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Rufus King (March 24, 1755 – April 29, 1827) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. He was a delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress and the Philadelphia Convention and was one of the signers of the United States Constitution in 1787. After formation of the new Congress he represented New York in the United States Senate. He emerged as a leading member of the Federalist Party, serving as the party's last presidential nominee in the 1816 presidential election. The son...
William Rufus DeVane King (April 7, 1786 – April 18, 1853) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the 13th vice president of the United States for six weeks in 1853 before his death. Earlier he had been elected as a U.S. representative from North Carolina and a senator from Alabama. He also served as minister to France during the reign of King Louis Philippe I. A Democrat, he was a Unionist and his contemporaries considered him to be a moderate on the issues of sectionalism, slavery ...
U.S. representative from North Carolina, public official of North Carolina and Alabama, governor of Alabama, and U.S. senator from Alabama. From the description of Letters of Israel Pickens, 1812-1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450084 ...
William W. Bibb was a United States representative and senator from Georgia. From the description of William W. Bibb letter, 1812 Apr. 8. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 122520226 William Wyatt Bibb was born in Virginia in 1780. After graduating from William and Mary College, he went on to study medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1801 he received his M.D. degree and moved to Georgia. In Georgia, Bibb became interested in politics. H...
John Williams Walker was born 1783 Aug. 12 to Rev. Jeremiah and Mary Jane Graves Walker in Amelia County, Va. He entered Princeton in 1805 and graduated A.B., 1806. He was plagued with poor health and had hemorrages his entire life. In 1809 he was admitted to the bar in Petersburg, Ga. He purchased land offered for sale by the U.S. government in Madison County, Miss. Territory in 1809. He married Matilda Pope on 1810 Jan. 30 and moved to Madison County in 1810 June. He w...
U.S. senator from Georgia, 1809-1819. From the description of Letter : Washington, [D.C.], to David Brydie Mitchell, Creek Agency, Ga., 1818 Mar. 21. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40357813 United States senator and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Mr. Dickens, 1815 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270579135 ...
Epithet: MD, of Braintree, county Essex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001294.0x00036b Epithet: Botanist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001294.0x000369 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Expert, writer, and book collector on tariffs, textiles, and weights and measures. Dale was both a worker and a superintendent in the woolen and worsted mil...
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]. WorldCat record id: 24111763 John Coffee was a frontier merchant, Indian fighter, land agent, surveyor, and s...
Built and launched at New York Navy Yard; commissioned Nov. 12, 1944; scraped in 1993. Served in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. From the description of USS Bon Homme Richard (CV/CVA-31) photograph collection 1944-1971. (The Mariners' Museum Library). WorldCat record id: 41657866 The federal government decided in 1941 to send Supply Corps personnel to Harvard Business School for training in the business of equipping the Navy. This was effected by a transfer...