Davis, John Wesley, 1799-1859

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John Wesley Davis was born in New Holland, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania on 16 April 1799. He graduated from Baltimore Medical College in 1821. He moved to Carlisle, Indiana in 1823 to practice medicine. Beginning in 1831 he had a varied political career in both the state and federal govenment. He died in Carlisle, Sullivan County, Indiana on 22 August 1859.

From the description of Letter, 2 June 1845. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71225687

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creatorOf Davis, John Wesley, 1799-1859. Letter, 2 June 1845. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888. W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896 (bulk 1849-1888). Library of Congress
referencedIn W. W. Corcoran Papers, 1791-1896, (bulk 1849-1888) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Davis, John Wesley, 1799-1859. John Wesley Davis letters [manuscript], 1896-1897. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Gorman, Willis Arnold, 1816-1876. Letter: to Dr. John W. Davis /by Willis A. Gorman, 1846 May 27. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Bedford, Hope. [Thesis], 1930. Indiana State Library - ISL
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associatedWith Bedford, Hope. person
associatedWith Brainard, Charles Henry, 1817-1885 person
associatedWith Carpenter, William M. person
correspondedWith Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson), 1798-1888. person
associatedWith Curry, Geo. L. (George Law), 1820-1878. person
associatedWith Gorman, Willis Arnold, 1816-1876. person
associatedWith Wait, Aaron E. person
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Physicians--Sullivan County


Birth 1799-04-16

Death 1859-08-22


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