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James Redpath, The Roving Editor: or, Talks with Slaves in the Southern States., My
second trip. (search)
My second trip. I. Virginia. Preliminary words on insurrection I start again Chesterfield county facts social reunions North and South the poor whites and slavery education and slavery a know-nothing yet wise negro boy farming Utensils guano and negroes the Slaveocracy and the poor, Preliminary words on
I made no notes of the intervening country at the time, but will insert here what I wrote on a subsequent pedestrian journey over the same route.
Chesterfield county facts.
Nearly the entire road runs through woods.
Land, from $6 to $8 an acre.
This county, a few years ago, had a population of 17,483, an increase ual circle, a bee, a surprise party, a social --or at any other of the innumerable reunions which are everywhere so uncommonly common in the Free States?
Chesterfield county, by the latest census, had five hundred and sixty-four farms; 87,180 acres improved, and 108,933 unimproved acres: the total value of which, with improvemen
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 86 (search)
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Chapter
: 7 Confederate armies and generals (search)
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Randolph, John 1773- 1833 (search)
Randolph, John 1773-1833 Statesman; born in Chesterfield county, Va., June 2, 1773; was a descendant of Pocahontas, and a greatgrandson of William Randolph, the colonist. Delicate in health at his birth, he was so all through life. He studied both at Princeton and Columbia colleges. In 1799 he entered Congress as a delegate from the Charlotte district, which he represented until 1829, excepting three years while holding a seat in the United States Senate—1825 to 1827. He was an adherent of the State supremacy doctrine, and in Congress often stood alone, for he opposed measures of the Democratic party, to which he belonged. He was sarcastic in debate; often eloquent; frequently indulged in the grossest insults of his opponents; and fought a duel with Henry Clay in 1826. He supported Jackson for the Presidency, and in 1831 was sent to Russia as American minister. He soon returned home in feeble health, and John Randolph expressed his sympathy with the South Carolina nullif
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical (search)
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and
Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, Table of Contents. (search)
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, Authorities. (search)