Eustis, William, 1753-1825

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Revolutionary War veteran, politician, and secretary of war.

From the description of Letter, 1818 Oct. 20. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49215753

William Eustis was born in Cambridge, Mass., and graduated from Harvard College in 1772. He served as a surgeon during the American Revolutionary War and in the Massachusetts General Court (1788-1794). Eustis was a U.S. Representative for Massachusetts (1801-1804, 1820-1823), Secretary of War (1809-1813), Ambassador to Holland (1814-1818), and Governor of Massachusetts (1823-1825). He died in Boston while governor.

From the description of William Eustis letter, 1803 Nov. 12. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 179926500

Physician, diplomat, U.S. secretary of war, and representative and senator from Massachusetts.

From the description of William Eustis papers, 1757-1908 (bulk 1801-1825). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981149

Gov. of Mass. and Sect. of War.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Thomas Newton, 1810 Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615379

Army physician, politician and diplomat.

From the description of Letter, 1812, June 6 : War Department, [Washington, D.C.] to Joseph Anderson. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35073443

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referencedIn Seth Drew papers, Drew, Seth papers, 1808-1812 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Maxwell, J. M. Register of Republican electors in Mass. sent to William Eustis [manuscript] 1804. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836. Letters, 1777-1802, bulk: 1794-1802. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915. Topical pamphlet collection, <1741>-<1996>. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Petit morceaux of Indian history, not before 1814. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Papers of Joseph and William Whipple, 1717-1904 (inclusive), 1763-1814 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Records of the Office of the Secretary of War. 1791 - 1948. Letters Received by Chief Clerk John Smith from Secretary of War William Eustis
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Autograph letter signed : to Thomas Newton, 1810 Mar. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Campbell, Arthur Lee, 1780-1838. Arthur Lee Campbell Papers, 1801-1837. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Autograph letter signed : to General Greene, 1781 Oct. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus), 1772-1824. Letter to Secretary of War [Eustis]. Washington. 1809 Jan. 9. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Turner, Philip. Philip Turner Papers, 1751-1858, 1881 and undated. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Letter, 1812, June 6 : War Department, [Washington, D.C.] to Joseph Anderson. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Dogget family. Dogget family papers, 1648-1839. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Langdon family. Papers, 1724-1959. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Bassett, Francis, 1786-1875. Eustis-Langdon papers, 1803-1876. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn New York (State). Governor (1807-1817 : Tompkins). Gubernatorial and personal records, 1792-1823. New York State Archives
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. William Eustis letter, 1803 Nov. 12. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954,. The Longwood Manuscripts, 1438-1954. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus), 1772-1824. Rodney family papers, 1771-1824. Library of Congress
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Letters, 1779-1829. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848. Brooks-Keyes family papers, 1761-1908. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Randolph, John, 1773-1833. John Randolph of Roanoke letters [manuscript] 1804-19. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841. William Henry Harrison papers and documents, 1791-1864. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Moore, Benjamin. Benjamin Moore letters about guns, 1812-1813. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Warren, John, 1753-1815. Papers, 1765-1821. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Crowninshield Family. Crowninshield Family Papers, 1697-1909. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829. Letter books, 1812 June 3-1813 Dec. 22. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830. Letters 1811-1815. Indiana University
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke family papers, 1777-1914. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. ALS : Boston, to J.B. Varnum, 1809 Feb. 11. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Adams family. Smith-Carter family papers, 1669-1880. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Mitten, Arthur G., 1866-1938. Collection, 1755-1936. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Papers, 1727-1864, bulk: 1780-1825. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Rush family papers, 1748-1876 Library Company of Philadelphia
