Alpheus Felch Papers 1817-1896


Alpheus Felch Papers 1817-1896

Lawyer, Member of Michigan Supreme Court, 1842-1846, Democratic Governor of Michigan, 1846-1847, and holder of numerous other public offices; papers include correspondence and other papers documenting his career in public service.

6 linear ft., 6 outsize volumes, and 1 oversize folder.



SNAC Resource ID: 6389144

Bentley Historical Library

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Delegate from the Michigan Territory to Congress. From the description of Isaac Edwin Crary papers, 1836-1837 and 1915. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418367 ...

Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876 (person)

Harriet Martineau, English novelist, economist, and social reformer. From the guide to the Harriet Martineau manuscript material : 11 items, ca. 1834-1861, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English author and traveler. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, Massachusetts, to Judge Joseph Story, [1836] May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871427 Harriet Martineau, journalis...

Danforth, George, 1800-1851 (person)

Knox, John Jay, 1828-1892 (person)

U.S. Comptroller of the Currency. From the description of First National Bank of Washington receivership letter, 1873. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 767726418 Financier and public official. From the description of Letters of John Jay Knox, 1878-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009963 John Jay Knox has an entry in the Dictionary of American Biography. He was born in Oneida County, New York. He graduated from Hamilton Co...

Dunham, Nelson, 1803-1866 (person)

Mason, Emily (person)

Smith, Henry, 1798-1847 (person)

Felch, Alpheus, 1804-1896 (person)

Resident of Houlton, Maine, later Monroe and Ann Arbor, Michigan; Michigan state supreme court justice, 1842-1845, Democratic governor, 1846-1847, and United States senator, 1847-1853. From the description of Alpheus Felch papers, 1817-1896. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419272 Lawyer, Governor of Michigan, and U. S. Senator from Michigan. Born in Limerick, Me., Sept. 28, 1804; graduated from Bowdoin,1827; studied law, was admitted ...

Kearsley, Jonathan, 1786-1859. (person)

Born in Dauphin Co.,Pa.,Aug.20,1786; grad. at Washington Coll., Pa. 1811; lieutenant in war of 1812; briu. captain, 1813; Garrison Major, 1814; receiver of Land office, Detroit, 1819-50; recorder of Detroit, 1826; Justice of the Peace, 1827; Mayor of Detroit, 1829; Regent of Michigan University, 1836-50; died in Detroit, Aug.31,1859. (from Michigan Biographies. ; Farmer's Detroit, v.2, p.1030.) (blue index cards) From the description of Jonathan Kearsley correspondence, 1826-1827 (De...

Norris, Lyman, 1823-1894. (person)

Alger, R. A. (Russell Alexander), 1836-1907 (person)

Alger (1836-1907) served as U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1902-1907. He was a Republican. (Information from Senators of the U.S.). Scripps served as Michigan Senator from the Third District, 1903-1904. He was born in England in 1835 and came to the U.S. in 1844. Scripps worked as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune in 1857. After settling in Detroit in 1859, he managed the Detroit Tribune until 1863 when he founded the Detroit Evening News. In 1862, Scripps married Harriet J. Messinger. He was acti...

Thurber, Jefferson G., 1807-1857 (person)

Pond, Elihu Bartlit, 1826-1898. (person)

Lamb, Jonathan (person)

Ransom, Epaphroditus, 1797-1859 (person)

Noyes, Horace A., 1810-1877 (person)

Comstock, O. C. (Oliver Cromwell), 1780-1860 (person)

United States. Pension Bureau (corporateBody)

Bureau responsible for sending out war pensions. From the description of Pension and certificate, 1903 Oct. 26. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 24273584 Brady was born in Batavia, N.Y., 14 Feb. 1847. He enlisted 25 July 1862, at Batavia, to serve three years. Mustered in as a drummer, Co. F., 28th Regiment, N.Y.S. Volunteers. Transferred to Co. D, 10th Maine Volunteers, 3 June 1863. The 10th Maine Volunteers consolidated with the 29th Maine in Dec. 1863...

Eldridge, Robert P., d. 1884 (person)

Kawbawgam, Charles, -1902 (person)