Memoir of John Howe Peyton in sketches by his contemporaries, together with some of his public and private letters, etc., also a sketch of Ann M. Peyton
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Memoir of John Howe Peyton in sketches by his contemporaries, together with some of his public and private letters, etc., also a sketch of Ann M. Peyton

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    • MEMOIR OF
  • JOHN HOWE PEYTON,
    • CONTEMPORARIES,
    • ANN M. PEYTON.
    • PREFACE.
    • MEMOIR OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON.
    • MR. PEYTON'S REPORT IN 1810.
      • VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE.
      • DISEASE LEADS TO HIS CHANGE OF HOME.
      • AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.
      • MILITARY SCHOOLS.
      • THE WAR OF 1812.
      • ANECDOTE OF THE FIGHTING MAJOR.
      • A WESTERN TRIP IN 1815.
      • DECLINES AN APPOINTMENT.
      • OLD FAMILY LETTERS.
      • SPEECH OF JOHN H. PEYTON 72 YEARS AGO.
      • MAJOR JOHN LEWIS.
      • ANECDOTE OF JOHN H. PEYTON IN A CRIMINAL CASE.
      • MR. PEYTON DECLINES A JUDGESHIP.
      • MR. PEYTON'S LETTER ON THE CONVENTION OF 1829-30.
      • MRS. ANNE PEYTON.
      • AFRICAN COLONIZATION.
      • RETIRES FROM THE BAR AND IS ELECTED TO THE SENATE.
      • MR. PEYTON'S LETTER CONSENTING TO RUN FOR THE SENATE. HIS POLITICAL SENTIMENTS.
      • MORE OLD LETTERS.
      • JEFFERSON, STUART, PEYTON.
      • MR. PEYTON'S WELCOME TO HENRY CLAY.
      • CAMPAIGN OF 1840.
      • MR. PEYTON'S SPEECH IN THE CANVASS OF 1840.
      • MR. PEYTON'S SPEECH IN CHARLOTTESVILLE.
      • VISITOR TO WEST POINT.
      • MR. PEYTON'S LETTER ON BEHALF OF THE BAR TO JUDGE TUCKER.
      • NOMINATED FOR JUDGE TUCKER'S JUDGESHIP.
      • JOHN H. PEYTON FOR THE COURT OF APPEALS.
      • AN INTERESTING REMINISCENCE OF JOHN H. PEYTON AND THOMAS J. MICHIE.
      • PROTECTS A WEAK MINDED GIRL.
      • LETTER FROM JOHN HOWE PEYTON, ESQ., TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE AMHERST FESTIVAL.
      • A DEPLORABLE ACCIDENT.
      • A BUNDLE OF MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS.
      • MR. PEYTON'S RESIGNATION OF OFFICE OF ATTORNEY FOR THE COMMONWEALTH.
      • SKETCH OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON,
      • SKETCH OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON,
      • SKETCH OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON,
      • SKETCH OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON,
      • D. S. YOUNG'S IMPRESSIONS OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON.
      • LETTER FROM HON. GEO. W. THOMPSON,
    • VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE.
    • DISEASE LEADS TO HIS CHANGE OF HOME.
    • AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.
    • MILITARY SCHOOLS.
    • THE WAR OF 1812.
    • ANECDOTE OF THE FIGHTING MAJOR.
    • A WESTERN TRIP IN 1815.
    • DECLINES AN APPOINTMENT.
    • OLD FAMILY LETTERS.
    • SPEECH OF JOHN H. PEYTON 72 YEARS AGO.
    • MAJOR JOHN LEWIS.
    • ANECDOTE OF JOHN H. PEYTON IN A CRIMINAL CASE.
    • MR. PEYTON DECLINES A JUDGESHIP.
    • MR. PEYTON'S LETTER ON THE CONVENTION OF 1829-30.
    • MRS. ANNE PEYTON.
    • AFRICAN COLONIZATION.
    • RETIRES FROM THE BAR AND IS ELECTED TO THE SENATE.
    • MR. PEYTON'S LETTER CONSENTING TO RUN FOR THE SENATE. HIS POLITICAL SENTIMENTS.
    • MORE OLD LETTERS.
    • JEFFERSON, STUART, PEYTON.
