Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871

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Lawyer, U.S. senator from Ohio, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and of the interior.

From the description of Thomas Ewing papers, 1815-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981690

U.S. cabinet officer and senator from Ohio. Other family members represented include his sons, Thomas (1829-1896), U.S. Army officer and congressman from Ohio, and Hugh (1826-1905), U.S. minister to Holland; his daughter and son-in-law, Ellen Ewing Sherman (1824-1888) and William T. Sherman (1820-1891), U.S. Army officer; and his grandson, Thomas Ewing (1862-1942), U.S. commissioner of patents, lawyer, and author.

From the description of Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941 (bulk 1815-1896). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981151

U.S. secretary of the Treasury.

From the description of Autograph, [ca. 1841]. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70954432

U.S. Senator from Ohio, Secretary of the Treasury in the Harrison and Tyler administrations, and Secretary of the Interior in the Taylor administration. Philemon Beecher Ewing of Lancaster, Ohio, an Ohio Supreme Court judge, was his son. John G. Ewing, professor at the University of Notre Dame and lawyer, was his grandson.

From the description of Family papers, 1815-1905. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 23899922

U.S. Senator and cabinet officer, from Lancaster (Fairfield Co.), Ohio.

From the description of Correspondence, 1833-1849. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20748931

Senator from Ohio; served as Secretary of the Treasury under Harrison & Tyler, as Secretary of the Interior under Taylor.

From the description of Letter, 1852 Apr. 3, Lancaster, [Ohio], to Gen. James T. Worthington. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 16198078

