William Lewis Dayton Scrapbook,
1864

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7158
Creators:
Dayton, William L. (William Lewis), 1807-1864
Dates:
1864
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 volume.
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
This scrapbook contains obituary notices from American and foreign newspapers on Dayton's death in Paris in 1864.

Historical Note
Historical Note
William Lewis Dayton (1807-1864) was a Regent of the Smithsonian Institution from 1861 to 1864. He also served as a member of the New Jersey legislature, 1837; Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, 1838-1841; United States Senator from New Jersey, 1842-1851; vice-presidential candidate for the Republican Party, 1856; Attorney-General of New Jersey, 1857-1861; and Minister to France, 1861-1864.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7158, William Lewis Dayton Scrapbook

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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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