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Alston, Theodosia Burr 1783-1813

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Works: 59 works in 122 publications in 3 languages and 3,439 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Sources  History  Personal correspondence  Portraits  Deeds 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E302.6.B9, 973.4
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Correspondence of Aaron Burr and his daughter Theodosia by Aaron Burr( Book )

7 editions published between 1929 and 1959 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Letter] 1802 Jun. 23, Charleston, [S.C. to] Mrs. Joseph Alston, care of Col. Burr, NYork by Joseph Alston( )

1 edition published in 1802 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter of Joseph Alston to his wife, Theodosia Burr. The letter is address in care of Col. Burr. The letter tells of business, family matters, his delay in leaving Charleston and expresses his affection for Theodosia and their son Aaron (1802-1812)
Pelham, N.Y., to Joseph Alston, Georgetown, S.C by Theodosia Burr Alston( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerns family and financial matters
Albany, to Theodosia Burr by Aaron Burr( )

1 edition published in 1800 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Complaining that he has had no letter from her "for which there can be no apology but that you are dead -- If therefore you are alive, I shall think you used me very ill."
Joseph Alston letter to Theodosia Alston by Joseph Alston( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal letter to his wife, Theodosia Burr Alston (1783-1813). Dated Sullivan's Island, S.C., August 18, 1802. He laments her not writing to him, is very eager for news of her and their young son, and expresses his love for her
Theodosia Burr Alston papers by Theodosia Burr Alston( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiefly letters of Alston to her half-brother A. J. Frederick Prevost including a letter (Dumfries, Va.; 1801 October 18) describing plague in New York, quarantine against yellow fever at Philadelphia, and visit to the U.S. Capitol and White House in Washington, D.C., a letter (Richmond, Va.; 1807 September 2) after conclusion of the trial of Aaron Burr for conspiracy shows her and his feelings at the acquittal, and letters (1792 October 20) and (South Carolina; 1809 September 12) regarding family matters. Also includes an unsigned letter (1801 January 10) and letter signed Thad (?) Burr (1789 January 5) addressed to Prevost
Burr-Purkitt family papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, 1784-1852, among members of the Aaron Burr and Henry Purkitt families, including Theodosia Bartow Burr Alston, Theodosia Bartow Prevost Burr, John Duval, Anne Louisa Prevost, Augustine James Frederic Prevost, Augustine J. Frederic Prevost, Jr., Charlotte Prevost, John Bartow Prevost, Mary E. Prevost, Prudence Lockwood Prevost, Caleb S. Purkitt, Henry Purkitt, and E. Stickney. Correspondents discuss social and family affairs, political events of the period, including the Aaron Burr trial and the construction of the Capitol building, as well as financial problems. Also included are a photocopy of an agreement to pay Thomas Bartow to serve the Yonkers and Eastchester Church, with a plan of the church on verso, December 29, 1788; a land grant signed by James Monroe, January 13, 1818; a deed signed by George and Catherine Barrett to Augustine J. Fredric Prevost, March 12, 1846; clippings of a poem about Burr, Wooing, of Henry Purkitt's obituary, March 9, 1846; a copy of an excerpt from the Newark Ledger concerning Mrs. Theodosia Bartow Prevost; clippings from the Charleston Daily Mail, May 8, 1938, concerning Blennerhassett Island; and reproductions of portraits of Theodosia Burr, painted by John Vanderlyn, and of Emily deVisme, painted by Sir Henry Raeburn. A copy of a family tree is located in the administration files
Burr family papers( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aaron Burr (1756-1836) was a U.S. Revolutionary War soldier, lawyer, and Vice President of the United States. This bound volume includes two letters of Theodosia Burr Alston (1783-1813), daughter of Aaron Burr and wife of Governor Joseph Alston (1779-1816) of South Carolina, as well as supplementary information about the provenance of the letters
Ballstown Springs, New York, to Joseph Alston, Oaks near Georgetown, S.C by Theodosia Burr Alston( )

1 edition published in 1808 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing her husband after five weeks of taking the baths, she reports, "There is not a symptom of relief to my complaints ... My only hope now is in a course of mercury."
 
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Alternative Names
Burr, Theodosia 1783-1813

Теодозия Бёрр Альстон

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Dames and daughters of the young republicTheodosia Burr Alston : portrait of a prodigyMemoirs of Aaron Burr. : With miscellaneous selections from his correspondence.