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    Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002 Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.
    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Date: 1771
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    Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001 Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1770
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    James Madison papers, Correspondence, memoranda, autobiography, notes of debates in the Continental Congress (1776) and the Federal Convention (1787), and related material, largely 1771-1836. Correspondents include Jaquelin Ambler, James Barbour, Joel Barlow, William Harris Crawford, Henry Dearborn, Albert Gallatin, Elbridge Gerry, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Rufus King, Henry Lee, James Monroe, Edmund Pendleton, Edmund Randolph, Caesar A. Rodney, Benjamin Rush, Richard Rush, Horatio Gates Spafford, Nicholas Philip...
    • Contributor: Madison, James
    • Date: 1723
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    James Madison Papers, 1723-1859 James Madison (1751-1836) is one of 23 presidents whose papers are held in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The Madison Papers consist of approximately 12,000 items, spanning the period 1723-1859, captured in some 72,000 digital images. They document the life of the man who came to be known as the “Father of the Constitution” through correspondence, personal notes, drafts of letters...
    • Contributor: Madison, James

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    Opinions of learned counsel.
    Opinions of learned council, 1681-1722 | Legal opinions on will cases, 1681-1721 | Series 8, volume 4 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from Sowerby. The first part (p. 1-35) contain opinions of counsel relating to legal matters in colonial Virginia, dated 1681-1721; the next few pages are the opinion of Nathaniel Pigot [sic., Piggot?] of the Middle Temple, dated 23 November 1693-5 March 1721/2. The next group of leaves are in the hand of Sir John Randolph and contain reports of cases beginning ... Anno...
    • Contributor: Randolph, John - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1722
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    Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly March the 5th 1623.
    first laws made by the Assembly in Virginia, anno MDCxxiij | Virginia, Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly, Mar. 5, 1623/1624 | Legislative Provincial Assembly. Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly. March the 5th, 1623 | Virginia, March 5, 1624, Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from Sowerby. The docket title is annotated in the hand of Thomas Jefferson: This was found among the manuscript papers of Sr. John Randolph and by the Honrbl. Peyton Randolph esq. his son was given to Thos. Jefferson. The volume is bound with the text running parallel to the spine. "Copia test R. Hickman Cl Sec off": p. [7]. Richard Hickman's (Clerk of...
    • Contributor: Virginia - Randolph, John - Randolph, Peyton - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
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    Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1827 The papers of Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), diplomat, architect, scientist, and third president of the United States, held in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, consist of approximately 27,000 items, making it the largest collection of original Jefferson documents in the world. Dating from the early 1760s through his death in 1826, the Thomas Jefferson Papers consist mainly of his correspondence, but they also include...
    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas

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    George Washington diary, AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.
    • Contributor: Washington, George - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1762

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    James Monroe papers, Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain (1807), the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics; diary (1825 Feb.); account book containing memoranda and official and personal accounts (1794-1802); and other papers. Correspondents include John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Armstrong, Joel Barlow, William Benton, James Bowdoin, John C. Calhoun,...
    • Contributor: Monroe, James
    • Date: 1758
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    Miscellaneous records, 1606-1690. The Bland manuscript.
    Virginia, Miscellaneous records, 1606-1692, the Bland manuscript | Miscellaneous records 1606-1692, the so-called "Bland manuscript" | Virginia, 1606-92, Charters of the Virginia Company of London; Laws; Abstracts of rolls in the offices of State | Bland manuscript Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from Sowerby. Written in multiple hands. Contains the laws of 1639, 1642, 1652-1656, 1663, and 1666; and the charters of the Virginia Company. The compiler has numbered the pages of the bulk of the manuscript, excluding blanks. The final manuscript, measuring 25 cm, are abstracts of cases and records of the Council and Company. Sowerby attributes the final manuscript to R. Hickman. Richard...
    • Contributor: Virginia - Bland, Richard - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732