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Quinby, Teackle, and Upshur families of Somerset County, Maryland, and Accomack and Northampton Counties, Virginia Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 2338

Scope and Contents

The larger collection consists of the original materials and 7 additions including the most recent one represented in this finding aid.

In this addition, ViU-2017-0179, are six Elizabeth Upshur Teackle letters with transcriptions. Five letters are written by Mrs. Teackle, and one is addressed to Mrs. Teackle from William Wirt, esquire. In the letters Mrs. Teackle mainly discusses the hardships of her family after her husband, Mr. Teackle, was sent to prison in Baltimore, the circumstances surrounding his imprisonment and those responsible for it, and the actions and support of their family friends. She writes to two government officials making appeals on behalf of her husband for his release from prison. Mrs.Teackle also writes about the return home of her husband from prison and some of their experiences after his return, as well as her desire to see her family.

The records for the rest of the collection can be found here:

MSS 2338, MSS 2338-a, MSS 2338-b, MSS 2871 - Quinby, Teackle, and Upshur families of Somerset County, Maryland, and Accomack and Northampton Counties, Virginia papers: https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/u3928667

MSS 2338-c - Papers of the Quinby Family: https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/u3928668

MSS 2338-d - Accomack County, Land Patent: https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/u4367998

MSS 2338-e - Genealogy of the Evans Family: https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/u3927001

MSS 2338-f - Letter to Mary Emma Justis Sturgis: https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/u2674611 http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu00995.xml

1825 and 1842 letters from Henry Clay to Littleton Teackle and Aaron Quinby (2 folders) interfiled in the Henry Clay Papers

An 1826 Mar 29 letter from James Madison to Littleton Teakle (1 folder) interfiled in the James Madison Papers.

Dates

  • Creation: 1713-1977

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection contains some in-copyright material. Visit our Permissions and Publishing page https://www.library.virginia.edu/special-collections/services/publishing) for more information about use of Special Collections materials. The library can provide copyright information upon request, but users are responsible for making their own determination about lawful use of collections materials.

Extent

4.44 Cubic Feet (7 legal-size document boxes, 17 legal-size folders, 2 large oversize folders. Includes 2 legal-sized folders in the Henry Clay Papers (1825 & 1842 letters from Clay to Littleton Teackle and Aaron Quinby); and 1 legal-sized folder in the James Madison Papers (1826 Mar 29 letter from Madison to Littleton Teackle).)

Language of Materials

English

Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Universal 1.0 Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons license. The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library of the University of Virginia makes its bibliographic records and the metadata contained therein available for public use under the CC0 1.0 Public Domain Designation. (https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/ )

Arrangement

The overall collection is arranged sequesntially in order by its different accretions, except the MSS 2871 material, which is interfiled among the first three. Accretions: MSS 2338, MSS 2338-a, MSS 2338-b, MSS 2871, MSS 2338-c, MSS 2338-d, MSS 2338-e, MSS 2338-f.

The most recent addition (ViU-2017-0179) that is represented in this finding aid is arranged chronologically.

Other Finding Aids

https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/u3928667;

https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/u3928668;

https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/u4367998;

https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/u3927001;

https://search.lib.virginia.edu/sources/uva_library/items/u2674611

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2017 August 19

Condition Description

Good

Processing Information

Item level description for this addition was created so that digitized copies of the documents can be accessed.

Title
Quinby, Teackle, and Upshur families of Somerset County, Maryland, and Accomack and Northampton Counties, Virginia papers finding aid
Author
Joseph Azizi
Date
2024 May 28
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

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