Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878

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Lawyer.

From the description of Letters of James A. Hamilton, 1817-1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450738

Son of Alexander Hamilton. Although he always held to his father's beliefs in matters of fiscal policy, in his earlier years James Hamilton was an active member of the Democratic Party. In late 1827 he was sent as a delegate of the Tammany Society to the celebration of the anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans. He travelled to Andrew Jackson's home near Nashville and stayed there a few days before going on with him to New Orleans. During this trip he gained Jackson's confidence and began the discussions that resulted in Jackson's nomination and election to the presidency. Hamilton served as a member of Jackson's Appointing Council and then as a U.S. district attorney.

From the description of ALS, 1828 Jan. 1, to Gulian C. Verplanck. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122625956

James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), the son of Alexander Hamilton, was an American lawyer and politician. He served as United States District Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

From the guide to the James A. Hamilton papers, ca. 1740-1870, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Federal government official.

From the description of James A. Hamilton suggestions, 1862. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 774136017

American lawyer.

From the description of Autograph letters (3) signed : New York, to Hon. Virgil Maxey, Treas. Dept. Washington, 1830 June 9-1834 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506549

Son of Alexander Hamilton and U.S. district attorney for New York state.

From the description of Letter : New York, to Samuel Swartwout, 1831 Oct. 6. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28328164

James Alexander Hamilton (1788-1878), the son of Alexander Hamilton, was an American lawyer and politician.

He served as United States District Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

From the description of James A. Hamilton papers, ca. 1740-1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122485364

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creatorOf Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878. Papers, ca. 1740-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Hamilton family. Papers, 1768-1906, 1843-1848 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878. James A. Hamilton papers, ca. 1740-1870. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878. Autograph letters (3) signed : New York, to Hon. Virgil Maxey, Treas. Dept. Washington, 1830 June 9-1834 Apr. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn George Washington papers, 1694-1932 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf 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 Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
creatorOf King, John Alsop, 1788-1867. John Alsop King papers, 1834-1866. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866. Papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878. Letters of James A. Hamilton, 1817-1829. Library of Congress
referencedIn Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867. Papers, 1768-1866 Houghton Library
creatorOf Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866. Papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Sage, Gardner A. [Map of the area later bounded by 13th and 17th Streets, 3rd Avenue and Broadway, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)]. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Stevens, John Austin, 1795-1874. Papers, 1811-1885. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
creatorOf Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878. Letter : New York, to Samuel Swartwout, 1831 Oct. 6. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Doughty, Edwd. (Edward), surveyor. Map showing the property affected by opening Fourth Avenue from Broadway to Twenty-eighth St. / Edwd. Doughty. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878. James A. Hamilton suggestions, 1862. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Hamilton, Alexander, 1816-1889. Letter, 1833 May 23, West Point [to] James Hamilton. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
referencedIn Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869. Papers of Robert J. Walker, 1815-1936. Library of Congress
referencedIn Hamilton-Schuyler family papers, 1820-1924, 1820-1877 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Lockman, DeWitt McClellan, 1870-1957,. [Map of the area later bounded by 24th and 28th Streets, Lexington and 6th Avenues, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)]. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Hamilton, James A. (James Alexander), 1788-1878. ALS, 1828 Jan. 1, to Gulian C. Verplanck. Rosenbach Museum & Library
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associatedWith Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848. person
associatedWith Binney, Horace, 1780-1875. person
associatedWith Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866. person
associatedWith Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873. person
associatedWith Doughty, Edwd. (Edward), surveyor. person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. person
associatedWith Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893. person
associatedWith Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. person
associatedWith Hamilton, Alexander, 1816-1889. person
childOf Hamilton, Elizabeth Schuyler, 1757-1854 person
associatedWith Hamilton family family
associatedWith Hamilton family. family
associatedWith Hunt, Washington, 1811-1867. person
associatedWith Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. person
associatedWith Jackson, Rachel, 1767-1828. person
associatedWith King, Charles, 1789-1867 person
associatedWith King, John Alsop, 1788-1867. person
associatedWith Lee, Charles Carter, 1798-1871 person
associatedWith Loring, Charles G. (Charles Greely), 1794-1867 person
associatedWith Marshall, John, 1755-1835 person
associatedWith Maxey, Virgil, person
associatedWith Polani, Constant person
associatedWith Polani, Constant. person
associatedWith Republican Party (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rivers, W. C person
associatedWith Rivers, W. C. person
associatedWith Sage, Gardner A. person
associatedWith Schuyler family family
associatedWith Smith, J. Jay (John Jay), 1798-1881 person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Stevens, John Austin, 1795-1874. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Swartwout, Samuel, 1783-1856. person
associatedWith Trinity Church (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. District Attorney (New York : Southern District) corporateBody
associatedWith Van Buren, Martin, 1782-1862. person
associatedWith Verplanck, Gulian C. (Gulian Crommelin), 1786-1870, person
associatedWith Walker, Robert J. (Robert John), 1801-1869. person
associatedWith Washington, Bushrod, 1762-1829 person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
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United States
United States
New York (State)
Pennsylvania
New York (N.Y.)
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Real property--New York (State)
New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815
Real property--Pennsylvania
District courts
District courts--New York (State)
Real property--New York (State)--New York
Debts, Public
Real property
Occupation
Lawyers
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Birth 1788-04-14

Death 1878-09-24

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