Davis, David, 1815-1886

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1815-03-09
Death 1886-06-26

Biographical notes:

Illinois state legislator and jurist, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. senator from Illinois.

From the description of Papers of David Davis, 1861-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070696

Bloomington, Illinois lawyer; member of Illinois House of Representatives (1844-1846); judge 8th judicial circuit (1848-1862); U.S. Supreme Court justice (1862-1877); U.S. Senator (1877-1883).

From the description of Receipt for judgment costs, February 26, 1849. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 662739067

Davis served as the presiding judge of the 8th Judicial Circuit of Illinois from 1848-1862. He was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1862-1877, and U.S. Senator from Illinois from 1877-1883. Sarah G. Beck was the daughter of Robert Cooper Grier, a justice of the Supreme Court.

From the description of Letters and autograph of David Davis, 1864-1881. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342915

Bloomington, Illinois lawyer; member of Illinois House of Representatives (1844-1846); judge 8th judicial circuit (1848-1862); U. S. Supreme Court justice (1862-1877); U.S. Senator (1877-1883).

From the description of Correspondence, 1855-1886. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 706817852

U.S. Supreme Court justice and U.S. senator from Illinois.

From the description of David Davis papers, 1844-1882 (bulk 1863-1864). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 152581831

Bloomington, Illinois, lawyer; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1844-1846; jurist, 8th judicial circuit, 1848-1862; U.S. Supreme Court justice, 1862-1877; U.S. senator, 1877-1883.

From the description of Legal documents, 1840-1855. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698068

From the description of Notes, n.d. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698162

From the description of Papers, 1843-1883. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698182

From the description of Letter: Indianapolis, [Indiana, 1872] June [i.e., July] 16. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698165

From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to W[illia]m J. Fowler, Pittsford, N.Y., 1881 March 23. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698138

From the description of Papers, 1864-1927. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698174

From the description of Letter: Bloomington, Ill., 1883 Aug. 31. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698143

From the description of Letter: Bloomington, Illinois, to [Henry E. Dummer], 1860 Feb. 20. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698075

From the description of Letters, 1883-1885. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698071

From the description of Letter: Bloomington, Ill., to [William Fitzhugh] Thorton, 1867 July 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698131

From the description of Legal document, 1846 Dec. 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698152

From the description of Letters: to David [P. Davis, Cecilton, Maryland], 1867-1880. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698172

From the description of Speech: [Bloomington, Ill.], 1884 June 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698149

Bloomington. Illinois, lawyer; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1844-1846; jurist, 8th judicial circuit, 1848-1862; U.S. Supreme Court justice, 1862-1877; U.S. senator, 1877-1883.

From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to Charles Lanman, 1867 April 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698177

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Subjects:

  • Cemeteries
  • Families--19th century
  • Elections
  • Labor Reform Party
  • Judges--19th century
  • Legislators--Correspondence
  • Antislavery movements
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Presidents--Election--1876
  • Slavery
  • Lincoln--Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858
  • Farmers
  • Ryder and Frost v Thomas Karr and A. Kitchell
  • African Americans--Social conditions
  • African Americans--Civil rights
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Politics, Practical
  • Lawyers
  • Presidents--Election--1860
  • Judges--Correspondence
  • Governors--Election
  • Lawyers--19th century
  • Mormons--19th century
  • Patronage, Political
  • Presidents--Election--1872
  • Law
  • Constitutional law
  • Presidents--Term of office
  • Newspaper publishing--19th century

Occupations:

  • Jurists
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Illinois

Places:

  • Illinois--Bloomington (as recorded)
  • Washington, D. C (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Missouri (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • De Witt County (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Bloomington (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Southern States (as recorded)
  • Bloomington (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Bloomington (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Bloomington (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)