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Jones, George Wallace 1804-1896

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Works: 58 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 300 library holdings
Genres: Speeches in Congress  History  Maps  Records and correspondence  Autographs 
Roles: Composer
Classifications: E415.9.J6, 557.82
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Letter of Lieut. G. K. Warren to the Hon. George W. Jones, relative to his exploraions of Nebraska Territory by G. K Warren ( Book )
7 editions published in 1858 in English and held by 47 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
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
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
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
Letter, 1840 March 21, Washington, D.C., to George Wallce Jones by Daniel Webster ( Book )
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
George Wallace Jones by John Carl Parish ( Book )
1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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)
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
Remarks of Mr. G.W. Jones, of Iowa, on the Compromise bill, and other questions : delivered in the Senate of the United States, June 18 & July 19, 1850 by George Wallace Jones ( Book )
1 edition published in 1850 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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
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 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]
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
[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
Henry M. Rice and family papers by Henry M Rice ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Rice's letters as territorial delegate to Congress (1854-1857) discuss federal land surveying, mail service, Fort Snelling, a fort at Pembina, and other aspects of territorial development and governance. Other letters discuss the Civil War and slavery, Indian affairs, and occasionally Rice's various business ventures. Also present are biographical sketches of fur traders, collected by Rice; papers concerning the court-martial of Horace P. Rugg, 59th New York Volunteers (1864-1909); and a letterpress book (1869) consisting largely of Rice's letters to Gardner Colby, W.H.C. Folsom, and others concerning surveys, land acquisition, and financing of the Bayfield and St. Croix River Railway Company, and other railroad matters
 
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Alternative Names
Jones, G. W. (George Wallace), 1804-1896
Languages
English (57)