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Davis, John Wesley, 1799-1859


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Austin H. Brown papers

Identifier: L019
Scope and Contents This collection contains Austin H. Brown’s personal and business correspondence, as well as documents of political appointments, indentures, checks, receipts, clippings, and compositions, programs and other ephemera from social and political activities such as membership to the Democratic Party and Masons organizations. The correspondence includes letters from his father, William J. Brown, his brother, George, and cousin, John Ferguson.There are also a Independent Relief Fire Co.,...
Dates: 1830-1901

John Wesley Davis collection

 Collection — Folder: S0339
Identifier: S0339
Scope and Contents Hope Bedford wrote this thesis in partial fulfillment of the requirement for her degree of Master of Arts, Department of History, at Butler University, in 1930. The paper consists of six chapter totaling 46 pages. In Chapter 1, “Early Life,” Ms. Bedford gives his birth date and place. His father was Rev. John Davis, and his mother was Margaret Jones. He studied medicine under Dr. George D. Foulke’s supervision before entering the University of Maryland. In 1820, he married Ann...
Dates: 1930

Noah Noble collection

Identifier: L118
Scope and Contents The collection contains Noah Noble's personal and political correspondence regarding state and national Whig politics, as well as his campaign for governor of Indiana. Included are letters relating to the Internal Improvement Board, its projects, and correspondence pertaining to the state's debts arisen from such projects.Correspondents include John Badollet, Samuel Bigger, Michael G. Bright, David Burr, Henry Clay, John Wesley Davis, John Dowling, George H. Dunn, Paris C. Dunning,...
Dates: 1816-1900s

United States speakers of the House crayon portraits

Identifier: A026
Scope and Contents This collection includes 3 crayon englargments of portraits, circa 1860-1920, depicting men from Indiana who became speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives: John W. Davis, Schuyler Colfax, and Michael C. Kerr.
Dates: circa 1860-1920