Found 6 collections related to Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865

Jones, Joseph, 1727-1805
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4472
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist predominantly of outgoing letters from American statesman Joseph Jones of Virginia to various parties concerning political issues and legal matters. Letters written to Edmund Pendleton in 1782 document Jones' participation in... more
Barbour, James, 1775-1842
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 205
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Barbour (1775-1842) was a Virginia planter and political figure. Collection consists of letters to Barbour chiefly on political and public affairs, and letters from Barbour to family members and others. Correspondents include John Quincy... more
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2035
4 linear feet (18 boxes); 8 microfilm reels
James Monroe (1758-1831) was a soldier, statesman and the fifth President of the United States. Collection consists of correspondence and Monroe's writings. Correspondence, 1772-1836, is largely political, focusing on constitutional issues,... more
Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4591
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Edmund Randolph was an American attorney, the Governor of Virginia, Secretary of State, and the first United States Attorney General. The papers consist mainly of letters written by Randolph during his tenure as Secretary of State and United... more
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1557
1.86 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversized folder)
Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was a Founding Father, statesman, lawyer, and planter. He is considered the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. Jefferson held numerous political offices throughout his career including representative... more
Madison, James, 1751-1836
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1833
1.78 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
James Madison (1751-1836) was one of the key contributors in the drafting of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights and the fourth President of the United States. The James Madison papers, dated 1773-1847, primarily consist of... more
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