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

Overview
Works: 94 works in 135 publications in 1 language and 684 library holdings
Genres: Speeches in Congress  History  Treaties  Pictorial works  Surveys  Military history  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E423, 973.58
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Most widely held works about William R King
 
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Most widely held works by William R King
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( Book )
2 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 15 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 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
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
Report ... for the Committee on Public lands by William R King( Book )
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
Administrative files by Alabama( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Other items of interest relate to the conflict between Creek Indians and white settlers in eastern Ala. and the U.S. Bank. Also included is one letter concerning the removal of the Cherokee Indians from the area. Prominant correspondents include Jeremiah Austill, William Rufus King, John Murphy and Lewis Cass. Included is a handwritten copy of Gayle's proclamation "to the citizens of the counties situated in the Creek Nation," 1833 Oct. 7; and a handwritten copy of a letter sent by Gayle to "the former Chiefs and head men of the Creek Indians," 1834 June 16
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
 
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Alternative Names
King, W. R. (William Rufus), 1786-1853
King, William Rufus, 1786-1853
Languages
English (77)