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creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Letter : [Washington, D.C.], to [F.?] Bingham, Hudson, Mass., 1849 May 30. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Swan, Gustavus, 1787-1860. Letters, 1832. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Hurd, Rollin C. (Rollin Carlos), 1815-1874. Papers of Rollin C. Hurd and Frank H. Hurd, 1839-1874. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880. Report on the geological and mineralogical survey of the mineral lands of the United States in the State of Michigan : made under the authority of an act of Congress approved March 1, 1847, entitled "An act to establish a land office in the northern part of Michigan, and to provide for the sale of mineral lands in the State of Michigan" : manuscript, 1849. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Ewing Vinton and Company Collection, 1831-1872 Ohio University
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Letter : n.p., to [Daniel] Webster, n.p., [not after 1852]. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Papers 1775-1934. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn John McLean Papers, 1817-1861, (bulk 1829-1860) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Thomas Ewing Family Papers, 1757-1941, (bulk 1815-1896) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Ewing-Vinton and Company Collection 1831-1872. Ohio University, Alden Library
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Autograph letter signed : to Richard Smith, 1833 Apr. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. ALS : Springfield, Ill., to Thomas Ewing, 1849 Apr. 7. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Edward Brodnax Hicks papers, 1800-1913 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1849 May 2, Marshfield [Mass.], to Hon. Mr. [Thomas] Ewing. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Family papers, 1815-1905. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Thomas Ewing papers, 1815-1872. Library of Congress
creatorOf Williams, Micajah Terrell, 1792-1844. Papers, 1741,1802-1906. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. ALS, 1850 Mar. 22 : Springfield, Ill., to Thomas Ewing. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Edward Maynard Papers, 1836-1867 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1849 February 14, [Washington], to [Thomas Ewing, Washington]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Correspondence, 1833-1849. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Bebb, William, 1802-1873. William Bebb papers, 1705-1849 (bulk 1812-1849). Library of Congress
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Letter : [Washington, D.C.], to [F.?] Bingham, Hudson, Mass., 1849 May 30. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Edwin McMasters Stanton Papers, 1818-1921, (bulk 1862-1870) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875. Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947 (bulk 1865-1869). Library of Congress
referencedIn Sawyer, Philetus, 1816-1900. Miscellany, 1840-1918. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Charles Ewing Family Papers, 1769-1951, (bulk 1850-1890) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Alpheus Felch Papers, 1817-1896 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Ewing, Charles, 1835-1883. Charles Ewing family papers, 1769-1950. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hunton, Hamilton Morris, 1908-. Autograph collection of Hamilton Morris Hutton [manuscript], 1828-1930. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865. Thomas Corwin correspondence, 1850-1853. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ewing, Thomas, 1829-1896. Letter, 1858 Nov. 2, Leavenworth, Kansas, to Charles Lanman, Georgetown, D.C. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Letter, 1852 Apr. 3, Lancaster, [Ohio], to Gen. James T. Worthington. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn William Bebb Papers, 1705-1849, 1812-1849 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895. Charles Lanman collection on Dictionary of the United States Congress 1850-1986. Ohio University, Alden Library
referencedIn Sherman, Ellen Ewing, 1824-1888. Letters, 1862. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter [1841 July 16, Washington], to [H. Ketchum, New York.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Shields, James, 1806-1879. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Thomas Ewing, Washington, D.C., 1849 Dec. 6. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Shields, James, 1806-1879. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Thomas Ewing, Washington, D.C., 1849 Dec. 6. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Letter : Washington, D.C., to T[homas] Ewing, Washington, D.C., 1849 June 19. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Painting [realia] : Thomas Ewing Sr. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1834 Nov. 27, to Thomas Ewing. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Andrew Johnson Papers, 1783-1947, (bulk 1865-1869) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hicks, Edward Brodnax, 1800-1858. Papers, 1800-1913. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Sherman, Ellen Ewing, 1824-1888. Correspondence of Ellen Ewing Sherman, 1840-1863 (1850-1859). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Thomas Ewing family papers, 1757-1941 (bulk 1815-1896). Library of Congress
creatorOf United States. Dept. of the Interior. Letter : [Washington, D.C.], to A[lpheus] Felch, [Washington, D.C.], 1850 Mar. 29. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Maynard, Edward, 1813-1891. Edward Maynard papers, 1836-1867. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ramsey, Alexander, 1815-1903. Letter to Thomas Ewing, 1849 June 10. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Autograph, [ca. 1841]. Historical Society of Washington, Dc
referencedIn Ewing, Philemon Beecher, 1820-1906. Letter, 1858 Oct. 25, Lancaster, Ohio, to My dear Sir. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn McLean, John, 1785-1861. John McLean papers, 1817-1861 (bulk 1829-1860). Library of Congress
creatorOf United States. Dept. of the Interior. Selected documents relating to the International Boundary Commission [microform] : letter book, Mexican boundary. University of Texas at El Paso
creatorOf Drake, Elias Franklin, 1813-1892. Elias Franklin Drake and family papers, 1814-1917. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Collection on the Ewing family, 1813-1940 Ohio University
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Collection on the Ewing family 1813-1940. Ohio University, Alden Library
creatorOf Call, R. K. (Richard Keith), 1791-1862. Correspondence, 1791-1794,1825-1849. Florida State Archive
creatorOf Clay, Henry, 1777-1852. Autograph letters signed : Washington, to Thomas Ewing, 1849 Dec. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Autograph letter signed, 1833 Dec. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869. Edwin McMasters Stanton papers, 1818-1921 (bulk 1862-1870). Library of Congress
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Autograph letter signed : to Richard Smith, 1833 Mar. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ewing, Philemon Beecher, 1820-1906. Letter, 1858 Sept. 27, to C.B. Goddard, Zanesville. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1849 January 28, [Washington], to Mr. Ewing, [Washington]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Foote Family. Papers, 1739-1972. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher, 1795-1864. Papers, 1812-1860. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Foos, Griffith. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871. Papers [microform]. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Thomas Corwin Correspondence, 1850-1853 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wilson, James, 1797-1881. Papers, 1835-1873. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
referencedIn Autograph File, E, 1564-1961. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Papers, 1840-1933. Indiana Historical Society Library
creatorOf Storer, Bellamy, 1798-1875. Bellamy Storer papers, 1816-1871. Cincinnati History Library, Cincinnati Museum Center
referencedIn Charles Lanman collection on Dictionary of the United States Congress, 1850-1986 Ohio University
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Ohio
United States
Kansas
Ohio
United States
Ohio
Ohio
California
West (U.S.)
Subject
Banks and banking
Currency question
Greenbacks
Sectionalism (United States)
Law
Land speculation
Practice of law
Frontier and pioneer life
Public lands
Lawyers--History--Sources
Patent laws and legislation
Agriculture--Economic aspects
Salt mines and mining
Occupation
Senators, U.S. Congress--Ohio
Lawyers
Cabinet officers
Function

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Birth 1789-12-28

Death 1871-10-26

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