James W. Grimes correspondence, 1848-1866.


Grimes, James W. (James Wilson), 1816-1872. James W. Grimes correspondence, 1848-1866.

James W. Grimes correspondence, 1848-1866.

Twenty one letters written by Grimes during his tenure as Iowa governor and U.S. senator, along with a petition.

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Grimes, James W. (James Wilson), 1816-1872

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American lawyer, legislator, governor of Iowa. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burlington, Iowa, to William W. Belknap, 1871 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498820 Grimes was member of the Iowa Territorial Legislature (1838-1839, 1843-1844); governor of Iowa (1854-1858) and U.S. senator from Iowa (1859-1869). He was born and educated in New Hampshire. After school, he began his law practice in Burlington, Iowa, part of the Black Hawk Purchase ter...