Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844

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Abel Parker Upshur (June 17, 1790 - February 28, 1844) was an American lawyer, judge and politician from Virginia. Upshur was active in Virginia state politics and later served as Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of State during the Whig administration of President John Tyler.

From the description of Letter, February 9, 1842. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168810

U.S. secretary of the navy, jurist, and Virginia public official.

From the description of A. P. Upshur correspondence, 1843 March 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982224

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creatorOf Barron, James, 1769-1851. Papers, 1776-1899. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough Papers, 1797-1874 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Chandler, Joseph R. (Joseph Ripley), 1792-1880. Letters : to various correspondents, 1835-1853. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn McLane, Louis, 1786-1857. Papers of Louis McLane, 1795-1894 (bulk 1817-1855). Library of Congress
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. Copy of an autograph letter signed : Washington, to S. Pleasonton, 1844 Jan. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James Barron Papers (1), 1766-1899. Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
referencedIn Slidell, John, 1793-1871. John Slidell letters and miscellany, 1844-1861. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Tompkins family. Papers : of the Tompkins family, 1800-1877. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Tyler, John, 1790-1862. Commission appointing James F. Armstrong a lieutenant in the Navy : Washington, 1843 Jan 30. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. A. P. Upshur correspondence, 1843 March 3. Library of Congress
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. Documents relating to U.S.S. Somers. Navy Department Library, Naval History & Heritage Command
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. Letter, Richmond, to his sister, Juliet Upshur Elliott, Northampton Co., concerning Egyptian religion [manuscript] 1814 Feb. 6. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Robinson, Moncure, 1802-1891. Papers, 1787-1890. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Du Pont, Samuel Francis, 1803-1865. Papers, 1812-1865. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Autograph File, U, 1689-1943. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
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creatorOf Southall family. Southall family papers, 1807-1904. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Oliver Hazard Perry papers, Perry, Oliver Hazard papers, 1796-1969, 1812-1819 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. Letter, February 9, 1842. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Van Zandt, Isaac Papers 82-106., 1835-1865, 1948 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Sawyer, Horace Bucklin, 1797-1860. Papers of Horace Bucklin Sawyer, 1812-1950. Library of Congress
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. Letter to Lemuel Jenkins [manuscript] 13 April 1842. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. Letter to Robert H. Nichols : U.S. Navy Department : LS, 1842 May 20. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn David Conner papers, 1816-1856 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Gilmer, Francis Walker, 1790-1826. Correspondence of Francis Walker Gilmer [manuscript], 1784-1826. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Brooke, Robert S. Papers of Robert S. Brooke [manuscript], 1792-1927 bulk 1831-1863. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kennon, William H. Papers of William H. Kennon, 1808-1903. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Quinby, Upshur Balderstone, 1841-1898,. Papers of the Quinby family [manuscript] 1806, 1883-1977. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. [Letter], Sept. 26, 1843, Washington to P[aul] Odent, [Paris] Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Hull, Isaac, 1773-1843. Papers, 1810-1842. Boston Athenaeum
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creatorOf Conner, David, 1792-1856. David Conner papers, 1816-1856. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Tyler, John, 1790-1862. Commission appointing James F. Armstrong a lieutenant in the Navy : Washington, 1843 Jan 30. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Aspinwall, Thomas, 1786-1876,. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1782-1966. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. Letter of Abel Parker Upshur, Vaucluse, to Henry Alexander Wise, Washington, D.C. [manuscript] 1841 January 3. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Letitia T. Howe Collection, 1822-1876, (bulk 1840-1865) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes, 1805-1877. Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough papers, 1797-1874. Library of Congress
referencedIn Louis McLane Correspondence, 1795-1894, (bulk 1817-1855) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
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creatorOf Harrison, Monroe. Letter, 1843 Oct[ober], Kingston, Jam[aic]a to Abel P. Upshur. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. Letter, Richmond, to Grimké [manuscript] 1815 Nov. 12. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Crall\'e, Richard K. (Richard Kenner), 1800-1864. Richard K. Crallé collection 1818-1856. Clemson University Libraries, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Noland, Callender St. George, 1816-1879. Papers of the Noland family [manuscript] 1774 [1813-1899] 1947. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn McIntosh, James McQueen, 1828-1862. James McQueen McIntosh letter of recommendation, 1842. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Duval, William Pope, 1784-1854. Papers, 1832-1842. University of Florida
creatorOf Arthur, T. S. (Timothy Shay), 1809-1885,. Washington Family papers, 1770-1883. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844. Papers, 1842-1843. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Thompson, Waddy, 1798-1868. Letter : New Orleans, La., to A.P. Upshur, Washington, D.C., 1842 March 27. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848. Autograph letters (6) : Berlin, to Abel Parker Upshur, 1843 July 23-1843 Oct. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Nicholson, Sommerville, 1822-1905. Papers of Sommerville Nicholson, 1839-1881. Library of Congress
referencedIn Iredell, James, 1751-1799. Papers, 1831-1842. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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Birth 1790-06-17

Death 1844-02-28

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