William Blount papers, 1783-1823.
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Hawkins, Benjamin, 1754-1816
Benjamin Hawkins (August 15, 1754 – June 6, 1816) was an American planter, statesman and a U.S. Indian agent He was a delegate to the Continental Congress and a United States Senator from North Carolina, having grown up among the planter elite. Appointed by George Washington in 1796 as one of three commissioners to the Creeks, in 1801 President Jefferson named him "principal agent for Indian affairs south of the Ohio [River]", and was principal Indian agent to the Creek Indians. Born on his f...
Blount, William, 1749-1800
William Blount (March 26, 1749 – March 21, 1800) was an American Founding Father, statesman, and land speculator who signed the United States Constitution. He was a member of the North Carolina delegation at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and led the efforts for North Carolina to ratify the Constitution in 1789 at the Fayetteville Convention. He then served as the only governor of the Southwest Territory and played a leading role in helping the territory gain admission to the union as the...
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later reelected to ...
Hart, Thomas, -1808
United States. Southern Indian Dept.
Miller, Pleasant Moorman, 1780-1849
Steele, John, 1764-1815
Army officer, public official, and U.S. representative from North Carolina, 1789-1793. From the description of John Steele correspondence, 1782-1792. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980527 John Steele of Rowan County, N.C., was a merchant; planter; banker; influential Federalist; U.S. representative, 1790-1792; state and federal Indian commissioner; U.S. comptroller of the currency, 1796-1802; major general of the militia; and member of the N.C.-S.C. boundary commission. He...
Blount, Willie, 1768-1835
Tennessee legislator and governor. From the description of Letters, 1809, 1810. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34122352 Governor of Tennessee (1809-1815). From the description of Willie Blount papers, 1779-1800. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 312149318 American lawyer, congressman, and governor of Tennessee. Blount was a delegate to the Tennessee Constitutional Convention. From the description of Land grant, 181...
Hays, Robert (Robert S.)
Sevier, John, 1745-1815
Continental Army officer and governor of Tennessee. From the description of Papers, 1778-1812. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314043 Army officer, U.S. representative from North Carolina and Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. From the description of John Sevier correspondence, 1797-1812. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980429 ...
Pickens, Andrew, 1739-1817
South Carolina Revolutionary War soldier, U.S. commissioner negotiating with the southern Indians, 1785-1802. From the description of Journal, 1802. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 37999358 Mrs. Alice Noble Waring of Hughes, Arkansas, great-great-great granddaughter of General Andrew Pickens, collected photostatic copies of original correspondence, documents, and papers which she used in writing The Fighting Elder: Andrew Pickens, 1739-1817, published in 1962. These ...
Robertson, James, 1742-1814
James Robertson (1742-1814), founder of Nashville, is commonly called the "father of Tennessee." From the description of James Robertson (1742-1814) collection, 1796-1849. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 727025750 ...
Haywood, John, 1762-1826
A founder and first president of the Tennessee Antiquarian Society, the forerunner of the Tennessee Historical Society. From the description of John Haywood papers, 1768-1796. (Tennessee State Library & Archives). WorldCat record id: 27259256 Persons represented in this collection include John Haywood, treasurer of North Carolina, 1787-1827, and member of the board of trustees of the University of North Carolina, 1789-1827; his son, George Washington Haywood (1802-1890),...
Blount, Thomas, 1759-1812
Williamson, Hugh, 1735-1819
Williamson was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and a delegate to the Federal Constitutional Convention from North Carolina. From the description of ALS, 1800 November 29 : New York, to James McHenry, Baltimore. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14198321 Williamson was an American politician, born in Pennsylvania, who moved to North Carolina after completing his education and represented North Carolina in U.S. Constitutional Convention. He wa...
Holland, James, 1754-1823