referencedIn Fort Wayne Indian Agency collection, 1802-1815 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn War of 1812 collection, 1806-1860 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf United States. War Dept. Letter : [Washington, D.C.], to Major General Henry Dearborn, Albany, N.Y., 1812 Sept. 9. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Autograph letter signed : to Col. Henry Jackson, 1783 Apr. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Roger Griswold papers, 1784-1812 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841. William Henry Harrison papers, 1734-1939 (bulk 1796-1841). Library of Congress
referencedIn Symmes, John Cleves, 1780-1829. Draper manuscripts: John Cleves Symmes papers, 1791-1846. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Wheaton, Joseph, 1755-1828. Joseph Wheaton papers, 1797-1839 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829. Papers, 1779-1838, bulk: 1779-1817. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. William Eustis papers, 1757-1908 (bulk 1801-1825). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jenks, William, 1778-1866. [Record of funerals attended by the Rev. Dr. William Jenks, 1825-1827]. New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf United States Military Academy. Regulations relative to the Military Academy at West Point. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Letter, 1818 Oct. 20. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Autograph letter signed : to Col. Henry Jackson, 1783 Feb. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Jackson, James, 1777-1867. Papers, 1787-1867. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841. [Letter] 1812 January 6, Vincennes, to William Eustis, Secy. of War, Washington City. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn William Henry Harrison Papers, 1734-1939, (bulk 1796-1841) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf United States. President (1809-1817 : Madison). [Promotion letters and commission certificate for Robert Houston, 1812-1813]. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Cobb, David, 1748-1830. David Cobb papers, 1708-1833. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Massachusetts. Governor (1823-1825 : Eustis). Precept, 1824 Dec. 11. Wintrop Public Library & Museum
creatorOf William Eustis Papers, 1757-1908, (bulk 1801-1825) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Beard, Jedediah. War of 1812 : collection of papers, 1792-1876. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Joseph Wheaton papers, 1797-1839 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Governor Eustis of Massachusetts, 1824 Sept. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Temple, Nelson, Lloyd, Vassall, and Borland family papers, 1611-1862 (inclusive), 1700-1831 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Letters, 1775-1825. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: Thomas Forsyth papers, 1804-1833. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Price, James, d. ca. 1801. Papers, 1776-1818. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Griswold, Roger, 1762-1812. Roger Griswold papers, 1784-1812 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Crowninshield Family. Crowninshield Family Papers, 1697-1909. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Benjamin Vaughan Papers, 1746-1900 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. War of 1812 collection, 1806-1860. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Roberts, Edmund, 1784-1836. Edmund Roberts letter to Judge Joseph Story, 1825 May 21. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
referencedIn Daviess, Joseph Hamilton, 1774-1811. Joseph Hamilton Daviess : papers, 1780-1856. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf United States. War Dept. Letters sent by the Secretary of War relating to military affairs, 1808-1830 [microform]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841. Letter, 1812 December 24, Upper Sandusky, [to] William Eustis, Secretary of War. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Rodney Family Papers, 1771-1824 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Edwards, Ninian, 1775-1833. Ninian Edwards papers, 1798-1833. Chicago History Museum
referencedIn Johnson, N. Fort Fayette letter book, 1811-1812. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Madison, James, 1751-1836. ALS, 1803 May 17, Washington, D.C., to Dr. William Eustis. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Graham, John. Land patent, 1809,1814. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Langdon, Henry Sherburne, 1764 or 5-1858. Papers, 1776-1889. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
creatorOf Drew, Seth, 1747-1824. Seth Drew papers, 1808-1812. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn LeBaron, Francis, 1781-1829. Letter, 8 January 1813, Philadelphia, [Penn.], to Honorable William Eustis, New York. [manuscript] New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: frontier wars papers, 1754-1885. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Clark, Jonathan, 1750-1811. Draper manuscripts: Jonathan Clark papers, 1728-1810. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts
Ohio
Great Britain
Great Britain
United States
United States
France
Netherlands
United States
Netherlands
United States
Massachusetts--West Newbury
Netherlands
United States
France
Algeria
United States
France
Great Britain
Subject
Cabinet officers--Correspondence
Diplomats
Louisiana Purchase
Indians of North America--Government relations
Veterans
Farmers
Occupation
Representatives U.S. Congress--Massachusetts
Cabinet officers
Diplomats
Physicians
Senators, U.S. Congress--Massachusetts
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Birth 1753-06-10

Death 1825-02-06

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