Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879

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Cushing served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1835- 1843, and as special U.S. Envoy to China from 1843-1845. His career also included a term as U.S. Attorney General from 1852-1857.

From the description of Letters to Thomas Mayo Brewer and Henry Vose, 1843, 1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342903

U.S cabinet official and representative from Massachusetts, army officer, diplomat, and lawyer.

From the description of Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906 (bulk 1820-1878). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980054

Chastain was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Georgia.

From the guide to the Letter to Caleb Cushing, 1854, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

U. S. Attorney General in 1857 during James Buchanan's presidency.

From the description of Judicial appointements, 1857, March 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145430267

Epithet: General; USA Minister to Spain

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000987.0x00006e

American statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "House of Representatives," to Messrs. Gales and Seaton, 1835 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270519999

American lawyer and diplomat.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1839 Feb. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531010

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington], to James Guthrie, 1857 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530763

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newburyport, Mass., to Thomas J. Durant, 1877 Nov. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525922

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to T.J. Durant, 1871 Aug. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531003

Attorney, politician, diplomat, and U.S. Attorney General Caleb Cushing (1800-1879) was born in Salisbury, Massachusetts, to John Newmarch Cushing and Lydia Dow. After graduating from Harvard University in 1817, he studied and practiced law in Newburyport. In 1824, Cushing married Caroline Elizabeth Wilde. A year later, he was elected to the Massachusetts Legislature and the U.S. Congress in 1834. Cushing was appointed as the U.S. Ambassador to China in 1845, was as a colonel in the U.S. Army during the Mexican War, and became an associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court in 1852. During the presidency of Franklin Pierce, he served as the Attorney General of the United States from 1854 to 1857. After Cushing’s nomination to Chief Justice of the United States failed, he served as the Minister to Spain from 1874 to 1877.

Source: “Cushing, Caleb.” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 5, 2011. http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D001016.

From the guide to the Caleb Cushing Letter 2011-207., undated, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin)

Biographical Note

  • 1800, Jan. 17: Born, Salisbury, Essex County, Mass.
  • 1817: Graduated, Harvard University,Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1820 - 1821 : Tutored mathematics, Harvard University,Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1821: Newburyport, Mass. Newburyport Admitted to bar and commenced practice of law, Newburyport, Mass. Edited local newspaper Began contributing to North American Review
  • 1824: Elected representative to Massachusetts general court Married Caroline Elizabeth Wilde (died 1832)
  • 1825: Elected Massachusetts state senator
  • 1829 - 1830 : England England Lac England England Tungland England Cemetery England Number 3 Dam England Ridge England Creek HVDC Quebec-New England - Des Cantons Grounding Electrode England Brothers Number 1 Dam England Branch England Mine New England Park Kampunglandeuh Langland Koringlandskloof Nglandean England Run Veterinary Clinic Springland Longlands Kessingland New England Hall New England Mine France Republic of France Spain Kingdom of Spain Traveled to England,France, and Spain
  • 1834 - 1842 : U.S. United States Massachusetts Massachusetts U.S. representative from Massachusetts,Whig party
  • 1843: Nominated three times as secretary of the treasury but rejected by the Senate
  • 1843 - 1844 : Commissioner to China; negotiated Treaty of Wang Hiya
  • 1846: Great Lakes region Great Lakes Region - 2-digit Hydrologic Unit Code - 04 St. Croix River Traveled to Great Lakes region and along St. Croix River Reelected representative to Massachusetts general court
  • 1847 - 1848 : Brigadier general, Mexican War
  • 1850: Reelected representative to Massachusetts general court
  • 1851: Elected first mayor of Newburyport, Mass.
  • 1852: Appointed associate justice, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
  • 1853 - 1857 : Attorney general of the United States
  • 1857: Reelected representative to Massachusetts general court
  • 1860: Named permanent president of the National Democratic Convention,Charleston, S.C.
  • 1860: Sent as President James Buchanan's personal representative to Charleston, S.C., to delay passing of ordnance of secession
  • 1865 - 1870 : Counsel for the United States before the British and American Joint Commission to settle claims by the Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound companies
  • 1868: Colombia Republic of Colombia Isthmus of Panama Isthmus of Panama Special Minister to Colombia to negotiate a treaty regarding a canal across Isthmus of Panama Appointed agent and counsel by the Mexican government to present claims before the Mexican-American Claims Commission
  • 1871: Appointed counsel for the United States,Geneva Tribunal of Arbitration
  • 1873 - 1877 : Minister to Spain
  • 1879, Jan. 2: Died, Newburyport, Mass.

