Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871

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Frankfort, Kentucky lawyer, veteran of the War of 1812, Secretary of State of Kentucky and Minister to Russia, appointed by President Tyler. Rev. D.P. Henderson was from Kentucky, but had lived and served as a judge, in Illinois and knew Lincoln.

From the description of Letters, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55941346

Charles Stewart Todd was born near Danville, Ky. He was a graduate of the College of William and Mary. He studied law under his father in Washington, D.C. and at Litchfield, Conn. Todd served as diplomatic agent to Colombia and as minister to Russia.

From the description of Record of Charles Stewart Todd's Early Life, 1791-1823. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 25197547

Lawyer, soldier, and diplomat.

From the description of Charles Stewart Todd : miscellaneous papers, 1839-1867. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324870

From the description of Charles Stewart Todd : papers, 1808-1871. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324871

Lawyer, diplomat, and army officer.

From the description of Charles Stewart Todd correspondence, 1851 August 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980631

Kentucky lawyer, soldier, and diplomat.

Admitted to the bar in 1811, Todd enlisted in the army at the outbreak of the War of 1812 and served as a quartermaster, on Gen. Harrison's staff, and as inspector general, rising to the rank of colonel. After the war he married the daughter of Isaac Shelby, practised law, and served in several diplomatic posts including agent to Colombia and minister to Russia

From the description of Letter : Chillicothe, [Mo.], to Gov. [Isaac] Shelby, 1815 Mar. 2. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40450541

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creatorOf Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871. Letter : Chillicothe, [Mo.], to Gov. [Isaac] Shelby, 1815 Mar. 2. Newberry Library
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Joseph Story papers. 1794-1851. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Story, Joseph, 1779-1845. Papers, 1794-1851 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Papers, 1796-1845 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Jacobs, John Williams, Collector. Isaac Shelby : papers, 1792-1893. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Underwood, Joseph R. (Joseph Rogers), 1791-1876. Joseph R. Underwood : miscellaneous papers, 1813-1867. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1816 : Madison). Executive journals, 1816. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
referencedIn Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826. Shelby family papers, 1735-1863. Library of Congress
referencedIn Drake, Benjamin, 1794-1841. Letter to John H. James [manuscript], 1840 April 7. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Grigsby family. Grigsby family : papers, 1818-1884. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Beall-Booth family. Beall-Booth family papers, 1778-1956. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Todd family. Todd family : papers, 1786-1967. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848. Letters, 1823-1833. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1842 Dec. 6. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn O'Fallon, John, 1791-1865. John O'Fallon : papers, 1809-1850. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Todd, Charles S., 1791-1871. Vindication of William H. Harrison, 1854. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Causten, James H., 1788-1874,. Dolley Madison papers [manuscript], 1804-1849, undated. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Butler, Mann, 1784-1852. Letter, 1834 Feb. 9. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Shannon, James, d. 1832. James Shannon papers, 1804-1833. University of Kentucky Libraries
creatorOf Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871. Charles Stewart Todd correspondence, 1851 August 29. Library of Congress
referencedIn Kentucky. Governor (1816 : Madison). Military returns, 1816. Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives, Kentucky State Archives
creatorOf Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871. Letters, 1861. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871. Autograph letter signed : St. Petersburg, to Henry Wheaton, 1844 Apr. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: Kentucky papers, 1768-1892. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Anderson-Brooke family : papers, 1793-1983. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871. Charles Stewart Todd : papers, 1808-1871. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871. Charles Stewart Todd : miscellaneous papers, 1839-1867. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Todd, Charles Henry, 1838-1915. Charles Henry Todd : papers, 1848-1917. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Brown, Orlando, 1801-1867. Orlando Brown : papers, 1780-1898. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Todd, Charles Stewart, 1791-1871. Record of Charles Stewart Todd's Early Life, 1791-1823. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891. Letters from Lyman C. Draper to Benson J. Lossing, 1855-1864. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841. Draper manuscripts: William Henry Harrison papers, 1811-1833. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866. Papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Shelby Family Papers, 1738-1916, (bulk 1757-1829) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Clay, Henry, 1777-1852. Henry Clay : miscellaneous papers, 1799-1855. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866. Papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: frontier wars papers, 1754-1885. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
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associatedWith College of William and Mary. corporateBody
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associatedWith Kruzenshtern, Ivan Fedorovich, 1770-1846. person
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associatedWith Todd, Charles Henry, 1848-1915. person
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associatedWith Todd, Thomas, 1765-1826. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Russia
Kentucky
Jackson Purchase (Ky.)
Virginia--Williamsburg
Missouri--Chillicothe
United States
Northwest, Old
Lake States
United States
Kentucky
Subject
Universities and colleges
Diplomatic and consular service, American
Military service, Voluntary--History--19th century--Sources
Patronage, Political
Manuscripts, American
Indians of North America--Wars--History--19th century--Sources
Occupation
Lawyers
Army officers
Diplomats
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Birth 1791-01-22

Death 1871-05-17

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