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Stuart, Archibald 1757-1832

Overview
Works: 34 works in 46 publications in 1 language and 254 library holdings
Genres: History  Surveys  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Wills  Personal narratives‚Ä°vConfederate  Maps  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215, 330
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Archibald Stuart
To the public by William Branch Giles( Book )

3 editions published in 1828 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence of Thomas Jefferson( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are also contracts with George Blaetterman, Charles Bonnycastle, Robley Dunglison, Thomas H. Key, and George Long
Papers : of Archibald Stuart by Archibald Stuart( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection also includes letters of James Madison; John Marshall; James Monroe (seven letters, 1792-1822); and Edmund Pendleton (1721-1803)
Papers of Creed Taylor by Creed Taylor( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence contains information on plantation life at Taylor's "Needham" and Judith Randolph's "Bizarre"; legal and financial matters; Virginia politics and the Republican Party; the law school maintained at "Needham" by Taylor; the Virginia Literary Fund to support public education; the division of Fincastle County, Va., in 1799; James Monroe's presidential bid of 1808; and cases before the Superior Court of Chancery, including one involving William W. Hening
Letters to Archibald and Alexander H.H. Stuart( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Jefferson writes to Archibald Stuart, 1795 May 17 and 23, introducing an English visitor named Strickland, listing law books to be forwarded, requesting a Staunton clockmaker for work on Monticello clocks and mentioning Dabney Carr
Letter, 1796 August 19, Staunton, [Virginia] to Tho[ma]s Jefferson, n.p by Archibald Stuart( Book )

2 editions published in 1796 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wishes to send memorial to Congress to join with France instead of Great Britain in case of European war; asks his advice about propriety of move; hopes Jefferson can spare one of his Chinese bells; wishes highest priced; will pay through Mr. Clarke; Mr. Cavendish not yet returned from Assembly
Letter to Archibald Stuart, of Staunton, Va., on inventors and the discovery of a Mr. Fuller concerning longitude by Thomas Jefferson( )

1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers of James Breckinridge, of Grove Hill, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Va by James Breckinridge( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Most of the correspondence centers around Breckinridge's legal career and his land speculations in Western Virginia and Kentucky. Other topics mentioned frequently are Virginia and United States politics, local elections, the War of 1812, the settlement of Kentucky and Tennessee, Indian wars, slavery and the Virginia militia
Papers by C. C Baldwin( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Of interest is a letter from Thomas Hall to Archibald Stuart mentioning the last military expedition of George Rogers Clark, the desire of Kentucky to separate from Virginia, and local politicians Joseph Crockett and John Fowler, as well as his personal drinking problem
Archibald Stuart letter to Col. J. McDowell by Archibald Stuart( )

1 edition published in 1818 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stuart proposes recommending Lexington and Washington College as the site for the University of Virginia
Ledgers by Archibald Stuart( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Account books, 1788-1831, kept by Stuart who was a lawyer in Staunton, Va. Accounts concern his law practice, personal finances and include accounts concerning the building of his house
Papers : of the Stuart family by Hunter McGuire( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection contains the personal and legal papers of Archibald Stuart (1757-1826) of Staunton, Va., while an attorney and member of the Virginia House of Delegates, including correspondence, 1785-1831, some concerning the Missouri Compromise, pension claims, presidential electors, and John Quincy Adams; draft of the proposed 1785 Virginia constitution drawn by Thomas Jefferson; resolution concerning the Treaty of Paris; petition, ca. 1794, to the General Assembly for a constitutional convention; bonds, 1787-1816; agreements, 1787-1817, concerning land in Augusta County, Va., and slaves; appointment as deputy attorney; inventory of his estate; and legal documents, 1797-1811, concerning his executorship of the estate of Hugh Donaghe
Augusta County, Virginia by Stuart family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ginia. Prominent correspondents include John Marshall, James Monroe, Millard Fillmore, J.E.B. Stuart, Woodrow Wilson, and Daniel Webster. There are also Civil War Quartermaster supply receipts
DuVal family papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Other correspondents include Robert Beverley, John Randolph of Roanoke, Archibald Stuart, and Paul Hamilton Hayne writing to John Esten Cooke about his own and Cooke's writings. Of particular interest is a 54-page Southern woman's account of Civil War hardships entitled "What I Saw in the Spring of 1864--in Lower Virginia," by S.D. DuVal
by Tazewell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

These papers consist of letters and legal documents that were in the possession of Henry Tazewell and Littleton Waller Tazewell
by Tazewell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Undated materials (boxes 20-21) contains papers of Henry Tazewell related to his law practice and his senatorial career; there are a few papers which discuss the impeachment of William Blount. There are also legal and political papers of Littleton Tazewell, bills and receipts, undated maps of Virginia and South Carolina, clippings and printed materials
Letters of recommendation for workmen( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Robert Johnston, Jacquiline Massie, John Brockenbrough and Thomas Ritchie write letters of recommendation for Curtis Carter, a builder who is bidding on brick work at the University of Virginia
Letter, 1796 May 15, Staunton, [Virginia] to Tho[ma]s Jefferson, n.p by Archibald Stuart( Book )

1 edition published in 1796 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Favor regarding the stonemason arrived while in New London; on return waited on mason but found him engaged; was informed that Mr. Coalter had already written Jefferson to that effect; then had recourse to a Mr. Jewell who was also unable to take work; has just returned from court at Bath where saw Mr. Cavendish from Greenbrier who told him of animal bones found in cave; toe bone 8 or 10 inches long; promised to send it to him and will forward it to Jefferson by first opportunity; severe frost injures some rye and may kill foliage
 
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