Crowninshield, Benjamin Williams, 1772-1851

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Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (December 27, 1772 - February 3, 1851) served as the United States Secretary of the Navy between 1815 and 1818, during the administrations of Presidents James Madison and James Monroe.

From the description of Letter, April 20, 1815. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168831

Banker, U.S. secretary of the Navy, and U.S. representative from Massachusetts.

From the description of Benjamin Williams Crowninshield correspondence, 1823-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450046

Boston, Mass. resident.

From the description of Letters, 1815-1816. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38065785

Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (1772-1851), a student at the College of William and Mary, became a president of Merchants Bank of Salem (Mass.), served as a state and national legislator, and as secretary of the navy, 1814-18.

From the description of Correspondence: from John J. Frobel and Thomas Blanchard, 1804. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122538554

Benjamin Williams Crowninshield (1772-1851), a student at the College of William and Mary, became a president of Merchants Bank of Salem (Mass.), served as a state and national legislator, and as secretary of the navy, 1814-18.

William Pynchon Oliver, a member of the Suffolk (Mass.) Bar, 1821-55, used the alias Peter Oliver in publishing. He was the grandnephew of B.L. Oliver (1760-1835).

Benjamin Lynde Oliver (1760-1835) of Massachusetts, published several medical treatises.

From the description of Correspondence: Williamsburg, Virginia, with B. Lynde Oliver and William Pynchon Oliver, Salem Massachusetts, 1804. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122487889

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referencedIn Various. Thomas G. Thornton Papers, 1813-1816. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Crowninshield family. Papers, 1697-1909. Peabody Museum of Salem
referencedIn Crowninshield Family. Crowninshield Family Papers, 1697-1909. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Chauncey, Isaac, 1772-1840. Letter books, 1805-1821. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Bentley, William, 1759-1819. Letter, ca. 1804. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Crowninshield, Benjamin W. (Benjamin Williams), 1772-1851. Correspondence: Williamsburg, Virginia, with B. Lynde Oliver and William Pynchon Oliver, Salem Massachusetts, 1804. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Isaac Chauncey papers, Chauncey, Isaac papers, 1801-1818 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Cook, John A., d. 1834. Papers of John A. Cook, 1812-1831. Library of Congress
creatorOf Chauncey, Isaac, 1772-1840. Isaac Chauncey papers, 1801-1818. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Crowninshield, Benjamin Williams, 1772-1851. Letter, April 20, 1815. Naval War College, Henry E. Eccles Library
referencedIn Sawyer, Horace Bucklin, 1797-1860. Papers of Horace Bucklin Sawyer, 1812-1950. Library of Congress
referencedIn Silsbee family. Silsbee Family Papers, 1755-1907. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn John Gwinn Papers, 1815-1864, (bulk 1825-1849) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Crowninshield Family. Crowninshield Family Papers, 1697-1909. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Mason, John, 1766-1849. Papers : of John Mason, 1790-1840. Gunston Hall Plantation
referencedIn Tompkins, Daniel D., 1774-1825. Letter : Albany, N.Y., to B.W. Crowninshield, 1815 Apr. 5. Texas Christian University
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1796-1969. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Cheves, Langdon, 1776-1857. Langdon Cheves papers, 1800-1967, bulk 1800-1844. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Crowninshield, Benjamin Williams, 1772-1851. Letters, 1815-1816. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
creatorOf Rodgers, John, 1773-1838. John Rodgers papers, 1796-1908, bulk 1801-1836. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Crowninshield, Benjamin Williams, 1772-1851. Benjamin Williams Crowninshield correspondence, 1823-1830. Library of Congress
referencedIn Thorn, Herman. Herman Thorn court-martial proceedings, 1813-1843. Library of Congress
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn Gwinn, John, 1791-1849. Papers of John Gwinn, 1815-1864 (bulk 1825-1849). Library of Congress
creatorOf Crowninshield, Benjamin W. (Benjamin Williams), 1772-1851. Correspondence: from John J. Frobel and Thomas Blanchard, 1804. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Tompkins, Daniel D., 1774-1825. Letter : Albany, N.Y., to B.W. Crowninshield, 1815 Apr. 5. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Stevens, Thomas Holdup, d. 1841. Stevens family papers, 1810-1952. Library of Congress
referencedIn Oliver Hazard Perry papers, Perry, Oliver Hazard papers, 1796-1969, 1812-1819 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Derby Family. Derby Family Papers, 1716-1921. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn John Rodgers papers, Rodgers, John papers, 1796-1908, 1801-1836 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Blanchard, Thomas. person
associatedWith Chauncey, Isaac, 1772-1840. person
associatedWith Cheves, Langdon, 1776-1857. person
associatedWith Cook, John A., d. 1834. person
associatedWith Crowninshield family. family
associatedWith Crowninshield Family. family
associatedWith Crowninshield Family. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
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associatedWith Frobel, John J. person
associatedWith Gwinn, John, 1791-1849. person
associatedWith Madison, James, 1749-1812. person
associatedWith Mason, John, 1766-1849. person
associatedWith Oliver, B.L. (Benjamin Lynde), 1760-1835. person
associatedWith Oliver, William P. (William Pynchon) person
associatedWith Porter, David, 1780-1843. person
associatedWith Rodgers, John, 1773-1838. person
associatedWith Rodgers, John, 1812-1882 person
associatedWith Sawyer, Horace Bucklin, 1797-1860. person
associatedWith Silsbee family. family
associatedWith Thorn, Herman. person
associatedWith Tompkins, Daniel D., 1774-1825. person
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Massachusetts
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Bankers
Cabinet officers
Representatives U.S. Congress--Massachusetts
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Birth 1772-12-27

Death 1851-02-03

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