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Bishop James Madison Papers, 1777-1812

Bishop James Madison Papers, 1777-1812
Mss. 65 Pst
1.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Photostats of correspondence, 1777-1812, of Bishop James Madison, President of College of William & Mary, with Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Joseph C. Cabell, St. George Tucker, and others.  These copies are from originals housed in various libraries:  Harvard College Library, Free Library of Philadelphia, University of the South, Church Historical Society in Austin, Texas, Maryland Historical Society, Chicago Historical Society, Yale University and the Free Library of Philadelphia.  Includes Acc. 1971.15, copies of material relating to James Madison, collected and compiled by Dr. George Cleaveland.

387 items.

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Madison, James (1749-1812)
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856
College of William and Mary--History--18th century
College of William and Mary--History--19th century
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--19th century
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--18th century
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--18th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century

Administrative Information

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
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Acquisition Note
 Source: Various libraries in the United States and donations..
Purchase or gift from 1940 to 1971. Acc. 1971.15 was a gift of College of William & Mary professor David Holmes.
Other Formats
From the Jefferson Papers, James Madison Papers, and the Monroe Papers in the Library of Congress.
Related Materials
See other papers by Bishop James Madison; Bishop James Madison Letter to John Norton, 1776, Bishop James Madison Letter to William White, 1795, Bishop James Madison Letter to James Breckiridge, 1805, Office of the President, James Madison, 1775-1979 (UA 2.03), Petition of the President and Professors, 1787 (UA 96), and the James M. Owens Collection of Madison Family Material 1776-1953 1933-1953. (Mss. 65 Ow2). See also; James Madison Papers, Duke University Libraries.
Related Publications

John Frank Waukechon, "The forgotten evangelicals: Virginia Episcopalians, 1790-1876," PhD Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin, 2000.

Amanda Kay McVety, "Bishop Madison and the guardian angels of science," MA Thesis, College of William and Mary, 2002.

Mary S. Gwaltney, "Bishop James Madison's letters on politics, 1787-1809," Honors Thesis, College of William and Mary, 1983.

Preferred Citation
Bishop James Madison Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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