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King, William 1768-1852

Overview
Works: 59 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 843 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Military history  Deeds  Trials, litigation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: AC1, 906
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Most widely held works about William King
 
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Remarks upon a pamphlet published at Bath, Me. : relating to alledged [sic] infractions of the laws during the embargo, non-intercourse, and war by William King( Book )

6 editions published in 1825 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks upon a pamphlet published at Bath, Me., relating to alleged infractions of the laws during the embargo, non-intercourse, and war by William King( Book )

5 editions published in 1825 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Message of the Governor of the state of Maine to both branches of the Legislature, June 2, 1820 by Maine( Book )

2 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origin of article VIII., Literature, in the constitution of Maine by Samuel Page Benson( )

1 edition published in 1876 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

to William King by Daniel Webster( )

1 edition published in 1830 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter discussing the case undertaking for the late General Alexander Smyth and the need to return fees as a result of Smyth's death
Charles Hoffman letter to William King by Charles Hoffman( )

1 edition published in 1846 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This letter written by Charles Hoffman to William King was about guano, the excrement and urine of seabirds and bats, which was just being widely recognized as an excellent fertilizer and an important source of nitrates for gunpowder and explosives. It was primarily gathered off the coast of Peru, but Hoffman, who owned many vessels that regularly traded in peanuts and palm oil with West Africa's coast, was apparently the first American entrepreneur to find a source on the island of Ichaboe, now in Namibia
William King dinner invitation by William King( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dinner invitation from George Blake to Gen. William King, dated 6 Feb. no year (but no earlier than 1812, when King became a general)
[Papers] by William King( )

1 edition published in 1760 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

King-Hale-Douglass family papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rev. Malcolm Douglass (son-in-law of Benjamin Hale) papers include family and professional correspondence, addresses, Sunday school records, and Norwich University records. Family correspondence includes letters between Malcolm and wife Sarah Hale Douglass and from their siblings, including letters from his 1887 trip to England. Douglass' professional correspondence and papers relate to his pastorates in the Episcopal Dioceses of Western New York, New Hampshire, and Vermont and his tenure as president of Norwich University. Correspondents include Bishops W.H. de Lancey and Carleton Chase, as well as Tiffany & Co. Tiffany letters discuss Norwich medals, and contain two pencil sketches
King-Dearborn-Little papers( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Family papers of the Little, King, Pierce, and Hale families, in particular Josiah and Moses Little, Cyrus and William King, Jacob W. Pierce, and Moses L. and Benjamin Hale. Also included are papers of Major-Gen. Henry Dearborn; deeds to land in Newbury, Newburyport, and Brookline, Mass.; and an orderly book of Gen. Nathanael Greene's command of a brigade at Prospect Hill during the Revolutionary War. Correspondents include Edward Everett, Leverett Saltonstall, William Heath, and Sir William Pepperrell
Bills and memoranda relating to the sailing ship Stockholm by Stockholm (Sailing ship)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains two bills from Gen. William King (1814 Nov. 16) to Nathaniel Dummer and Joseph O. Dummer for expenses of the ship Stockholm, including those incurred from a trial in Bermuda. Also includes a bill and memorandum (1814 July 4) signed by King
William King correspondence with reply by William King( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

William King muster list and autograph letter signed by William King( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two-columned muster list dated 12 Dec. 1812, signed by William King. The left-hand column indicates men discharged without a clothing allowance; the right-hand column shows a list of substitutes who received an allowance
Letter from William King to Thomas Jefferson, November 3, 1819 by William King( )

1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Jonathan Morgan( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes correspondence and drawings of his inventions and improvements on the common pump, the steam engine, and specifications for a grist mill; appointment as justice of the peace, signed by Gov. William King in 1821; and Morgan's letter to the mayor and aldermen of Portland, written in 1869, appealing for financial relief due to the damages sustained in the fire of 1866
by William King( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence (personal, family, and business), deeds, indentures, insurance papers, and other papers, chiefly relating to politics, business, and shipping
[Letter] to his excellency William King Governor of the State of Maine [from] John Hall Thomaston [Maine] by John Hall( )

1 edition published in 1820 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Report] in Senate, February 1812 by Massachusetts( Book )

1 edition published in 1812 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thomas Jefferson correspondence with Gen. William King by Thomas Jefferson( )

1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

King forwards a constitution for the state of Maine and Jefferson thanks him with praise and a comment on the necessity of equal representation which he believes will be corrected by a future amendment
 
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Alternative Names
Gulielmus King

William King American merchant, shipbuilder, army officer, and statesman from Bath, Maine

William King Amerikaans politicus (1768-1852)

William King amerikansk politikar

William King amerikansk politiker

William King politicien américain

William King US-amerikanischer Politiker

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English (67)