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Flowers left for James Kemper
Papers, 1804-1951, of James Lawson Kemper (1823-1895) of Madison and Orange Counties, Virginia, consisting of loose papers and letterpress copy books. Loose papers contain circular letters, clippings, deeds, land surveys, letters, obituaries, papers money, photographs, poems, and promissory notes, and cover Kemper's political career in the House of Delegates and as governor of Virginia, as well as personal and business matters. There are two newspapers, The Manassas Journal (28 October 1943) and The Orange Review (25 October 1951). Letterpress copybooks contain copies of letters written during Kemper's term (1874-1878) as governor of Virginia, and are written by him or his secretaries. Correspondence consists of replies to requests for pardons, employment, and other matters of the commonwealth and include letters written to the governors of Maryland and West Virginia, the Secretary of War William W. Belknap (1829-1890), and President Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885).(at the Library of Va.)
- deegraver
 Added: Dec. 27, 2012

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