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Correspondence of Francis Walker Gilmer [manuscript] 1784-1826.

Gilmer, Francis Walker; University of Virginia Board of Visitors
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Manuscript/Archive; Online
Published
University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA
Language
English
Variant Title
Francis Walker Gilmer correspondence
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Index cards to topics in the letterbook interfiled in the Jefferson-Gilmer Index (RG-12/6/1.044)
Summary
Correspondence with Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and others, largely concerning the establishment of the University of Virginia, and particularly Gilmer's efforts in England to select a teaching staff for the new institution. Includes family letters.
Of interest is a letter from [Elizabeth Trist] to Mary Gilmer, 1808 September 1, on tension betweem Madison and Monroe over the presidential election; also greetings from General Wilkinson.
Of interest is a letter from Arthur R. Smith, 1825 July 30, to Francis Walker Gilmer, inviting him to membership in the Patrick Henry Society of the University of Virginia.
Description
283 items.
Cite as
Francis Walker Gilmer, Correspondence, 1784-1826, Accession #38-588, Special Collections Dept., University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Biographical Note
Virginia lawyer, author and educator.
Cited in
Adams, Herbert Baxter, Thomas Jefferson and the University of Virginia. (U. S. Bureau of Education. Circular of Information, no. 1, 1888, p. 206-7; Bruce Philip Alexander. History of the University of Virginia, 1819-1919. Centennial ed., 1920, v. 1 p. 344-376; Virginia University: Alumni bulletin, new ser., v.7, no. 1, Jan. 1907, p. 99-100; 3d ser., v.9 no.5, Oct. 1916, p. 526-528 ; and, College topics, v. 18 no. 23, Dec. 12, 1906, p. 1, 8.
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    a| Correia da Serra, José Francisco, d| 1750-1823, e| correspondent.
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    a| Croghan, George, d| 1791-1849, e| correspondent.
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    a| Dunglison, Robley, d| 1798-1869, e| correspondent.
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    a| Du Pont de Nemours, Pierre Samuel, d| 1739-1817, e| correspondent.
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    a| Forbes, John, c| Sir, d| 1787-1861 e| correspondent.
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    a| Gilmer, Peachy R. q| (Peachy Ridgway), d| 1779-1836, e| correspondent.
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    a| Jefferson, Thomas, d| 1743-1826 e| correspondent.
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