Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881

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Jurist, U.S. representative from Maine, and U.S. attorney general.

From the description of Nathan Clifford signature, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453765

Jurist, U.S. representative, and U.S. Attorney General, of Portland, Me.

From the description of Papers, 1831-1881. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71014279

American lawyer, judge, and politician, attorney general of Maine from 1834-1838, U.S. attorney general from 1846-1849, and U.S. Supreme Court justice from 1858-1881.

From the description of Letter : to the editor of the Belfast Intelligence, 1837 Aug. 14. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937097

Nathan's career included terms as Attorney General for Maine (1834-1838), member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1839-1843), U.S. Attorney General (1846-1848), and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1858-1881).

From the description of Letter, 1875. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342902

Lawyer, state legislator, U.S. representative (1839-1843), attorney general of the U.S. (1846-1848), diplomat, and judge of U.S. Supreme Court (1858-1881), of Newfield, Portland, and Cornish, Me.; b. in New Hampshire.

From the description of Nathan Clifford scrapbook, ca. 1869-1882. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70977154

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn General Records of the Department of Justice. 1790 - 2002. Photographs of Attorneys General
creatorOf Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881. Nathan Clifford scrapbook, ca. 1869-1882. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881. Papers, 1843. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Fairfield, John, 1797-1847. John Fairfield correspondence, 1828-1876 (bulk 1835-1847). Library of Congress
referencedIn Smith, Francis O. J. (Francis Ormond Jonathan), 1806-1876. Papers, 1818-1876. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Carl Brent Swisher Collection of Research Material Relating to Roger Brook Taney, 1836-1962 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Pierce, George Washington. Correspondence of George Washington Pierce and his brother Josiah Pierce, 1829-1836. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Huntington Library. William Jones Rhees Collection.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers.
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
Nathan Clifford letters, 1831-1834 Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Rosenthal, Max, 1833-1918. Descriptions and portraits of American government officials, circa 1891-1893. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Nathan Clifford Elementary School (Portland, Me.). Nathan Clifford School collection, 1909-1998. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Waite, Morrison R. (Morrison Remick), 1816-1888. Morrison R. Waite papers, 1818-1933 (bulk 1874-1888). Library of Congress
creatorOf Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881. Letter : Washington, D.C., to [Ulysses S. Grant], Washington, D.C., 1875 Jan. 14. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Burke, Edmund, 1809-1882. Edmund Burke papers, 1821-1881. Library of Congress
creatorOf Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881. Nathan Clifford signature, undated. Library of Congress
referencedIn Swisher, Carl Brent, 1897-1968. The Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, 1836-1962. Library of Congress
creatorOf Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881. Letter, 1875. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Smith, Francis O. J. (Francis Ormond Jonathan), 1806-1876. Correspondence, 1829-1866. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Morrison R. Waite Papers, 1818-1933, (bulk 1874-1888) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881. Papers, 1831-1881. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Morrison Remick Waite Papers.
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Buchanan, James, 1791-1868. Replies to dinner invitation from President Buchanan, 1858, Dec. 9-13, Washington, D.C. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn John Fairfield Correspondence, 1828-1876, (bulk 1835-1847) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Clifford, Nathan, 1803-1881. Letter : to the editor of the Belfast Intelligence, 1837 Aug. 14. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Pierce, George W. (George Washington). Correspondence, 1832-1834. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Hatch, Albert Ruyter, 1817-1882. Papers, 1841-1893. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
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correspondedWith Anderson, Hugh Johnston, 1801-1881 person
correspondedWith Appleton, John, 1804-1891 person
correspondedWith Bradbury, James Ware, 1802-1901 person
associatedWith Buchanan, James, 1791-1868. person
correspondedWith Burke, Edmund, 1809-1882. person
associatedWith Clifford family. family
correspondedWith Clifford, William Henry, 1839-1901 person
correspondedWith Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882 person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
correspondedWith Fairfield, John, 1797-1847. person
associatedWith Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 person
correspondedWith Hatch, Albert Ruyter, 1817-1882. person
associatedWith Hayes, Lucy Webb, 1831-1889. person
associatedWith Hayes, Rutherford Birchard, 1822-1893. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
correspondedWith Lowell, John, 1824-1897 person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Monroe, James, 1758-1831. person
associatedWith Nathan Clifford Elementary School (Portland, Me.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Nelson, Samuel, 1792-1873 person
correspondedWith Pierce, George Washington. person
correspondedWith Pierce, George W. (George Washington) person
correspondedWith Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 person
correspondedWith Smith, Francis O. J. (Francis Ormond Jonathan), 1806-1876. person
associatedWith Swisher, Carl Brent, 1897-1968. person
correspondedWith Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864 person
associatedWith United States. Attorney-General. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Supreme Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Usher, R. G. person
correspondedWith Waite, Morrison R. (Morrison Remick), 1816-1888. person
correspondedWith Waite, M. R. person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith White House (Washington, D.C.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Portland (Me.)
Washington (D.C.)
Maine--Windham
Maine
New Hampshire NH US
Massachusetts--Boston
York County ME US
Parsonsfield (Me.)
Subject
Practice of law
Journalism--Political aspects
Press and politics
Music festivals
Lectures and lecturing
Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
Newspapers
Smithsonian Board Of Regents
Smithsonian Publications
Occupation
Cabinet officers
Legislators--United States
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Maine
Legislators--Maine
Jurists
Lawyers--Maine--Portland
Judges--United States
Function

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Birth 1803-08-18

Death 1881-07-25

English

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