Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865

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James Duane Doty (1799-1865) was a lawyer, judge, and government official. He represented Wisconsin in Congress between 1838 and 1841, and again between 1849 and 1853. He was governor of Wisconsin Territory between 1841 and 1844, and served as the governor of Utah Territory between 1863 and 1865.

From the description of James Duane Doty letter, 1861 November 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367719059

From the guide to the James Duane Doty letter, 1861 November 22, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Judge (Michigan Supreme Court), Wisconsin Territorial Governor, land speculator, and U.S. Representative from Wisconsin.

From the description of Papers, 1822-1859. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 22446385

Lawyer and judge in Michigan, 1819-1833; member of Congress from Wisconsin, 1838-1841, 1849-1853; governor of Wisconsin Territory, 1841-1844; governor of Utah Territory, 1863-1865.

From the description of AL (draft), 1858 Mar. 21, Menasha, Wis. to James R. Doolittle. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122490186

From the description of ALS (draft), 1857 Mar. 8, Menasha, Wis., to Geo. D. Emerson, Ontonagon, Mich. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442641

James Duane Doty was born in November 5, 1799. He was a lawyer and a judge in the state of Michigan from 1819 to 1833. He served as a member of Congress from Wisconsin from 1838 through 1841 and was the governor of the Wisconsin territory from 1841 through 1844. In 1863 he became the governor of the Utah territory until 1865. Doty passed away while he was in office on June 13, 1865.

From the description of Letterbooks of James Doty, circa 1820-1865. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 754851028

Born in Salem,N.Y., Nov.5,1799; moved to Menaeha, Wis.; Delegate to Congress, Mar. 4, 1837 - Mar. 3, 1841; Governor of Wisconsin, 1841-1844; member of Congress, Democrat, Mar. 4, 1849 - Mar. 3, 1853; treasurer and Governor of Utah, 1864; died in Salt Lake City, Utah, June 13,1865 (Bio.Cong.Dir.) (blue index cards)

From the description of James Duane Doty papers, undated. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 426910313

Judge of the Court of the Additional Judge for the Territory of Michigan, a jurisdiction that included much of Michigan's Upper Peninsula and present-day Wisconsin.

From the description of James Duane Doty papers, 1823-1841. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418976

Wisconsin politician and land speculator.

Born in New York, James Duane Doty practised law in Michigan Territory beginning in 1819 and served (1823-1832) as a judge of the judicial district of Northern Michigan, which included the territory west of Lake Michigan. Having settled at Green Bay, Doty spent the 1830's exploring and mapping Wisconsin in preparation for his land speculations in the region. Doty served as Wisconsin's delegate in Congress, 1839-1841, governor of Wisconsin Territory, 1841-1844, and congressional representative for the state, 1849-1853. From 1861 until his death in 1865, Doty was Utah's superintendent of Indian affairs and governor.

From the description of Letter : Astor, [Wisc.], to J[a]q[ues] Porlier Jr., 1836 Feb. 26. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36867468

