Miscellaneous items, 1836-1843.


Miscellaneous items, 1836-1843.

Three items of Jones, a frontier Wisconsin businessman and political leader. A photostat of an 1836 letter to President Andrew Jackson asks that new officers of Wisconsin Territory be named from residents of the territory. A poetical note to Miss Mary Tutt dates 1837. An 1843 letter received by Jones from his sister Maria in London, England, contains comments on conditions in England, on Charles Augustus Murray's advertisements for the sale of his Grant County, Wis., property, and on family affairs.

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Murray, Charles Augustus, Sir, 1806-1895

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Jones, George Wallace, 1804-1896

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George Wallace Jones (1804-1896), born in Vincennes, Indiana, was a prominent jurist and politician in the upper mid-west region of the United States. He graduated from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky in 1825. After being admitted to the bar, Jones moved to Michigan Territory where he worked as a miner and storekeeper; served in the Black Hawk War; and was a judge of the county court. He served as congressman from Michigan (1835-1837) and as one of the state of Iowa's first U. S. ...