Holmes, David, 1770-1832

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Governor of the Mississippi Territory and later of the state of Mississippi.

From the description of Papers, 1802-1826. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20748409

From the description of Papers, 1809-1826. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122565835

Born in Frederick County, Virginia; United States Congressman from Virginia 1797-1809; first territorial governor of Mississippi 1809-1817 and first elected governor 1817-1819; United States Senator from Mississippi 1820-1825; elected to second term as governor in 1826 but resigned in poor health.

From the description of Letter, 1822 December 29. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 15711953

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referencedIn Smith, Robert, 1757-1842. Robert Smith correspondence, 1800-1815. Library of Congress
referencedIn Smith, Robert, 1757-1842. Letter: to David Holmes /by Robert Smith, 1810 Oct 30. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Robert Brent letters, 1815-1817 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 13, Miscellany, 1771-1832. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Holmes, David, 1770-1832. Papers, 1809-1826. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Holmes, David, 1769-1832. Letter, 1822 December 29. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
creatorOf Brown, Bertram Erwin, b.1871. Pickett's, History of Alabama and incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi: scrapbooks, [188-?-]-[ca.1919]. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Mississippi (Territory). Judge of the Superior Court. Correspondence, 1805-1816. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole), 1775-1817. William C.C. Claiborne letter, 1812 Sept. 29. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816. [Application seeking federal aid to construct the Erie Canal], 8 Oct. 1811. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Mississippi (Territory). Militia. Correspondence, 1806-1815. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849. Letter, Staunton, Va., to David Holmes, Washington, D.C., regarding a naval commission [manuscript] 1808 March 25. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Blount, Willis, 1768-1835. Autograph letter signed : Nashville, to Governor Holmes of the Mississippi Territory, 1814 May 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mississippi (Territory). Governor. Executive journals, 1805-1814. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Arthur, T. S. (Timothy Shay), 1809-1885,. Washington Family papers, 1770-1883. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Monroe, James, 1758-1831. Letters : of James Monroe while secretary of state, 1811-1816. James Monroe Museum & Memorial Library
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Sam Dale Envelope Fragment mss. 3732., 1817 May 15 University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama
creatorOf Holmes, David, 1770-1832. Papers, 1802-1826. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn United States. War Dept. Letter and decision, 1816 Feb. 12-May 10. Newberry Library
referencedIn James Monroe Correspondence, 1814-1820 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
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associatedWith Blount, Willis, 1768-1835. person
associatedWith Branch, John, 1782-1863. person
associatedWith Brandon, Gerard Chittocque, 1788-1850. person
associatedWith Brent, Robert, 1764-1819 person
associatedWith Brown, Bertram Erwin, b.1871. person
associatedWith Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole), 1775-1817. person
associatedWith Dale, Sam, 1772-1842 person
associatedWith Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849. person
associatedWith Leake, Walter. person
associatedWith Mississippi (Territory). Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith Mississippi (Territory). Judge of the Superior Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Mississippi (Territory). Militia. corporateBody
associatedWith Monroe, James, 1758-1831. person
associatedWith Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816. person
associatedWith Robinson, Hamilton E. V. person
associatedWith Runnels, Hiram G. person
associatedWith Smith, Robert, 1757-1842. person
associatedWith Speaks, Thurston. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. Mississippi delegation. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
correspondedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
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Birth 1769-03-10

Death 1832-08-20

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