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creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. A plat of the town of Munnomunne, Green Bay township in the County of Brown. Wisconsin Historical Society
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. [Map of the route of Governor J.D. Doty from Green Bay to Prairie du Chien] [electronic resource]. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Henry Rowe Schoolcraft Papers, 1788-1941, (bulk 1820-1856) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Lapham, Increase Allen, 1811-1875. A map of Wisconsin [showing the 1829 route of Doty, Martin, and Baird from Green Bay to Prairie du Chien] / by I.A. Lapham ; H. Seifert, Milwaukee. Wisconsin Historical Society
referencedIn United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Records, 1839-1847. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Grignon family. Grignon, Lawe and Porlier papers, 1712-1884 (bulk 1820-1840). Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf James Duane Doty letter, 1861 November 22 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Vanderpoel, Aaron, 1799-1870. [Copy of Doty's original plat of Madison / Aaron Vanderpoel] Wisconsin Historical Society
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. James Duane Doty letter, 1861 November 22. American Primers
referencedIn Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher, 1795-1864. Papers, 1812-1860. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Suydam, John V. Plat of the town of Madison on the Four Lakes, July 1, 1836 [electronic resource] / John V. Suydam. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. Official journal, 1820, expedition with Cass and Schoolcraft [electronic resource]. Wisconsin Historical Society
referencedIn Vanderpoel, Aaron, 1799-1870. Papers, 1836-1856. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Strong, Moses McCure, 1810-1894. Papers, 1774-1894. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Delaplaine and Burdick. Records, 1836-1837. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Center, A. J. (Alexander J.). Part of a military road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard / surveyed by Lieut. Center ; A.J. Center, J.D. Doty, commiss. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Martin, M. L. (Morgan Lewis), 1805-1887. Papers, 1645-1931. University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Cofrin Library
creatorOf Suydam, John V. Plat of the town of Madison on the Four Lakes, July 1, 1836 / John V. Suydam. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. [Map of the route of Governor J.D. Doty from Green Bay to Prairie du Chien]. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Wandell, C. W. Letter, 1864. American Primers
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Haight, John Thomas, 1813-1853. Papers, 1791-1936. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Greenwood, Grace, 1823-1904. Grace Greenwood letters and poems, 1842-1902, n.d. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn James Duane Doty house photographs, ca. 1954. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf MS 2919, Utah Territory Legislative Assembly. Utah Territory Legislative Assembly papers 1851-1872 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. James Duane Doty and Charles Doty papers, 1835-1858. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848. Business records, 1784-1892 (inclusive), 1809-1848 (bulk) [microform]. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Brisbois, Charles, d. 1847. Green Bay and Prairie du Chien papers, 1774-1895. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn John Jacob Astor business records, (inclusive), (bulk)., 1784-1892, 1809-1848 Baker Library, Harvard Business School
referencedIn Governor Doty tablet dedication, 1931. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Thayer, George W. Lucius Lyon papers, 1770-1934, bulk 1833-1851. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Washburn, Algernon Sidney, 1814-1879. Washburn family correspondence, 1833-1882. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Wisconsin Souvenir from Johnson & Fuller, circa 1890's. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Plumbe, John, 1809-1857. Diary, 1838-1839. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Campbell, William W. Letter : New York, to Hon. James D. Doty, 1852 June 27. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Wisconsin. Circuit Court (Brown County). Records of the Circuit Court, 1818-1928. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Dousman, Hercules L. (Hercules Louis), 1800-1868. Family papers, 1830-1911. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. ALS (draft), 1857 Mar. 8, Menasha, Wis., to Geo. D. Emerson, Ontonagon, Mich. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. Letterbooks of James Doty, circa 1820-1865. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Spengler, Silas L. Collected papers [microform], 1827-1877. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn PH 5962, Smith, George Albert 1817-1875. George A. Smith photograph collection circa 1862-1873 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Church History Library
referencedIn Lucius Lyon papers, Lyon, Lucius, papers, 1770-1934, 1833-1851 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. James Duane Doty papers, 1779-1879. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Titus, William A., 1868-1951. Papers, 1835-1951. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. James Duane Doty papers, undated. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Dickson, Robert, 1765-1823. Robert Dickson papers, 1790-1831. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn C. W. Wandell letter, 1864 L. Tom Perry Special Collections19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. James Duane Doty papers, 1823-1841. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Floyd, George Rogers Clark, 1781- . Papers, 1840-1849, 1875-1878. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813. Draper manuscripts: Tecumseh papers, 1811-1931. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. Papers, 1822-1859. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864. Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941 (bulk 1820-1856). Library of Congress
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Center, A. J. (Alexander J.). Map of the route of the military road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard via Fort Winnebago / surveyed and drawn by Lieut. [A.J.] Center ; traced by Herman R. Friis ; J.D. Doty, commission. Wisconsin Historical Society
creatorOf Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848. Papers, 1784-1892. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Wisconsin. Circuit Court (Brown County). Records of the circuit court, 1818-1928. University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, Cofrin Library
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. Records of the States of the United States of America [microform] : a microfilm compilation. Miscellany. Ohio. Western Reserve - Connecticut Land Company papers, 1795-1810 / prepared by the Library of Congress in Association with the University of North Carolina ; collected and edited under the direction of William Sumner Jenkins. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. Letter : Astor, [Wisc.], to J[a]q[ues] Porlier Jr., 1836 Feb. 26. Newberry Library
creatorOf Center, A. J. (Alexander J.). Part of a military road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard [electronic resource] / surveyed by Lieut. Center ; A.J. Center, J.D. Doty, commiss. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Potter, John Fox, 1817-1899. Papers, 1767, 1810-1925. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf James Duane Doty Papers, 1809-1859 Western Reserve Historical Society
referencedIn Martin, M. L. (Morgan Lewis), 1805-1887. Morgan Martin papers, 1645-1931. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Atwood, Cora Soverhill. Atwood-Doty Family papers, 1800-1958. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895. Charles Lanman papers, 1839-1869. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. AL (draft), 1858 Mar. 21, Menasha, Wis. to James R. Doolittle. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Washburn family correspondence., 1833-1882. Minnesota Historical Society.
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associatedWith Astor, William B. (William Backhouse), 1792-1875. person
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associatedWith Campbell, William W. person
associatedWith Cass, Lewis 1782-1866. person
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associatedWith Center, A. J. (Alexander J.) person
associatedWith Charlevoix, Pierre-Francois-Xavier de, 1682-1761. person
associatedWith Clay, Henry, 1883-1954. person
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associatedWith Cumming, Alfred 1802-1873 person
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associatedWith Doty, Charles, 1824-1918. person
associatedWith Dousman, Hercules L. (Hercules Louis), 1800-1868. person
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correspondedWith Porlier, Jacques person
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correspondedWith Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864. person
associatedWith Smith, George Albert 1817-1875 person
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correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
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associatedWith Wilson, James, 1797-1881. person
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Birth 1799-11-05

Death 1865-06-13

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