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Pleasants, James 1769-1836

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Works: 45 works in 48 publications in 1 language and 57 library holdings
Genres: History  Claims  Records and correspondence  Treaties 
Classifications: AC901,
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posthumous Publications by James Pleasants, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by James Pleasants
Letter : Richmond, Va., to Littleton Waller Tazewell by James Pleasants ( )
2 editions published in 1825 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pleasants reacts to the resolution of U.S. Senator Rufus King to use the proceeds from the sale of public lands for the emancipation and resettlement of slaves. He mentions briefly the visit of Lafayette to Richmond and the anticipated election of Jackson
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
In Senate of the United States, January 22, 1821. : Mr. Pleasants, from the Committee on Naval Affairs, to whom was referred the petition of Thomas Shields, reported by United States ( Book )
1 edition published in 1821 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters to James Pleasants, et al., soliciting for Central College, 4 Aug. 1817, and to Thomas Cooper, 19 Nov. 1819 by Thomas Jefferson ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Virginia documents from Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe ( Book )
1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The collection contains a land grant, 1786 August 1, from Patrick Henry to Henry Banks for a tract in Botetourt County; a letter from Thomas Jefferson to James Pleasants, 1823 November 12, concerning the Literary Board, the Bursar and the Proctor; and letters from James Madison and James Monroe to the President of the Board of Directors of the Literary Fund, 1826 November 24 and 1829 November 30, conveying reports of the disbursement of funds and a general statement of conditions at the University of Virginia
Correspondence and related papers as Rector of the University of Virginia by Thomas Jefferson ( )
in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jefferson's correspondence concerns the building of the University and the hiring of professors, particularly his desire to hire Thomas Cooper
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
Virginia documents ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Includes appointment, 25 October 1770, of James Lane as sheriff of Loudoun County, Va., signed by William Nelson; appointment, 27 November 1783, of justices of the peace for Loudoun County, Va., also assigning them special powers to hear criminal cases involving slaves, signed by Benjamin Harrison; and order, 2 January 1778, to George Rogers Clark to raise a force to attack a British post at Kaskaskia, Ill., signed by Patrick Henry
by George Rust ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Rust sent letters to: William Allen, William Segar Archer, Henry Bedinger, George Bomford, Horace C. Cammack, Richard Kidder Meade, Charles Fenton Mercer, John Moore, P.N. Nicholas, Franklin Pierce, James K. Polk, J. William Roper, George Rust, William Rust, Landry Trasimond and G.B. Wager
Commission under the Treaty of Ghent. : Communication presented by Mr. Wickliffe, from the Commissioners under the Treaty of Ghent. : April 25, 1828. Printed by order of the House of Representatives by Commissioners under the Treaty of Ghent ( Book )
1 edition published in 1828 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter, 1816 November 28, Brookeville, [Maryland] to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p by James Pleasants ( Book )
1 edition published in 1816 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Informed that Virginia is to improve facility of intercourse; prefers roads over canals; gives figures to prove that double force will not give double velocity in water; increased velocity on land requires less force [than in water]; boats in Holland drawn by horses which can not stand strain of traveling at 12 miles an hour; discusses weight, miles and time a horse can travel on various kinds of roads; there is an improvement on this method which he can explain; thinks that turnpike roads may be made at one-half the expense they are now made at
Letter, 1822 April 27, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia], to James Pleasants, n.p by Thomas Jefferson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1822 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Favor of 21st received, with Col. Peyton's acknowledgment of receipt of $118 balance due him from Ronald's estate; University worth a visit from Pleasants; withdrawn from politics, but realizes the encroachments of the supreme court upon rights of the states; principles of court are leading to consolidated government, which will be a corrupt one; Congress has gone more than halfway to meet the Federalists
Letter, 1812 February 9, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to James Pleasants, n.p by Thomas Jefferson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1812 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Encloses a letter addressed to them both concerning two young gentlemen; has no personal knowledge of them but has written Secretary at War respecting them; goes from home seldom; finds neighbors expecting was and approving it; willing to meet any tax except stamp tax; some wish whiskey tax could be levied solely on licenses to be issued for selling it
University of Virginia correspondence of James Madison and James Monroe ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection consists of correspondence of Monroe with Madison, J.T. Kirckland and Col. S. Thayer; and correspondence of Madison with James Barbour, Nathaniel Bowditch, Charles Bonnycastle, Arthur S. Brockenbrough, John C. Calhoun, Timothy Clowes, John H. Cocke, John A. Dix, Robley Dunglison, Alexander Garrett, de Generes de Jourville, W.A. Hatch, W.B. Lawrence, Thomas C. Levins, George Long, Alexander Macomb, William Matthews, James Pleasants, Alfred H. Powell, and William Wertenbaker
 
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Alternative Names
Pleasants, Mr. (James), 1769-1836
Languages
English (43)