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Jones, George Wallace 1804-1896

Overview
Works: 59 works in 82 publications in 1 language and 351 library holdings
Genres: Speeches in Congress  History  Maps  Records and correspondence  Digital maps  Cadastral maps 
Roles: Author, Composer
Classifications: E415.9.J6, 557.82
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Most widely held works by George Wallace Jones
Letter of Lieut. G.K. Warren to the Hon. George W. Jones, relative to his exploraions of Nebraska Territory by G. K Warren( Book )

9 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas controversy by George Wallace Jones( Book )

4 editions published between 1856 and 1865 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Wallace Jones by John Carl Parish( Book )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early part of this book contains a biographical sketch by John Carl Parish. Parish also located and arranged the publication of an autobiography and recollections written by George Wallace Jones (1804-1896). George Wallace Jones, as a delegate to Congress from Michigan, helped secure the creation of the Territory of Wisconsin. Then, as delegate to Congress from the territory of Wisconsin, he helped secure the creation of the Territory of Iowa. He served as a United States Senator from iowa between 1848 and 1858, and then was the United States Minister to Bogotá, capital of New Granada Colombia by the time he arrived). It was while Jones was working in Washington to bring about the creation of the Territory of Iowa that he served as a second to Jonathan Cilley in a duel between Cilley and William J. Graves of Kentucky. Cilley was killed in the duel, and the Senate outlawed duels (although the bill failed to pass the House)
Remarks of Mr. G.W. Jones, of Iowa, on the compromise bill, & other questions; delivered in the Senate of the U.S. June 18, & July 19, 1850 by George Wallace Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert S. Black and the Black Hawk war by George Wallace Jones( Book )

2 editions published between 1888 and 1909 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinsinawa City, Wisconsin Territory : situated on the south east side of the mound of the same name near the river Mississippi by Benjamin Chambers( )

2 editions published in 1835 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plat for a proposed Sinsinawa City (never built), in Grant County, Wisconsin, showing the location of the house of Gen. George W. Jones, a delegate to Congress from Michigan Territory in 1835-1836 who was instrumental in passing the legislation that established Wisconsin Territory. This map is presumably Jones's contribution to the debate about where a capital for Wisconsin Territory should be located
William H. Seward, ads. George W. Jones : argument for defendant by Clarence A Seward( Book )

1 edition published in 1872 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Township no. 30 N, range no. 24 east, 4th Mer., Wis. Ter by United States( )

1 edition published in 1856 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

To my constituents by George Wallace Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1838 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chronology of the duel between Jonathan Cilley and William Graves
Papers of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Other papers include an account, 1800, owed the firm of George Brown & Co. for the funeral honors of George Washington; and papers, 1838-1848, of John Booton of Madison County, Va., being largely receipts [10 items]
George M. Dallas papers by George Mifflin Dallas( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

13 letters from George M. Dallas to his mother, Arabella Smith Dallas; George Bryan, Auditor General; Jonathan Meredith, counselor at law; James N. Barker, collector; Governor George Wolf; G. Summer; and George W. Jones, senator from Iowa. Topics include the estate of his late father, legal matters, Edward Livingston becoming the ambassador to France, President Jackson's proclamation regarding nullification of Dec. 10, 1832, the presidential election of 1832, a feud between Louise d'Avezac Livingston and (most likely) his sister Maria Dallas Campbell, the visit of Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte, the Jan. 12, 1834 robbery of the Philadelphia Bank, family news, and other matters. Opinion written by Dallas on the Illinois Central Rail Road Company
Letter, 1840 March 21, Washington, D.C., to George Wallce Jones by Daniel Webster( )

1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

He will write to Fletcher Webster. Informs him of the death of Mr. Thomas
To the people of Wisconsin by George Wallace Jones( Book )

1 edition published in 1838 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers re: election of 1858 by Sidney Breese( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Incoming correspondence concerns Breese's possible candidacy for U.S. senator in 1858 on the Democratic ticket, rather than Stephen A. Douglas, against Abraham Lincoln. Issues discussed include slavery and the Kansas-Nebraska Bill. Correspondents include Jas. J. Clarkson, George Wallace Jones, Onias C. Skinner and Isaac H. Sturgeon
[Washington, DC] by Alexander H. H Stuart( )

1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning $300 to be paid to G. Folson for legal services rendered to the Government
Lucius Lyon papers by George W Thayer( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Lucius Lyon papers contain the public correspondence of Lucius Lyon, United States representative and senator from Michigan and surveyor general for Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan. Letter writers include Michigan governors, legislators, postmasters, physicians, and other local politicians; residents of Michigan, Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and Indiana; and national Democratic Party leaders during the years Lyon served in Congress
by George Wallace Jones( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning his opinions on national politics; recommendations for naval appointments; requests for paper delivery; comments on residence
 
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Alternative Names
George W. Jones amerikai szentor

George W. Jones politicien amricain

George W. Jones US-amerikanischer Politiker

Jones, G. W. 1804-1896

Jones, G. W. (George Wallace), 1804-1896

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