Force, Peter, 1790-1868

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1790-11-26
Death 1868-01-23
English

Biographical notes:

American historian and mayor general.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mayor's office, Washington, to James Greenleaf, esq., 1836 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524419

Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C.

From the description of Papers and collection of Peter Force, 1170-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81049951

Archivist and historian.

From the description of Receipt, 1853. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70949861

Historian, public printer.

From the description of ALS, 1818 Dec. 2, Washington, to Th[omas] Dougherty. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 14627330

Peter Force (1790-1868) was a collector and historical editor of Washington, D.C., interested in the authenticity of the Mecklenburg County, N.C., declaration of independence of 1775. His son, William Q. (William Quereau) Force (1820-1880) was also involved in the dispute over the declaration.

From the guide to the Peter Force and William Q. Force Collection, ., 1775-1875, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

American historian and archivist; collector and editor of statistical and historical material.

From the description of Papers of Peter Force [manuscript], 1812-1845. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812322

Historian, public printer, member of Washington, D.C. city council.

From the description of Letter : to P.R. Fendall, Alexandria [Va.], 1829 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22334422

From the description of Letter : Washington, to Rev. Joseph B. Felt, Boston, 1843 Feb. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22341515

From the description of Letter : Washington, to Manning F. Force, Cambridge, Mass., 1847 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22341590

From the description of Letter : Washington, to P.R. Fendall, Baltimore, 1824 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22334440

From the description of Letter : Washington, to Charles W. Goldsborough, 1840 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22341549

Mayor of Washington, D.C.

From the description of Resolution, 1837 May 27. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70953059

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Subjects:

  • Historians--Correspondence
  • Meteorology
  • Natural history
  • Public schools
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • American drama--19th century
  • Smithsonian Exchange
  • District of columbia
  • Smithsonian Endowment
  • Patent Office
  • Wilkes Expedition
  • Law
  • Smithsonian Publications
  • Exchanges Of Publications
  • Legislators
  • National Institute
  • National Museum
  • Recommendations For Positions
  • Creek Indians--Treaties
  • Surveys And Explorations, General
  • Indians of North America--Treaties
  • Scientific publications

Occupations:

  • Antiquarians
  • Historians
  • Mayors--Washington (D.C.)

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • North Carolina (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • North Carolina (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Vermont (as recorded)