Fendall, Philip Ricard, 1794-1868Alternative names
Attorney, of Alexandria (formerly Alexandria Co., now Arlington Co.), Va., and Washington, D.C.
From the description of Papers, 1658-1962. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19646999
From the description of Letters, 1779-1916. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421935
Washington, D.C., District Attorney, 1841-1845, 1849-1853.
From the description of Correspondence of Philip R. Fendall [manuscript], 1813-1841, bulk 1813-1817. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823239
Washington lawyer, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia.
From the description of Letter : Washington, to Henry Clay, 1849 March 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22343671
From the description of Letter : Washington, to Daniel Webster, 1841, July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 22343659
Philip Ricard Fendall (1794-1868) was born in Alexandria, Va. He graduated from Princeton in 1815, received an A.M. degree there in 1818, and was admitted to the bar in 1820. In 1830, he became part owner and editor of the National Journal, which replaced the National Intelligencer as the semi-official publication for the administration of John Quincy Adams. Fendall later became District Attorney for Washington, D.C. from 1841 to 1845 and from 1849 to 1853. His published works include: An Argument on the Powers, Duties and Conduct of the Hon. John C. Calhoun...(Washington, 1827); A Discourse on the Good and Evil of Political Parties ...(Washington, 1857); Catalogue of the...Library of the Late Philip R. Kendall (Washington, 1869); and others.
From the description of Papers, 1819-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207133248
Lawyer, editor, and public official.
From the description of Letter, 1849. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70941999
From the description of Philip Ricard Fendall papers, 1799-1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979884
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