Ellis, Powhatan, 1790-1863

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Powhatan Ellis, 1790-1863, was born in Amherst County, Virginia. He was a lawyer, State Supreme Court judge (1823-25), and a U.S. Senator.

From the description of Letter, Red Hill (Amherst County, Va.), 1827 December 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145410351

U.S. senator from Mississippi, jurist, and diplomat.

From the description of Powhatan Ellis papers, 1822-1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010039

1809 graduate of Washington Academy, Powhatan Ellis was a lawyer; judge, Mississippi Supreme Court; judge, United States Court for the District of Mississippi (1818-1825); United States senator from Mississippi (1825-1832); charge d'affaires to Mexico; United States Minister Plenipotentiary to Mexico.

From the description of Ellis, Powhatan, papers, 1822, 1825. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70810738

Powhatan Ellis (1790-1863) was a lawyer, federal judge, Mississippi senator, and diplomat. From 1839 to 1842 he served as United States Minister Plenipotentiary to Mexico. Brantz Mayer was a lawyer, artist, author, soldier, and scientist from Baltimore; he also served as secretary of the American legation in Mexico from 1841 to 1844.

From the description of Powhatan Ellis letter to Brantz Mayer, 1842. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 709966028

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creatorOf Ellis, Powhatan, 1790-1863. Powhatan Ellis papers, 1822-1832. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ellis & Allan Company (Richmond, Va.). Ellis & Allan Company records, 1795-1889. Library of Congress
referencedIn Dameron genealogical papers, 1870-1958. Lynchburg Public Library
creatorOf Ellis, Powhatan, 1790-1863. Letter, Red Hill (Amherst County, Va.), 1827 December 4. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Ellis, Powhatan, 1790-1863. Powhatan Ellis letter to Brantz Mayer, 1842. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Ellis, Thomas H. (Thomas Harding), 1814-1898. Journal, 1836. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Stephens, John Lloyd, 1805-1852. Letter to [ ? ] Sargeant [manuscript], 1841-1843. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ellis family. Papers of the Ellis family, 1780-1869. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ellis & Allan Company Records, 1783-1889 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Bolling, William,. Poe-Allan-Ellis papers, 1803-1881. Valentine Richmond Historical Center
referencedIn Munford-Ellis family. Munford-Ellis family papers, 1777-1942. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Munford, George Wythe, d. 1882. Papers, 1828-1891. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Ellis, Powhatan, 1790-1863. Ellis, Powhatan, papers, 1822, 1825. University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Crockett, John M. Papers, 1840. Baylor University Libraries, Moody Memorial Library
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associatedWith Crockett, John M. person
correspondedWith Ellis & Allan Company (Richmond, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ellis family. family
associatedWith Ellis family. family
associatedWith Ellis, R. S. person
associatedWith Ellis, Thomas H. (Thomas Harding), 1814-1898. person
associatedWith Lineback family. family
associatedWith Mayer, Brantz, 1809-1879. person
associatedWith Munford-Ellis family. family
associatedWith Munford, George Wythe, d. 1882. person
associatedWith Stephens, John Lloyd, 1805-1852. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mississippi
United States
New Orleans (La.)
Mexico
Virginia
Mississippi
Subject
Diplomats--19th century
Debtor and creditor--History--19th century
Occupation
Jurists
Diplomats
Senators, U.S. Congress--Mississippi
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Birth 1790-01-17

Death 1863-03-18

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