Legaré, Hugh Swinton 1797?-1843

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1797-01-02
Death 1843-06-20
English

Biographical notes:

Legare was a lawyer and legislator whose career included terms in the South Carolina legislature and in Congress (elected 1836). In 1841, President Tyler appointed him attorney-general.

From the description of Letter to B. Northrup, 22 September 1841. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341782

Lawyer, editor, and politician, from Charleston, S.C.

From the description of Papers, 1837-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19865911

Congressman from South Carolina.

From the description of Letter, 1837. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32458458

American statesman and scholar.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to his sister Mary, 1831 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270597159

From the description of Autograph letter written in third person : Brussells, 1838 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598278

U.S. attorney general, secretary of state; U.S. representative of South Carolina, and editor.

From the description of Letters and portrait of Hugh Swinton Legaré, 1833-1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014918

Hugh Swinton Legaré (1797?-1843), a South Carolina lawyer and legislator, was appointed U.S. Attorney General by President Tyler in 1841 and served until his death.

John Canfield Spencer (1738-1855), a New York lawyer and legislator, was appointed U.S. Secretary of War in 1841 and served until March 1843 when he became U.S. Secretary of the Treasury for one year.

From the description of Letter : to Hon. John C. Spencer, 1841 December 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552835

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Subjects:

  • Lawyers
  • Courts
  • Sculptors, American
  • Lawyers--Correspondence
  • Private libraries
  • Trail of Tears, 1838-1839
  • Siouan Indians--Government relations
  • Contracts
  • Indians of North America--Government relations

Occupations:

  • Editors
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--South Carolina
  • Cabinet officers

Places:

  • South Carolina--Charleston (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)