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

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Works: 96 works in 150 publications in 1 language and 753 library holdings
Genres: Speeches  History  Sources  Military history  Pictorial works  Surveys  Treaties  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E423, 328
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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

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

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
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
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
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
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
William R. King correspondence 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

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
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

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
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
 
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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

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William R. King amerikai szenátor

William R. King amerikansk politikar, advokat og diplomat

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William R. King amerikansk politiker, advokat og diplomat

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

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William R. King US-amerikanesche Politiker

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

William R. King yhdysvaltalainen poliitikko

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 פוליטיקאי אמריקאי

وليام آر كنج سياسي أمريكي

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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