From the guide to the Caleb Cushing Papers, circa 1785-1906, (bulk 1820-1878), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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creatorOf Gaines, Myra Clark, 1805-1885. Myra Clark Gaines letter, 1842-1867. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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referencedIn Cox, Henry Bartholomew. Henry Bartholomew Cox collection, 1492-1960 (bulk 1792-1858). Library of Congress
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referencedIn Vol. LXXVII (ff. 384). Jan.-Mar. 1875.includes:ff. 1, 87 Francis Henry Cowper, Vice-Consul at Trinidad de Cuba: Letters to A. G. Dunlop: 1875. ff. 2.26, 285, 287 General Caleb Cushing, USA Minister to Spain: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard: 1875-1877. ... British Library
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creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Autograph letter signed : Newburyport, Mass., to Thomas J. Durant, 1877 Nov. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to T.J. Durant, 1871 Aug. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Universiteit van Amsterdam. Bibliotheek. Collection, 1711-1868. Library of Congress
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Caleb Cushing receipt, 1772. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Lumpkin, John Henry, 1812-1860. Autograph letter signed : Rome [Ga.], to Caleb Cushing, 1854 Mar. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Batchelder, Jane Reed Smith. Jane Batchelder Autograph Book, 1856-1870. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865. A collection of epitaphs written by Hanah Flagg Gould of Newburyport, Mass. on various friends in their lifetime : transcribed from a copy made by Caleb Cushing of Newburyport, for Miss Mary Townsend of Salem, Massachusetts. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Sargent, John Osborne, 1811-1891. John O. Sargent papers, 1831-1912; bulk: 1831-1893. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library.
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creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Caleb Cushing papers, circa 1785-1906 (bulk 1820-1878). Library of Congress
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 John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
creatorOf Caleb Cushing Papers, circa 1785-1906, (bulk 1820-1878) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Benjamin Vaughan Papers, 1746-1900 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Bayard, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1796-1868. Papers of the Tayloe family [manuscript], 1756-1893. University of Virginia. Library
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creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Letter : Washington, D.C., to unknown person, n.p., 1871 May 25. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Cross, Fred W. The first regiment Massachusetts infantry in the Mexican War : historical sketch / by Fred W. Cross, [19--]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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referencedIn Lumpkin, Joseph T. Letter : Athens, Ga., to Caleb Cushing, Washington, D.C., [ca. 1853-1857]. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Receipt, 1850 Feb. 28. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Hingham (Mass.). Records, 1637-1931. Library of Congress
creatorOf Gwin, William McKendree, 1805-1885. Envelope addressed to Caleb Cushing, 1841-1843. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Documents relating to Charles Sumner, 1828-1912. Houghton Library.
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Attorneys General
referencedIn W. W. H. Davis papers, 1846-1896, 1846-1864 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Holmes, Edward Jackson, 1846-1884. Journal, 1870-1871. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf United States. Attorney-General. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Philip Barton Key, n.p., 1855 Jan. 9. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Caleb Cushing Letter 2011-207., undated Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Letters to Thomas Mayo Brewer and Henry Vose, 1843, 1858. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Williams, S. Wells (Samuel Wells), 1812-1884. Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1809-1983 (inclusive), 1809-1941 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Ru 60: Department Of Justice.
referencedIn Church, Arthur Briggs. Caleb Cushing's attitude on slavery and abolition : special report 2 in History 13, March 1906. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 1st (1846-1848). Company B. Mexican War records, 1846-1848. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Memorandum, 1849 Apr. 25, Newburyport [Mass.] to Benj. H. Che[wer? n.p.]. University of Michigan
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Letters : Washington, D.C., 1840-1841. Yale University, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
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creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Caleb Cushing collection [manuscripts], 1843-1964. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Marshall family. Breckinridge-Marshall family : papers, 1755-1869. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1839 Feb. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Guthrie, James, 1792-1869. Letter signed : "Treasury department," to Caleb Cushing, 1855 Nov. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Griswold, Whiting, 1814-1874. Whiting Griswold papers, 1843-1874. Library of Congress
