
[1825] Jan

[studying Greek in Charlottesville, boarding with Mr. Hatches, hears from the Monticello previous hitfamily next hit every morning by Ben who comes to Mr. Hatches' school, the upcoming marriage of Ellen Randolph and Joseph Coolidge, and Thomas Jefferson's concerns for his faculty who have not yet arrived at the University of Virginia]

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Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1825 May 10

[the mahogany plank arrived at Norfolk, was transferred to the deck of a steamboat bound for Richmond where it remains on the wharf, previous hitCarr's next hit mother and the girls have arrived, and mentions interviews with booksellers from Philadelphia]

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Maria Jefferson previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1825 [Jun] 29

[describes the poor state of sister Ellen's health, seeing Doctors Gooch and Dunglison]

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Maria previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1825 Jul 2

[writes from Charlottesville, asks about Eliza, reports concerning the improvement in the health of their sister, Ellen]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1825 Jul 10

[concern for Ellen's health, have been staying at Martha's for three weeks, concerns for the cost of their doctor bill, Maria in constant attendance upon her sister, and other business]

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Maria Jefferson previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1825 Jul 20

[plans to go to Tufton soon, Jane Margaret sick at Woodlands, and attended by Hetty previous hitCarr next hit]

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Sidney Nicholas (1805-1886) to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1825 Jul 22

[asks him to secure iodine for her throat in Baltimore, his sister Ellen continues to improve, his mother and the baby are at James previous hitCarr's next hit, the visit of Uncle Dabney, Aunt Betsy, and Nancy previous hitCarr next hit]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1825 Aug 7

[Maria has been ill, Martha's son now with fever, asks why he does not write to his bride elect, which she advises him to do, her regret at not being able to give him a genteel wedding, and discusses the financial troubles of Thomas Jefferson Randolph, who will handle his grandfather's financial affairs]

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Hetty & Jane Margaret previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1825 Aug] 13

[writes concerning the sickness of Maria previous hitCarr next hit, her own abscessed tooth, asks about her business affairs, the Louisiana sugar plantation business, the expected death of Martha's son, and about Francis Gilmer, professor of law]

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Goodwin McBlair to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1825 Dec 19

[writes from the ship Peruvian, on his way to Lima, Peru, to tell Dabney goodbye]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Jan 26

[discusses the plantation in Louisiana and other business]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Feb 1

[discusses the sale of sugar from the Louisiana plantation in Baltimore, Mrs. Randolph is in great distress over the death of her daughter, Ann Bankhead, fears that Thomas Jefferson will not get permission to have a lottery because it meets with great opposition, but he will suffer great injury without it, and Jefferson is very unwell]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Feb 8

[Thomas Jefferson Randolph has gone to Richmond to beseech the General Assembly to allow a lottery for Thomas Jefferson and she discusses her business affairs]

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[L?] Goodwin to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Feb 20

[is attempting to secure signatures for Dabney's application for a job in the State Department consulate for Columbia but fears that his rival, Mr. Forsyth, has the advantage of prior experience]

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Jane Margaret previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1826] Feb 27

[disapproves Dabney seeking a consulate position in South America because he and his wife, Sidney, will be so far away, they will soon visit Dunlora, the lottery bill has passed but tickets can only be sold up to the value of the property by disinterested gentlemen and must include Monticello itself, Thomas Jefferson in dreadful spirits, greatly affected by the death of his sister Anne, says Colonel Randolph, "has gone on since his daughter's death more like a demon than ever," the University of Virginia Board of Visitors have chosen no candidate yet, and Frank Gilmer died and was interred at Pen Park]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Mar 3

[discusses the sugar crop's arrival in Baltimore, Dabney's need for a cooper, suggests Spotswood, except Mr. Garret says he can not sell him unless he gets more than he is worth, and Jefferson Randolph is arranging everything for the lottery for Thomas Jefferson]

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Hollins previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Mar 6

[writes to his brother about his school examinations]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Mar 10

[her concern over the lottery and raising enough money for Jefferson to keep Monticello, "I cannot bear the idea that the graveyard of almost all my previous hitfamily next hit should be sold if I were to draw it is should never be sold it should be kept for a graveyard for every descendant of the Jefferson race" and the possibility of Dabney Terrell becoming Professor of Law at the University of Virginia]

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Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Mar 13

[discusses the lottery of Thomas Jefferson again, preferring using a subscription to relieve his debt, Jefferson went white when Jefferson Randolph proposed putting Monticello into the lottery, and Uncle Dabney has lost his little boy, Dabney Jefferson previous hitCarr next hit (1817-1826)]

Box 2
Robert Carter Nicholas to John Spear Smith
1826 Mar 14

[the marketing of the sugar from the plantation, prospects of a loan on the plantation, and other related business]

