Daniel S. Dickinson letter, 1857 Aug 3
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Brief Description: Daniel S. Dickinson writes from Binghamton, N.Y., to N. B. Morse, Edmund W. Fiske, James Humphrey, C. P. Smith, and Edmund Driggs indicating that Dickinson will participate in the festive honors proposed to be extended to the Hon. Henry C. Murphey.
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Record Series Number: 00/2010-173-0
Created by: Dickinson, Daniel S. (Daniel Stevens) (1800-1866)
Volume: 1.0 Items
Biographical Note for Dickinson, Daniel S. (Daniel Stevens) (1800-1866) : Dickinson, Daniel Stevens (11 Sept. 1800-12 Apr. 1866), politician, was born in Goshen, Connecticut, the son of Daniel T. Dickinson and Mary Caulkins, farmers. In 1807 the family joined the westward migration from New England to New York, settling in Guilford in the Chenango valley. Dickinson aspired to be a lawyer, but his parents, who could only provide him with a common school education, insisted he learn the trade of clothier. When he reached legal age, however, he taught school and surveyed land while continuing a course of intensive self-study begun during his apprenticeship. He was admitted to the bar in 1828, set up practice in Guilford, but moved to the larger Binghamton in 1831. He became a highly successful lawyer was very active in local, state, and national Demoratic politics, before supporting Republican Abraham Lincoln in 1860. Dickinson died in 1866.
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Subject Index
Murphy, Henry Cruse, 1810-1882
Genres/Forms of Material
Correspondence
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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PreferredCitation: David S. Dickinson letter (2010-173-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759