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Letter : to Nathaniel Niles by Caleb Cushing, 1847 Jul 20. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Franklin Pierce Papers, 1820-1869 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Warren, John Collins, 1778-1856. John Collins Warren correspondence, 1812-1856 (inclusive). Yale University, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn George William Gordon papers, 1825-1852, 1840-1852 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Chastain, Elijah Webb, 1813-1874. Letter to Caleb Cushing, 1854 May 30. American Primers
creatorOf Dana Linett Collection. 2009 - 2009. Correspondence from the Secretary of War to the Attorney General
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1950 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Alexander Dallas Bache Papers.
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Guthrie, James, 1792-1869. Autograph letter signed : "Treasury Department," to Caleb Cushing, 1855 July 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Letter : to [Miss Bartlet], [not after 1879] Sept. 24. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Letter, 1829 May 6, Ipswich, L.I., to Daniel Webster, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard, Gray Herbarium. Historic Letters.
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Letter : n.p., to [Miss Bartlet], n.p., [not after 1879] Sept. 24. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Cross, Fred W. The first regiment Massachusetts infantry in the Mexican War : historical sketch / by Fred W. Cross, [19--] Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Dodge, Allen W. (Allen Washington), 1804-1878. Allen W. Dodge Papers, 1831-1845. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Letitia T. Howe Collection, 1822-1876, (bulk 1840-1865) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879,. Autograph letter signed from Caleb Cushing, Washington, D.C., to Samuel Greele [manuscript], 1840 July 3. Folger Shakespeare Library
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referencedIn Jeremiah S. Black Papers, 1813-1904, (bulk 1856-1880) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Alpheus Felch Papers, 1817-1896 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Edward Lee Plumb Papers, 1825-1903, (bulk 1857-1875) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Allen, Mary Rivers,. Collection of letters and autographs, 1846-1881. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Letters : Washington, D.C., 1840-1841. Yale University, Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library
referencedIn Drummond, William W. Letter: to Honorable C. Cushing /by William W. Drummond, 1855 Dec 1. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Caleb Cushing, 1827 May 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Letter, 1836, to Theophilus Parsons. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Curson family papers, 1730-1918 (inclusive), 1770-1850 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Vol. LXXXII (ff. 343). Apr., May, 1877.includes:f. 2 Felix Vejarano y Bulnes, Conde de Nava de Tajo; Spanish politician: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard: 1873, 1877. f. 4 General Caleb Cushing, USA Minister to Spain: Letters to Sir A. H. Layard: 1875-18... British Library
creatorOf Johnson, Alexander Smith, 1817-1878. Alexander Smith Johnson papers, 1864-1878. UC Berkeley Libraries
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referencedIn Morgan, Christopher, 1808-1877. Papers of Christopher Morgan, 1840-1841. Library of Congress
creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879,. Caleb Cushing letter to Jefferson Davis : Washington, D.C., 1854 August 22. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Lyman, William. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1809. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Samuel Wells Williams family papers, 1809-1983, 1809-1941 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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creatorOf Cushing, Caleb, 1800-1879. Autograph letter signed : "House of Representatives," to Messrs. Gales and Seaton, 1835 Dec. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Caleb Cushing Papers.
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correspondedWith George, John H. (John Hatch), 1824-1888. person
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correspondedWith Gray, Asa person
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correspondedWith Hamilton, Park, 1808-1893 person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
China
United States
Massachusetts
Mexico
Massachusetts
Spain
Spain
California--Benicia
United States
Colombia
Massachusetts
Panama Canal (Panama)
Mexico
Massachusetts
Colombia
Newburyport (Mass.)
United States
Bilbao, Spain
Southwark, Surrey
China
Panama Canal (Panama)
Saint Croix River Valley (Wis. and Minn.)
Newburyport (Mass.)
Wisconsin
Benicia (Calif.)
Panama
United States
Great Britain
Utah
Northwest, Pacific
United States
Newburyport (Mass.)
Great Britain
Subject
Lawyers
Smithsonian Building
Smithsonian Institution
Oregon
Politicians
Political parties--United States
United States--History--1849-1877
Politics, Government, and Law
Smithsonian Library
Letters
Land speculation
Attorneys general--Correspondence
Land titles
Canals
Smithsonian Board Of Regents
Medical colleges
Legislators
Travel
Smithsonian Exchange
Explorers
Legislators--United States--History--19th century--Correspondence
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Civil Procedure and Courts
Canals--Panama
Land tenure
Light House Board
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Political parties
Occupation
Diplomats
Lawyers
Cabinet officers
Representatives, U.S.--Massachusetts
Army officers
Function

Person

Birth 1800-01-17

Death 1879-01-02

Americans

English

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