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Preston, William 1816-1887

Overview
Works: 45 works in 57 publications in 1 language and 314 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives  History  Speeches  Sources  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F591, 630
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Most widely held works by William Preston
Journal in Mexico by William Preston( Book )

4 editions published in 1920 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speech of the Hon. Wm. Preston, of Kentucky, in the House of Representatives, April 6, 1854, on Nebraska and Kansas by William Preston( Book )

4 editions published in 1854 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The slave question : remarks of Mr. Preston, of Kentucky, delivered in the House of Representatives, Decemrer [sic] 20, 1853 by William Preston( Book )

3 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Free agriculture : an address by William Preston( Book )

1 edition published in 1875 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal in Mexico: dating from Nov. 1, 1847 to May 25, 1848 by William Preston( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Preston letter-book, 1864-1865 by William Preston( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection is comprised of letters written by William Preston to various Confederate officials in an attempt to establish diplomatic relations between the C.S.A. and Mexico
Papers of the Preston Family of Virginia (1727-1896) and additional manuscripts described as the Virginia Carrington scrapbook (1748-1929) by Preston family( Book )

1 edition published in 1942 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wm. Preston, &c., appellants versus John Breckinridge's adm'r., appellee: brief for appellee: M.C. Johnson, J.D. Hunt, John T. Shelby, for appellee by William Preston( Book )

2 editions published in 1885 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Preston : by William Preston( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers include his 25 June 1862 letter to General Earl Van Dorn at Vicksburg, Miss. informing him that he was sending two brigades up by train; a 2 Dec. 1866 letter to General I.G. Walker discussing his life after the fall of the Confederacy and his attitude toward the future; a 6 Aug. 1867 letter to John C. Breckinridge introducing his kinsman, Meriwether Lewis Clark, and noting that Breckinridge is more popular now than when he was young
Journal of William Preston by William Preston( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Washington by William Preston( )

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

John Breckinridge Castleman collection by John Breckinridge Castleman( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Castleman papers mainly consist of correspondence. Some letters, collected by Castleman, were written by, to, and about Confederate agents in Canada during the Civil War. One letter contains an account of a visit to Captain John Y. Beall before his execution. Other Confederate correspondents include Judah P. Benjamin, Clement C. Clay, Jefferson Davis, Jacob Thompson, and Bennett H. Young. Later correspondence addresses Kentucky politics and the Kentucky Militia's service in Texas in 1836-1837. The collection also includes a brief article by Castleman entitled "The Kentucky Mounted Gun Men and the Sabine War."
Brief and argument [in the case of] William C. Walsh versus William Preston by William Preston( Book )

1 edition published in 1883 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
William Preston Amerikaans politicus (1816-1887)

William Preston amerikansk diplomat och politiker

William Preston amerikansk diplomat og politikar

William Preston amerikansk diplomat og politiker

William Preston politicien américain

William Preston US-amerikanischer Politiker

Уильям Престон

ویلیام پرستون سیاست‌مدار و دیپلمات آمریکایی

Languages
English (43)

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