Stevenson Andrew 1784-1857

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Virginia Congressman, Speaker of the House, University of Virginia Rector.

From the description of Letter to "Dr. Sir" [manuscript] 1828 November 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810521

Minister to Great Britain, 1836-41.

From the description of Letter, 1840 Dec. [10?], London [to] Henry St. George Tucker, Richmond, Va. / A. Stevenson. (Washington & Lee University). WorldCat record id: 23527579

Biographical Note

Andrew Stevenson

  • 1785, Mar. 23: Born, Culpeper County, Va.
  • 1793: Attended Fredericksburg Academy, Fredericksburg, Va.
  • 1798 - 1800 : Attended College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
  • 1805: Admitted to the Virginia bar 1809 Married Page White (died 1812)
  • 1809 - 1821 : Representative, Virginia House of Delegates
  • 1812 - 1844 : Elected quadrennially to “Richmond Junto”
  • 1812 - 1815 : Served in Virginia militia during War of 1812
  • 1816: Married Sarah Coles (died 1848)
  • 1821 - 1834 : Served in U.S. House of Representatives
  • 1827 - 1834 : Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives
  • 1835: Chairman, National Democratic Convention
  • 1836 - 1841 : U.S. minister to Great Britain
  • 1841 - 1857 : Active in Virginia politics and in the affairs of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
  • 1849: Married Mary Schaff
  • 1857, Jan. 18: Died at “Blenheim,” Albemarle County Va.

J. W. Stevenson

  • 1812, Mar. 4: Born, Richmond, Va.
  • 1828 - 1829 : Attended Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney,. Va.
  • 1829 - 1832 : Attended University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
  • 1833, circa: Admitted to the bar, Vicksburg, Miss.
  • 1841: Began law practice, Covington, Ky.
  • 1842: Married Sibella Winston
  • 1845 - 1850 : Representative from Kenton County, Kentucky state legislature
  • 1857 - 1861 : Served in U.S. House of Representatives
  • 1867, Aug.: Elected lieutenant governor of Kentucky
  • 1867, Sept. - 1871 : Governor of Kentucky
  • 1871 - 1877 : U.S. senator from Kentucky
  • 1877: Resumed law practice and accepted a position to teach criminal law and contracts at Cincinnati Law School, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1880: Chairman, National Democratic Convention
  • 1884: Elected president, American Bar Association
  • 1886, Aug. 10: Died, Covington, Ky.

From the guide to the Andrew Stevenson and J. W. Stevenson Papers, 1756-1882, (bulk 1833-1876), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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referencedIn Martin Van Buren Papers, 1787-1910, (bulk 1820-1850) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857. Letter, Washington, D.C., to unknown recipient. [manuscript] 1832 Feb. 28. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Thompson, Cephas Giovanni, 1809-1888. [Portrait of Andrew Stevenson], [art original], ca. 1829. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857. Letter, 1840 Dec. [10?], London [to] Henry St. George Tucker, Richmond, Va. / A. Stevenson. Washington & Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Carson, Samuel Price, 1798-1838. Correspondence with John Randolph of Roanoke [manuscript], 1833 January 21 and 27. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876. Blair family papers, 1755-1968 (bulk 1829-1892). Library of Congress
referencedIn Papers and photographs of the Coles family [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858,. Papers of the Gooch family 1812-1891 (bulk 1824-1849). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Clay, Henry, 1777-1852. Papers of the Morris family [manuscript], 1704-1931 bulk 1776-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Letter from Queen Victoria to the President United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876. Blair family papers, 1755-1968 (bulk 1829-1892). Library of Congress
referencedIn Randolph, John, 1773-1833. Letters to David Parrish, from Georgetown, regretting his inability to reach Philadelphia before Parrish's departure for the St. Lawrence [manuscript] 1812-1828. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857. Autograph letters signed (7) and letter signed : London, to Henry Wheaton, 1839 July 1-1840 Aug. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dew family. Papers, df 1794-1895. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1895 (inclusive), 1824-1852 (bulk), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Bacon, Edmund, b. 1785,. Papers of the Randolph family of Edgehill and Wilson Cary Nicholas [manuscript], 1765-1869. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855. Virginia political correspondence, 1779-1930. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Tucker, George, 1775-1861. Letters to Madison, Stevenson and Grigsby: [manuscript], 1822-1859. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857. Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, 1756-1882 (bulk 1833-1876). Library of Congress
creatorOf Randolph, John, 1773-1833. Letters from John Randolph [manuscript] 1805-29. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857. Letters of Andrew Stevenson [manuscript], 1831 and 1835. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Smith, Francis O. J. (Francis Ormand Jonathan), 1806-1876. Papers, 1827-1838. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Daniel Webster papers, 1800-1900 (bulk 1824-1852). Library of Congress
creatorOf Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857. Letter to "Dr. Sir" [manuscript] 1828 November 8. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Agricultural Society of Albemarle (Charlottesville, Va.). Transactions of the Agricultural Society of Albemarle, [Co. Va.] [manuscript], 1817-1828. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Daniel Webster Papers, 1800-1900, (bulk 1824-1852) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Singleton, Richard. Papers of Richard Singleton, 1845-1865. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cochran, John,. Papers of Joseph E. Johnston and George Frederick Holmes [manuscript], 1821-1885. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Trust deed, 1819 Sept. 15, Albemarle County, Va. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Andrew Stevenson and J. W. Stevenson Papers, 1756-1882, (bulk 1833-1876) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845. Papers, 1824-1839. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Taylor, Creed, 1766-1836. Papers of Creed Taylor [manuscript], 1791-1873. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Charles Carter, 1798-1871. Papers of Charles Carter Lee and the Lee family [manuscript], 1768-1931 (bulk 1780-1871). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Blair Family Papers, 1755-1968, (bulk 1829-1892) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn University of Virginia. Board of Visitors. Minutes of the Board of Visitors [manuscript], 1829-2000. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862. Martin Van Buren papers, 1787-1910 (bulk 1820-1850). Library of Congress
creatorOf Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857. Letter, Richmond, to James Madison [manuscript] 1820 Dec. 3. University of Virginia. Library
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United States
Great Britain
Kentucky
United States
Canada
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Actions and defenses--Virginia
Political ethics
Diplomatic and consular service, American--Great Britain
Presidents--Election--1832
Statesmen
Poetry
Presidents--Election--1828
Slave trade
Occupation
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Virginia
Governors--Kentucky
Diplomats
Senators, U.S. Congress--Kentucky
Speakers of the House, U.S. Congress
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Birth 1784-01-21

Death 1857-01-25

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