Box 2
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Mar 18

[discusses plantation affairs, the lottery and subscription to relieve Thomas Jefferson]

Box 2
C. J. previous hitCarr next hit to Messrs. Dobbin, Murphy, & Bose
1826 Mar 24

[forwarding a statement by John Hancocke concerning Thomas Jefferson and his financial woes to be published in their morning previous hitpaper next hit]

Box 2
P. N. Nicholas to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Mar 25

[fears that to begin subscriptions for the financial relief of Thomas Jefferson in Virginia would injure the chances of success for the lottery]

Box 2
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Mar 29

[discusses the proposal of selling the lottery tickets on Thomas Jefferson's birthday, April 13th and burning them on July 4th when the Vice-President would present the money to him; and Robert wishes her to secure a blacksmith, cooper, and carpenter while she is still in Virginia]

Box 2
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Mar 31

[repeats the proposal about the lottery described in the previous letter, James previous hitCarr next hit is planning on selling his slaves and land, one of whom, Nelson, is a cooper, and the University of Virginia law professor is to be chosen on Monday by the Board of Visitors]

Box 2
Lucy Beverly Randolph to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1826 Apr 4

[contains genealogical notes, the conversion of Burwell Randolph to Catholicism, her mother, the health of [Jane previous hitCary next hit Randolph] improved, they may open a school in Bedford, and previous hitfamily next hit and personal news]

Box 2
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1826?] Apr 4

[no selection made as yet about the law professorship, but confused by the proposal of William Wirt as professor]

Box 2
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1826?] Apr 11

[instructions for their return to Baltimore]

Box 2
Mrs. Louise McIntire to Jane Margaret previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Jul 6

[laments the death of Thomas Jefferson, wishing that it had been Colonel Randolph who might have been taken instead but who remains to "torment his previous hitfamily next hit a little longer," her Aunt Maria is to petition the General Assembly for a divorce, and sends greetings from Wilson previous hitCary next hit Newsum (1808-1875) presently at the University of Virginia]

Box 2
Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Jul 11

[anecdotes of Thomas Jefferson's last days, warns of the attempts of his father, Colonel Thomas Mann Randolph, to get the money raised by selling lottery tickets for Jefferson, and the disposal of Jefferson's estate]

Box 2
Clarissa [?] to Jane Margaret previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Sep 17

[writing from Monticello, describes a concert given by dwarves in Charlottesville, mentions Jane Margaret's suitor, Wilson M. previous hitCary next hit, whom she defends]

Box 2
Hollins previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1826 Sep 24

[writes concerning his examinations]

Box 2
M. Nicholas to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[1826]

[concerning the publication of an enclosed circular by Thomas Jefferson found in one of his scrapbooks]

Box 2
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit [?] (Incomplete)
[1826?]

[concerning the purchase of slaves]

Box 2
Philo Thompson
[1826]

[his statement advocating a subscription to relieve the "Patriot of Monticello" (Thomas Jefferson)]

Box 2
Kenderton Smith to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1827 Jan 31

[needs the money from Reeder's bonds]

Box 2
Susanna Isham Harrison to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1827 Aug 22

[writes of personal affairs, offering religious encouragement and perspective, heard that John Cocke is at White Sulfur [Springs]

Box 2
J. S. Armistead to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1827 Sep 13

[thanks her for her suggestions about his preaching, and mentions his financial difficulties with his present salary]

Box 2
Wilson M. previous hitCary next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1828 Jan 1

[while studying law with Henry St. George Tucker in Winchester, writes concerning the death of his Uncle Miles, his father's only brother (1789-1827), in Alabama while exploring the Southwest, and warns his mother to keep Archibald constantly in school without interruptions]

Box 2
Goodwin McBlair to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1828 Feb 18

[reports concerning a meeting of the supporters of his political opponent]

Box 2
M[ary] M[unro] Peachy to Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1828 Apr 26

[shares social and previous hitfamily next hit news, refers to the death of her daughter, Elizabeth Griffin Peachy Webb, and includes many genealogical notes]

Box 2
Thomas Jefferson Randolph to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1828 May 3

[hopes to leave Philadelphia for Baltimore on Monday]

Box 2
E. Littell to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1828 Jun 10

[refers to the previous hitpapers next hit forwarded by her for the editor of Remember Me]

Box 2
Samuel Hurd to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1828 Jun 18

[writing from the Union Theological Seminary, refers to her literary labors, and the progress of revival services]

Box 2
Thomas Mann Randolph to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1828 Jul 13

[asks for assistance in securing a steam boat between Norfolk and Baltimore]

Box 2
Samuel J. Hollins to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1828 Jul 13

[Wilson died at the plantation in Louisiana]

Box 2
Susan A. Pool to Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1828 Jul 18

[mentions the upcoming marriage of Virginia's daughter, Mary Randolph previous hitCary next hit (1811-1887) and Dr. Orlando Fairfax (1806-1882) and religious matters]

Box 2
Robert Carter Nicholas to J. S. Smith
1828 Jul 19

[the death of Wilson at the plantation in Louisiana]

Box 2
William Meade to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1828 Aug 28

[writes concerning Mrs. Flournoy?]

