WorldCat Identities

Lewis, William Berkeley 1784-1866

Overview
Works: 108 works in 117 publications in 1 language and 161 library holdings
Genres: History  Treaties  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E380,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Berkeley Lewis
Major Lewis on the nomination of Andrew Jackson by John Spencer Bassett( Book )

2 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermitage [Nashville], to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

6 editions published in 1828 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explaining why he did not visit Judge Overton; asking Lewis to inquire about buying "two pair of good grey horses" for him; stating that he would "rather buy well broke carriage horses, if young, then break them [him]self."
Calendar of the Jackson-Lewis letters, 1806-1864 by New York Public Library( )

1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dyas collection of John Coffee papers by Robert Dyas( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outgoing correspondence of John Coffee is addressed predominantly to members of his family. Other family members whose letters are included are Alexander Donelson Coffee, John Donelson Coffee, Mary Donelson Coffee, Mary Coffee Mays, and Messaniah Coffee Wells-Moseley. The Martin family is represented by 45 letters, primarily of James G. Martin, brother-in-law of Mrs. John Coffee. There is also correspondence of Andrew Jackson Hutchings, a ward of Andrew Jackson. Other correspondents include William Preston Anderson, James Bright, John Donelson, Stockley Donelson, John Henry Eaton, William B. Lewis, John C. McLemore, and James K. Polk
Hermitage [Nashville], to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1843 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Introducing Edward B. Donelson, who is starting school at Georgetown; asking him to introduce Donelson to various people and to write to him about how Donelson is doing
place not specified, to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1827 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing a meeting with Capt. Barnum and expressing his hope that it will be at Nashville; sending him a letter from Mr. Somerville; noting that he has a cotton shipment he hopes to sell in January; mentioning Dr. Hamblin's request that his step-daughter accompany them to New Orleans if Mrs. Jackson is going
"Fairfax Courthouse," to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1834 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporting that he has arrived in Fairfax "in good time, and without accident"; asking him to send two cameos that George forgot to pick up; giving instructions about where to find the cameos and how to send them
Knoxville, to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Telling him that he hopes to reach home on the 1st of April; describing the warm reception he received in Knoxville; asking Lewis to ride up to see him as soon as he reaches Nashville
Waddy Thompson papers by Waddy Thompson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers, 1799 - 1869 and 1933, 1963, 1977-1978; chiefly correspondence, commissions and certificates re Thompson's diplomatic mission as minister to Mexico, 1842-1844, including papers re claims against, treaty with, and prisoners held by Mexico; political correspondence re national and state affairs; and commissions of Thompson and of his father, Waddy Thompson, Sr.; places represented include Washington, D.C.; Columbia and Greenville, S.C.; Georgia; Virginia; Frankfort (Kentucky); Mexico; and elsewhere. Family papers discuss household and plantation expenses
Nashville, to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Telling him he cannot call today; sending his compliments to the ladies; reporting that James Jackson has not yet returned from Huntsville
Balances, &c. on the books of the Second Auditor. : December 14, 1829. Read, and laid upon the table by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1830 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hermitage [Nashville], to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1845 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Returning "the confidential letter of A. Stevenson ... lest I might be taken off suddenly & it might fall into improper hands"; telling Lewis, "you may assure our mutal friend confidentially that he will be offered one of the departments, and that he may lay aside all fears of Col. Polk being managed by Wilkes; noting that he "rejoice[s] & congratulate[s his] country on the Joint Resolutions annexing Texas [having] passed the House of R[epresentatives]."
Harrisburg, to W.B. Lewis by Simon Cameron( )

1 edition published in 1833 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning the holding of a national convention
ALS, Washington [D.C.], to Mr. Brady by William Berkeley Lewis( )

1 edition published in 1834 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Has gotten the President to appoint Brady as acting auditor. Lewis is anxious that the Indian business be kept up, and has directed action toward that end
Hermitage [Nashville], to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1838 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asking him to deliver a letter; mentioning a friend who has a broken leg
place not specified, to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1827 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Offering to send him a "copy of the declarations of Mr. Southard" if he needs it; noting that he "cannot see any ground for the committee to notice Mr. [Henry] Clay's appeal
place not specified, to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1819 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asking him to call so he can discuss a hand bill he saw related to the so-called salt lick controversy
place not specified, to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1828 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sending him a letter for his information and asking him to "preserve it carefully."
place not specified, to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

1 edition published in 1833 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asking why Lewis sent a newspaper article for his perusal, since he "never trouble[s] [him]self with dead ducks or madmen"; returning the offending paper
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis, W. B. (William Berkeley), 1784-1866

William Berkeley Lewis American presidential advisor

Languages
English (49)