Dallas, Alexander James, 1759-1817

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1759-06-21
Death 1817-01-16
US
English

Biographical notes:

Lawyer; U.S. district attorney for eastern Pennsylvania, 1801-1814; secretary of the Treasury, 1814-1816.

From the description of AL (draft), [ca. 1811 Aug.], Philadelphia, to [Caesar Augustus Rodney?]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524906

From the description of AL, [ca. 1809 Nov.], Philadelphia, to Albert Gallatin. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585765

U.S. secretary of the treasury, lawyer, and author.

From the description of Alexander James Dallas correspondence and memorandum, 1792-1816. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450104

Alexander James Dallas was U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1814 to 1816 and was briefly Secretary of War.

From the description of Alexander James Dallas letter, 1815 June 14. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70203827

Philadelphia lawyer, politician, and financier; born in Jamaica, West Indies; relocated to Philadelphia in 1783 to practice law; served as secretary of state (1791-1801) and U.S. district attorney (1801-1814) in Pennsylvania; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1814-1816).

From the description of Letter, 1798 Feb. 3, [to] Rob[er]t E. Griffith. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 34362604

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.

From the description of Letter : to the president of Portland Bank, 1816 July 15. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 613383440

Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Letter : to "Sir," 1792 Nov. 22. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29458738

U.S. Sec. of Treasury and War.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Philadelphia], to Noah Webster in New York, 1788 Nov. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526411

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Jacob Read, 1801 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527051

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Clement Biddle, U.S. Marshal of Pennsylvania, 1793 Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527062

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Philadelphia], to "My dear Sir," [possibly A.E. Gallatin], 1808 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526399

From the description of Autograph note signed : [Philadelphia], 1807 July 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270534107

Philadelphia lawyer, secretary of the Treasury.

From the description of ALS : to unidentified correspondent, [18]11 Nov. 11. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122580954

A.J. Dallas was Secretary of the Treasury, 1814-1816.

From the description of U.S. Customs records, circa 1815. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 458576576



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SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • Trials
  • Indians of North America--Government relations--1789-1869
  • Real estate investment--History
  • Banks and banking
  • Embargo, 1807-1809
  • Seizure of vessels and cargoes
  • Indians, Treatment of
  • Indians of North America--Government relations
  • Customs administration

Occupations:

  • Lawyers.
  • Cabinet officers.
  • Authors.

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Mississippi Territory (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Greenwood County (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Southwest, Old (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)