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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address of Hon. T. S. Garnett (search)
Address of Hon. T. S. Garnett Upon presenting the portrait of Hon. R. M. T. Hunter, To the circuit Court of Essex county, at Tappahannock, Va., June 20, 1898. Judge Wright, and Ladies and Gentlemen: In response to your kind invitation, I am here to present to the Circuit Court of Essex county, the portrait of the Honorable Robert Mercer Taliaferro Hunter. Before venturing upon the performance of this honorable duty, I cannot refrain from expressing my gratitude to you for the l acquainted with his career is it necessary for me to prove the correctness of the use of that term. If the county of Essex had produced no other distinguished son, she would still be entitled to honor him as among the foremost of the world's grity, gentleness and simplicity of his character, great in thought and statesmanlike virtue, he has left to his family and friends the heritage of a good name and to his beloved county of Essex and this Commonwealth a memory that can never fade away.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address of Hon. T. S. Garnett (search)
Address of Hon. T. S. Garnett On the Presentation to the circuit Court of Essex county, Va. (Honorable T. R. B. Wright, presiding), of the portrait of the Honorable M. R. H. Garnett, at Tappahannock, Va., July 20, 1898. Muscoe Russell Hunter Garnett was the son of James Mercer Garnett, Jr., who was the son of James Mercer Garnett, of Elmwood, and Maria Hunter, sister of Honorable R. M. T. Hunter. His father was educated at Princeton College and devoted himself to the law, but died at too early an age to be remembered by any but his immediate family, by whom he was esteemed as a man of great intellectual force. His son, Muscoe, was born July 25, 1821, and was educated at the Elmwood School, established there by his grandfather. He entered the University of Virginia at the opening of the session of 1838-39, and graduated that session in Latin, Greek, French, German and Mathematics. After a year's intermission he returned to the University to pursue the study of law, and
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Judge William Brockenbrough. (search)
(the Thirteenth), which, in 1811, embraced the counties of Tazewell, Russell, Lee, Washington, Wythe, Grayson, and Montgomery. He was afterwards, in 1812, brough to the more important one, embracing the city of Richmond and counties of Henrico, Essex, etc. Besides discharging faithfully and efficiently all his judicial functions, he undertook the publication of a volume entitled Virginia Cases: A collection of Cases decided by the General Court of Virginia, chiefly relating to the penal laws from Fredericksburg. Mr. Marye had lived in Tappahannock, where he served in the store of Mr. Robert Weir. Whilst I was at school in Fredericksburg, I became well acquainted with him and Mr. Stevenson, and intimate with their sons. My last Essex county teacher, James M. Garnett, was a member of its bar. Judge Brockenbrough married Judith White, daughter of John and Judith White. One of their sons, John White Brockenbrough, married Miss Mary C. Bowyer, and became distinguished as judge of
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
284. Davidson, Captain, Hunter, 221, 224. Davidson, Colonel R. M. H., Address of, 116. Davis, Henry Winter, 367 Davis, President, Effort to rescue, 132. Downing, H. H., Address of, 262. Drewry, A. S., 92. Du Bose, John W., 102, 293. Duncan. John N., 296. Dunn House, Quarters at the, 325. Early, General J. A., 52, 266; Campaigns of 1864, 1. Ebert, Valerius, 289. Edwards, Colonel O., 319. Ellerson's Mill, Battle of, 160. England, Captain A. V., killed, 50. Essex county, Va., worthies, 354, 355. F Company, 21st Virginia, 144; junior, 20. Fisher's Hill, Battle of, x. Fleming, Captain C. S., Sketch of, 192. Fleming, ex-Governor F. P., Address of, 113. Florida, The Confederate Dead of-Monument to at Jacksonville, 109; description of. 117; troops from, in the C. S. Army, 118; brigade at Gettysburg, 192; casualties in, 202. Fort Necessity, 171. Fredericksburg, Battle of. 231. Fremont, John C.. 366, 368. Freitchie myth, The Barbara, 287.