Ellis, Powhatan, 1790-1863

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Dates:
Birth 1790-01-17
Death 1863-03-18

Biographical notes:

Powhatan Ellis, 1790-1863, was born in Amherst County, Virginia. He was a lawyer, State Supreme Court judge (1823-25), and a U.S. Senator.

From the description of Letter, Red Hill (Amherst County, Va.), 1827 December 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145410351

U.S. senator from Mississippi, jurist, and diplomat.

From the description of Powhatan Ellis papers, 1822-1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010039

1809 graduate of Washington Academy, Powhatan Ellis was a lawyer; judge, Mississippi Supreme Court; judge, United States Court for the District of Mississippi (1818-1825); United States senator from Mississippi (1825-1832); charge d'affaires to Mexico; United States Minister Plenipotentiary to Mexico.

From the description of Ellis, Powhatan, papers, 1822, 1825. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70810738

Powhatan Ellis (1790-1863) was a lawyer, federal judge, Mississippi senator, and diplomat. From 1839 to 1842 he served as United States Minister Plenipotentiary to Mexico. Brantz Mayer was a lawyer, artist, author, soldier, and scientist from Baltimore; he also served as secretary of the American legation in Mexico from 1841 to 1844.

From the description of Powhatan Ellis letter to Brantz Mayer, 1842. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 709966028

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Subjects:

  • Diplomats--19th century
  • Debtor and creditor--History--19th century

Occupations:

  • Jurists
  • Diplomats
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Mississippi

Places:

  • Mississippi (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New Orleans (La.) (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Mississippi (as recorded)