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Lewis, William Berkeley 1784-1866

Overview
Works: 108 works in 117 publications in 1 language and 161 library holdings
Genres: History  Portraits  Treaties  Autographs 
Roles: Author
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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

Discussing the court-martial of John Wood, a soldier executed for insubordination and mutiny in 1814
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 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
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
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
"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
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
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

"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
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
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
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

Inviting him to call on him at the Hermitage; putting in him charge of all arrangements for the trip to New Orleans; stating that his health is not good, but he doesn't complain because he knows "it would be grateful to [his] enemies"; rejoicing to hear that "Mr. S." [Andrew Stevenson] is appointed Speaker in Congress
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
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

Discussing a financial matter
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
"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
 
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Alternative Names
Lewis, W. B. (William Berkeley), 1784-1866

William Berkeley Lewis American presidential advisor

Languages
English (49)