Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1808-01-13
Death 1873-05-07
English

Biographical notes:

Lawyer.

From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605

Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency.

From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, June 1 -- Dec. 31. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 658297065

American government official, Secretary of the Treasury from 1861-1864 and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1864-1873.

From the description of Salmon P. Chase letters, 1861-1872. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937049

Abolitionist, lawyer, U.S senator and governor of Ohio, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. Supreme Court chief justice.

From the description of Salmon P. Chase papers, 1755-1898 (bulk 1824-1872). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981113

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.

From the description of Letter, 1863 April 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122487927

Secretary of Treasury and Supreme Court judge.

From the description of Letters, 1850-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384205

Abolitionist, lawyer, U.S senator (1849-1855) and governor of Ohio (1855-1859), U.S. secretary of the treasury (1861-1864), and U.S. Supreme Court chief justice (1864-1873).

From the description of [Diaries and selections from notebooks] [microform]. 1829-1859. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 45047489

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury 1861-1864, Chief Justice 1864-1873.

From the description of ALS, 1865 Apr. 8, Washington, D.C., to George P. Denison. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122347798

From the description of ALS, 1863 Oct. 7, Washington, D.C., to Cyrus W. Field, New York. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442717

Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, Governor of Ohio, Secretary of the Treasury, and a founder of the Republican Party.

From the description of Letter : Treasury Dept. [Washington, D.C.] to Major-General Henry W. Halleck, 1862 March 9. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 35190917

Politician, jurist.

From the description of Salmon P. Chase. Letter, 1855. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155547584

Chase was at various times Governor of Ohio, U.S. Senator from Ohio, U. S. Treasury Secretary under President Lincoln and eventually Chief Justice of the United States (1864-1873).

From the description of [Letter] 1862 Sep. 11, Washington [to] "My dear General" / S. P. Chase. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 184742021

American statesman, secretary of the treasury under President Lincoln, and chief justice during Reconstruction.

From the description of Letter, 1851 July 29. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56792510

American statesman, antislavery leader, and chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

From the description of Autograph entry signed : Columbus, Ohio, 1857 Apr. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639590029

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Jacob Heaton, 1868 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639595271

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., 1864 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639606827

Salmon P. Chase was a United States senator from Ohio (1849-1855), governor of Ohio (1855-1859), secretary of the Treasury (1861-1864), and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1864-1873.)

From the description of Letters, 1853, 1869. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342533

Lawyer, author, abolitionist; Ohio senator, 1849-1855, 1861; Ohio governor, 1855-1859; U.S. Secretary of Treasury, 1861-1864; chief justice, U.S. Supreme Court, 1864.

From the description of Letters, 1862, 1871. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28287208

From the description of Papers, 1855-1870. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28165803

From the description of Letter: Columbus, [Ohio], to Cha[rle]s Edw[ard] Bennett, 1859 Jan. 25. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28165811

From the description of Letter: Washington, [D.C.], to [Charles A.] Dana, 1861 March 1. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28165798

From the description of Letter: Washington, [D.C.], to W[illard] C. Flagg, L[awson] A. Parks and M[oses] G. Atwood, 1864 Jan. 2. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28165802

Biographical Note

  • 1808, Jan. 13: Born, Cornish, N.H.
  • 1826: Graduated, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H. Studied law under supervision of William Wirt
  • 1830: Began law practice in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1833 - 1835 : Compiled Statutes of Ohio
  • 1834: Married Katherine Jane Garniss (died 1835)
  • 1839: Married Eliza Ann Smith (died 1845)
  • 1840: Joined Liberty Party
  • 1846: Married Sarah Bella Dunlop Ludlow (died 1852)
  • 1849: Elected United States senator from Ohio
  • 1855: Elected governor of Ohio
  • 1857: Reelected governor of Ohio
  • 1860: Elected United States senator but resigned to take position in Abraham Lincoln's cabinet
  • 1861: Appointed secretary of the treasury
  • 1864: Resigned as secretary of treasury Appointed chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1873, May 7: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Salmon P. Chase Papers, 1775-1898, (bulk 1824-1872), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sb4468
Ark ID:
w6sb4468
SNAC ID:
11784361

Subjects:

  • Public welfare
  • Elections
  • Toll roads
  • Antislavery movements--United States
  • Banks and banking--United States
  • African Americans--Crimes against
  • Railroads--Accounting
  • Railroads--Accounts, bookkeeping, etc
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Elections--California--Los Angeles--19th century--Archival resources
  • Banks and banking
  • Law--United States
  • Port cities--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Sources
  • Presidents--Election--1860
  • Bills, Legislative--Habeas corpus
  • Free African Americans
  • Railroads and state
  • National banks (United States)
  • Currency question
  • Slavery--United States
  • Prisons
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Education and state
  • Constitutional law--United States
  • Trials (Kidnapping)
  • African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc
  • Epidemics
  • Practice of law--Ohio--Cincinnati
  • Public works
  • Hospitals
  • Land grants
  • Canals
  • Constitutional law
  • Slavery--United States--Congresses
  • Governor
  • Asylums
  • Banks and banking--State supervision
  • Abolitionists--United States--19th century
  • Roads
  • Currency question--United States
  • Cholera
  • Finance, Public
  • African Americans--Suffrage
  • Education
  • Slavery--Law and legislation
  • Antislavery movements
  • Finance, Public--United States
  • Freedmen
  • Slavery
  • Practice of law
  • Bills, Legislative--Witnesses
  • Law
  • Customs administration

Occupations:

  • Lawyers
  • Jurists
  • Judges
  • Cabinet officers
  • Senators, U.S. Congress
  • Abolitionists
  • Governors--Ohio
  • Statesmen

Places:

  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Kansas (as recorded)
  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • New England (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Portland (Me.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Kansas (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Norfolk (Va.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Alton (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Thetford (Vt.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Fort Monroe (Va.) (as recorded)
  • Cumberland River (Ky. and Tenn.) (as recorded)
  • Cincinnati (Ohio) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Kansas (as recorded)
  • San Francisco (Calif.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Virginia--Wayne County (as recorded)
  • Ohio--Cincinnati (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)