Richard Wallach family papers, 1800-1868.

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Wallach, Richard, 1816-1881. Richard Wallach family papers, 1800-1868.

Richard Wallach family papers, 1800-1868.

Chiefly correspondence of Wallach and other members of his family relating to national and local politics. Correspondents include John Quincy Adams, David Sherman Boardman, Luther Bradish, Orville Hickman Browning, James A. Buchanan, Thomas Corwin, William J. Duane, Millard Fillmore, John Forsyth, John Frothingham, Washington Irving, Ezekiel King, Henry Lee, Meriwether Lewis, Abraham Lincoln, James K. Polk, William Rawle, Caleb Smith, George W. Smith, William Swetland, Roger Brooke Taney, Arthur Tappan, Tobias Watkins, and Nathan Williams.

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Smith, George W. (George Washington), 1800-1876

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Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864

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Smith, Caleb, 1786-1870

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Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809

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Frothingham, John, 1750-1826

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Browning, Orville Hickman, 1806-1881

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From Quincy, Illinois served as state senator, 1836-1841 and state representative, 1842-1843, delegate to the anti-Nebraska convention in Bloomington, Ill. in 1856 and to the Republican National Convention in 1860, appointed to the U.S. Senate to fill Stephen A. Douglas' seat when he died, and appointed Secretary of the Interior by President Johnson. Formed a law firm in Washington, D.C. in 1863 and practice there until 1866. Returned to Quincy, Ill. in 1869 to practice there. From t...

Forsyth, John, 1780-1841

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John Forsyth (1780-1841) was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, on October 22. He graduated from Princeton in 1799 and was admitted to the bar in 1802. In 1808, Forsyth became the Attorney-General of Georgia. He was elected governor of Georgia in 1828. He married Clara Meigs, daughter of Josiah Meigs, who was the first president of Franklin College (later named the University of Georgia). Forsyth died on October 21, 1841. From the description of John Forsyth papers, 1811-1841. (Georgi...

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874

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Boardman, David Sherman, 1768-1864

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Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Lee, Henry, 1756-1818

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Henry Lee III (b. January 29, 1756, Dumfries, VA–d. March 25, 1818, Cumberland Island, GA) was an early American Patriot and politician who served as the ninth Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. Lee's service during the American Revolution as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army earned him the nickname by which he is best known, "Light-Horse Harry". Lee was the father of Civil War-era Confederate general Robert E. Lee....

Wallach, Richard, 1816-1881

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Lawyer, and mayor of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1802-1902. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273488 Lawyer, Whig Party member, and mayor of Washington, D.C. From the description of Richard Wallach family papers, 1800-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981496 ...

Bradish, Luther, 1783-1863

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Corwin, Thomas, 1794-1865

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Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865

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Duane, son of William Duane (1760-1835), worked at the Aurora general advertiser in Philadelphia, practiced law (from 1815) and later served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury (1833). He was removed from office for refusing to withdraw government deposits from United States Bank before a meeting of Congress. -- Thomas Elder was a prominent lawyer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Elder esq., 7 September 1831. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat r...

Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Williams, Nathan, 1773-1835

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Rawle, William, 1788-1858

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Swetland, William, 1782-1864

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Lawyer of Granville and Plattsburgh, N.Y. Swetland was an alumnus of Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt. From the description of Papers, 1784-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122535521 ...

Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849

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Buchanan, James, 1791-1868

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x000128 James Buchanan, Jr. (1791-1868) was the 15th President of the United States, serving from 1857–1861. Prior to his presidency, Buchanan represented Pennsylvania in the House of Representatives and later the Senate, and served as Secretary of State under President James K. Polk (1845-1849). Source : About the White Hous...

Tappan, Arthur, 1786-1865

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Arthur Tappan (1786-1865) was an American abolitionist. He was the brother of Ohio Senator Benjamin Tappan and abolitionist Lewis Tappan. From the guide to the Arthur Tappan Letter, 1842, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Watkins, Tobias, 1780-1855

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Physician, writer, editor, government official, and educator, of Washington, D.C. From the description of Tobias Watkins papers, 1826-1847. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70969707 Tobias Watkins was born in Maryland and educated at St. Johns in Annapolis. He graduated from the Philadelphia Medical College in 1802. From 1812 to 1815 he was a U.S. Army surgeon. From 1818 to 1821 Watkins was Assistant Surgeon General. He died in Washington, D.C. ...

King, Ezekiel

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