Andrew Jackson Papers 1775-1860 (bulk 1785-1845)

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Andrew Jackson Papers, 1775-1860, (bulk 1785-1845)

Andrew Jackson Papers 1775-1860 (bulk 1785-1845)

United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.

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Lee, Henry, 1756-1818

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Henry Lee III (b. January 29, 1756, Dumfries, VA–d. March 25, 1818, Cumberland Island, GA) was an early American Patriot and politician who served as the ninth Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. Lee's service during the American Revolution as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army earned him the nickname by which he is best known, "Light-Horse Harry". Lee was the father of Civil War-era Confederate general Robert E. Lee....

Sevier, John, 1745-1815

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Continental Army officer and governor of Tennessee. From the description of Papers, 1778-1812. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314043 Army officer, U.S. representative from North Carolina and Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. From the description of John Sevier correspondence, 1797-1812. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980429 ...

Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869

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Editor of the Extra Globe, Washington, D.C. From the description of Letters, 1840-1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36437687 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to John Mills, United States Attorney in Boston, 1840 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491445 American politican. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Frankfort, to W. W. Worsley, bookseller in Lex...

Hayne, Robert Young, 1791-1839

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American statesman; governor of S.C. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, to M. Carey, 1816 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270466688 From the description of Autograph letter in third person, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269606184 Charleston and St. Paul Parish, S.C. attorney, South Carolina state legislator and governor, and U.S. senator. From the description of Letter : to M. Kelly, 1825 Sept. 1. (The South C...

Eaton, Peggy, 1799?-1879

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Full name: Margaret L. O'Neale Timberlake Eaton. From the description of Autobiographical sketch of Peggy Eaton, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71010033 ...

Call, R. K. (Richard Keith), 1791-1862

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Territorial governor of Florida. From the description of Papers, 1801-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70958756 The third and fifth territorial governor of Florida, Richard Keith Call came to Florida in 1814 as a soldier with General Andrew Jackson. Serving as personal aide to Jackson, Call helped set up Florida's territorial government at Pensacola in 1821. The next year, he started a law practice there. Successively, he was a member of the Legislative Council, delegate...

Donelson, Andrew Jackson, 1799-1871

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Andrew Jackson Donelson was nephew, ward, and personal secretary to President Andrew Jackson throughout his administration. President John Tyler (1841-1845) appointed him chargé d'affaires of the United States to the Republic of Texas and he was U.S. Minister to Prussia from 1846 to 1849. Donelson was nominated as the vice-presidential candidate of former President Millard Fillmore on the American Party ticket in 1856, but they garnered only 8 electoral votes. From the description o...

Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849

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James K. Polk was president of the United States from 1845 to 1849. Biographical Note 1795, Nov. 2 Born, Mecklenburg County, N.C. 1806 Family moved to what is now Maury County, Tenn. 1818 Graduated, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, ...

Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869

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Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) was the 14th President of the United States (1853-1857). Prior to his presidency he served in both the House of Representatives (1833-1837) and the Senate (1837-1842) as a legislator from New Hampshire. Although a Northerner, he sympathized with the Southern cause during the American Civil War and was good friends with Jefferson Davis....

Bank of the United States (1816-1836)

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In 1816, the Bank of the United States was rechartered, the first charter having expired in 1811, in an attempt to stabilize the national currency. Within the first three years, the bank was nearly ruined due to mismanagement. Langdon Cheves was elected president of its board of directors in 1819 and restored the bank's credit. In 1822, he resigned the post and was succeeded by Nicholas Biddle. The national charter for the bank expired in 1836, but Biddle kept the bank in operation until 1841, u...

Woodbury, Levi, 1789-1851

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Lawyer, governor of New Hampshire, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of the Navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Letters, 1813-1851. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963939 U.S. senator from and governor of New Hampshire, U.S. secretary of the navy, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and Supreme Court justice, and lawyer. From the description of Levi Woodbury family papers, 1638-191...

Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876

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Francis P. Blair, 1791-1876, was an influential Kentucky politician, and later, a Washington, D.C. newspaper editor. In 1814, Blair held the position of Franklin County Circuit Court Clerk, and in the 1820's was appointed Clerk of the New Court of Appeals. When the New Court collapsed, Blair became a writer for Amos Kendall's Argus of the Western America. Many pieces were printed in this publication supporting the election of Andrew Jackson over Henry Clay. From the description of Fr...

Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864

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Roger Taney was Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1853. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191048726 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to J. Kennedy Furlong, 1855 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574484 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baltimore, to M. St. Clair Clarke, 1842 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Grundy, Felix, 1777-1840

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Lawyer, judge, U.S. senator, 1829-1833 and 1839-1840, and U.S. attorney general, 1838-1839, from Nashville, Tenn. From the description of Felix Grundy papers, 1807-1889 (bulk 1824-1840) [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24864404 Lawyer, Kentucky jurist, United States congressman and senator from Tennessee, and U.S. attorney general. From the description of Letter, 1826 Nov. 21. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 492528...

Rives, John C. (John Cook), 1795-1864

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American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to R. Smith, 1834 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655239 Newspaper publisher, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1834-1877. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20121606 ...

Gaines, Edmund Pendleton, 1777-1849

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Soldier, U.S. Army; served in War of 1812, Black Hawk War, Florida War and Mexican War; commanded Western Department and later Eastern Department; at odds with War Department over frontier defense during most of his career. From the description of Letter : Sand Hills near Augusta, Ga., 1825 Sept. 30. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 31023735 U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1815-1857. (Duke University Library). WorldCa...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Randolph, John, 1773-1833

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Randolph served in the U.S. House of Representatives (1799-1813, 1815-1817, 1819-1825, 1827-1829), the U.S. Senate (1825-1827), the Virginia Constitutional Convention (1829-1830), and as Minister to Russia (1830-1831). From the description of Letter of introduction, 10 July 1813. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235133950 U. S. Congressman from Virginia. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Liverpool, England, to Jacob Harvey, Cork Irela...

Dallas, Alexander James, 1759-1817

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Lawyer; U.S. district attorney for eastern Pennsylvania, 1801-1814; secretary of the Treasury, 1814-1816. From the description of AL (draft), [ca. 1811 Aug.], Philadelphia, to [Caesar Augustus Rodney?]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524906 From the description of AL, [ca. 1809 Nov.], Philadelphia, to Albert Gallatin. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585765 U.S. secretary of the treasury, lawyer, and author. ...

Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860

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Author and naval officer. A close friend of Washington Irving, Paulding collaborated with him to produce the satirical periodical, Salmagundi. He also wrote poetry, fiction, and a popular biography of George Washington. President Martin Van Buren appointed Paulding Secretary of the Navy in 1839, in which post he served until 1841. From the description of [Letter] 1839 May 7, Navy Department [Washington, D.C., to] Gilbert Davis, New York. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record...

Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850

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South Carolina statesman. From the description of Letters, 1783-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31977848 From the description of Papers, 1765-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 17363885 Vice-President of United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Washington, D.C.], to B.S. Thomas, 1841 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134323 From the description of Autograph letter signed : ...

Coffee, John, 1772-1833

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Army officer and surveyor-general of Alabama. Coffee (Coffey) family. From the description of John Coffee family papers, 1781-circa 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453531 Frontier merchant, Indian fighter, land agent, surveyor, and speculator of Tennessee and Alabama. From the description of John Coffee order books, 1812-1815 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24111763 John Coffee was a frontier merchant, Indian fighter, l...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later ree...

Lewis, William Berkeley, 1784-1866

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Planter and public official. From the description of Letters of William Berkeley Lewis, 1827-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014938 A friend of Andrew Jackson, William B. Lewis became a member of Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet" during his presidency. Lewis was also second auditor of the treasury. From the description of ALS, 1834 October 11 : Washington [D.C.], to Mr. Brady. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 53018331 ...

Blount, Willie, 1768-1835

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Tennessee legislator and governor. From the description of Letters, 1809, 1810. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34122352 Governor of Tennessee (1809-1815). From the description of Willie Blount papers, 1779-1800. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 312149318 American lawyer, congressman, and governor of Tennessee. Blount was a delegate to the Tennessee Constitutional Convention. From the description of Land grant, 181...

Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole), 1775-1817.

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William C. C. Claiborne practiced law in Tennessee and became judge of the Superior Court of Tennessee in 1796. He became governor of the Territory of Mississippi in 1801 and was appointed to receive Louisiana from France in 1803. He served as governor of the Territory of Orleans, 1803-1812, and as governor of the State of Louisiana, 1812-1816. From the description of William C.C. Claiborne letter book, 1804-1811 (bulk 1804-1805). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86142655 Gove...

Forsyth, John, 1780-1841

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John Forsyth (1780-1841) was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on October 22. He graduated from Princeton in 1799 and was admitted to the bar in 1802. In 1808, Forsyth became the Attorney-General of Georgia. He was elected governor of Georgia in 1828. He married Clara Meigs, daughter of Josiah Meigs, who was the first president of Franklin College (later named the University of Georgia). Forsyth died on October 21, 1841. From the description of John Forsyth papers, 1811-1841. (Georgi...

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; Tennes...