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Bibb, Thomas 1784-1839

Works: 13 works in 14 publications in 1 language and 20 library holdings
Genres: History  Census data 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Thomas Bibb
Most widely held works by Thomas Bibb
Collection of records concerning the financial controversy between Mississippi and Alabama Territories and States( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of records consists of correspondence and financial statements which concern the financial controversy of the Miss. Territory and the State of Miss. with the Ala. Territory and the State of Ala. There was difficulty in the settlement of the funds of the treasury of Miss. upon the formation of the Ala. Territory out of the eastern section of the Miss. Territory. The first part of this collection consists of instructions for the surveying of public lands in the Ala. Territory, with descriptions of townships and range boundaries. The bulk of this collections consists of correspondence files of the Miss. and Ala. Executive Departments: the Miss. Governors include David Holmes and George Poindexter; the Ala. Governors include William Wyatt Bibb, Thomas Bibb, Israel Pickens, and John Murphy. Also included are financial statements pertaining to the balancing of the accounts of the Treasury from the Miss. Auditor of Public Accounts and a memorial from the Legislature of the State of Miss. to the U.S. Congress concerning the extension of the Miss. boundary line into Chickasaw Indian land
Papers by Thomas Bibb( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This artificial collection contains two letters to the Bibb family, a land certificate for Gabriel Benson signed by Thomas Bibb, and a picture of the Bibb home of Belle Mina in Limestone County, Ala
Commission by William Wells( )

1 edition published in 1820 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commission, 1820, signed by Alabama Governor Thomas Bibb, designating William Wells as a cavalry captain in the 30th Regiment, 9th Brigade, and Third Division of the State Militia
George Newbold papers by George Newbold( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers include relatively few letters from 1812-1819, although Newbold commenced a long-lasting correspondence with George Griswold of New York City in 1814. During the period following 1820, his correspondence becomes more numerous and its content focuses on his professional activities and concerns as cashier and, from 1832-1858, president, of the Bank of America. The letters concern such matters as Joshua Forman's project of a law to regulate the banking operations of New York; the settlement of De Witt Clinton's debt to the bank of America; activities of the Greek Committee of New York in 1828; resumption of specie payments; pet banks; legislation affecting banks; his own business interests; etc. His correspondents from this period include: William H. Aspinwall in Paris; Dr. John Atlee of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Priscilla Barker of Baltimore; Leonard Corning of New orleans; Corcoran & Riggs, Washington, D.C.; Edward Cruft, Boston; Thomas Cummings; Thomas Ellicott of Baltimore; Joseph R. Evans of Philadelphia; Asa Fitch, Jr.; William G. Hewes of New Orleans; his attorney Alfred Lathrop; Cornelius W. Lawrence of Washington, D.C. (including many private and confidential letters from him); Isidore Lowenstern; Charles L. Mathews; Clayton Newbold; Walter Newbold; Thomas W. Olcott; N.M. Rothschild & Sona (including copies of Newbold's letters on the financial state of the United States); letters from Newbold to Groesbeck & Co.; Charles S. Todd of St. Petersburg, Russia; Bartholomew Wistar, Philadelphia; Levi Woodbury; et al
Administrative files by Alabama( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This series consists of correspondence and financial records of Gov. Thomas Bibb, 1820 July - Nov. Included are letters from citizens concerning the militia, local politics and elections. Also includes copies of documents relating to river navigation. Of particular interest are several documents, 1820 Oct. 24 and Nov. 28, concerning a loan made by the Planters' and Merchants' Bank of Huntsville to the State of Ala. and a promissory note, 1821 Sept. 7, in which Bibb agrees to pay $10,000 to the Planters and Merchants Bank of Huntsville. Also included are several promissory notes from Monroe and Greene counties which had been paid off, 1821, and a list of persons in Greene County who had not paid off their notes as of 1821 Jan. 1
Papers by Thomas Bibb( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Legal papers, including mortgages on land and slaves which Bibb bought near Thibodeaux, La.; articles conveying lots in New Orleans to Bibb; deeds; receipts; notes; list of slaves with the ages of each; sketches and descriptions of tracts of land; and other items connected with Bibb's property in Louisiana and Arkansas, and with the management of his estate after his death
Appointments files by Alabama( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This series contains correspondence relating to appointments, commissions and resignations. A large portion of the correspondence, which is dated 1820 Sept. - Dec., consists of resignations from judges of various county courts in the state. Also included is a letter of resignation from Senator William Metcalf, a letter concerning a vacancy which has occurred in Clarke Co. due to the refusal of the appointed judges to qualify for the posts, and general letters of resignation from various state and local officials, 1821. Some items are addressed to the General Assembly, but were forwarded to the Governor for his action
Messages to the General Assembly by Alabama( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This series consists of the handwritten messages of Thomas Bibb delivered to the Ala. General Assembly on 1820 Nov. 9, 1820 Nov. 22 and 20 Nov. 1821. The first message discusses the late governor William Wyatt Bibb, the new state capital at Cahaba, the state militia, the appointment of a river examiner, the settlement of accounts between Ala. and Miss. concerning Miss. Territory finances, a loan secured by the state with the Planters' and Merchants' Bank (Huntsville, Ala.), and census returns. The Nov. 22 message discusses the sale of lots in the town of Cahaba and resignations of public officials. The 1821 letter concerns the Tennessee and Cahaba Rivers Examiner
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Alternative Names
Thomas Bibb American politician

Thomas Bibb Amerikaans politicus

Thomas Bibb amerikansk politikar

Thomas Bibb amerikansk politiker

Thomas Bibb político estadounidense

Thomas Bibb politico statunitense

Thomas Bibb US-amerikanischer Politiker

Thomas Bibb yhdysvaltalainen poliitikko

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