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Guide to the LeConte Family Papers: Additions, 1862-1928
BANC MSS 70/24 c  
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Box 1

Letters and autobiographical sketch of John LeConte

 

Letters, alphabetically by author, then chronologically within each folder

 

Civil War Documents, mainly for John LeConte - passes, etc., 1862-1865 (6 items)

 

Genealogical notes on the LeConte family. See also oversize portfolio.

 

Clippings

 

Covers

 

Misc.

 

Bound volume of John Lawrence LeConte's papers

 

Missal and Layman's Ritual that belonged to Ann Graham (2 vols.)

portfolio Portfolio

(oversize)

Genealogical notes

Partial List of Correspondents

 

LeConte, John, 1818-1891

 

2 letters, 1865-1866. 1865 letter to his wife, and 1866 letter to his freed slaves. Also included is an autobiographical sketch in his hand and a variant in another hand.

 

Alexander, Edward Porter, 1835-1910

 

2 letters, 1865-1868. 1865 letter to General R. H. Chilton, with endorsements by W. N. Pendleton, R. E. Lee, H. L. Clay and W. H. Taylor

 

Bayley, James Roosevelt, abp., 1814-1877

 

Letter, Dec. 24, 1872, to Mary Graham

 

Berton, J. G.

 

Letter to Professor Soulé, Nov. 11, 1871, in reply to questions of Professor LeConte on drift in rifles.

 

Clay, Hugh Lawson

see Alexander, Edward Porter

 

Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1899

 

Letter, Feb. 2, 1889, to Mary Graham

 

Forel, François Alphonse, 1841-1912

 

Letter, Feb. 10, 1884, to John LeConte

 

Graham, Mary A. Cecelia, d. 1890

 

6 letters, 1864-1867. Mainly to her sister, Mrs. John LeConte. Mentions Prof. Pierce, Joseph Henry, Ben Gould, Julius Hilgard, Spencer Baird and Jefferson Davis. Obituary included.

 

Greever, Garland, 1883-

 

4 letters, 1927-1928, to Mrs. Julian LeConte re LeConte family papers in her possession.

 

Harden, Jane (LeConte), 1814-1876

 

5 letters, 1865-1874. 1865-1867 letters reflect conditions at Halifax (her plantation near Riceboro, Liberty County, Georgia)

 

Hartwell, Alfred Stedman, 1836-1912

 

Letter, June 19, 1865, to John LeConte

 

Hill, Daniel Harvey, 1821-1899

 

Letter, Nov. 17, 1865, to John LeConte

 

Jackson, Thomas Jonathan, 1824-1863

 

Letter, Mar. 9, 1862, to J. E. Johnston

 

LaBorde, Maximilian, 1804-1873

 

Letter, Jan. 30, 1873

 

LeConte, Caroline Elizabeth (Nisbet), ca. 1828-1915 (Mrs. Joseph LeConte)

 

Letter, May 12 [no year], to Mrs. John LeConte

 

LeConte, Emma

 

Letter, May 15, 1886, to her mother

 

LeConte, Helen

 

2 letters, 1890, to John LeConte. A cousin

 

LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901

 

2 letters, 1869-1891

 

LeConte, Eleanor Josephine (Graham), 1824-1894 (Mrs. John LeConte)

 

2 letters, 1866-1867

 

LeConte, Louis Julian, 1845-

 

14 letters, 1864-1865, mainly written to his mother from Camp Colquitt, Charleston, South Carolina during the Civil War.

 

LeConte, Mary Tallulah, 1843-1868

 

2 letters, 1865-1866, to her mother. Letter of 1865 describes fall of Columbia, South Carolina to Sherman's army. Daughter of John LeConte.

 

LeConte, William

 

Letter, Mar. 28, 1865

 

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

see Alexander, Edward Porter

 

Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872

 

Letter, Nov. 15, 1865, to Mrs. John LeConte

 

Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873

 

Printed letter, Feb. 7, 1866, addressed to Mrs. John LeConte, written for the office of colonization in Mexico, concerning prospects for settling in Mexico.

 

Memminger, Charles Gustavus, 1803-1888

 

3 letters, 1865-1866 to Mrs. and Mrs. John LeConte

 

Palmer, Benjamin Morgan, 1818-

 

Letter, May 19, 1869, to John LeConte

 

Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883

see Alexander, Edward Porter

 

Perry, Benjamin Franklin, 1805-1886

 

2 letters, 1868-1875. 1868 letter to Mary Graham

 

Pope, Joseph David

 

Statement re Mary Graham, n.d. [1860's]

 

Pratt, N. A.

 

Letter, June 4, 1864, to Mrs. John LeConte, discussing war sentiments of Bache and Pierce

 

Richardson, S. M.

 

Letter, Jan. 13, 1864, to John LeConte, re drift of rifle bullet.

 

St. John, Isaac Munroe, 1827-1880

 

Letter, Jan. 20, 1865, to John LeConte, re cost of nitre

 

Seddon, James Alexander, 1815-1880

 

Letter, Aug. 22, 1864, to John LeConte re LeConte's appointment in the Nitre and Mining Corps.

 

Sharswood, William, 1836-

 

Letter, Sept. 23, 1865, to John LeConte

 

Steiner, Lewis Henry, 1827-1892

 

Letter of condolence to Mrs. John LeConte, June 10, 1891

 

Taylor, Walter Herron, 1838-

see Alexander, Edward Porter

 

Tyndall, John, 1820-1893

 

2 letters, 1868-1884, to John LeConte