Manuscripts for: Elizabeth Monroe
James Monroe Law Office Museum and Memorial Library
, Fredericksburg, Virginia (This collection is managed by the Center for Historic Preservation, Mary Washington College):
--There are 6 letters of Mrs. Monroe in existence. James Monroe destroyed all others upon her death. One of her letters at the Monroe Library, circa 1790 was written to Margaret Stone, grandniece of Thomas Stone, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Letter is of a personal nature and describes how much she hates Philadelphia, and that her children and husband are doing well.
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
, Washington, D.C.:
--James Monroe Papers
: Several letters written to Elizabeth Monroe are in this microfilm edition.
Kroch Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York:
--Moore Family Papers
, 1751-1939, 459 items. 0.4 cu. ft.: Papers of the family include a corrected transcript of recollections written by the wife of an aide to General Jacob Brown about figures including President Monroe and Mrs. Monroe, and other people involved in Washington society during the winter of 1824-25.
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