WorldCat Identities

Lewis, William Berkeley 1784-1866

Overview
Works: 104 works in 113 publications in 1 language and 148 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Portraits  Treaties  Autographs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E340.C68,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Berkeley Lewis
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

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
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
Collection of historical letters autographs and photographs by Percy Montagu( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In a letter, 1793 February 18, Thomas Jefferson requests that Beverley Randolph serve on a commission to treat with the N.W. Indians at Sandusky, Ohio, and establish a boudary line between U. S. and Indian land
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]."
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
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 Chickasaw Nation
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
"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
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

Describing the death of a four-month-old baby and the mother's distress at his death; telling him that Edward B. Donelson has not reached home yet
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
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

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

1 edition published in 1826 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing attempts to cast his wife's character into disrepute, which he believes originate with [Henry] Clay, and his efforts to obtain statements that will clear his wife of such accusations
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
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis, W. B. (William Berkeley), 1784-1866

William Berkeley Lewis American presidential advisor

Languages
English (49)