Papers, 1799-1835.


Papers, 1799-1835.

Collection contains correspondence relating to surveys (1799-1813), letters from McArthur to his wife (1823-1825), and governor's correspondence (1830-1832.) The bulk concerns building the National Road in Ohio.

ca. 1 cubic foot.

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Williams, Micajah Terrell, 1792-1844 (person)

Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1811-1843 (person)

Stevens Thomson Mason was born in Virginia (October 27, 1811) and educated in Kentucky where his father had emigrated in 1812. In 1830, his father, John Mason, was appointed secretary of the Territory of Michigan by President Andrew Jackson. He resigned a year later and left for Texas and Mexico perhaps on a mission for the president. In his place, Jackson named the nineteen year old Stevens Mason to the vacant secretariat, taking his oath of office on July 25, 1831. As secretary Mason was also ...

Ohio Penitentiary (Columbus, Ohio) (corporateBody)

Buckingham, Ebenezer, b. 1829. (person)

Livingston, Edward, 1783-1813. (person)

Ohio. Militia (corporateBody)

Anderson Spenser (fl. 1812) commanded a company of Butler County Ohio riflemen that was called into federal service on the frontier in 1812. From the guide to the Ohio Militia Muster Roll, ., 1812-1817, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) ...

MacCracken, Samuel (person)

Shannon, Wilson, 1802-1877 (person)

Governor of Ohio. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Clairsville, Ohio, to President Pierce, 1853 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663752 ...

Kilgore, Daniel, 1793-1851 (person)

Johnston, John, 1775-1861 (person)

Johnston was born in Ireland. He emigrated to the United States and settled in Philadelphia in 1786. In 1802 he was appointed Indian factor in Fort Wayne, Ind. and apparently took over the position of Indian agent there in 1809. In 1811 he was transferred to Piqua, Ohio, where he was Indian agent for the next 20 years. From the description of Account book, 1802-1811. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 27701151 Dayton, Ohio was a place for concentrating...

McArthur, Duncan, 1772-1839 (person)

Duncan McArthur was born in Dutchess County, New York, and grew up in western Pennsylvania before becoming one of the first settlers of Chillicothe, Ohio. McArthur served in the Ohio militia during the War of 1812 and was later appointed brigadier general in United States Army, was elected twice to the U.S. House of Representatives, and was the eleventh Governor of Ohio (1830-1832). Thomas Worthington was born in Charles Town, Virginia, in 1773 before settling in Ohio and serving two terms as U....

Adams, Seth, 1767-1852. (person)

Mease, James, 1771-1846 (person)

James Mease (Aug. 11, 1771-May 14, 1846), physician, scientific thinker and author, was one of Philadelphia's most prominent citizens and an ardent booster of both the United States and Pennsylvania. His interests were wide-ranging, as were his contacts with notable figures in science, agriculture and natural history in the United States and abroad. Mease was born in Philadelphia into a wealthy and patriotic shipping merchant family; during the Revolutionary War his father, John Mease, served in...

Kirby, M. H. (person)

Ruggles, Benjamin, 1783-1857 (person)

Lawyer, judge, senator from Ohio. From the description of Odes, 1805 July 4. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 16693329 A Federalist, Woods served in the Virginia House of Delegates and was a member of the Virginia Convention of 1788. He briefly served in the Revolutionary War and later was an officer of the Virginia militia, attaining the rank of colonel before resigning in 1816. Woods was president and a director of the North Western Bank of Virginia. ...

Lucas, Robert, 1781-1853 (person)

Governor and public official of Ohio and army officer. From the description of Certification of Robert Lucas, 1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015001 Robert Lucas was born in Virginia and emigrated to Ohio with his parents in 1800. He served with the Ohio militia in the 1803/05 Indian Wars and the War of 1812. An ardent Jacksonian Democrat, Lucas served in the Ohio state senate, presided over the Democratic Party's first national convention, and was elected governor of...