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  • Austin-Twyman Families

    Archibald Austin (1772-1837) was born in Buckingham County, Virginia. He practiced law in Buckingham County until being elected as a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, 1815-1816, 1835-1837. He served as a Democrat to the fifteenth Congress, 1817-1819 and also as a presidential elector…
  • Bizarre Scandal

    A scandal involving the Randolph family of Virginia arising from a 1792 incident and a murder trial the following year.
  • Tucker-Coleman Family

    One of the jewels in the crown of Swem Library is the Tucker-Coleman Collection, the gift of descendants of St. George Tucker. This remarkable family of lawyers, judges, teachers and authors has left for posterity a collection concerning six generations, helping to document the social, legal,…

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