Bell, John, 1797-1869

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Bell, John; b. Nashville, Tenn. 2-15-1797; served in Congress; fmr. Secretary of War; ran for President in 1860 on the Constitutional Union ticket; d. 9-10-1869

From the guide to the John Bell letters and miscellany, 1821, 1841, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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creatorOf John Bell letters and miscellany, 1821, 1841, undated New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Clemens, Jeremiah, 1814-1865. Letters, 1842-1860. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891. The Herndon-Weik collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933. Library of Congress
referencedIn Scott, Joseph F. Letters, 1860. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company. Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company receipt book, 1855-1856, 1859-1864. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Jacobs, John Williams, Collector. Isaac Shelby : papers, 1792-1893. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Beall-Booth family. Beall-Booth family papers, 1778-1956. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Anderson, B. B. Speech, 1860. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Bell, J. E. Letters / J.E. Bell. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Ethan Allen Hitchcock Papers, 1793-1888, (bulk 1830-1865) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Grundy, Felix, 1777-1840. Grundy, Felix 1777-1840 1832 June 9 letter. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Marshall family. Marshall family papers, 1815-1897. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Henry, Gustavus A. (Gustavus Adolphus), 1804-1880. Gustavus A. Henry papers, 1804-1895. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Bell, John, 1797-1869,. Letters of R.M.T. Hunter, F. Mallory and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1841-1883. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Polk and Yeatman family papers, 1773-1915. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Griffin, Len M. Letter : Bainbridge, Ga., to Abraham Lincoln, Springfield, Ill., 1860 Nov. 13. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Abraham Lincoln letter, 1860. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Records of the Office of the Secretary of War. 1791 - 1948. Confidential and Unofficial Letters Sent
creatorOf United States. War Dept. Confidential and unofficial letters sent, 1814-1847 [microform]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Noyes, Joseph Cobham, 1798-1868. Joseph Cobham Noyes autograph letter signed to John Bell, 1841 Apr. 15. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Moselely, Alexander. Papers of the editors of the Richmond Whig, 1828-1885 (bulk 1849-1883). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Confidential and unofficial letters sent [microform]., 1814-1847 Minnesota Historical Society.
referencedIn Heiskell, Frederick Steidinger, 1786-1882. Frederick S. Heiskell Papers, 1789-1882 1832-1882. East Tennessee State University, TET
referencedIn Overton, John Franklin. Papers, 1848-1879. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn White, Robert H. (Robert Hiram), 1883-1970. Papers, 1832-1970. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Friends of Bell and Everett Association. Minute book, 1860-1862. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Brown-Ewell family papers, 1781-1984. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Overton, John, 1766-1833. John Overton papers, 1790-1840 [microfilm manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Goodrich, Aaron, 1807-1887. Aaron Goodrich papers, 1828-1887. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Hickman, Edwin Litton, 1875-1956. Collection of Hickman and Weakley family papers, 1801-1885. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn [Tennessee broadside collection 1806-1860]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
creatorOf Records of the Office of the Secretary of War. 1791 - 1948. Letters Received by Secretary of War John Bell
referencedIn Breckinridge, James, 1763-1833. Papers of James Breckinridge, of Grove Hill, Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Va. [manuscript], 1783-1830. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849. James K. Polk : miscellaneous papers, 1835-1848. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn McAllister, John A. (John Allister), 1822-1896. American Political Ephemera, 1835-1884 (inclusive). Porterville Public Library
referencedIn Herndon-Weik Collection of Lincolniana, circa 1824-1933 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Barbour, B. Johnson (Benjamin Johnson), 1821-1894. Papers of the Barbour family [manuscript], 1672-1930. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Saint James School collection, 1777-1847. Library of Congress
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Botts, John Minor, 1802-1869. Letter to an unidentified recipient [manuscript] 1860 Oct. 27. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Bell, John, 1797-1869. John Bell collection, 1815-61. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870. Papers of Ethan Allen Hitchcock, 1810-1873. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Anderson, B. B. person
correspondedWith Beall-Booth family. person
associatedWith Bell, J. E. person
associatedWith Botts, John Minor, 1802-1869. person
associatedWith Breckinridge, James, 1763-1833. person
associatedWith Clemens, Jeremiah, 1814-1865. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Friends of Bell and Everett Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Goodrich, Aaron, 1807-1887. person
associatedWith Griffin, Len M. person
associatedWith Grundy, Felix, 1777-1840. person
associatedWith Heiskell, Frederick Steidinger, 1786-1882. person
associatedWith Henry, Gustavus A. (Gustavus Adolphus), 1804-1880. person
correspondedWith Herndon, William Henry, 1818-1891 person
associatedWith Hickman, Edwin Litton, 1875-1956. person
associatedWith Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870. person
associatedWith Jacobs, John Williams, Collector. person
correspondedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Marshall family. family
associatedWith McAllister, John A. (John Allister), 1822-1896. person
associatedWith Mobile and Ohio Railroad Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Noyes, Joseph Cobham, 1798-1868. person
associatedWith Overton, John, 1766-1833. person
associatedWith Overton, John Franklin. person
associatedWith Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849. person
associatedWith Scott, Joseph F. person
associatedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Weik, Jesse William, 1857-1930 person
associatedWith White, Robert H. (Robert Hiram), 1883-1970. person
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Birth 1797-02-18

Death 1869-09-10

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