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Shields, James 1806-1879

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Works: 97 works in 142 publications in 1 language and 1,348 library holdings
Genres: History  Speeches  Records and correspondence  Drama  Personal narratives  Genealogy  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: F545, 977.3
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Speech of Mr. Shields, of Illinois, on the territorial question : delivered in the Senate of the United States, April 5, 1850 by James Shields( Book )

4 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speech of Hon. James Shields, of Illinois : on the resolutions expressive of sympathy for the exiled Irish patriots by James Shields( Book )

2 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter of Hon. James Shields, addressed to a committee of his fellow-citizens, at Galena, Illinois by James Shields( Book )

3 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dream of life in other worlds, with God in everything, and miscellaneous poems by Oscar W Streeter( Book )

3 editions published between 1901 and 1902 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speech of Hon. Gilbert Dean, of New York, on the public expenditures, the presidency, &c., delivered in the House of Representatives, August 23, 1852 by Gilbert Dean( Book )

2 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speech of Hon. James Shields, of Minnesota, on the Pacific railroad bill, delivered in the Senate of the United States, January 7, 1859 by James Shields( Book )

1 edition published in 1859 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The parable against persecution, or, Genesis LI by Benjamin Franklin( Book )

1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Johnson papers by David Johnson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiefly family letters; including 10 letters, 1810-1815, Columbia and Chester, S.C., from David Johnson's brother, Thomas Johnson, to his mother, Elizabeth Johnson, Union District, re the difficulty of his studies, expectations of boarding with the Rev. [William Bullein] Johnson, and plans to go to Philadelphia
by James Shields( )

1 edition published in 1879 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter to William H. Condon of Chicago regrets having to decline an invitation for March 17
Papers by Sidney Breese( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection includes personal letters, correspondence, legal documents, unpublished papers, copybooks, speeches, published material and clippings, laws, bills and resolutions. Among the topics covered are the legal affairs of William Morrison, Smith Thompson, Elias Kent Kane, William Engle and George Forquer; the Black Hawk War, 1832; construction of railroads; abolition of slavery; the Mexican War; the Mormons in Utah; and Democratic Party politics of the 1840s
Letter of Hon. James Shields, addressed to a committee of his fellow-citizens, at Galena, Illinois. Washington, August 5, 1852 by James Shields( Book )

1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Quincy, [Ill.], to James Shields, Springfield, [Ill.] by Thomas Carlin( )

1 edition published in 1842 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asks for various statements concerning Illinois' financial assets and liabilities
A fly in the sugar by John W McLure( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

by Augustus C French( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Other topics include building a state university, housing women in the Alton prison, the sale of Quincy House, the return of a French-Negro kidnapped and taken to Missouri as a slave, Illinois as a place for German immigrants, David Dale Owens as head of the Geological Survey, Reverend Chiniquy and Canadian emigrants in Iroquois County, one letter from Dorothea Dix re: Alton Prison and the Jacksonville Asylum. Political commentary in many letters including those from John Wentworth, Sidney Breese, Stephen A. Douglas, Orlando B. Ficklin, Philip Fouke, Thomas L. Harris, John Hogan, William Jackson, Joel A. Matteson, John A. McClernand, Elam Rust, Peter Sweatt, James Shields, Lyman Trumbull, Elijah Wilcox, Timothy Roberts Young and C. Zarley
 
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A history of Illinois, from its commencement as a state in 1818 to 1847 : containing a full account of the Black Hawk War, the rise, progress, and fall of Mormonism, the Alton and Lovejoy riots, and other important and interesing [sic] events
Alternative Names
James Shields politico e generale statunitense

James Shields politicus uit Ierland (1810-1879)

James Shields Union Army general

James Shields US-amerikanesche Politiker

James Shields US-amerikanischer Senator von Illinois, Minnesota und Missouri

Shields, James 1806-1879

Shields, Jas 1806-1879

Shields, Jas. (James), 1806-1879

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