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Correspondence of Thomas Jefferson [manuscript] 1814-1826.

Bonnycastle, Charles; Broadhead, Achilles; Cabell, Joseph C; Webster, John W; Virginia Commission to Fix the Site of the University of Virginia
Format
Manuscript/Archive; Online
Published
University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA
Language
English
Related Title
University of Virginia Archives antebellum records.
University of Virginia Archives 19th century records.
Finding Aid Note
List available.
Summary
Correspondence of Thomas Jefferson regarding the founding of the University of Virginia.
The collection also contains the report of the Rockfish Gap Commission; balance sheets and estimates of University income and expenses; financial statement; a construction estimate; land plats; a bond; a petition to Congress regarding the removal of tariff on books; specifications; Board of Visitors resolutions; book lists; a plat by Achilles Broadhead; and a deed from the Proctor to the Board conveying ownership of four parcels of land formerly owned by John M. and Francis T. Perry, and by Daniel A. and Mary A. F. Piper.
In addition there are elevations for several buildings including Nichols #374, 375, 376, and 377 as well as the Architrave fragment (Nichols #378) and plats of University of Virginia land (Nichols #554).
Correspondents include John Q. Adams, Thomas Appleton, Franklin Bache, Peter Barlow, George Blaettermann, A. S. Brockenbrough, Francis T. Brooke, William S. Clarke, John Hartwell Cocke, P. F. B. Constant, Thomas Cooper, William H. Crawford, Claudius Crozet, Cummings, Hilliard, & Co., James Cutbush, Martin Dawson, Henry A. S. Dearborn, James Dinsmore, Peter DuPonceau, John P. Emmet, Alexander Garrett, Francis Walker Gilmer, Thomas Gimbrede, and John Griscom.
Also George Hancock, Robert Hare, Randolph Harrison, F. R. Hassler, James E. Heath, William Hilliard, Chapman Johnson, John V. Kean, Rufus King, John T. Kirkland, William Lambert, William Lee, James Madison, James Monroe, Hugh Nelson, Wilson Cary Nicholas, Thomas J. O'Flaherty, Mann A. Page, Granville Sharp Pattison, James Pleasants, James Patton Preston, C. S. Rafinesque, Thomas Mann Randolph, William Cabell Rives, John Roane, Richard Rush, G. E. Stack, Archibald Stuart, John Vaughan, Benjamin Waterhouse, and John Wood.
There are also contracts with George Blaetterman, Charles Bonnycastle, Robley Dunglison, Thomas H. Key, and George Long.
Description
245 items.
Cite as
University of Virginia. Board of Visitors. Correspondence of Thomas Jefferson, 1814-1826, Accession #RG-1/3/3.761, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
N-374, N-375, N-376, N-377, N-378, N-554
Cited in
Calendared in the Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia.
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    a| Virginia. b| Commission to Fix the Site of the University of Virginia.
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    a| Bache, Franklin, d| 1792-1864, e| correspondent.
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    a| Blaettermann, George, d| -1850, e| correspondent.
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    a| Bonnycastle, Charles, d| 1792-1840.
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    a| Brockenbrough, Arthur Spicer, d| 1780-1832, e| correspondent.
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    a| Brooke, Francis Taliaferro, d| 1763-1851, e| correspondent.
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    a| Cabell, Joseph C. q| (Joseph Carrington), d| 1778-1856.
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    a| Cocke, John Hartwell, d| 1780-1866, e| correspondent.
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    a| Constant, P. F. B., d| fl. 1824, e| correspondent.
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    a| Cooper, Thomas, d| 1759-1839, e| correspondent.
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    a| Crozet, Claudius, d| 1790-1864 e| correspondent.
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    a| Crawford, William Harris, d| 1772-1834, e| correspondent.
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    a| Cutbush, James, d| 1788-1823, e| correspondent.
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    a| Dawson, Martin, d| 1772-1835, e| correspondent.
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    a| Dearborn, H. A. S. q| (Henry Alexander Scammell), d| 1783-1851, e| correspondent.
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    a| Dunglison, Robley, d| 1798-1869 e| correspondent.
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    a| Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, d| 1760-1844 e| correspondent.
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    a| Emmet, John P. q| (John Patten), d| 1797-1842 e| recipient.
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    a| Garrett, Alexander, d| 1778-1860 e| correspondent.
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    a| Gilmer, Francis Walker, d| 1790-1826 e| correspondent.
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    a| Gimbrede, Thomas, d| 1781-1832, e| correspondent.
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    a| Griscom, John, d| 1774-1852 e| correspondent.
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    a| Hancock, George, d| 1754-1820 e| correspondent.
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    a| Hare, Robert, d| 1781-1858, e| correspondent.
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    a| Harrison, Randolph, d| 1769-1839, e| correspondent.
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    a| Hassler, F. R. q| (Ferdinand Rudolph), d| 1770-1843, e| correspondent.
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    a| Heath, James Ewell, d| 1792-1862, e| correspondent.
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    a| Hilliard, William, d| 1778-1836 e| correspondent.
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    a| Jefferson, Thomas, d| 1743-1826 e| correspondent.
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    a| Johnson, Chapman, d| 1779-1849, e| correspondent.
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    a| Kean, John Vaughan, d| 1803-1876, e| recipient.
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    a| Key, Thomas Hewitt, d| 1799-1875, e| correspondent.
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    a| King, Rufus, d| 1755-1827 e| recipient.
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    a| Kirkland, John Thornton, d| 1770-1840 e| correspondent.
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    a| Lambert, William, d| fl. 1821, e| correspondent.
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    a| Lee, William, d| 1772-1840, e| correspondent.
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    a| Long, George, d| 1800-1879 e| correspondent.
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    a| Madison, James, d| 1751-1836, e| recipient.
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    a| Monroe, James, d| 1758-1831 e| recipient.
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    a| Nelson, Hugh, d| 1768-1836 e| recipient.
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    1
      
    a| Nicholas, Wilson Cary, d| 1761-1820, e| correspondent.
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    a| O'Flaherty, Thomas J., d| fl. 1823, e| correspondent.
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    a| Page, Mann A., d| 1807-1864, e| correspondent.
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    a| Pattison, Granville Sharp, d| 1791-1851 e| correspondent.
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    a| Pleasants, James, d| 1769-1836 e| recipient.
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    a| Preston, James Patton, d| 1774-1843, e| recipient.
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    a| Rafinesque, C. S. q| (Constantine Samuel), d| 1783-1840, e| correspondent.
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    a| Rives, William C. q| (William Cabell), d| 1793-1868 e| correspondent.
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    a| Roane, John Jones, d| 1794-1869, e| correspondent.
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    a| Randolph, Thomas M. q| (Thomas Mann), d| 1768-1828, e| recipient.
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    a| Rush, Richard, d| 1780-1859, e| recipient.
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    a| Somerville, William C. q| (William Clarke), d| 1790-1826 e| recipient.
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    a| Stack, G. E., d| fl. 1814, e| correspondent.
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    a| Stuart, Archibald, d| 1757-1832, e| correspondent.
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    a| Vaughan, John, d| 1775-1807, e| correspondent.
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    a| Waterhouse, Benjamin, d| 1754-1846, e| correspondent.
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    a| Webster, John W., d| fl. 1819, e| corrspondent.
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    a| Wood, John, d| fl. 1817, e| correspondent.
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    a| Yates, Andrew, d| 1773-1844, e| correspondent.
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    a| Cummings, Hilliard & Company, e| correspondent.
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