Reagan, John H. (John Henninger), 1818-1905

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U.S. Representative and Senator from Texas; Confederate Postmaster General.

From the description of Letter to John W. Swindell, 1878 December 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50734517

Postmaster General, C.S.A.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Palestine, Texas, to George W. Paschal, Jr., 1877 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616448

Born in Sevier County, Tennessee, John Henniger Reagan (1818-1905) came to Texas in 1839. He was an attorney, a judge, a militia officer, and a Democratic politician who served in the U. S. House of Representatives both before and after the Civil War (1858-1861, 1875-1887), and as a U. S. Senator from Texas (1887-1891). In 1861, Reagan was appointed by President Jefferson Davis to be the Confederate Postmaster-General. He also served as the Confederate Secretary of the Treasury until his capture in 1865. In later life, Reagan served as the first Railroad Commissioner of Texas (1891-1903) and founded the Texas State Historical Association in 1897.

Source: “Reagan, John Henninger.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed March 27, 2012. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=R000098.

From the guide to the Reagan (John H. ) Papers 1932; 1942; 1945; 1950; 70-100; 88-344; 2006-030; 2007-078; 2009-262. 26759038., 1847-1949, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

Born in Tennessee in 1818, Reagan came to Texas in 1839.

He was an attorney, a judge, a militia officer, and a Texas legislator who served in both houses of the United States Congress; in the Congress and as Postmaster-General of the Confederacy; and as the first Railroad Commissioner of Texas.

From the description of Reagan, John H., papers, 1847-1949. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 26759038

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referencedIn Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Order, 1865 May 2, Abbeville, S.C., to the treasurer of the Confederate States. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn S. Griswold Flagg collection, 1825-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Campbell, John E. Campbell, John E., Letters, 1858-1861 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn House, Boyce, Papers 1943., 1944-1947 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Eberstadt Collection AR 76-62., 1699-1959 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Confederate States of America collection, 1861-1865. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Truitt, James W. Papers, 1806-1918 (bulk 1840-1887) Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Dimitry, John (John Bull Smith), 1835-1901. John Bull Smith Dimitry Papers, 1848-1922. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Bush, Alex. Montgomery (Ala.) photograph cuts, ca.1952. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Confederate States of America collection, 1861-1865. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn House, Boyce, 1896-1961. House, Boyce, Papers, 1944-1947 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Rayner (J. B. ) Papers 73-131., 1903-1919 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
referencedIn Wigfall, Louis Trezevant. Wigfall, Louis Trezevant Papers, 1833-1874 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Jefferson Davis collection, 1861-1865. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Champe Carter family papers MC030. 48381624, 48381357, 48381361, 48381390., 1809-1941, (Bulk: 1866-1886) Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library,
referencedIn Truitt, James W., 1845-1922. Truitt, James W., Papers, 1806-1918 (bulk 1840-1887) University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Coffin, Charles Carleton, 1823-1896. Charles Carleton Coffin papers, 1861-1890. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Reagan, John H. (John Henninger), 1818-1905. Tariff, Collection of pamphlets. Sam Houston State University, Newton Gresham Library
creatorOf Reagan, John H. (John Henninger), 1818-1905. Reagan, John H., papers, 1847-1949. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Crane, Martin McNulty, 1855-1943. Crane, Martin McNulty, papers, 1834-1973. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Houston Endowment Texana collection MC042. 48149722., 1805-1936, (Bulk: 1839-1848) Albert and Ethel Herzstein Library,
referencedIn Milner, Robert Teague. Robert Teague Milner Papers, 1852-1913 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Flagg, S. Griswold. S. Griswold Flagg collection, 1825-1938 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Reagan, John H. (John Henninger), 1818-1905. Letter to John W. Swindell, 1878 December 1. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Reagan, John Henninger, 1818-1905. Autograph letter signed : Palestine, Texas, to George W. Paschal, Jr., 1877 Mar. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunton, Hamilton Morris, 1908-. Autograph collection of Hamilton Morris Hutton [manuscript], 1828-1930. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Biography -- Reagan, John H. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Wigfall (Louis Trezevant) Papers 1934; 1935., 1839-1874 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Confederate States of America Records, 1854-1889, (bulk 1861-1865) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Confederate States of America. Post-Office Dept. William C. Brown's commission as postmaster of Cork, Hillsborough, Fla. [manuscript] : signed by John Henniger Reagan, Postmaster General of the C.S.A., 1864 Feb. 10. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Robert Teague Milner Papers 1930., 1852-1913 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Yandell family. Yandell family papers, 1823-1877. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Confederate States of America collection, 1861-1865 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Confederate States of America. Post-Office Dept. Certificate, 1861 Sept. 18. Thomas Balch Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Confederate States of America records, 1854-1889 (bulk 1861-1865). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jefferson Davis collection, Davis, Jefferson collection, 1861-1865 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Davis, Jefferson, papers 1939; 67-003; 72-090., [ca. 1850]-1891 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn [Texas broadside collection]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. ALS, 1855 May 18 : War Department, Washington, to B.T. Reed, Boston, Mass. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Davis, Jefferson, papers, [ca. 1850]-1891. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Reagan (John H. ) Papers 1932; 1942; 1945; 1950; 70-100; 88-344; 2006-030; 2007-078; 2009-262. 26759038., 1847-1949 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Campbell, John E. Letters, 1858-1861 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Maxey, Samuel Bell, 1825-1895. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to the President, 1879 Apr. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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Birth 1818-10-08

Death 1905-03-06

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