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Thomas Nelson of Yorktown

Emory G. Evans

Thomas Nelson of Yorktown

revolutionary Virginian

by Emory G. Evans

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Published by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, distributed by the University Press of Virginia in Williamsburg, Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nelson, Thomas, 1738-1789

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Emory G. Evans.
    SeriesWilliamsburg in America series ;, 10
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF234.W7 W7 vol. 10, F229 W7 vol. 10
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 204 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5073189M
    ISBN 100879350245, 081390515X
    LC Control Number74083323

    T. Nelson Page. Thomas Nelson Page (–) Contributed by Taylor Hagood. Thomas Nelson Page was the most prominent writer among several southern local colorists whose poems, stories, and novels idealized the Old South and served as a kind of imaginative precursor to Margaret Mitchell's epic novel Gone with the Wind (). The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Gov. Thomas Nelson, Yorktown, York County, Virginia. Signer of the Declaration of Independence, 4th July, " The New York .

    The Nelson House was the home of Thomas Nelson, Jr. (), Yorktown's most famous son and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Nelson's devotion to the patriot cause during the American Revolution contributed significantly to the creation of the United States. Nelson's grandfather established the Nelson family in Yorktown, arriving from England in 3/5(1). Shop Thomas Nelson Community College Apparel, Textbooks, Merchandise and Gifts at the Gators Bookstore. Flat-Rate Shipping.

    Quick Description: Thomas Nelson, Jr. was a planter, statesman and soldier who served as Governor of Virginia, and as the Virginia representative in the Continental Congress. He fought in the battle at Yorktown as the commander of the Lower Virginia Militia.   The house's occupant of that day, Thomas Nelson, was a Governor of Virginia, Commanding Officer in the Virginia Militia, and signer of the Declaration of Independence. His father and grandfather had been masters of the same household. Nelson's ancestor, Nicolas Martiau had original settled the site after his migration to the Colony of.


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Thomas Nelson Of Yorktown book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(3). Thomas Nelson Page was a direct descendant of Thomas Nelson, Jr., a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a governor after Statehood, and thus of Robert "King" Carter, who served as an acting royal governor of Virginia and was one of its wealthiest landowners in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

The Nelson family had settled in Born: ApVirginia, U.S. Get this from a library. Thomas Nelson of Yorktown: revolutionary Virginian. [Emory G Evans] -- Earth Island Institute provides organizational support in developing projects for the conservation, preservation, and restoration of the global environment.

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44 rows  Used - Good. Daniel Boorstin's copy of Thomas Nelson of Yorktown, Revolutionary 4/5(3). The Nelson House. The Nelson House was the home of Thomas Nelson, Jr. (), Yorktown's most famous son and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Nelson's devotion to the patriot cause during the American Revolution contributed significantly to the creation of the United States.

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Thomas Nelson of Yorktown: Revolutionary Virginian5/5(1). The Nelsons of Yorktown. Thomas “Scotch Tom” Nelson (the Immigrant)() first came to the colony in at age nineteen before settling on the shores of the York river in Yorktown.

InScotch Tom bought lot #47, then lot #52 and later purchased other lots until the name of Scotch Tom Nelson led the list of lot owners in the town. SECRETARY NELSON’S PROPERTY. Background. Secretary Thomas Nelson built his home in Yorktown around not far from the homes of his father, Scotch Tom Nelson, and his brother, William was known as “Secretary” Nelson because of his long service as secretary to the royal government’s Council.

Nelson, Thomas Jr. Thomas Nelson, Jr., was born in Yorktown to one of Virginia's First Families. Groomed since childhood to assume the reigns of power and place, he was a leading merchant, businessman, burgess, and member of the Governor's Council.

Thomas Nelson campus offices in Hampton and Williamsburg remain closed to the public through J reopening June Classes have resumed through virtual, or alternative delivery, and the College has moved to a telework environment.

Thomas Nelson, Jr. David Silvette,Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Collection Established inYorktown had grown to be one of Virginia’s busiest seaports by the middle of the 18th century. The prosperity of the town depended on commerce and.

ENGLISH EDUCATION OF THOMAS NELSON, JR., OF YORKTOWN. By G. MacLaren Brydon Letters and other records of the Nelson family still in existence1 show that Thomas Nelson, Jr., of Yorktown, when a lad of fourteen was sent by his father, Col.

William Nelson, to England and placed for his schooling under the care of two friends, Mr. ← Return to Article Details Book Review: Thomas Nelson of Yorktown: Revolutionary Virginian. by Emory G. EvansAuthor: Gwenda Morgan. Thomas Nelson Jr. was born in Yorktown, Virginia, on Decem He was the oldest son of the former governor of Virginia, William Nelson and grandson of “Scotch Tom”, the founder and planner of York, Virginia.

At a young age Nelson was sent back to England, like many young aristocrats, to continue his : The American View. Yorktown Part 3. Secretary Thomas Nelson House. Cornwallis had made his headquarters in 65 year old Secretary Thomas Nelson's house, which soon came under fire.

It would not survive the siege. At noon on October 10th, under a brief flag of truce, the Secretary was allowed to leave town despite that fact that he could provide the Allies with. MLA Format. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library.

"Res. of Thomas Nelson Jr., Yorktown, Va.". Thomas Nelson, Jr. headed the Virginia Militia during the siege of Yorktown, resulting in the final surrender, on Octoof General Cornwallis to General George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Armies.

During the siege, it was believed that Cornwallis had established his headquarters in Nelson’s house. The Nelson house is one of the surviving homes from before the Seige of Yorktown, and we are fortunate to be able to see it still standing considering the pounding it took.

You can see the locations where it was it. It was perhaps the grandest house in the town, and is a 4/5(9). Book Stores in Yorktown on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Book Stores in Yorktown, VA.(Ref: Nelson Letter Book, William Nelson to John Norton, J ) Second wife of Thomas Nelson, "Scotch Tom", of York Town and also the widow of Tucker, of Barbados, Bermuda, by who she had one child.

(Genealogy of the Page Family of Virginia, PageC- Burial: Grace Episcopal Churchyard, Yorktown, York .Thomas Nelson, Jr. is a nephew of the latter Thomas Nelson. It was the home of the elder Thomas Nelson ("Secretary Nelson") that was occupied by the British General Lord Cornwallis when he first arrived at Yorktown.

As a result the American forces shelled and destroyed this home, not the home of Thomas Nelson, Jr. as seen in the above photo.