Late 1790’s, early 1800’s:  Before and after the turn of the 19th century, Spencer Roane was a frequent visitor to Greenway, Judge Tyler’s home in Charles City County, Virginia (that’s John Tyler Sr.).

“Judge Spencer Roane, himself one of the greatest ornaments of the American judiciary, whose friendship for Judge Tyler had begun on the floor of the Legislature, to be continued undiminished for thirty years, came frequently. The eloquent Hardy [Congressman from Virginia Samuel Hardy] came, and Patrick Henry….”
 – The Letters and Times of the Tylers, Vol 1, by Lyon Gardiner Tyler