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Hampden, Me. (Maine, United States) (search for this): entry rives-william-cabell
Rives, William Cabell 1793- Diplomatist; born in Nelson county, Va., May 4, 1793; was educated at Hampden-Sidney and William and Mary colleges; studied law under the direction of Jefferson, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he became a member of the Confederate Congress. He died near Charlottesville, Va., April 25, 1868.
Charlottesville (Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry rives-william-cabell
Rives, William Cabell 1793- Diplomatist; born in Nelson county, Va., May 4, 1793; was educated at Hampden-Sidney and William and Mary colleges; studied law under the direction of Jefferson, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he became a member of the Confederate Congress. He died near Charlottesville, Va., April 25, 1868.
d at Hampden-Sidney and William and Mary colleges; studied law under the direction of Jefferson, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he becason, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he became a member of the Confederate Congress. He died near Charlottesville, Va., April 25, 1868.
Nelson (Virginia, United States) (search for this): entry rives-william-cabell
Rives, William Cabell 1793- Diplomatist; born in Nelson county, Va., May 4, 1793; was educated at Hampden-Sidney and William and Mary colleges; studied law under the direction of Jefferson, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he became a member of the Confederate Congress. He died near Charlottesville, Va., April 25, 1868.
United States (United States) (search for this): entry rives-william-cabell
Rives, William Cabell 1793- Diplomatist; born in Nelson county, Va., May 4, 1793; was educated at Hampden-Sidney and William and Mary colleges; studied law under the direction of Jefferson, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he became a member of the Confederate Congress. He died near Charlottesville, Va., April 25, 1868.
Rives, William Cabell 1793- Diplomatist; born in Nelson county, Va., May 4, 1793; was educated at Hampden-Sidney and William and Mary colleges; studied law under the direction of Jefferson, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he became a member of the Confederate Congress. He died near Charlottesville, Va., April 25, 1868.
Rives, William Cabell 1793- Diplomatist; born in Nelson county, Va., May 4, 1793; was educated at Hampden-Sidney and William and Mary colleges; studied law under the direction of Jefferson, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he became a member of the Confederate Congress. He died near Charlottesville, Va., April 25, 1868.
Rives, William Cabell 1793- Diplomatist; born in Nelson county, Va., May 4, 1793; was educated at Hampden-Sidney and William and Mary colleges; studied law under the direction of Jefferson, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he became a member of the Confederate Congress. He died near Charlottesville, Va., April 25, 1868.
Rives, William Cabell 1793- Diplomatist; born in Nelson county, Va., May 4, 1793; was educated at Hampden-Sidney and William and Mary colleges; studied law under the direction of Jefferson, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he became a member of the Confederate Congress. He died near Charlottesville, Va., April 25, 1868.
Rives, William Cabell 1793- Diplomatist; born in Nelson county, Va., May 4, 1793; was educated at Hampden-Sidney and William and Mary colleges; studied law under the direction of Jefferson, a member of the State constitutional convention in 1816; of the State legislature in 1817-19 and in 1822, and of Congress in 1823-29; was minister to France in 1829-32; and United States Senator in 1832-45. He was again minister to France in 1849-53. He sympathized with the secession movement, and in February, 1861, was a member of the peace congress. After Virginia joined the Confederacy, he became a member of the Confederate Congress. He died near Charlottesville, Va., April 25, 1868.
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