Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895

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Dates:
Birth 1805-01-09
Death 1895-02-11
English, Spanish; Castilian, French, German

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Louisiana jurist, planter, statesman, and historian. Author of historical and political writings, including HISTORY OF LOUISIANA.

From the description of Charles Gayarré journals, 1835-1872 (bulk 1835-1868). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244482195

Charles E.A. Gayarré was a Louisiana jurist, planter, statesman, and historian. He was the author of historical and political writings, including his HISTORY OF LOUISIANA. Gayarré was appointed as Secretary of State of Louisiana in 1831. While in that office, he persuaded the legislature to purchase numerous foreign documents as the foundation for a state library. He helped found the Know-Nothing Party, also known as the American Party, in Louisiana, but was denied a place at the party's general council in Philadelphia because he was Catholic. He lived at Roncal Plantation in Tangipahoa Parish, La.

From the description of Charles E.A. Gayarré selected papers, 1883-1940. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 164575675

From the description of Charles E.A. Gayarré letter, 1890. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 164575658

From the description of Charles E.A. Gayarré papers, 1781, 1830-1907 (bulk 1830-1895). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 164575643

From the description of Charles E.A. Gayarré letters and miscellanea, 1853-1929 (bulk 1882-1894). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 164575663

From the description of Charles E.A. Gayarré manuscript, circa 1866-1895. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 164575670

From the description of Charles Gayarré correspondence, 1890 February 26 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 428814828

White supremacist historian and politician from New Orleans.

From the description of Papers, 1873-1888. (Xavier University of Louisiana). WorldCat record id: 35618546

Charles Gayarré was an American politician and historian born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mahlon Dickerson was Secretary of the Navy from 1834 to 1838, havng previously served as governor of New Jersey (1815-1817) and U.S. senator (1817-1833).

From the description of Charles Gayarré letter to Mahlon Dickerson, 1835. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 709966865

Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré (1805-1895) was an American historian, specializing in the history of Louisiana. Educated as a lawyer in Philadelphia, he began legal practice in New Orleans in 1829. He married Annie Sullivan Buchanan. He served in the Louisiana House of Representatives and was elected to the United States Senate. Other posts included Attorney General of Louisiana, and Secretary of State of Louisiana. He conducted lengthy historical research by travelling in France and Spain. He served as president of the Louisiana Historical Society from 1860 to 1888.

From the description of Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré papers, 1848-1895. (Tulane University). WorldCat record id: 761878760

Historian.

From the description of Letter of Charles Gayarré, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131322

American lawyer and historian.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Orleans, to Franklin Bacheller, 1860 June 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577047

American author, lawyer and statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Orleans, to W.J. Bruce, 1882 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269577028

Louisiana jurist, planter, statesman, and historian. Author of historical and political writings, including HISTORY OF LOUISIANA. Gayarré was appointed as Secretary of State of Louisiana in 1831. While in that office, he persuaded the legislature to purchase numerous foreign documents as the foundation for a state library. He helped found the Know-Nothing Party, also know as the American Party, in Louisiana, but was denied a place at the party's general council in Philadelphia because he was Catholic. He lived in Roncal Plantation in Tangipahoa Parish, La.

Juan Gayarré was the paternal grandfather of Charles Gayarré. He was rewarded the post of contador real (royal accountant) at Acapulco after distinguishing himself in Spanish Louisiana Colonial Governor Bernard de Gálvez's campaigns against the English in West Florida.

From the description of Charles Gayarré papers, 1720-1895 (bulk 1845-1857). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 261437908

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  • Politicians--History--19th century
  • Elections
  • Authors and publishers
  • Authors, American--19th century
  • Lectures and lecturing
  • African Americans--History--19th century
  • American literature
  • Manuscripts--Collections
  • Acquisition of manuscripts
  • Lawyers--History--19th century
  • Libraries
  • Historians
  • New Orleans (La.)--History--19th century
  • Piracy
  • Creoles--History--Sources
  • Smuggling

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  • Pirates--Louisiana
  • Historians--Louisiana
  • Smugglers--Louisiana
  • Legislators--Louisiana
  • Authors, American--Louisiana
  • Plantation owners--Louisiana
  • Historians

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  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Louisiana--New Orleans (as recorded)
  • New Orleans (La.) (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Roncal Plantation (La.) (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Saint Helena Parish (La.) (as recorded)
  • Louisiana--New Orleans (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Tangipahoa Parish (La.) (as recorded)
  • Paris (France) (as recorded)
  • Confederate States of America (as recorded)
  • Louisiana--New Orleans (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Louisiana--New Orleans (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
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