McDougall, J. A. (James Alexander), 1817-1867

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Born in New York, admitted to the bar in Cook County, Ill. and served as Illinois Attorney General as a Democrat from 1843-1846, then moved on to California where he also served as attorney general and senator. Almeron Wheat, also born in New York, settled in Quincy where he practiced law until he died.

From the description of Letters, 1843-1845. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 52576671

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associatedWith Baker, W. H., compiler. person
associatedWith Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930, person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Lander, F. W. (Frederick West), 1821-1862. person
associatedWith Low, Frederick Ferdinand, 1828-1894. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Phelps, F. G. person
associatedWith Sargent, A. A. (Aaron Augustus), 1827-1887. person
associatedWith Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886. person
correspondedWith Smith, Elvin K. person
associatedWith Wehler, Edward. person
associatedWith Wheat, Almeron. person
associatedWith William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana (University of Chicago) corporateBody
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New York (N.Y.)
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Birth 1817-11-19

Death 1867-09-03



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