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Virginia Cavalcade Volume 3, Number 1, Summer 1953

Table of Contents Page Number
"In Ole Virginia" [Thomas Nelson Page], by Robert L. Scribner 4
Virginia Repudiates Her Native Sons [Henry Clay, William H. Crawford, William Henry Harrison, Winfield Scott], by James R. Short 10
President Thomas Lee of Virginia: The Builder of "Stratford Hall", by William M. E. Rachal 12
"The Evening of Their Glory": Patriarchs Madison, Marshall, and Monroe Participated in the Constitutional Convention of 1829-1830, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 20
They Even Had Convertibles [Eighteenth-Century Carriages], by Elizabeth Dabney Coleman 28
The [Williamsburg] Public Hospital for Disordered Minds: How Virginia Pioneered in Caring for the Mentally Sick, by William H. Gaines, Jr. 34
"The Fruits of His Labor": The Enterprising [Robert] "King" Carter, by Samuel M. Bemiss 39
President Monroe's Return to Virginia: The Reburial of the Last of the "Virginia Dynasty," by William M. E. Rachal 43