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Papers of Archibald Stuart and Briscoe Gerard Baldwin [manuscript] 1764-1884

Jefferson, Thomas; Stuart, Alexander; Stuart, Archibald; Wayles, John
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
Stuart Baldwin papers
Finding Aid Note
Guide and alphabetical checklist (card index) of correspondents available.
Related Resources
GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION AVAILABLE ONLINE:
Summary
Legal and financial papers comprise most of the collection; correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Stuart and Baldwin from clients. Various legal issues covered include land patents, wills, land deeds, land surveys, accounts, slave transactions, and criminal and civil suits.
The collection also contains letters from Martha S. Baldwin to her husband, Briscoe G. Baldwin containing news of family and friends. There is some material pertaining to Baldwin's father-in-law, John Brown, Chancellor of the Staunton District.
Other material pertains to Stuart's father, Alexander, a Revolutionary War officer and founder of Liberty Hall Academy (now Washington and Lee University), and to his son, Alexander Hugh Holmes, U. S. Representative from Virginia and Cabinet officer. The latter contain some items concerning the Whig party and presidential elections.
There are military papers concerning service in the Continental Army. Other topics in the papers include student life at the College of William and Mary, Virginia Military Institute and the University of Virginia, temperance parties, meetings of the General Assembly and Briscoe Baldwin's private law school.
Included in the papers are a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Bowyer and a land grant signed by Jefferson to William Curvey(1780 July 14, Sept. 1); and an answer to a bill of complaint given by John Wayles as attorney in a law cases.
Major correspondents are generally local people whom Stuart or Baldwin represented in law cases. The following named correspondents are usually writers of one or two letters on Virginia politics or the Whig party. They include Charles Francis Adams, John James Allen, Philip John Brown Baldwin, James Barbour, Philip Pendleton Barbour, Otway Byrd Barraud, James Breckinridge, Arthur Spicer Brockenbrough, Alexander Brown, and John Brown (1762-1826).
Also William H. Cabell, James Overton Carr, Augustus Alexander Chapman, John Coalter, James Craik, Peter Vyvian Daniel, Raleigh T. Daniel, William Daniel, Jr., James H. Dooley, A. W. Dunscombe, Thomas Walker Gilmer, William Waller Henning, Chapman Johnson, Zachariah Johnston, and Cyrus Hall McCormick.
Also Samuel McDowell Moore, Philip Norbone Nicholas, Isaac S. Pennybacker, Bernard Peyton, John Howe, Peyton, Henry Ruffner, Francis Henney Smith, Daniel Stickley, George W. Summers, John Taylor, Richard H. Toler, George Tucker and Henry St. George Tucker.
Description
4500 items.
Cite as
Stuart-Baldwin Papers, 1742-1832, Accession #228, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesvillle, Va.
Arrangement
The collection is arranged in two series : Series I: Correspondence and Series II: Legal and Financial Papers, including Miscellaneous Papers.
Biographical Note
Lawyers and judges of Staunton, Va.
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    a| Legal and financial papers comprise most of the collection; correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Stuart and Baldwin from clients. Various legal issues covered include land patents, wills, land deeds, land surveys, accounts, slave transactions, and criminal and civil suits.
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    a| The collection also contains letters from Martha S. Baldwin to her husband, Briscoe G. Baldwin containing news of family and friends. There is some material pertaining to Baldwin's father-in-law, John Brown, Chancellor of the Staunton District.
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    a| Other material pertains to Stuart's father, Alexander, a Revolutionary War officer and founder of Liberty Hall Academy (now Washington and Lee University), and to his son, Alexander Hugh Holmes, U. S. Representative from Virginia and Cabinet officer. The latter contain some items concerning the Whig party and presidential elections.
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    a| There are military papers concerning service in the Continental Army. Other topics in the papers include student life at the College of William and Mary, Virginia Military Institute and the University of Virginia, temperance parties, meetings of the General Assembly and Briscoe Baldwin's private law school.
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    a| Included in the papers are a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Bowyer and a land grant signed by Jefferson to William Curvey(1780 July 14, Sept. 1); and an answer to a bill of complaint given by John Wayles as attorney in a law cases.
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    a| Major correspondents are generally local people whom Stuart or Baldwin represented in law cases. The following named correspondents are usually writers of one or two letters on Virginia politics or the Whig party. They include Charles Francis Adams, John James Allen, Philip John Brown Baldwin, James Barbour, Philip Pendleton Barbour, Otway Byrd Barraud, James Breckinridge, Arthur Spicer Brockenbrough, Alexander Brown, and John Brown (1762-1826).
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    a| Also William H. Cabell, James Overton Carr, Augustus Alexander Chapman, John Coalter, James Craik, Peter Vyvian Daniel, Raleigh T. Daniel, William Daniel, Jr., James H. Dooley, A. W. Dunscombe, Thomas Walker Gilmer, William Waller Henning, Chapman Johnson, Zachariah Johnston, and Cyrus Hall McCormick.
