Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902

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Attorney.

From the description of Letters, 1858-1881. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13549063

Soldier who served in Co. G 144th O.V.I. during the Civil War.

From the description of Letter 1864 August 5. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 47003250

American author and lawyer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Yonkers, to John Foord of Harper and Brothers, 1890 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131831

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Fletcher Harper, 1857 Mar. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131635

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Harper and Brothers, 1857 Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131636

American lawyer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Edward Lauterbach, 186- Apr. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 709583752

Butler was an American author.

From the description of Note and portrait, 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84356022

Butler was born in Ireland, immigrated to the U.S., and joined the Mormon Church in Salt Lake City in 1850.

Butler served three missions to Great Britain for the Mormon Church. When he returned from the first of these in 1856, he accompanied the Ellsworth handcart company to Utah. William was a farmer and lived primarily in Marriott and Kaysville, Utah. He served with Lot Smith and the Utah militia resisting federal forces in 1857-8. Butler had five wives, thirty children, and served time in the Utah territorial prison for bigamy.

From the description of Autobiographies and letters, 1850-1905? (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122494452

William Allen Butler (1825-1902) was an American lawyer and satirical poet.

Biography of Benjamin Franklin Butler

Benjamin Franklin Butler was a lawyer and politician in New York. Born in Columbia County, New York, in 1795, Butler was admitted to the Albany bar in 1817 and became district attorney of Albany County in 1821. He was a member of the New York state legislature from 1827 to 1833 before becoming involved in politics on the federal level. He was U.S. attorney general from 1833 to 1838 and U.S. secretary of war from 1836 to 1837. Butler died in 1858 after a distinguished career.

From the guide to the Butler Family Papers, 1815-1948, 1820-1920, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Butler, William, 1825-1905. Autobiographies and letters, 1850-1905? American Primers
referencedIn Lang, Cecil Y. Cecil Lang papers and autograph collection [manuscript], 1866-1982. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Smith, Charles (Charles William), b. 1893. Woodcuts and illustrations [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Letter, 1897 Oct. 4, New York, to Miss A.A. Jones, Boston, Mass. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Autograph letter signed : Yonkers, to John Foord of Harper and Brothers, 1890 Dec. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Barton, Cora Livingston. Letter, 1869 October 6, Barrytown, N.Y., to George Ticknor. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Vanderpoel, Aaron J., 1825-1887. Papers, 1837-1885. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Nothing to wear. Hard times. Camille. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Butler family papers, 1815-1948 (bulk 1820-1920). Princeton University Library
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Letter, 1847, June 23, to Dr. Falkestein, Dresden. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Aaron J. Vanderpoel Papers, 1837-1885. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Dickinson family library, 1810-1977. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Harper and Brothers, 1857 Feb. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Cantwell, John Simon. Papers, 1804-1907. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn In memoriam : William Allen Butler : scrapbook, 1902. Princeton University Library
referencedIn William Allen Butler Collection, 1872, 1879, n. d. University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Papers of James R. Osgood and A. V. S. Anthony, 1853-1912. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Butler family. Papers, 1842-1967, 1842-1870 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn William Allen Butler Collection, 1858-1894 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Cornell University. Senior engineering theses, 1872. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Papers of William Allen Butler, 1872-1899, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Nothing to wear, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Collection of autographed American correspondence, 1832-1969. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Barney, Hiram. Papers of Hiram Barney, 1772-1924 (bulk 1836-1894). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Note and portrait, 1861. American Primers
creatorOf Butler Family Papers, 1815-1948, 1820-1920 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts Division
creatorOf Butler, William Allen. Letters, 1858-1881. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Century Magazine. Correspondence of the editors of the Century Magazine [manuscript], 1883-1900. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Levi P. Morton Correspondence, 1860-1912 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Two autograph collections, 185?, 1888. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Nothing to wear, post 1857. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rosenstock autograph collection, 1800-1950 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Papers of William Allen Butler, 1854-1894. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf William Allen Butler letters, 1855-1890 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Butler, William, 1824-1905. Journal, 1850-1875. Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Edward Lauterbach, 186- Apr. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Fletcher Harper, 1857 Mar. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Butler, William A. Letter 1864 August 5. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
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associatedWith Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888 person
associatedWith Aylesworth, Barton O. (Barton Orville), 1860-1933 person
correspondedWith Barney, Hiram. person
associatedWith Barton, Cora Livingston. person
associatedWith Brainerd, Cephas, 1831-1910, person
associatedWith Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858. person
associatedWith Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893. person
associatedWith Butler family. family
associatedWith Butler, Harriet Allen, 1861-1914. person
associatedWith Butler, Mary Marshall, 1857- person
associatedWith Butler, Mary Russell Marshall, 1827-1919. person
associatedWith Cantwell, John Simon. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Century Magazine. corporateBody
associatedWith Church of the Firstborn (Morrisites). corporateBody
associatedWith College of New Jersey (Princeton, N.J.). Class of 1876. corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell University. corporateBody
associatedWith D. Appleton and Company, corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Dickinson family, collector. family
associatedWith Foord, John, 1842-1922, person
associatedWith Greenough, William W. (William Whitwell), d. 1899, person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers, corporateBody
associatedWith Harper, Fletcher, 1806-1877, person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Howell, F. K., person
associatedWith Lang, Cecil Y. person
associatedWith Lauterbach, Edward, person
associatedWith Lawson, James. person
associatedWith Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell, 1803-1848. person
associatedWith McCrindle, Joseph F., person
associatedWith Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920 person
associatedWith O'Conor, Charles, 1804-1884. person
associatedWith Paret, Henry, person
associatedWith Princeton University. Class of 1876. corporateBody
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Rosenstock, Fred A., b. 1895 person
associatedWith Sickles, Daniel Edgar, 1825-1914. person
associatedWith Smith, Charles (Charles William), b. 1893. person
associatedWith Smith, Lot, 1830-1892. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Ticknor, Howard M. (Howard Malcolm), 1836-1905, person
associatedWith United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 144th (1864) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. Court-martial (Mackenzie : 1843) corporateBody
associatedWith Vanderpoel, Aaron, 1799-1870 person
associatedWith Vanderpoel, Aaron J., 1825-1887. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Davis County (Utah)
United States
United States
United States
Salt Lake City (Utah)
Utah
Ireland
New York (State)
Weber County (Utah)
United States
England
United States
Subject
Authors, American--Autographs
Law--History--19th century
Statutes--New York (State)--19th century
Mormon Church--Missions--1853
Statutes--19th century
Somers Mutiny, 1842
Utah Expedition, 1857-1858--Autobiographies
Law--United States--History--19th century
Vigilance committees--Autobiographies
Presidents--United States--19th century
Morrisite War, 1862
American history/Early national
Fathers and sons--19th century
Authors, American--Portraits
Presidents--19th century
Authors and publishers
Tonnage fees--History--19th century
American literature
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
Utah Expedition, 1857-1858
Fathers and sons--United States--19th century
Occupation
Lawyers--United States--19th century
Lawyers--19th century.--United States
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Birth 1825-02-20

Death 1902-09-09

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