Edwards, Weldon N. (Weldon Nathaniel), 1788-1873

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Weldon Nathaniel Edwards (1788-1868) of Northampton County, N.C., was a planter; member of Congress, 1815-1827; North Carolina state senator, 1833-1834 and 1850-1852; and active secessionist.

From the guide to the Weldon Nathaniel Edwards Papers, ., 1816-1870, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Weldon N. Edwards was a Northampton County, N.C., planter; member of Congress, 1815-1827; North Carolina state senator, 1833-1834 and 1850-1852; and active secessionist.

From the description of Weldon N. Edwards papers, 1816-1870 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24773683

Planter; member, North Carolina House of Commons, 1814-1815; member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1815-1827; member, North Carolina Senate, 1833-1846, 1850-1854 (speaker, 1850-1854); supporter of John C. Calhoun and leader of the secession movement.

From the description of Papers, 1800-1870. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20736896

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referencedIn Brown, Bedford, 1795-1870. Papers, 1830-1906. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Edwards, Weldon Nathaniel, 1788-1873. Papers, 1800-1870. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Weldon Nathaniel Edwards Papers, ., 1816-1870 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Macon, Nathaniel, 1757-1837. Papers of Nathaniel Macon [manuscript], 1798-1874. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Edwards, Weldon N. (Weldon Nathaniel), 1788-1873. Weldon N. Edwards papers, 1816-1870 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Thomas Ruffin Papers, 1753-1898 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
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associatedWith Brown, Bedford, 1795-1870. person
associatedWith Buchanan, James, 1791-1868. person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Macon, Nathaniel, 1757-1837. person
associatedWith Randolph, John, 1773-1833. person
associatedWith Ruffin, Thomas, 1787-1870. person
associatedWith United States. Congress corporateBody
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Birth 1788-01-25

Death 1873-12-18

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