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    a| Also Samuel McDowell Moore, Philip Norbone Nicholas, Isaac S. Pennybacker, Bernard Peyton, John Howe, Peyton, Henry Ruffner, Francis Henney Smith, Daniel Stickley, George W. Summers, John Taylor, Richard H. Toler, George Tucker and Henry St. George Tucker.
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    a| Stuart-Baldwin Papers, 1742-1832, Accession #228, Special Collections Department, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesvillle, Va.
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    a| Lawyers and judges of Staunton, Va.
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    a| Dismal Swamp Lottery.
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    a| Loyalty oaths z| United States x| History y| Revolution, 1775-1783.
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    a| Military pensions z| United States x| History y| Revolution, 1775-1783.
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    a| Presidents z| United States x| Election y| 1840.
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    a| Private schools z| Virginia z| Staunton.
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    a| Slave trade z| Virginia.
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    a| Real property z| Virginia z| Augusta County.
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    a| Temperance z| Virginia.
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    a| Augusta County (Va.) x| History.
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    a| Rockbridge County (Va.) x| History.
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    a| Adams, Charles Francis, d| 1835-1915 e| correspondent.
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    a| Allen, John James, d| 1797-1871, e| correspondent.
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    a| Baldwin, Briscoe Gerard, d| 1789-1852, e| correspondent.
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    a| Baldwin, John Brown, d| 1820-1873, e| correspondent.
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    a| Baldwin, Joseph G. q| (Joseph Glover), d| 1815-1864 e| correspondent.
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    a| Barbour, James, d| 1775-1842 e| correspondent.
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    a| Barbour, Philip Pendleton, d| 1783-1841 e| correspondent.
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    a| Barraud, Otway Byrd, d| 1801- e| correspondent.
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    a| Breckinridge, James, d| 1763-1833 e| correspondent.
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    a| Brockenbrough, Arthur Spicer, d| 1780-1832, e| correspondent.
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    a| Brown, Alexander, d| 1796-1864, e| correspondent.
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    a| Brown, John, d| 1762-1826, e| correspondent.
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    a| Cabell, William H., d| 1772-1853 e| correspondent.
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    a| Carr, James Overton, d| d. 1864, e| correspondent.
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    a| Chapman, August Alexander, d| 1805-1876, e| correspondent.
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    a| Coalter, John, d| 1769-1838, e| correspondent.
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    a| Craik, James, d| 1730-1814, e| correspondent.
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    a| Daniel, Peter V. q| (Peter Vivian), d| 1784-1860, e| correspondent.
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    a| Daniel, Raleigh Travers, d| 1805-1877, e| correspondent.
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    a| Daniel, William, d| 1806-1873, e| correspondent.
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    a| Dooley, James H. q| (James Henry), d| 1841-1922 e| correspondent.
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    a| Dunscombe, Andrew, d| 1757-1802, e| correspondent.
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    a| Gilmer, Thomas W. q| (Thomas Walker), d| 1802-1844, e| correspondent.
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    a| Harrison, Benjamin, d| fl. 1795, e| correspondent.
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    a| Hening, William Waller, d| 1768-1828 e| correspondent.
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    a| Jefferson, Thomas, d| 1743-1826.
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    a| Johnson, Chapman, d| 1779-1849, e| correspondent.
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    a| Johnston, Zachariah, e| correspondent.
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    a| McCormick, Cyrus Hall, d| 1809-1884, e| correspondent.
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    a| Moore, Samuel McDowell, d| 1796-1875, e| correspondent.
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    a| Nicholas, Philip Norborne, d| 1773-1849, e| correspondent.
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    a| Pennybacker, Isaac Samuels, d| 1805-1847, e| correspondent.
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    a| Peyton, Bernard, d| 1792-1854, e| correspondent.
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    a| Peyton, John Howe, d| 1778-1847, e| correspondent.
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    a| Ruffner, Henry, d| 1790-1861 e| correspondent.
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    a| Smith, Francis H. q| (Francis Henney), d| 1812-1890, e| correspondent.
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    a| Stickley, Daniel, d| fl. 1833-1835, e| correspondent.
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    a| Stuart, Alexander, d| 1733-1822.
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    a| Stuart, Archibald, d| 1757-1832.
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    a| Stuart, Alexander H. H. q| (Alexander Hugh Holmes), d| 1807-1891, e| correspondent.
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    a| Stuart, Eleanor Briscoe, d| 1767?-1858, e| correspondent.
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    a| Summers, George W. q| (George William), d| 1804-1868, e| correspondent.
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    a| Taylor, John, d| 1753-1824 e| correspondent.
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    a| Toler, Richard H., d| fl. 1840, e| correspondent.
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    a| Tucker, George, d| 1775-1861 e| correspondent.
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    a| Tucker, Henry St. George, d| 1780-1848 e| correspondent.
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    a| Wayles, John, d| 1715-1773.
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