Johnson, Cave, 1793-1866

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Cave Johnson (1793-1866), born near Springfield, Robertson County, Tennessee, served as a congressman (1829-1837, 1839-1845) and was appointed postmaster general by President James K. Polk.

From the description of Cave Johnson papers, 1833-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863273

U.S. postmaster general and U.S. representative from Tennessee.

From the description of Papers of Cave Johnson, 1845-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423685

Lawyer, congressman from Tenn., postmaster general.

From the description of Letters, 1841-1846. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49243809

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referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Miscellaneous papers collected by Bruce E. Engstler [manuscript] 1799-1847. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849. Papers, 1831-1846. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. Letter, 1840 March 28 [to] Hon. Cave Johnson. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. George Bancroft papers, 1823-1890. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf C. Johnson letter to Cornelius Gilliam, 1847 March 30 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Morton, Marcus, 1784-1864. Letterbooks, 1845-1864. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn George Bancroft papers, 1823-1890 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Johnson, Cave, 1793-1866. Papers of Cave Johnson, 1845-1865. Library of Congress
creatorOf Johnson, Cave, 1793-1866. C. Johnson letter to Cornelius Gilliam [[manuscript], 1847 March 30. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Bagg, John Sherman, 1807-1876. Papers of John Sherman Bagg, 1835-1876. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Gordon, Bolling, 1800-1890. Family papers, 1797-1960. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
creatorOf Johnson, Cave, 1793-1866. Cave Johnson papers, 1833-1948. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Washington family. Papers, 1796-1962. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
referencedIn Short-Harrison-Symmes Families Papers, 1760-1878, (bulk 1800-1860) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Ellsworth, Samuel Stewart, 1790-1863. Samuel Stewart Ellsworth letters, 1846. Cornell University Library
referencedIn James K. Polk Papers, 1775-1891, (bulk 1830-1849) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849. Papers of James K. Polk, 1775-1891 (bulk 1830-1849). Library of Congress
referencedIn Hill, Isaac, 1789-1851. Papers, 1811-1852. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Johnson, Cave, 1793-1866. Letter to [?]. Washington, DC. 1845 Jan. 26. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Johnson, Cave, 1793-1866. Letters, 1841-1846. The Filson Historical Society
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correspondedWith Bagg, John Sherman, 1807-1876. person
associatedWith Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Ellsworth, Samuel Stewart, 1790-1863. person
associatedWith Fisk, Theophilus. person
correspondedWith Gilliam, Cornelius, family
correspondedWith Gilliam, Cornelius, 1798-1848 person
associatedWith Gordon, Bolling, 1800-1890. person
associatedWith Grundy, Felix, 1777-1840. person
correspondedWith Harrison family family
correspondedWith Hill, Isaac, 1789-1851. person
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. person
correspondedWith Johnson, Cave, family
associatedWith Morton, Marcus, 1784-1864. person
associatedWith Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851. person
associatedWith Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849. person
correspondedWith Short family family
correspondedWith Simms family family
associatedWith Thomasson, William Poindexter, 1797-1882. person
associatedWith Tyler, John, 1790-1862. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington family. family
associatedWith Whig Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith White, Hugh Lawson, 1773-1840. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
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Oregon Territory
United States
Postal routes--Oregon Territory
Postal service
Postal service--History--Sources
Presidential candidates
Postal service--Oregon Territory
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Cabinet officers
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Tennessee


Birth 1793-01-11

Death 1866-11-23



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