Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1807-04-02
Death 1891-02-13

Biographical notes:

U.S. representative from Virginia and U.S. secretary of the interior.

From the description of Alexander H. Stuart papers, 1790-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980828

U.S. Representative from Virginia; Secretary of the Interior under Milliard Fillmore; Virginia State Senator and Delegate; Rector of the University of Virginia.

From the description of Letters from Alexander H.H. Stuart, 1839-1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52598006

U.S. Representative from Virginia; Secretary of the Interior under Millard Fillmore; Virginia State Senator and Delegate; Rector of the University of Virginia;

From the description of Papers of Alexander H. H. Stuart [manuscript], 1837-1883. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874024

U.S. Representative from Virginia; Secretary of the Interior under Millard Fillmore; Virginia State Senator and Delegate; Rector of the University of Virginia; Staunton, Va., resident.

From the description of Papers of Alexander H. H. Stuart and the related Stuart and Baldwin families [manuscript], 1776-1878 (bulk 1850-1861). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647857203

Lawyer, U.S. Representative from Virginia, and Cabinet officer.

From the description of Papers of Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart [manuscript] 1791-1928. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647950545

Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart was born in Staunton, Va. in 1807 and was educated at the College of William and Mary and at the University of Virginia. Served in Virginia House of Delegates and in U. S. House of Representatives. Served as Secretary of the Interior in 1850-1853 and in the Virginia Senate. Member of the "Committee of Nine" to persuade Congress and the President to exclude clauses from Underwood Constitution. Rector of the University of Virginia.

From the description of Account books, 1837-1857. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 20806677

U.S. congressman and Secretary of the Interior.

From the description of Letters, 1872-1876. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 33203502

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Subjects:

  • Public works--History--19th century
  • Presidents--Election--1844
  • Elections--1851
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Women--Education
  • Surveys
  • Executors and administrators
  • Governors--Election
  • Health resorts
  • Patronage, Political--History
  • Legislators--Correspondence
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Antislavery movements
  • Matter, Structure Of
  • Land grants
  • Chickasaw Indians--Government relations
  • Elections--1831
  • Finance, Public
  • Constitutional conventions--History
  • Decedents' estates--History--19th century
  • Political parties
  • African Americans
  • Southampton Insurrection, 1831
  • Smithsonian Publications
  • Military pensions--Revolution 1775-1783
  • Potatoes--Diseases and pests
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
  • Patent Office
  • Real property
  • Land titles--Registration and transfer
  • Slavery--Law and legislation
  • Funderism (Virginia Debt)
  • Presidents--Election--1848
  • Geology
  • Bridges
  • African Americans--Migrations
  • Presidents--Election--1856
  • Banks and banking--history--19th Century
  • Statistics--History--19th century
  • Slavery
  • Mental illness--Care--History
  • Lawyers--History
  • Funding act, 1870
  • Actions and defenses--History--18th century
  • Secession
  • Elections--1859
  • Constitutions
  • Compromise of 1850
  • Elections--1867
  • Practice of law--History
  • Exposition
  • Mentally ill--Commitment and detention--History
  • Lawyers--Fees
  • Choctaw Indians--Government relations--1789-1869
  • Debts, Public
  • Magnetism, Terrestrial
  • African Americans--Colonization
  • Presidents--Election--1852
  • Recommendations For Positions
  • Presidents--Election--1868-
  • Slaves--Emancipation
  • Locofocos
  • Smallpox
  • Surveys And Explorations, General
  • Lawyers
  • Scientific publications
  • Abolitionists
  • Railroads

Occupations:

  • Cabinet officers
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Virginia

Places:

  • Mississippi (as recorded)
  • Iowa (as recorded)
  • Staunton (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Staunton (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Virginia--Augusta County (as recorded)
  • Greece (as recorded)
  • Augusta County--Virginia (as recorded)
  • Africa (as recorded)
  • Virginia--Staunton (as recorded)
  • Alum Springs (Rockbridge County, Va.) (as recorded)
  • Virginia--Staunton (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Augusta County (Va.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Virginia--Rockbridge County (as recorded)
  • Kentucky--Oldham County (as recorded)
  • Winchester (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Rockbridge County (Va.) (as recorded)
  • United States--Virginia (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Kentucky (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Augusta County (Va.) (as recorded)
  • California (as recorded)
  • New Orleans (La.) (as recorded)
  • Virginia--Staunton (as recorded)
  • West Virginia--Wheeling (as recorded)
  • Staunton (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Buffalo Forge (Va.) (as recorded)
  • San Francisco (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • Smyth County (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Staunton (Va.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Tehuantepec, Isthmus of (Mexico) (as recorded)
  • West Virginia (as recorded)