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Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755 - 1958
Scope and Contents This collection is the minutes of a February 4, 1884 committee meeting at the church describing the funeral of former Virginia governor John Letcher (1813-1884) the week before, and the decision to name a group consisting of Lexington, Virginia notables to write a sketch of Governor Letcher's life. This group included G. W. C. Lee, Francis H. Smith, J. T. Preston, A. T. Barclay, and Col. Edmund Pendleton.
Scope and Contents This collection consists largely of constituent correspondence relating to Shenandoah Valley local politics, land transactions, and railroads. Included are letters from Congressman John Letcher and his assessments of the contemporary political scene, including congressional elections, Kansas migration, and railroads.
Dates: 1830 - 1873
Scope and Contents This is a letter written by Washington College student James O. Hensley to an unidentified friend. It is largely about his finances and text book expenses. He mentions the election of John Letcher to the office of Governor for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and expresses a favorable opinion of him. He also writes about an outbreak of smallpox in the area.
Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Scope and Contents This file consists of a contract for locks between the James River and Kanawha Company and James Jordan, dated November 26th, 1835. The contract also includes specification for locks, articles of agreement, and a signature by James Cabell. The file additionally includes a letter to John Jordan from W.P. Munford noting that a lock contract has been voided (dated October 3rd, 1830). Finally, the file contains a page of handwritten notes on financing for the lock, as well as participant investors.
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter, December 12, 1845, to Virginia Congressman William Taylor concerning a federal appointment; a letter from Alexander H.H. Stuart, August 13, 1861; document, September 26, 1863, signed by Letcher exempting a slave from public works for the Confederate government; 3 letters to J. Hinholzer, November 3, 1864, December 3, 1864, and May 15, 1865; subscription list of a testimonial to Charles A. Davidson for service on behalf of the Conservative ticket.
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1873
Content Description A black and white photograph of a print of Governor John Letcher.
Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of original print; Majority of material found within Creation of photograph
- Names: Letcher, John X
- Correspondence 4
- Governors 2
- Virginia 2
- Virginia -- Lexington 2
- African Americans 1
- Canals -- Administration 1
- Canals -- Conservation and restoration 1
- Church history 1
- College students -- Finance 1
- Courthouses 1
- Deeds 1
- Diaries 1
- Elections 1
- Funeral rites and ceremonies 1
- Government executives -- Selection and appointment 1
- Iron-works 1
- Kansas 1
- Lawyers 1
- Legal documents 1
- Locks (Hydraulic engineering) 1
- Memorials 1
- Obituaries 1
- Photographs 1
- Political science 1
- Railroads 1
- Records 1
- Revolution (Texas : 1835-1836) 1
- Smallpox 1
- Southampton Insurrection (1831) 1
- Texas 1
- United States -- Confederate States of America 1
- United States -- Shenandoah River Valley 1
- Virginia -- Botetourt County 1
- Virginia -- James River 1
- Virginia -- James River and Kanawha Canal 1
- Virginia -- Rockbridge County 1 ∧ less