Jones, Dorsey D.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS L34 Jackson
Scope and Content Note Letters dated at Washington, D. C. April 19, 1830 and April 25, 1831, from President Jackson to, respectively, Samuel F. Hays at Nashville, Tennessee and the Reverend Hardy M. Cryer, near Gallatin, Tennessee. The earlier, one-page letter deals with personal affairs, principally with the care of Jackson's garden and his wife's grave at "The Hermitage." The second letter, of eight pages, discusses political affairs, especially the resignation of Martin Van Buren and John Henry Eaton from...
Dates: 1830; 1831
Identifier: MC 523
Scope and Content Note Jones's and Morris's manuscript is a history of imperial Russia beginning with the earliest records of Russian history and extending to the revolutions of 1917. It is divided into a preface and eighteen chapters, the last one consisting of a chronology. Jones and Morris organized this history chronologically, according to rulers, from the Riurik Dynasty to Lenin, including two chapters devoted respectively to the arts in Russia and to Russian fiction in the nineteenth century. A list of...
Dates: ca. 1980