Chamberlain, Daniel Henry, 1835-1907

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Attorney and politician. A native of Massachusetts, during the Civil War he was a lieutenant of the 5th Massachusetts Regiment (an African American unit) and from 1866 to about 1876 lived in South Carolina, where he was elected governor in 1874. Chamberlain lost his office in 1876 and left South Carolina to practice law in New York.

From the description of Letter, 1885 Feb. 9. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522002

Attorney and politician; native of Massachusetts; during American Civil War he served as a lieutenant of the 5th Massachusetts Regiment (an African American unit); lived in South Carolina from 1866 to ca. 1876 during Reconstruction; served as attorney general of S.C., 1868-1872; member, S.C. Constitutional Convention, 1868; elected governor in 1874 on the Republican ticket. Chamberlain lost his office in 1876 and left South Carolina to practice law in New York; professor, 1883-1897, at Cornell University (Ithaca, N.Y.); son of Eli Chamberlain and Achsah Forbes Chamberlain; husband of Alice Ingersoll Chamberlain..

From the description of Daniel Henry Chamberlain papers, 1872-1925. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 42450797

Columbia (Richland Co.), S.C. resident.

From the description of Letters, 1874-1877. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36854538

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referencedIn Porcher, Frederick A. (Frederick Adolphus), 1809-1888. Frederick A. Porcher papers, 1826-1922. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Correspondence and compositions, 1718-1946 (inclusive) 1873-1919 (bulk). Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1976 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Bowles, Samuel, 1826-1878. Samuel Bowles papers, 1852-1893 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Chamberlain, Daniel Henry, 1835-1907. Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Charles Devens, Washington, D.C., 1877 Apr. 8. Texas Christian University
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Chamberlain, Daniel Henry, 1835-1907. Daniel Henry Chamberlain papers, 1872-1925. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Puffer family. Puffer-Markham family papers, 1794-1910. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Russell, Henry Sturgis, 1838-1905. 5th Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment carte de visite album, ca. 1864-1865. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Goodwyn, Artemus Darby, 1827-1898. Artemus Darby Goodwyn papers, 1838-1921. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Woolsey family. Woolsey family papers, 1750-1950 (inclusive), 1811-1921 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn West Brookfield Historical Commission. [West Brookfield historical papers : Governor Chamberlain ; Glen Olden Farm] / [compiled by Archie B. Jay]. Central Mass Regional Library System
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Papers of the Conway, Black, and Davis families, 1754-2003. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Woolsey family papers, 1750-1969, 1811-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Sass, George Herbert, 1845-1908. George Herbert Sass papers, 1859-1933. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Chamberlain, Daniel Henry, 1835-1907. Letters, 1874-1877. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Porcher, Frederick A. (Frederick Adolphus), 1809-1888. Frederick A. Porcher papers, 1826-1922. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn George William Curtis additional correspondence, 1844-1891. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Brewer family. Brewer family papers, 1714-1954 (inclusive), 1820-1930 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Brewer, Fisk P. Fisk P. Brewer papers, 1831-1877. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Autograph album kept in Columbia, South Carolina [manuscript] 1875-1878. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brewer family papers, 1714-1954, 1820-1930 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Puffer-Markham family papers, 1794-1910, 1860-1879 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Whaley, Mitchell & Clancy. Whaley, Mitchell & Clancy law firm records, 1853-1871, bulk 1866-1871. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Smith, Charles, of Geneseo, N.Y. Charles Smith letter : Geneseo (N.Y.), to Dan Chamberlain, 1821 April 23. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Chamberlain, Daniel Henry, 1835-1907. Letter, 1885 Feb. 9. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Old Ironsides : restoration of the United States frigate Constitution. Maine State Library
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Columbia (S.C.)
South Carolina
United States
New York (N.Y.)
United States
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Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Memorial Day
Elections--1876
Governors--Election--1876
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Birth 1835-06-23

Death 1907-04-13

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