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

Overview
Works: 96 works in 150 publications in 1 language and 750 library holdings
Genres: Speeches  History  Sources  Military history  Pictorial works  Treaties  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E423, 328
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Most widely held works about William R King
 
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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 )

4 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( Book )

2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 8 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

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

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 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Administrative files by Alabama( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

At a more specific level, the series contains an 1840 petition from citizens of Escambia County in West Florida requesting annexation to the state of Alabama; petitions and correspondence concerning the passage of a National Bankrupt Law; a letter about sixteenth section land transactions dated 1841; an argument delivered on 1838 March 1 before the state supreme court about dueling; correspondence from Joseph E. Caro regarding the translation of Spanish and French documents in the Mobile County Clerk's office; and correspondence and circulars from Aaron H. Palmer, Director of the American and Foreign Agency, promoting the agency and soliciting to represent the state of Alabama in its European business transactions
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
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
Francis P. Corbin papers by Francis P Corbin( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters, bills of lading, receipts, agreements, and other materials by and to Francis P. Corbin. Letters are regarding business, family, and political matters. Includes inventory of the goods and chattels of James Hamilton, his father-in-law
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
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
William R. King correspondence by William R King( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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

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

The volumes contain information and comments concerning the French, Spanish, and English colonization and government of the Southeastern U.S.; the Indian cultures of the Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, and Creeks; battles in the Ala. area such as the Battle of Burnt Corn, Horseshoe Bend, the Massacre at Fort Mims; and individuals who participated in the exploration and development of Ala., including Hernando de Soto, William Bartram, Lachlan and Alexander McGillivray, Aaron Burr, Tecumseh, William Weatherford, Osceola, and Andrew Jackson
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
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
Report ... for the Committee on Public lands by William R King( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gulielmus Rufus DeVane King

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

King, William Rufus, 1786-1853

Uilyam Kinq

Vilijam R. King

William King

William R. King American politician

William R. King Amerikaans politicus

William R. King amerikai szenátor

William R. King amerikansk politikar, advokat og diplomat

William R. King amerikansk politiker

William R. King amerikansk politiker, advokat og diplomat

William R. King amerikāņu politiķis

William R. King maika-13 a Bise Presidente ti Estados Unidos iti Amerika

William R. King politico statunitense

William R. King polityk amerykański

William R. King US-amerikanesche Politiker

William R. King US-amerikanischer Politiker, 13. Vizepräsident der USA

William Rufus de Vane King

William Rufus DeVane King politicien américain

Вилијам Р. Кинг

Вільям Руфус Кінг

Кинг, Уильям Руфус

Уільям Руфус Кінг

ויליאם רופוס קינג

وليام آر كنج

ویلیام آر. کینگ سیاست‌مدار، وکیل، و دیپلمات آمریکایی

വില്യം ആർ. കിങ്

უილიამ კინგი

윌리엄 R. 킹

ウィリアム・キング

威廉·鲁福斯·金

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