William Henson Wallace papers, 1841-1879  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Wallace, W. H. (William Henson), 1811-1879
William Henson Wallace papers
1841-1879 (inclusive)
.96 cubic feet (2 boxes, 1 folder, 3 microfilm)
Collection Number
1157 (Accession No. 1157-001)
Correspondence and petitions of a lawyer and appointed governor of Washington
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
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Seattle, WA
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Born in Iowa, educated in Indiana common schools. Lawyer, moved to Washington Territory in 1853, and appointed governor in 1861, but did not qualify because he was a Republican delegate of Washington Territory to 37th Congress (1861-1865). Served as a delegate of Idaho Territory (1864-65). He died in Stellacoom, Pierce County, Wash.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, petitions, 1841-1879.

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Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Governors--Washington (State)--Archives
  • Lawyers--Washington (State)--Archives
  • Personal Names :
  • Wallace, W. H. (William Henson), 1811-1879--Archives

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)