Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865

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Duane, son of William Duane (1760-1835), worked at the Aurora general advertiser in Philadelphia, practiced law (from 1815) and later served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1833). He was removed from office for refusing to withdraw government deposits from United States Bank before a meeting of Congress. -- Thomas Elder was a prominent lawyer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

From the description of Letter to Thomas Elder esq., 7 September 1831. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342893

William J. Duane was a lawyer and legislator. He was Secretary of Treasury under Andrew Jackson, on whose order Duane was removed for refusing to withdraw government deposits from the U. S. Bank before the meeting of Congress in 1833.

From the description of Papers, [ca. 1760s]-[ca. 1860s]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122579008

Sec. of U.S. Treasury.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to F.W. Gilmer, 1823 Sept. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270744334

U.S. secretary of the treasury and Pennsylvania public official.

From the description of Letters of William J. Duane, 1833-1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009541

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creatorOf Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. Autograph letter signed : to S.L. Edwards, 1822 May 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Gilpin family. Papers, 1727-1872. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Donelson, Andrew Jackson, 1799-1871. Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943 (bulk 1813-1869). Library of Congress
referencedIn Wallach, Richard, 1816-1881. Richard Wallach family papers, 1800-1868. Library of Congress
referencedIn Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879. Letter to Daniel Webster [manuscript] 1834 Feb. 9. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Eckart, Carl, 1902-1973. Oral history interview with Carl Henry Eckart, 1962 May 31. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 Apr. 22. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839. Letters, 1800-1816, to Alexander James Dallas. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Selected art related letters from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Society Collection, 1760-1935. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Correspondence and other papers, 1831-1891. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. Autograph letter signed : to Nathaniel Cutting, 1818 Jul. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Joseph Clay and Clay family papers, 1803-1880 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. Letter to Thomas Elder esq., 7 September 1831. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Selected papers, [ca. 1819-1863], relating to Benjamin Franklin. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to F.W. Gilmer, 1823 Sept. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Duane family. Papers, 1770-1933. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Duane Family Collection, 1764-1933 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. ALS, 1833 August 27 : Washington, to Collector of Customs, New Haven, Connecticut. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Harwood, A. A. (Andrew Allen), 1802-1884. Autographed letter signed, 1841 Apr. 22. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Selected papers, [ca. 1819-1863], relating to Benjamin Franklin, Circa 1819-1963 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. Autograph letter signed, 1821 Sept. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. Letters of William J. Duane, 1833-1841. Library of Congress
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Meredith, Jonathan D., 1783-1872. Papers of Jonathan D. Meredith, 1795-1859 (bulk 1810-1859). Library of Congress
creatorOf Buchanan, James, 1791-1868. James Buchanan papers, 1811-1865. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, 1768 - Circa 1936, 1768 - Circa 1936 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854. Letterbooks, 1788-1853 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Taylor, John, 1753-1824. John Taylor of Caroline letters to James Garnett [manuscript], 1809. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Muhlenberg, Henry Augustus Philip, 1782-1844. Papers, 1805-1847. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Jordan, Pascual, 1902-1980. Oral history interview with Ernst Pascual Jordan, 1963 June 17 to 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Nathaniel Wright Family Papers, 1787-1917 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Henry Augustus Philip papers, 1805-1847, 1805-1847 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. Autograph letter signed : to C. Irvine, 1820 Jan. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Andrew Jackson Donelson Papers, 1779-1943, (bulk 1813-1869) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Harwood family. Harwood family papers, 1722-1962. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Jonathan D. Meredith Papers, 1795-1859, (bulk 1810-1859) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf North, Ralph. North, Ralph, papers, 1843-1864. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Fries Frazer papers, 1834-1871, 1834-1871 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. Papers, [ca. 1760s]-[ca. 1860s]. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Webster, David Locke, 1888-1976. David Locke Webster correspondence concerning Dr. William Duane, 1954-1970. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879. person
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associatedWith Clay, Joseph A., 1806-1881 person
associatedWith Conway, Frederick William. person
associatedWith Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839. person
associatedWith Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854. person
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associatedWith David, Virgil. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Denny, Barry. person
correspondedWith Donelson, Andrew Jackson, 1799-1871. person
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associatedWith Eckart, Carl, 1902-1973. person
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associatedWith Franklin, Deborah Read Rogers, 1708-1774. person
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associatedWith Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842. person
associatedWith Irvine, C., person
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associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith Jordan, Pascual, 1902-1980. person
associatedWith Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869. person
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associatedWith Madison, James, 1751-1836. person
associatedWith McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. person
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associatedWith Muhlenberg, Henry A., (Henry Augustus), 1823-1854 person
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correspondedWith Parton, James, 1822-1891 person
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correspondedWith Wright, Nathaniel, 1789-1875 person
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Pennsylvania
England
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Ireland
United States
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Customs administration
Manuscripts, American
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Public officials--Pennsylvania
Cabinet officers
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Birth 1780-05-09

Death 1865-09-27

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