Davis, John Wesley, 1799-1859
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains 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. Other correspondents include Thomas A. Hendricks, James Whitcomb,...
Collection — Folder: 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...
Scope and Contents The collection contains 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,...