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Personal Correspondence of Littleton Waller Tazewell (1774-1860) with William F. Wickham, 1817-1849

 File — Box: 14, Folder: 14

Scope and Contents

Topics include the perils of travel by stage to Norfolk, Virginia, in winter (March 3, 1817); condolence letter upon the death of his friend, John Wickham, and reflections upon Wickham’s importance in his own life as a mentor and friend and his singular character (January 26, 1839); the mention of Tazewell in the will of John Wickham (March 17 and April 1, 1839); ten inch snowfall in March and the economic difficulties of the country (March 21, 1843); discussion on the political issue on “our title to Oregon” (February 26, 1846); and Tazewell thanking William F. Wickham for his translations of Italian comedies, but does not think they merit the efforts of someone of Wickham’s ability in the Italian language (July 15, 1849).


  • Creation: 1817-1849



1 folder(s)

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States