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Lewis, William Berkeley 1784-1866

Overview
Works: 108 works in 117 publications in 1 language and 163 library holdings
Genres: History  Portraits  Treaties  Records and correspondence  Autographs 
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

Inviting him to accompany him to Murfreesborough for a birthday dinner in Jackson's honor; explaining his travel plans, and offering to meet Lewis "at any convenient point"; asking him to send him copies of "Jefferson's reply to the Adams Meeting address by Chapman Johnston of Richmond" so he can distribute them
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

Collection centered around John Coffee (1772-1833), clerk of the county court of Rutherford County, Tenn., Creek War general, Indian commissioner, and surveyor-general of the Mississippi Territory and Alabama lands. Papers consist primarily of correspondence for the families of Coffee, Donelson, Dyas, Hutchings, Jackson, and Martin. Approximately 1,000 items make up the correspondence of John Coffee, the bulk of which is incoming and includes 185 letters to Coffee from Andrew Jackson. Subjects dealt with in the Coffee letters include the Battle of New Orleans; treaties with the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Creek Indians; surveying of Indian lands; land speculation; the Cypress Land Company; national politics with special reference to John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, William H. Crawford, and Andrew Jackson; the Peggy Eaton affair; Tennessee politics with special reference to John Bell, William Carroll, Felix Grundy, and James Winchester; Alabama lands; cotton; salt speculation; the University of Nashville; the Burr Conspiracy; and many other topics
H[ermitage, Nashville], to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

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

Asking him to come by so they can discuss a letter Jackson is writing to [Samuel L.] Southard
Andrew Jackson papers by Andrew Jackson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection is comprised of correspondence between Jackson and various parties relating to Indian issues and other official matters; provision returns for the 1st and 2nd regiments, Tennessee Volunteer Infantry; drafts of writings; and four volumes of the Andrew Jackson-William B. Lewis letters. The Andrew Jackson-William B. Lewis letters date from 1806 to 1864, and reflect both political and personal matters
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

Andrew Jackson and William B. Lewis correspondence by Andrew Jackson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was a soldier, politician, and seventh President of the United States. William Berkeley Lewis (1784-1866) of Tennessee was Andrew Jackson's friend and political advisor. The Andrew Jackson and William B. Lewis correspondence, 1806-1864, is an artificial collection consisting of their letters, 1814-1845; correspondence of the two men with other prominent individuals; and a few miscellaneous documents, chiefly military returns signed by or relating to Jackson, 1813-1814. The bulk of the Jackson-Lewis letters are written by Jackson to Lewis, spanning Jackson's military and political careers and retirement at The Hermitage. Lewis's letters to Jackson are Lewis's own copies
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
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]."
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
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 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
"Greensburgh, Va.," 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 they have arrived in Greensburgh, having left "Mrs. Donelson and the three younger children at Mr. Reve's to return to the Warrenton Springs to spend the sickly months there"; mentioning a sighting of "Mr. Poindexter at Gordonsville"; discussing financial matters in Virginia
"Mr. Davis / 7 miles west of Wythe, Va.," to Major William B. Lewis by Andrew Jackson( )

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

Updating him on the progress of his journey
Collection of historical letters autographs and photographs by Percy Montagu( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Three engravings of Lee are included; an autographed quotation, 1907 January 21, by Mark Twain (portrait attached); and an autograph of Mary Anderson (portrait attached) and a program from the actress' New York production of The Daughter of Roland
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."
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
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis, W. B. (William Berkeley), 1784-1866

William Berkeley Lewis American presidential advisor

Languages
English (49)