Box 2
Samuel Hurd to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1828 Sep 16

[the nature of his examinations at Union Theological Seminary and religious matters]

Box 2
M[ary] M[unro] Peachy to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1828 Sep 24

[writes concerning the death of William Newsum (1785-1828), the estate of Miles previous hitCary next hit of "Oak Hill," and other news of previous hitfamily next hit and friends]

Box 2
Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit to John H. Eaton
1829 Feb 24

[the cost of the publication of the Baltimore Republican]

Box 2
S. [?] Goodwin to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1829 Mar 12

[inquires as to the status of his possible appointment under Andrew Jackson's administration]

Box 2
S. [?] Goodwin to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1829 Mar 15

[discusses the status of his possible appointment under Andrew Jackson's administration]

Box 2
Samuel Hurd to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1829 Jul 1

[reports concerning Andover Theological Seminary]

Box 2
Susan A. Pool to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1829 Sep 18

[previous hitfamily next hit and personal news]

Box 2
Harriet Randolph Hackley to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1829 Nov 16

[the birthday of Martha Jefferson Hackley (1824-?)]

Box 2
Martha Randolph to Thomas Jefferson Randolph
[182-?]

[asks Jefferson to let Thrimston remain to help Gorman repair the portico which has been ripped up, revealing the red dirt underneath, or they will all be mired in the dining room]

Box 2
Martha Randolph to Peter previous hitCarr next hit
[182-?] Aug 23

[if possible Ann will wait for Mr. Nicholas tomorrow, but after that the Madisons will be with them]

Box 3
Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1830 Feb 9

[legal advice to appeal to a judicial tribunal to decide upon and assign to Virginia her rights, and call the person in question (the administrator?) to account; and to secure a copy of the will]

Box 3
Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1830 Mar 1

[discusses Virginia's prospective school and encloses the receipt from John Gordon]

Box 3
Elizabeth Ball to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1830 Aug 5

[sends a box of Bibles from the Bible Society of Virginia to be distributed in Fluvanna County]

Box 3
Mary B. Randolph & [?] to Sidney (Mrs. Dabney S.) previous hitCarr next hit
1830 Sep 10

[previous hitfamily next hit news, the birth of twin boys to Ellen Coolidge, and plans to use the garret for a school room]

Box 3
Sally Newsum to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1830 Sep 14

[her beloved previous hitCary next hit has been at the point of death for 20 days, has gotten a letter from Lucius previous hitCary next hit, Aunt Hetty previous hitCarr next hit and Wilson previous hitCary next hit, when he and Jane Margaret previous hitCarr next hit are married, will live in Mr. Davis's new house, and mentions the financial ruin of the Buchannons]

Box 3
E. W. Hudnall to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1830 Nov 4

[discusses the sale and distribution of Bibles in Fluvanna County]

Box 3
Susan A. Pool to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1830 Dec 20

[the marriages of Virginia's son, Wilson Miles previous hitCary next hit to Jane Margaret previous hitCarr next hit (1809-1903), and daughter, Jane Blair (1808-1888) to the Rev. Edward Dunlap Smith, of New York, and the serious illness of Mrs. Betsy previous hitCarr next hit]

Box 3
Martha Jefferson Minor to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
1831 Nov 28

[includes genealogical notes, describes her school, financial terms, and her teacher, welcomes the addition of scholar Virginia Pasture, and her sympathy for motherless children]

Box 3
Peggy Nicholas to her daughter, Sidney (Mrs. Dabney S.) previous hitCarr next hit (1805- 1886)
1832 Feb 27

[grateful that her son, John, survived an attack of cholera on his ship, fears that Jefferson Randolph's decision to run for office will bring about financial ruin, Jane has received a check from the Proctor at the University of Virginia, asks about the folks at Montebello and John Smith, mentions people at Monticello, and the birth of boys to both Virginia Trist and Jane Smith]

Box 3
Jane Margaret previous hitCary next hit to Sidney (Mrs. Dabney S.) previous hitCarr next hit
1834 Jan 7

[describes her voyage from Baltimore to St. Augustine on the General Marion, the storm off Cape Hatteras, the rough seas on the way to Charleston drove them past he port to Sullivan's Island and they had to sail back, upon their arrival the mists were too thick to attempt to enter the port of Charleston, another ship collided with her vessel while at anchor and damaged it, though it did not sink, they took a little schooner Samuel Mills the rest of the way, encountering a strong gale near Florida, and her thankfulness that little Sally was safe at home with Sidney]

