Williams, Reuel, 1783-1862

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Lawyer and U.S. senator (1837-1843), of Hallowell and Augusta, Me.

From the description of Reuel Williams autograph letter signed to Samuel Fessenden, 1836. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 234237718

U.S. Senator (1837-1843) from Hallowell, Me.; practiced law in Augusta and was member of Maine Legislature from 1812-1829 and again from 1832-1848; elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate from March 4, 1837 to Feb. 15, 1843, during which time he served as chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Naval Affairs; also was manager of Kennebec and Portland Railroad for 12 years.

From the description of Reuel Williams letters, 1824-1834. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 703632469

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creatorOf Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860. Papers of James Kirke Paulding [manuscript], 1804-1849. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Williams, Reuel, 1783-1862. Palermo, Me., act of incorporation and deed, 1804 and 1828. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Williams, Reuel, 1783-1862. Reuel Williams letters, 1824-1834. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Fairfield, John, 1797-1847. John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876 (bulk 1835-1847). Library of Congress
referencedIn John Fairfield Correspondence, 1828-1876, (bulk 1835-1847) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Daveis, Charles Stewart, 1788-1865. Charles Stewart Daveis correspondence, ca. 1830-1847. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Titcomb, Samuel. Samuel Titcomb estate papers, 1842-1890. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Anti-abolitionist pamphlet, [18--]. Kennebec Historical Society
creatorOf Williams, Reuel, 1783-1862. Reuel Williams letters, 1824-1834. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Nichols, John T. G. Reuel Williams collection, 1841-1991 (bulk 1841-1847). Raymond H. Fogler Library
referencedIn White, Wallace H. (Wallace Humphrey), b. 1877. Wallace H. White autograph collection, 1780-1954. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Williams, Reuel, 1783-1862. Reuel Williams autograph letter signed to Samuel Fessenden, 1836. Maine Historical Society Library
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correspondedWith Butman, Samuel, 1788-1864 person
correspondedWith Chandler, John, 1762-1841 person
associatedWith Daveis, Charles Stewart, 1788-1865. person
correspondedWith Fairfield, John, 1797-1847. person
correspondedWith Fessenden, Samuel, 1784-1869 person
associatedWith Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956 person
correspondedWith King, William, 1768-1852 person
correspondedWith Lincoln, Enoch, 1788-1829 person
associatedWith Maine. Legislature. corporateBody
associatedWith Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860. person
correspondedWith Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864 person
associatedWith Titcomb, Samuel. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Mr. person
associatedWith White, Wallace H. (Wallace Humphrey), b. 1877. person
correspondedWith Williams family family
correspondedWith Williams, Joseph Hartwell, b. 1814 person
correspondedWith Williams, Paulina person
correspondedWith Williams, Reuel person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Augusta (Me.)
Maine--Augusta
Maine
Maine--Augusta
Hallowell (Me.)
Maine
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Lawyers--Correspondence
Debtor and creditor
Senators, U.S. Congress
Legislators--Correspondence
Practice of law
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Legislators--Maine
Lawyers--Maine--Augusta
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Birth 1783-06-02

Death 1862-07-25

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