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Paxton, James H., 1835-?



  • Existence: 1835    


A.B. Assistant professor (or instructor), of languages, W&L, 1835-37. Member, Virginia Senate, 1851-59 (1852-58?). See W&L Historical Papers, VI, 28, 36, 68.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James McDowell Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0449
Scope and Contents This collection contains two letters written to James McDowell while he was a Congressman. In one, dated May 16, 1848, James Paxton writes that he is not sure if the administration of Washington College needs changes, discusses the pay of the professors, which varied from $800 to $1300 per year, Governor William Smith's recent appointment of George H. Lee to fill a vacant judgeship. The other from C. S. M. Lee, J. S. Fishburn, and W. P. Wharton, dated December 6, 1848, asks him to deliver...
Dates: 1848


 Series — Box 11: Series N-P, Folder: 239-272
Identifier: N-P
Scope and Contents Phil Nunn, Frank Padget, Henry Chester Parsons, Alexander Paxton, Elisha F. Paxton, James John Paxton, John A. Paxton, John H. Paxton, John and Phoebe Paxton, Thomas Paxton, William M. Paxton, Pendleton, Alexander Spotswood Pendleton, Edmund Pendleton, James Dudley Pendleton, William C. Pendleton, William J. Pendleton, William Nelson Pendleton, Frances Penick, Mary Monroe Penick, S. G. Pettigrew, Physicians, William Franklin Pierson, William T. Poague, Miles Poindexter, Thomas Posey,...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

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