Davis, David, 1815-1886

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Illinois state legislator and jurist, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and U.S. senator from Illinois.

From the description of Papers of David Davis, 1861-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070696

Bloomington, Illinois lawyer; member of Illinois House of Representatives (1844-1846); judge 8th judicial circuit (1848-1862); U.S. Supreme Court justice (1862-1877); U.S. Senator (1877-1883).

From the description of Receipt for judgment costs, February 26, 1849. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 662739067

Davis served as the presiding judge of the 8th Judicial Circuit of Illinois from 1848-1862. He was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1862-1877, and U.S. Senator from Illinois from 1877-1883. Sarah G. Beck was the daughter of Robert Cooper Grier, a justice of the Supreme Court.

From the description of Letters and autograph of David Davis, 1864-1881. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342915

Bloomington, Illinois lawyer; member of Illinois House of Representatives (1844-1846); judge 8th judicial circuit (1848-1862); U. S. Supreme Court justice (1862-1877); U.S. Senator (1877-1883).

From the description of Correspondence, 1855-1886. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 706817852

U.S. Supreme Court justice and U.S. senator from Illinois.

From the description of David Davis papers, 1844-1882 (bulk 1863-1864). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 152581831

Bloomington, Illinois, lawyer; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1844-1846; jurist, 8th judicial circuit, 1848-1862; U.S. Supreme Court justice, 1862-1877; U.S. senator, 1877-1883.

From the description of Legal documents, 1840-1855. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698068

From the description of Notes, n.d. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698162

From the description of Papers, 1843-1883. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698182

From the description of Letter: Indianapolis, [Indiana, 1872] June [i.e., July] 16. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698165

From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to W[illia]m J. Fowler, Pittsford, N.Y., 1881 March 23. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698138

From the description of Papers, 1864-1927. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698174

From the description of Letter: Bloomington, Ill., 1883 Aug. 31. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698143

From the description of Letter: Bloomington, Illinois, to [Henry E. Dummer], 1860 Feb. 20. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698075

From the description of Letters, 1883-1885. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698071

From the description of Letter: Bloomington, Ill., to [William Fitzhugh] Thorton, 1867 July 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698131

From the description of Legal document, 1846 Dec. 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698152

From the description of Letters: to David [P. Davis, Cecilton, Maryland], 1867-1880. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698172

From the description of Speech: [Bloomington, Ill.], 1884 June 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698149

Bloomington. Illinois, lawyer; member, Illinois House of Representatives, 1844-1846; jurist, 8th judicial circuit, 1848-1862; U.S. Supreme Court justice, 1862-1877; U.S. senator, 1877-1883.

From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to Charles Lanman, 1867 April 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28698177

