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Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852


Biographical History

Daniel Webster (1782-1852) was an American politician.

The orations on Bunker Hill monument, c1894: t.p. (Daniel Webster)

Webster, C. (Le Roy). Mr. W. & I, 1949

His An appeal to the old Whigs of New-Hampshire, 1805: t.p. (an old Whig)

LC data base, Dec. 18, 2013 (hdg.: Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852)

Biographical directory of the United States Congress, 1774-present, viewed online August 6, 2014 (Webster, Daniel, a Representative from New Hampshire and a Representative and a Senator from Massachusetts; born in Salisbury, N.H., January 18, 1782; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1805; elected as a Federalist from New Hampshire to the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Congresses (March 4, 1813-March 3, 1817); elected from Massachusetts to the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Congresses and served from March 4, 1823, to May 30, 1827; chairman, Committee on the Judiciary (Eighteenth and Nineteenth Congresses); elected as Adams (later Anti-Jacksonian) on June 8, 1827, to the United States Senate for the term beginning March 4, 1827, credentials presented on December 3, 1827, and took oath of office on December 17, 1827; reelected as a Whig in 1833 and 1839 and served until his resignation, effective February 22, 1841; Secretary of State by President William Henry Harrison and again by President John Tyler and served from 1841 to 1843; again elected as a Whig to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1845, to July 22, 1850, when he resigned; appointed Secretary of State by President Millard Fillmore and served from July 22, 1850, until his death in Marshfield, Massachusetts., October 24, 1852)

The Webster-Hayne Debate , 2018: ECIP summary (Daniel Webster of Massachusetts and Robert Y. Hayne of South Carolina took part in a heated debate)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Ross letter, biography, and publication

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289237]
Identifier: Vault MSS 368
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated 24 July 1830, and addressed to Daniel Webster, the American politician in Boston, Massachusetts. Ross writes for support in the battle of the Cherokees in the courts of the United States. Also included is a carbon copy of a typewritten biography of Ross. With the collection is a printed excerpt form the United States congressional record, "Memorial of John Ross and Others: Delegates from the Cherokee Indians complaining of injuries done them and praying...
Dates: 1830-1834

Daniel Webster letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231563732]
Identifier: MSS 604
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a handwritten and signed letter dated 1 Feb. 1845 and addressed to Daniel Webster of Boston, Massachusetts. The item was also signed by Willard Richards, William W. Phelps, John Taylor, and other prominent leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Young asks for legal advice concerning the repeal of the Nauvoo City charter by the Illinois state legislature.

Dates: 1845 February 1