Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872

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Alexander Williams Randall (1819-1872) was educated as a lawyer. He served as Republican governor of Wisconsin, 1857-1861, and was U.S. Postmaster-general, 1866-1869. He appears to have been executor of the will of Elizabeth Gamble Wirt, wife of William Wirt (1772-1834). Elizabeth Gamble Wirt, daughter of William and Elizabeth Wirt, married Admiral Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough who was a prominent figure in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War.

From the description of Letters, 1842-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145409224

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creatorOf Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872. Letters, 1842-1869. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872. Letter, 1864. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn King, Rufus, 1814-1876. Letters and photograph, 1861. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
referencedIn Andrew Johnson Papers, 1783-1947, (bulk 1865-1869) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn George, Henry P. Letter 1861. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
referencedIn Aspinwall, Thomas, 1786-1876,. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1782-1966. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Noonan, Josiah A., 1813-1882. Papers, 1834-1880. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872. Miscellany, 1860, 1861, 1869. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1807-1863. Letters, 1860. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875. Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947 (bulk 1865-1869). Library of Congress
referencedIn Love, William De Loss, 1819-1898. Papers, 1860-1881. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Tenney, Horace A. (Horace Addison), 1820-1906. Papers, 1797-1929. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Wisconsin. Governor. Civil War proclamation, 1861. Wisconsin Veterans Museum Research Center
referencedIn Fernando Wood letters and documents, 1839-1871 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn King, Rufus, 1814-1876. Papers, 1861-1867. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1807-1863. person
associatedWith George, Henry P. person
associatedWith Goldsborough, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Goldsborough, Louis Malesherbes, 1805-1877. person
correspondedWith Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875. person
associatedWith King, Rufus, 1814-1876. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Love, William De Loss, 1819-1898. person
associatedWith Noonan, Josiah A., 1813-1882. person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Tenney, Horace A. (Horace Addison), 1820-1906. person
associatedWith Whittlesey, Asaph. person
associatedWith Wirt, Elizabeth Gamble. person
associatedWith Wirt, William C. person
associatedWith Wisconsin. Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith Wood, Fernando, 1812-1881 person
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Birth 1819-10-31

Death 1872-07-26

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