Pope, Nathaniel, 1784-1850

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Dates:
Birth 1784-01-05
Death 1850-01-23

Biographical notes:

Born in Louisville, Kentucky came to Illinois settled in Kaskaskia and became territorial delegate to Congress and instrumental in Illinois becoming a state with its boundaries as they are. Served as U.S. district judge, 1819-1850.

From the description of Papers, 1819, 1824, 1835. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53882398

Pope, who settled in Kaskaskia, Illinois, served as territorial secretary and territorial delegate before becoming U. S. district judge (1819-1850). He published a digest of the territorial laws in 1815, and was the father of Civil War general John Pope.

From the description of Letter, June 15, 1834. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 304458101

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Subjects:

  • Banks and banking
  • Blacks
  • Manslaughter
  • Politics, Practical

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Places:

  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)