Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865

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U.S. congressman 1830-1840 and senator 1845-1850; Ohio governor 1840-1842; U.S. sec. of the Treasury, 1850-1853.

From the description of Letter, 1847 Jan. 26. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41240210

American politician.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to John M. Clayton, Secretary of State, 1849 Mar. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270530944

Corwin's career included terms as Governor of Ohio (1840-1842), U.S. Senator (1845-1850), and U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1850-1853). From 1861-1864, he served as U.S. Minister to Mexico.

From the description of Letter of introduction, 1850. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342680

Lawyer, Ohio governor, U.S. representative and senator from Ohio, and U.S. secretary of the treasury.

From the description of Thomas Corwin correspondence, 1850-1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980039

U.S. Minister to Mexico.

From the description of Letter, 1861. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 37883941

Governor of Ohio, 1840-1842; U.S. Seantor, 1845-1850; Secretary of Treasury, under Millard Fillmore, 1850-1853; U.S. Minister to Mexico, 1861-1864.

From the description of Document, 1841. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 12690960

Biographical Note

  • 1794, July 29: Born, Bourbon County, Ky.
  • 1817: Admitted to the Ohio bar
  • 1818 - 1828 : Prosecuting attorney, Warren County, Ohio
  • 1829: 1822 - 1823 : Member, Ohio State House of Representatives
  • 1831 - 1840 : U. S. Congressman from Ohio
  • 1840 - 1842 : Governor of Ohio
  • 1845 - 1850 : U.S. Senator from Ohio
  • 1840 - 1853 : U.S. Secretary of the treasury
  • 1859 - 1861 : U.S. Congressman from Ohio
  • 1861 - 1864 : Minister to Mexico
  • 1865, Dec. 18: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Thomas Corwin Correspondence, 1850-1853, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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creatorOf Moseley, Thomas W. H. (Thomas William Henry), 1813-1880. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Hamer, Thomas Lyon, 1800-1846. Papers of Thomas Lyon Hamer, 1825-1890 (bulk 1829-1840). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Autograph letter signed : Washington City, to John M. Clayton, Secretary of State, 1849 Mar. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Caleb B. Smith Papers, 1841-1862, (bulk 1849) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers 1832-1859 Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941 (bulk 1815-1896). Library of Congress
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers 1848-1850. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers 1825-1859. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Taylor, Frank, d. 1876?. Papers of Frank Taylor, 1865. Library of Congress
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, [1837], to Josiah Ogden Hoffman. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Cleveland, Henry Whitney, 1836-1907. Document, 1902 Dec. 17. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn John McLean Papers, 1817-1861, (bulk 1829-1860) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Janney family. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers, 1833 Jan. 23. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Thomas Ewing Family Papers, 1757-1941, (bulk 1815-1896) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Waddy Thompson Papers, 1826-1882, (bulk 1840-1857) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library
referencedIn William Duane Morgan Correspondence, 1836-1840 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Letter of introduction, 1850. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn William Bebb Papers, 1705-1849, 1812-1849 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Greeley, Horace. Papers, 1838-1872. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Lucas, Robert, 1781-1853. Selected Ohio Governors' papers [microform], 1803-1882. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Document, 1841. Ohio University, Alden Library
referencedIn Hams, Josiah. Papers, 1840 Oct. 18. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Letters and circulars, 1793-1850 : to the Collector of Customs, Gloucester, Mass. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Schenck, Robert Cumming, 1809-1890. Papers, 1809-1882 (bulk 1850-1865). Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center, Hayes Presidential Center
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creatorOf Sloane, John, 1799-1856. Papers 1809-1877. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers 1829-1858. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
creatorOf James family. Papers 1850-1904. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Letter, 1847 Jan. 26. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Witt, John Henry, 1841-1901. Painting [realia] : Thomas Corwin. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Fuller, B. A. G. B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection. 1620-1920. Houghton Library
referencedIn Janney, John Jay, 1812-1907. A sketch of my earlier biography : ms. S. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Autograph letter signed Tho Corwin to: [?] January 10, 1848. Wellesley College
creatorOf Johnston, Josiah Stoddard, 1784-1833. Campaign documents, 1827-1852. State Library of Ohio
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers 1847-1856. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Bebb, William, 1802-1873. William Bebb papers, 1705-1849 (bulk 1812-1849). Library of Congress
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers, 1825 July 6. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Curtis, Samuel Ryan, 1805-1866. Papers of Samuel Ryan Curtis : Addenda, 1846-1914 (bulk 1860-1890). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Cutler, William P. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Thomas Corwin Correspondence, 1850-1853 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn McLean, John, 1785-1861. John McLean papers, 1817-1861 (bulk 1829-1860). Library of Congress
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Peale-Sellers Family Collection, 1686-1963, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers, 1850 Dec. 13. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Letter, 1861. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Letter, 1847. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Wallach, Richard, 1816-1881. Richard Wallach family papers, 1800-1868. Library of Congress
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Thomas Corwin correspondence, 1850-1853. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lucas, Robert, 1781-1853. Papers 1810-1837. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Schenck, Robert Cumming, 1809-1890. Papers, 1809-1882 (bulk 1850-1865). University of Oslo Medical Library
referencedIn Marshall, Edward C., 1821-1893. To President Millard Fillmore 1852 November 20 Letter. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Moses, Simpson P. Simpson P. Moses letter to Thomas Corwin [manuscript], 1852 June 29. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Sawyer, Philetus, 1816-1900. Miscellany, 1840-1918. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Papers 1836-1855. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891. Papers of Alexander H. H. Stuart and the related Stuart and Baldwin families [manuscript], 1776-1878 (bulk 1850-1861). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Judd, Norman B. (Norman Buel), 1815-1878. Correspondence, 1860 July 14-1860 Oct. 2. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Letter : [Washington, D.C.], to Messrs. Howland and Aspinwall, New York, 1851 Jan. 18. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Smith, Caleb B. (Caleb Blood), 1808-1864. Papers of Caleb B. Smith, 1841-1862 (bulk 1849). Library of Congress
creatorOf Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Autograph letter signed Thos. Corwin to: Dear Sir [Governor Bartley] September 25, 1845. Wellesley College
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
creatorOf Ward, Jesse Durbin, 1819-1886. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to John Young Mason, n.p., 1848 Dec. 27. Texas Christian University
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Birth 1794-07-29

Death 1865-12-18

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