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King, William R. (William Rufus) 1786-1853

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Works: 92 works in 135 publications in 1 language and 626 library holdings
Genres: Speeches in Congress  History  Treaties  Pictorial works  Surveys  Military history  Portraits 
Classifications: E423,
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Remarks of Messrs. Buchanan, King and Brown, in reply to Messrs. Davis, Preston and Clay, of Kentucky, on the subject of the currency : Senate U.S. March 6, 1840 by James Buchanan ( Book )
3 editions published in 1840 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remarks of Hon. William R. King, of Alabama, on the Compromise Bill in Senate, July 19, 1850 by William R King ( )
2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To the Democratic Republican party of Alabama by William R King ( Book )
1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hon. J.C. Calhoun's letter to the Hon. W.R. King by John C Calhoun ( Book )
1 edition published in 1844 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speech ... on the petition of the Society of Friends, of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia; in Senate, March 2, 1836 by William R King ( Book )
3 editions published in 1836 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
General order ( Book )
1 edition published in 1853 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Administrative files by Alabama ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Of particular interest is a letter from David Crawford, Mobile Court Solicitor. Crawford includes a letter sent to the Mobile police by James McKee of Wilmington, N.C. McKee's letter informs the police that a slave named Jacob Cowan had been ordered to leave the area for distributing the "infamous" pamphlet, David Walker's Appeal. He was ordered to be sold to an interior state and was now residing in Mobile, Ala. Crawford wrote to Gayle to inform him of the situation and to urge that action be taken against slaves circulating "seditious" materials
An address to the citizens of the Fifteenth Electoral District by Holmes ( Book )
1 edition published in 1840 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter of William R. King by William R King ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Pickett's, History of Alabama and incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi: by Bertram Erwin Brown ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Six semi-bound scrapbooks containing the published version of A.J. Pickett's History as well as original manuscripts, letters, and legal documents, colored portraits, sketches, maps, and coins
Administrative files by Alabama ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This series consists of the administrative files of Governor Arthur P. Bagby and contains correspondence, reports, petitions, copies of laws and resolutions, and circulars. Much of the series deals with the state's economic climate, especially the status of the State Banks, and politics in general. The presidential election of 1840, Bagby's reelection in 1839, and the abolition movement figure prominently in much of the political correspondence. Other prominent topics include the vulnerability of the Mt. Vernon Arsenal, improvement of navigation on the Tombigbee River, construction of the state penitentiary at Wetumpka (1839-1841), and various functions and activities at the University of Alabama
Family papers by William R King ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection also includes financial and estate records of the King family. Of special interest is a notebook documenting the lives of the slaves on the King plantation. A small plat map of the estates of William Rufus and Thomas D. King and financial records of different King family accounts can also be found in the papers
Administrative files by Alabama ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Several documents concerning the Vine and Olive colony can also be found among Pickens' papers. Included in these papers are a certificate dated 1817 assigning land to John (Jean) Marie Chapron, and a certificate dated 1818 assigning land to Gaspard Bonnot. Two of the documents concerning the Vine and Olive Colony are written in French
David Hubbard papers by David Hubbard ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers, predominantly incoming correspondence, of David Hubbard. Includes correspondents such as John C. Calhoun, James K. Polk, D.H. Lewis, Nicholas Biddle, Clement Claiborne Clay, Richard K. Crallé, Ephraim H. Foster, William R. King, Andrew B. Moore, J.A. Nooe, and Henry A. Wise. Topics include land transactions and national as well as Tennessee and Alabama politics. Correspondents frequently mention the national bank, slavery, economic problems of the country, Democratic and Whig politics, the elections of Martin Van Buren, James K. Polk, and Abraham Lincoln, and black Republicanism. Sale of Indian lands in Alabama and Mississippi involving Hubbard's Chickasaw Company in the 1830s and 1840s is also frequently mentioned. Family correspondence features letters of George Campbell Brown, Lizinka Campbell Brown Ewell, Eliza Campbell Hubbard, and Rebecca Stoddert Hubbard. Land records, accounts, and legal documents round out the collection
Administrative files by Alabama ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
This series consists of general correspondence of William Wyatt Bibb, 1818 Dec. - 1820 July. Includes informal letters from Bibb's friends Charles Tait, Nathaniel Macon and William Rufus King. Contains information on Cahaba, Ala., the port of Blakely, Ala., the state's finances, the Tombeckbe Bank, Ala., the milita and arms shipments and state and national politics. Also includes an authorization, 1820 Jan. 12, reportedly for the first money to be paid out of the governor's contingent fund
by John Coffee ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The letters to John Coffee from James H. Weakley, who was the manager of Coffee's Huntsville (Ala.) Surveyor's Office, are dated from 1817-1833. Weakley discusses office matters, including land sales, surveyors' assignments, and the Indian lands. A small collection of miscellaneous and undated letters and papers include receipts, invoices, and a bill of lading. Topics include medical advice, slavery, taxes, and cotton trading. Correspondents include J.H. Eaton, Bedford and Mackey, Charles S. Savage, James Jackson, Samuel Hogg, and B.W. Mahan
Report ... for the Committee on Public lands by William R King ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence of Secretary Thomas A. Rogers by Alabama ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence of Secretary of State Thomas A. Rogers, most dating from 1820. The majority are routine in nature and concern elections of militia officials, commissioning of officers, state finances or publications. Of particular interest is a letter, 1820 May 8, from Senator William R. King, which discusses state and national politics, mentioning the recent Missouri Compromise and Public Land Act. Also included is a letter, 1821 July 5, from Marmaduke Williams, which mentions the 1821 gubernatorial election between Henry Chambers and Israel Pickens and which includes a written statement about the militia draft law
Miscellaneous manuscripts by William R King ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Copy dated 27 February 1835--in King's hand--of a bill of sale, dated 23 December 1834, in the sum of $1400 for Negro slaves "Nace about twenty-eight years old, Ellen twenty-three years old, Richard about four years old, Elias about two years old and John about one year old and Nancy about sixty [?] years old." Received to be recorded on 28 February 1835 and examined by William Brent, Clerk of the Circuit Court. Notarized and signed on 27 March 1835 in the District of Columbia by Justice of the Peace C. H. W. Wharton. The slaves were sold to William Carroll
 
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Alternative Names
King, W. R. (William Rufus), 1786-1853
King, William Rufus, 1786-1853
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