    • MR. PEYTON'S WELCOME TO HENRY CLAY.
    • CAMPAIGN OF 1840.
    • MR. PEYTON'S SPEECH IN THE CANVASS OF 1840.
    • MR. PEYTON'S SPEECH IN CHARLOTTESVILLE.
    • VISITOR TO WEST POINT.
    • MR. PEYTON'S LETTER ON BEHALF OF THE BAR TO JUDGE TUCKER.
    • NOMINATED FOR JUDGE TUCKER'S JUDGESHIP.
    • JOHN H. PEYTON FOR THE COURT OF APPEALS.
    • AN INTERESTING REMINISCENCE OF JOHN H. PEYTON AND THOMAS J. MICHIE.
    • PROTECTS A WEAK MINDED GIRL.
    • LETTER FROM JOHN HOWE PEYTON, ESQ., TO THE COMMITTEE OF THE AMHERST FESTIVAL.
    • A DEPLORABLE ACCIDENT.
    • A BUNDLE OF MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS.
    • MR. PEYTON'S RESIGNATION OF OFFICE OF ATTORNEY FOR THE COMMONWEALTH.
    • SKETCH OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON,
    • SKETCH OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON,
    • SKETCH OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON,
    • SKETCH OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON,
    • D. S. YOUNG'S IMPRESSIONS OF JOHN HOWE PEYTON.
    • LETTER FROM HON. GEO. W. THOMPSON,
    • PRESENTATION OF MR. PEYTON'S PORTRAIT TO THE COUNTY OF AUGUSTA.
      • THE STOUT AND PEYTON CORRESPONDENCE.
      • THE PUBLIC MEETING.
      • MAJOR ELDER'S ADDRESS.
      • COL. JOHN L. PEYTON'S REMARKS.
    • THE STOUT AND PEYTON CORRESPONDENCE.
    • THE PUBLIC MEETING.
    • MAJOR ELDER'S ADDRESS.
    • COL. JOHN L. PEYTON'S REMARKS.
    • EDITORIALS FROM THE STAUNTON PAPERS.
      • JOHN HOWE PEYTON.
      • PORTRAIT OF HON. JOHN HOWE PEYTON.
      • PRESENTATION OF A PORTRAIT.
      • LETTERS.
      • FROM GEN. ECHOLS.
    • JOHN HOWE PEYTON.
    • PORTRAIT OF HON. JOHN HOWE PEYTON.
    • PRESENTATION OF A PORTRAIT.
    • LETTERS.
    • FROM GEN. ECHOLS.
    • LETTERS FROM CONTEMPORARIES AT THE BAR.
      • FROM JUDGE ALEXANDER RIVES.
      • FROM JOHN B. MINOR, LL. D.,
      • PROF. JOHN B. MINOR, LL. D.
      • FROM MRS. LOUISA DUPUY.
      • MRS. JOHN H. PEYTON.
    • FROM JUDGE ALEXANDER RIVES.
    • FROM JOHN B. MINOR, LL. D.,
    • PROF. JOHN B. MINOR, LL. D.
    • FROM MRS. LOUISA DUPUY.
    • MRS. JOHN H. PEYTON.
    • to the memory of
      • MRS. ANNE MONTGOMERY PEYTON.
    • MRS. ANNE MONTGOMERY PEYTON.
    • APPENDICES.
      • THE DESCENDANTS OF JOHN H. AND ANN M. PEYTON.
      • MRS. SUSAN M. BALDWIN.
      • CONTENTS OF A PIGEON HOLE.
      • ANECDOTE OF GEN. PEYTON OF KENTUCKY.
    • THE DESCENDANTS OF JOHN H. AND ANN M. PEYTON.
    • MRS. SUSAN M. BALDWIN.
    • CONTENTS OF A PIGEON HOLE.
    • ANECDOTE OF GEN. PEYTON OF KENTUCKY.
    • COL. HENRY PEYTON—A HERO OF 1776.
      • OLD LETTER OF COL. JOHN L. PEYTON.
      • LETTER OF COL. JOHN LEWIS PEYTON.
    • OLD LETTER OF COL. JOHN L. PEYTON.
    • LETTER OF COL. JOHN LEWIS PEYTON.
    • INDEX.
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