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Manuscript Register of Voters for the 10th District of Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0020

Content Description

A bound manuscript list of all the "white" voters of the 10th District of Virginia compiled and revised by U.S. Representative from Virginia Henry St. George Tucker, III and dated February 1, 1889. List includes white males of voting age with U.S. Post Office addresses in the Virginia counties of Allegheny, Appomattox, Augusta, Bath, Cumberland, Fluvanna, Highland, Nelson, Amherst, Buckingham, and Rockbridge which comprised the state's 10th District. It is noted in the volume that there were 317 post offices in the district. In some cases Tucker includes notes such as voters' occupations. Tucker, a Democrat, was elected to the 51st Congress of the United States from Virginia. He served for three consecutive terms until 1897. Tucker was an 1876 Washington and Lee University graduate. He served as a professor of law from 1897 - 1902 and he served as dean of the Washington and Lee University Law School from 1899 - 1902.

Dates

  • 1889

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Conditions Governing Use

This collections is avaialble for research use.

Extent

1 Item

Condition Description

The bound volume has a detached front board and some loose leaves.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Lexington VA 24450 USA