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Papers of the Harrison family 1720-1960.

Author: G T BeauregardSusan Harrison BlaneEliza Jaquelin Ambler CarringtonHenry ClayCarter Henry HarrisonAll authors
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Summary:
Correspondence, business papers, and diaries of the Harrison and Meem families.

Chiefly concerns Randolph Harrison; his brothers: George Moffett Harrison, Carter Henry Harrison, Edward Carrington Harrison, and William Byrd Harrison; their sisters: Susan Harrison Blane, Rose Harrison Ranson, and Margaret R. Harrison; their father, Henry Harrison and Randolph's wife, Julia Halsey Meem Harrison.

From the Meem family those of importance are the builder, J. Lawrence Meem, James Meem, John G. Meem, and Aurelia Halsey Meem.

Other correspondents include Richard Henry Lee, P.G.T. Beauregard, friend of Aurelia Halsey Meem, Milton W. Humphreys, FitzHugh Lee, John B. Minor, Rosewell Page, Archibald G. Stuart, Henry St. George Tucker and Jacob Yost.

Of interest is a letter, 1841 Aug. 15, Henry Clay, Washington, D.C., to Charles Parrow, Lovingston, Va., concerning the U.S. Congress and the National Bank.

Civil War items of interest include documents signed by Judah Benjamin, John Letcher and George W. Randolph, a note from John Bell Hood, and cartes-de-visite of Robert E. Lee.

There are typed transcripts of letters from Eliza Jacquelin "Betsy" Ambler to Ann "Nancy" Ambler Fisher.

There are also account books, 1890 Feb.-1892 June, of Boude, Pendleton, Meem & Co., Glasgow, Va., and diaries, 1886, 1891-95, 1898-99, 1901-07, of John Gaw Meem.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Account books
Diaries
Letters (Correspondence)
Military commissions
Autographs
Photographs
Named Person: J P Benjamin; Robert E Lee; John Letcher; George Wythe Randolph; Harrison family.; Meem family.; J P Benjamin; Harrison family.; Robert E Lee; John Letcher; Meem family.; George Wythe Randolph
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: G T Beauregard; Susan Harrison Blane; Eliza Jaquelin Ambler Carrington; Henry Clay; Carter Henry Harrison; Edward Carrington Harrison; George Moffett Harrison; Henry Harrison; Julia Halsey Meem Harrison; Margaret R Harrison; Randolph Harrison; William Byrd Harrison; John Bell Hood; Milton W Humphreys; Fitzhugh Lee; Richard Henry Lee; Aurelia Halsey Meem; J Lawrence Meem; James Meem; John Gaw Meem; John B Minor; Rosewell Page; Charles Parrow; Rose Harrison Peace; Archibald G Stuart; Henry St George Tucker; Jacob Yost; Boude, Pendleton, Meem & Co. (Glasgow)
OCLC Number: 647947335
Description: 3 ft.
Other Titles: Harrison family papers

Abstract:

Correspondence, business papers, and diaries of the Harrison and Meem families.

Chiefly concerns Randolph Harrison; his brothers: George Moffett Harrison, Carter Henry Harrison, Edward Carrington Harrison, and William Byrd Harrison; their sisters: Susan Harrison Blane, Rose Harrison Ranson, and Margaret R. Harrison; their father, Henry Harrison and Randolph's wife, Julia Halsey Meem Harrison.

From the Meem family those of importance are the builder, J. Lawrence Meem, James Meem, John G. Meem, and Aurelia Halsey Meem.

Other correspondents include Richard Henry Lee, P.G.T. Beauregard, friend of Aurelia Halsey Meem, Milton W. Humphreys, FitzHugh Lee, John B. Minor, Rosewell Page, Archibald G. Stuart, Henry St. George Tucker and Jacob Yost.

Of interest is a letter, 1841 Aug. 15, Henry Clay, Washington, D.C., to Charles Parrow, Lovingston, Va., concerning the U.S. Congress and the National Bank.

Civil War items of interest include documents signed by Judah Benjamin, John Letcher and George W. Randolph, a note from John Bell Hood, and cartes-de-visite of Robert E. Lee.

There are typed transcripts of letters from Eliza Jacquelin "Betsy" Ambler to Ann "Nancy" Ambler Fisher.

There are also account books, 1890 Feb.-1892 June, of Boude, Pendleton, Meem & Co., Glasgow, Va., and diaries, 1886, 1891-95, 1898-99, 1901-07, of John Gaw Meem.

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