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Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858



  • Existence: 1782 - 1858

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Elias Rector agreement

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233288882]
Identifier: Vault MSS 336
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed agreement, dated 25 June 1816, and regisered in St. Louis, Missouri. Recotor agrees to sell Thomas H. Benton land for $1,900. Benton was a St. Louis writer who later served as a U.S. Senator.

Dates: 1816 June 25

Autograph, 1840

 Item — Box 5: [Barcode: 31197233283172], Folder: 52-53
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Undated autograph.

Dates: 1840

Ewing family certificates and legal papers, 1821-1861

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 3
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. Originals in fd. 15. Includes certifications as notary public and county surveyor, Land Office papers and deeds, resignation as a trustee.

Dates: Other: 1821-1861

Finis Ewing collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232550563]
Identifier: MSS 1396

Correspondence, certificates, and legal papers dealing with Ewing's personal and business life in Missouri. Some of the correspondence is from Thomas Hart Benton, Henry Clay, and Lilburn W. Boggs. The items relate to contemporary political issues both in Missouri and in the United States.

Dates: 1824-1841

Finis Ewing incoming correspondence, 1824-1841

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 2
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. Originals in fd. 12-14. Concerning local and national issues (i.e., Missouri politics, political parties and their candidates, the National Bank, the Preemption Bill and the U.S. Postal Service).

Dates: Other: 1824-1841

Finis Ewing outgoing correspondence, 1840-1841

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. Concerning political parties and their candidates, control of the Missouri Bank, Missouri state taxes, creation of new counties and senatorial districts.

Dates: Other: 1840-1841

Finis Ewing published materials, 1827-1853

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 5
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. Finis' A Series of Lectures on the Most Important Subjects in Divinity. F.R. Cossitt's The Life and Times of Rev. Finis Ewing.

Dates: Other: 1827-1853

Andrew Jackson letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294054]
Identifier: Vault MSS 673
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter addressed to the Senator Thomas H. Benton and dated February 16, 1830. The item gives Jackson's regards to the descendants of General Davidson who died in the American Revolution.

Dates: 1830 February 16

Miscellaneous correspondence relating to Finis Ewing, 1824-1840

Identifier: MSS 1396 Series 4
Scope and Contents note

Photocopies. David Barton to George Tomkins and to John Hardeman. William H. Davis to M.M. Marmeduke.

Dates: Other: 1824-1840

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Archival Object 6
Collection 3
Letters 7
Certificates 6
Politicians -- United States -- Correspondence 6
Politics, Government, and Law 2
Agreements 1