Box 3
Jane Margaret previous hitCary next hit to Sidney (Mrs. Dabney S.) previous hitCarr next hit
[1834] Mar 17

[reports on the improvements in her health, the many others in Florida who do not appear able to recover, and the purchase of Indian ponies by Wilson]

Box 3
Jane Margaret previous hitCary next hit to Sarah E. Nicholas
1834 Apr 9

[discusses the improvements in her health, religion, her separation from her little girl, and their projected trip back home from Florida]

Box 3
Wilson M. previous hitCary next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1834 Apr 27

[plans to leave Florida on the schooner S.S. Mills next week, praises the climate of Florida but not its civilization, discusses the health of Jane Margaret, and their plan "to try the leeches" for her throat in Charleston, and mentions the financial panic, where even the office holders in Florida are cursing President Jackson]

Box 3
S.[?] Goodwin to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1839 Apr 1

[has had a conversation with Mr. Barney who promises that nothing further on an unnamed subject would be published in The Patriot]

Box 3
James Broadhead to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
1839 May 6

[writes from St. Charles County, Missouri, studying law with Mr. Bates, his father's farm doing well, especially with his tobacco crop, his sickness, and all the agues promoted by the number of swamps and ponds nearby, most of the immigrants are from Virginia, Tennessee, and Kentucky, and the beautiful spring season in Missouri]

Box 3
Dabney previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[18--?] Jan 19

[the hire of slave Peter]

Box 3
John Hollins previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[18--?] Apr 14

[writes of events at home to his older brother, his schooling, and the whipping of the slave Peter]

Box 3
Sidney (Mrs. Dabney S.) previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[18--?] Apr 25

[their son's health has improved but his behavior has worsened since his father has been in Washington]

Box 3
Jane M. H. previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[18--?] May 4

[writes to her brother, Ellen has gone to Richmond with cousin Betsy and cousin James to have her teeth filled, the fruit in the neighborhood is killed and the Blue Ridge Mountains filled with snow]

Box 3
John Hollins previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[18--?] May 4

[William Patterson has gone away, and paid for a hatchet before he could get it]

Box 3
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to George Pitt Stevenson
[18--?] Oct 24

[plans to leave Dabney with Mr. Hollins if possible, her sympathy for Eliza because she will not accompany George [to Cuba?]

Box 3
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
18[?] Nov 1

[discusses the sale of her slaves, which would bring more in a public sale but she prefers to sell privately to those she knows, and other business affairs]

Box 3
Louisa Cocke to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
[18--?]

[asks to borrow a glass lamp because one of hers is broken]

Box 3
Louisa Cocke to Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit
[18--?]

[expects her husband back from Charlottesville soon, and misses her child Nanny]

Box 3
Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit to Aunt Margaret Spear Smith (1759-1842)
[18--?]

[draft of a letter which urges her to make a will]

Box 3
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to Dabney S. previous hitCarr next hit
[18--?]

[warns him against bad influences, laments the loss of Maria [Jefferson previous hitCarr next hit (1804-1825)?], and regrets his financial reverses]

Box 3
Hetty previous hitCarr next hit to [?]
[18--?]

[writes concerning the debts of her nephew, George N. O[verton?]

Box 3
Back of letter to Mrs. previous hitCarr next hit
n.d.
Box 3
Financial Documents
1786-1830
Box 3
Debate Manuscripts by Peter previous hitCarr next hit at [William and Mary ?]
[ca. 1785]
Box 3
Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit - Poems
1827 Jul 9
Box 3
Mrs. Virginia previous hitCary next hit - Poem, "Moonlight"
1829 Jun 15
Box 3
Satirical Poem re: John Marshall Decision (of 1821?)
[18--?]
Box 3
Manuscript Poem
n. d.
Box 3
Obituary of Peter previous hitCarr by William Wirt
1815 Feb 17
Box 3
Obituary for Colonel Robert Jouett
18[--?] June 4

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Anne Cary Randolph Bankhead
  • Charles Lewis Bankhead
  • Dabney S. Carr
  • George Pitt Stevenson
  • George Washington
  • Hester "Hetty" Smith Stevenson Carr
  • James Monroe
  • James Thomson Callender
  • Jane Hollins Nicholas
  • Jane Margaret Carr Cary
  • John Addison Carr
  • John Leslie
  • Maria Jefferson Carr
  • Peter Carr
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Thomas Jefferson Randolph
  • Thomas Mann Randolph
  • Virginia Randolph Cary
  • William Wirt
  • Wilson Jefferson Cary
  • Wilson Miles Cary

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Albemarle County
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Florida
  • Fluvanna County, Virginia
  • Louisiana