Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856

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Biographical note: American lawyer and politician; served as U.S. Senator (1818-1829), U.S. Secretary of War (1829-1831), governor of Florida (1834-1836), and U.S. minister to Spain (1836-1840). Alexander Macomb (1782-1841) was commanding general of the U.S. Army from 1828 to 1841.

From the description of Letter to General Macomb, 1829-1829. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 48433475

Tennessee state representative, 1815-1816; Tennessee senator, 1818-1829; U.S. secretary of war, 1829-1831; governor, Territory of Florida, 1834; U.S. minister to Spain, 1836-1840.

From the description of Papers, 1829 July 5. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29761098

Lawyer, United States senator from Tennessee, secretary of war, governor of the Florida territory.

From the description of Letter, 1828 Aug. 31. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49218032

U.S. senator from Tennessee, U.S. secretary of war, governor of Florida (Territory), diplomat, and author.

From the description of John Henry Eaton correspondence, 1821-1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009880

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creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. Papers, 1829-1830. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn McLean, John, 1785-1861. John McLean papers, 1817-1861 (bulk 1829-1860). Library of Congress
referencedIn Green, Duff, 1791-1875. Duff Green papers, 1716-1883 (bulk 1827-1845). Library of Congress
referencedIn Yandell family. Yandell family papers, 1823-1877. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. Letter, 1828 Aug. 31. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn John McLean Papers, 1817-1861, (bulk 1829-1860) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Greenway, Edward M. Edward M. Greenway collection 1737-1876. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Chandler, Daniel Thomas, 1820-1877. Documents, 1856-1858. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Grundy, Felix, 1777-1840. Felix Grundy papers, 1807-1889 (bulk 1824-1840) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. Papers, 1829 July 5. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn McCall, James, 1774-1856. Papers, 1830. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Nelson N. Clark, n.p., 1829 May 12. Texas Christian University
referencedIn John Macpherson Berrien Papers, 1789-1942. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Lee, Charles Carter, 1798-1871. Papers of Charles Carter Lee and the Lee family [manuscript], 1768-1931 (bulk 1780-1871). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Overton, John, 1766-1833. John Overton papers, 1790-1840 [microfilm manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Duff Green Papers, 1716-1883, (bulk 1827-1845) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Douglass, David Bates, 1790-1849. Papers, 1814-1847. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf United States. War Dept. Letters sent by the Secretary of War relating to military affairs, 1808-1830 [microform]. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. John Henry Eaton correspondence, 1821-1840. Library of Congress
referencedIn Hamtramck, John Francis, 1798-1858. Papers, 1757-1862. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. Handwritten poem by John Henry Eaton, May 1834. Florida State University
referencedIn Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. ALS, 1823 Nov. 16, Kingston, Tenn., to Rachel Jackson. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Polk family. Polk family papers in the Library of Congress, 1767-1859 [microfilm manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Florida. Governor. Territorial Governors correspondence, 1820-1845. Florida State Archive
referencedIn Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892. Recollections of the Hermitage in 1828 [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874 (bulk 1785-1845). Library of Congress
referencedIn Gardiner, James B., 1789-1837. Papers of James B. Gardiner, 1830. Library of Congress
referencedIn Barnard, Isaac Dutton, 1791-1834. Isaac Dutton Barnard papers, 1812-1831. Library of Congress
referencedIn Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863. Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan) 1787-1863 5 January 1820 letter. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Machen, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry), 1790-1863. Family papers, 1802-1938. Library of Congress
referencedIn Eaton, Peggy, 1799?-1879. Autobiographical sketch of Peggy Eaton, 1873. Library of Congress
referencedIn Branch family. Branch family papers, 1788-1919 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866,. Papers of the Hutton family, 1762-1887. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Andrew Jackson Papers, 1775-1860, (bulk 1785-1845) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Donelson, Andrew Jackson, 1799-1871. Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943 (bulk 1813-1869). Library of Congress
creatorOf United States. War Dept. Invalid pension of Platt Williams, 1831 June 15. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Polk family papers, 1767-1859. Library of Congress
creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. Letter to General Macomb, 1829-1829. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. Letters, 1831-1853. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. Letter, 1829 May 19, Washington, D.C. [to] Rev. F.W. Hatch. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. Note, 1842. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. Correspondence to Richard Penn Smith, undated. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Morfit, Henry Mason, d. 1868. Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858 (bulk 1844-1855). Library of Congress
creatorOf Riley, Bennett, 1787-1853. Bennett Riley papers, 1818-1888. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Andrew Jackson Donelson Papers, 1779-1943, (bulk 1813-1869) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Machen, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry), 1790-1863. Lewis H. Machen family papers, 1802-1938 (bulk 1830-1879). Library of Congress
creatorOf Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866,. Papers of the Hutton family, 1762-1887. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Giddings, Joshua Reed, 1795-1864. Autograph letter signed : Jefferson, to [John H.] Eaton, 1829 Sept. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Randolph, Philip Grymes, 1801-1836. Letter, 1833 Feb. 19. Historical Society of Washington, Dc
creatorOf Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Nelson N. Clark, 1829 May 12. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Field, W. Letter to F. P. Blair /by W Field, 1837 Apr 7. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Lewis H. Machen Family Papers, 1802-1938, (bulk 1830-1879) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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correspondedWith Barnard, Isaac Dutton, 1791-1834. person
associatedWith Barry, William T. (William Taylor), 1784-1835. person
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associatedWith Butler-Gunsaulus Collection (University of Chicago. Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Chandler, Daniel Thomas, 1820-1877. person
associatedWith Clark, Nelson N., fl. 1829. person
associatedWith Clay, Henry, 1777-1852. person
associatedWith Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Donelson, Andrew Jackson, 1799-1871. person
associatedWith Douglass, David Bates, 1790-1849. person
associatedWith Eaton, Peggy, 1799?-1879. person
associatedWith Field, W. person
associatedWith Florida. Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892. person
associatedWith Gardiner, James B., 1789-1837. person
associatedWith Giddings, Joshua Reed, 1795-1864. person
correspondedWith Green, Duff, 1791-1875. person
associatedWith Greenway, Edward M. person
associatedWith Grundy, Felix, 1777-1840. person
associatedWith Hamtramck, John Francis, 1798-1858. person
associatedWith Hatch, F. W., fl. 1829. person
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. person
associatedWith Lee, Charles Carter, 1798-1871 person
associatedWith Machen, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry), 1790-1863. person
associatedWith Macomb, Alexander, 1782-1841. person
associatedWith McCall, James, 1774-1856. person
correspondedWith McLean, John, 1785-1861. person
correspondedWith Morfit, Henry Mason, d. 1868. person
associatedWith Overton, John, 1766-1833. person
associatedWith Polk family. family
associatedWith Randolph, Philip Grymes, 1801-1836. person
associatedWith Riley, Bennett, 1787-1853. person
associatedWith Rowan, John, 1773-1843. person
associatedWith Smith, Richard, person
associatedWith United States. Army. Infantry. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Military Academy corporateBody
correspondedWith United States. War Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Yandell family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Fort Leavenworth (Kan.)
United States
Kentucky
Florida
Fort Monroe (Va.)
Santa Fe National Historic Trail
Fort Towson (Okla.)
Tennessee
United States
Jefferson Barracks (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Subject
Presidents--Election--1828
Trade routes--History
Occupation
Governors--Florida
Senators, U.S. Congress--Tennessee
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Cabinet officers
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Birth 1790-06-18

Death 1856-11-17

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