Wallis, S. Teackle (Severn Teackle), 1816-1894

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Severn Teackle Wallis was a Baltimore lawyer, politician, and writer.

He was born in Baltimore, Sept. 8, 1816 and was graduated from St. Mary's College in 1832. He completed his study of the law in 1837 and practiced successfully in Baltimore. Wallis was an active participant in the political and cultural life of the city. He was president of the Civil Service Reform and the Reform League and was elected provost of the University of Maryland in 1870. Wallis was one of the original promoters of the Maryland Historical Society and was famous for orations delivered before the Maryland legislature and educational institutions that were later published. Severn Teackle Wallis died in Baltimore, April 11, 1894.

From the description of Severn Teackle Wallis collection, 1867-1894. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 49310174

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creatorOf Wallis, S. Teackle (Severn Teackle), 1816-1894. Letters, 1851 December 25-1853 February 6, Baltimore, to George Ticknor, [Boston]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Thomas Sparrow Papers, 1819-1881 East Carolina University, Joyner Library
referencedIn Greenway, Edward M. Edward M. Greenway collection 1737-1876. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914. Papers, 1826-1941 Houghton Library
referencedIn Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. Letter of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1877 March 24. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rees & Co. Composite photograph of southern poets, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Wallis, S. Teackle (Severn Teackle), 1816-1894. Severn Teackle Wallis collection, 1867-1894. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Seized Correspondence of Rose O'Neal Greenhow. 8/23/1861 - 8/23/1861. Letters from Mrs. Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Also Notes, etc., in Her Handwriting. 8/23/1861 - 8/23/1861. Letter from Rose Greenhow to Mr. Severn Teackle Wallis, Member of the House of Delegates of Maryland, Concerning Maryland and the Union
referencedIn Wirt, William, 1772-1834. William Wirt papers, 1786-1850 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn McLane, Louis, 1786-1857. Correspondence, 1795-1894 (bulk 1817-1855) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Greenway, Edward M. person
associatedWith Howard, Charles Morris. person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. person
correspondedWith McLane, Louis, 1786-1857 person
associatedWith Rees & Co. corporateBody
correspondedWith Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914 person
associatedWith Sparrow, Thomas, 1819-1884. person
associatedWith Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. person
associatedWith Wirt, William, 1772-1834. person
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Birth 1816-09-08

Death 1894



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