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Alabama Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Al1
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Courtland, Alabama; Huntsville, Alabama; and Lawrence County, Alabama. Includes letter, 1839 August 31, from committee of the Democratic Republicans of Courtland to Andrew Jackson inviting him to a dinner in honor of James Polk and a resolution, undated, concerning public testimonial to memory of Jackson; land grant, 1823, for land in Huntsville signed by James Monroe; and accounts of James E. Saunders.

Copy of James Monroe Land Patent

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Identifier: SC 01357
Content Description Two page copy of a land patent issued by James Monroe in 1781 to George Fitzwater in the county of Kanhawa, Virginia when he was Governor of Virginia. The copy is certified by S. H. Parker, Register of the Land office in Richmond dated June 22, 1854.

D.C. Russell Letters

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Identifier: SC 01409
Content Description Two letters from D.C. Russell, a lawyer from Albany, New York who is visiting Houston, Texas to his wife, Hattie. In the second letter, Russell reports that he fell ill and was cared for by a very kind black nurse who claimed she was once a slave owned by President Monroe. He reported that he was able to make a full recovery due to the attentiveness of this woman but that her care and the business dealings with others cost him a great deal of money.

Land Grant between the Commonwealth of Virginia and Samuel Haniway and Joseph Friend, 1800 July 28

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00454
Scope and Contents Land grant signed July 28, 1800 by Virginia Governor James Monroe to Samuel Haniway and Joseph Friend for land in Harrison County, Virginia. Harrison County is now in West Virginia.

Francis Little Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01294
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of manuscripts collected by Francis Little. Includes contract, 1770, binding William Byrd III to payment of money in a case involving Robert Carter (signed by William Byrd, John Jameson, George Wythe and Thomas Walne); letter, 1812, of William Henry Harrison to Return Jonathan Meigs concerning an expedition against Tecumseh; grant, 1822, for land in Ohio signed by James Monroe; grant, 1837, for land in Ohio; and two Civil War letters.

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Monroe Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 82 M75
Scope and Contents Correspondence, chiefly 1803-1839, of members of the Monroe family while in London, England, Paris, France and in Virginia. Includes letters received by James Monroe while minister to Great Britain, from Sir Alexander Munro; letters of George Hay and his wife, James Monroe's daughter, Eliza Kortright (Monroe) Hay. Letters contain information concerning Hortensia (Hay) Rogers and Lloyd Nicholas Rogers. These letters deal primarily with family matters, but include material on the French...

Monroe-Hay Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/MS 00053
Scope and Contents Papers, 1795-1834 and undated of Eliza Kortright Monroe Hay (1787-1840), daughter of U.S. President James Monroe. The collection includes letters written by and to Hay and to her father James Monroe. Correspondents include her former teacher Madame [Jeanne Louise Henriette] Campan, her daughter Hortensia M. Rogers of "Druid Hill" near Baltimore, Maryland , her son-in-law Lloyd N. Rogers as well as the daughter of the Marquis de Lafayette, Marie Antoinette Virginie de Lafayette Lasteyrie du...

James Monroe Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 M75
Scope and Contents Chiefly correspondence, 1783-1831, of James Monroe written from Richmond, Va. while governor; from Paris while minister to France; from London while minister to Great Britain; from Washington, D. C. while Secretary of State, Secretary of War, and President; and from Loudoun County, Va. after serving as President. Also included is a penciled sketch of Monroe by John Vanderlyn. Subjects covered in the collection include diplomatic service, education (advice to his nephew), United States foreign...

James Monroe (1799-1870) Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 83 M75
Scope and Contents Papers, 1806-1860, primarily 1823-1845, of James Monroe (1799- 1870). Letters relate to his military career, family life, and politics. Included is correspondence to his uncle, President James Monroe.

James Monroe Free Frank Envelope

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Identifier: SC 01356
Content Description An envelope written by James Monroe from Oak Hill to Thomas W. Griffith in Baltimore, Maryland dated February 2, 1828.