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creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Correspondence, 1855-1886. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letters and autograph of David Davis, 1864-1881. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Legal document, 1846 Dec. 5. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter to Whitney. Chicago, IL. 1867 Oct. 23. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. The David Davis family papers [microform]. Illinois State University, Milner Library
creatorOf Hostick, King V., 1914-1993,. King Hostick collection of Illinois county records, ca. 1766- 1933 (bulk 1800-1890) Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Halstead, Agnes Carpenter. Halstead Collection, 1826-1942. Loyola University Chicago, Cudahy/Lewis Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Papers, 1864-1927. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Franklin B. Hough, 1879 Jan. 8. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Benjamin Helm Bristow Papers, 1839-1932, (bulk 1874-1896) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter : Bloomington, Ill., to unknown person, n.p., 1860 Feb. 20. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter : Bloomington, Ill., to unknown person, n.p., 1860 Feb. 20. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Lyman Trumbull Correspondence, 1843-1894, (bulk 1855-1872) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. David Davis papers, 1815-1964 (bulk 1815-1886). Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Speech: [Bloomington, Ill.], 1884 June 22. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Curtis" to "Devens". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Abraham Lincoln papers, 1774-1948. Library of Congress
referencedIn Walter Quintin Gresham Papers, 1857-1932, (bulk 1883-1895) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Legal documents, 1840-1855. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Walker, George, d. 1860. Samuel Chapman Armstrong collection, 1826-1947. Williams College, Sawyer Library
referencedIn Illinois. Circuit Court (Sangamon County). Gray vs Gray transcript, Dec. 19, 1855. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Receipt for judgment costs, February 26, 1849. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letters: to David [P. Davis, Cecilton, Maryland], 1867-1880. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Orme, William Ward, 1832-1866. Correspondence, 1862-1864. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter: Bloomington, Ill., 1883 Aug. 31. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Abraham Lincoln Papers, 1774-1948 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Franklin B. Hough, 1879 Jan. 8. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Fell, Jesse W., 1808-1887. Papers of Jesse W. Fell, 1806-1957 (bulk 1830-1887). Library of Congress
referencedIn Trumbull, Lyman, 1813-1896. Papers of Lyman Trumbull, 1843-1894 (bulk 1855-1872). Library of Congress
referencedIn Moore & Warner (Clinton, Ill.). Letterpress books, 1851-1901. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Berry, Elijah C. Autographs of contemporaries of Abraham Lincoln, 1823-1859. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Gridley, A., fl. 1861. Autograph letter signed : Bloomington, Illinois, to President Lincoln, 1861 April 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Green, Adeline Burr Davis, 1843-1931. Adeline Burr Davis Green papers, 1796-1956. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter : Washington, D.C., to John S. Barron, New York, 1880 Jan. 12. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. David Davis papers, 1844-1882 (bulk 1863-1864). Library of Congress
creatorOf Parsons, Lewis B. (Lewis Baldwin), 1818-1907. Papers, 1799-1908 (bulk 1836-1908). Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895. Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 (bulk 1883-1895). Library of Congress
referencedIn Swisher, Carl Brent, 1897-1968. The Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, 1836-1962. Library of Congress
creatorOf Mack, Florence,. Autographs. Colorado College, Tutt Library
referencedIn Wells, Edward Laight, b. 1839. Edward Laight Wells papers, 1858-1924. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Pratt, Harry E. (Harry Edward), 1901-1956. Scrapbook, 1882-1946. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Carl Brent Swisher Collection of Research Material Relating to Roger Brook Taney, 1836-1962 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Jesse W. Fell Papers, 1806-1965, (bulk 1830-1887) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bradley, Joseph P., 1813-1892. Papers, 1836-1937. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Erskine, John, 1813-1895. Letter, May 10, 1886. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896. Benjamin Helm Bristow papers, 1839-1932 (bulk 1874-1896). Library of Congress
referencedIn Pratt, Harry E. (Harry Edward), 1901-1956. Papers, ca. 1930. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Papers, 1843-1883. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Stuart-Hay Families. Papers, 1817-1892. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter: Washington, D.C., to W[illia]m J. Fowler, Pittsford, N.Y., 1881 March 23. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter: Indianapolis, [Indiana, 1872] June [i.e., July] 16. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter : Washington, D.C., to John S. Barron, New York, 1880 Jan. 12. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn King, Willard L. (Willard Leroy), b. 1893. Willard L. King papers, ca. 1930s-1970s. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter: Bloomington, Ill., to [William Fitzhugh] Thorton, 1867 July 5. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Harlan, John Marshall, 1833-1911. John Marshall Harlan papers, 1810-1971 (bulk 1861-1911). Library of Congress
creatorOf Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881. Certificates, 1882. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter: Bloomington, Illinois, to [Henry E. Dummer], 1860 Feb. 20. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn John Marshall Harlan Papers, 1810-1971, (bulk 1861-1911) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letter: Washington, D.C., to Charles Lanman, 1867 April 22. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Dalbey, Joseph A., 1821-1873. Legal documents, 1857-1859. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Papers of David Davis, 1861-1864. Library of Congress
creatorOf Dummer, Henry E. (Henry Enoch), 1808-1878. Papers, 1831-1891. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Robert R. Hitt Papers, 1830-1906 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Enos Family. Papers, 1796-1868. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Letters, 1883-1885. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Oglesby, Richard J. (Richard James), 1824-1899. Papers, 1846-1924. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. Notes, n.d. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Illinois--Bloomington
Washington, D. C
Illinois--Chicago
United States
Missouri
Illinois
Illinois
De Witt County (Ill.)
Bloomington (Ill.)
Illinois
Southern States
Bloomington (Ill.)
Illinois
United States
United States
Illinois
United States
Bloomington (Ill.)
Illinois
Bloomington (Ill.)
United States
United States
United States
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Cemeteries
Families--19th century
Elections
Labor Reform Party
Judges--19th century
Legislators--Correspondence
Antislavery movements
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Presidents--Election--1876
Slavery
Lincoln--Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858
Farmers
Ryder and Frost v Thomas Karr and A. Kitchell
African Americans--Social conditions
African Americans--Civil rights
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Politics, Practical
Lawyers
Presidents--Election--1860
Judges--Correspondence
Governors--Election
Lawyers--19th century
Mormons--19th century
Patronage, Political
Presidents--Election--1872
Law
Constitutional law
Presidents--Term of office
Newspaper publishing--19th century
Occupation
Jurists
Senators, U.S. Congress--Illinois
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Birth 1815-03-09

Death 1886-06-26

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