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12325
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The historic Lincoln County home, Vesuvius, built in 1792 by Revolutionary leader General Joseph A. Graham, was the birthplace of William A. Graham. Graham, was a lawyer, planter, and Governor of North Carolina, and he served as Secretary of the Navy under President Millard Fillmore where he gained notoriety for masterminding the Perry Expedition to Japan.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 42 Issue 3, Aug 1974, p12-14, il, por
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14527
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Among other things like being a pioneer in education, William A. Graham held more high offices than any other North Carolinian, and his life was of great constructive service to the State.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 13 Issue 15, Sept 1945, p9
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14587
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An unusually large number of citizens from Lincoln County have had outstanding careers as statesmen, soldiers, business and professional men. Lincoln County has produced a long line of cabinet officers such as James Pinckney Henderson, William A. Graham, and Joseph Forney Johnston.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 13 Issue 36, Feb 1946, p11, 25-26
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20280
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IN 1846, requisitions for volunteers for the Mexican-American war went to governors of all states. Governor William A. Graham issued a proclamation calling North Carolina to raise a volunteer infantry regiment. During the summer of 1846, more than three times the volunteers needed, most of them from the western part of the state, offered their services.
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20873
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This article looks at the early life of lawyer and public servant William A. Graham, with a particular focus on his family, environment, and education during his formative years.
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20906
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This article examines the additions, improvements and changes made to William Alexander Graham's country estate, \"Montrose.\"
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21036
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This article looks at former Whig Governor William Alexander Graham's appointment and service as Secretary of the Navy under President Millard Fillmore. Details of his career as well as period naval operations, advancements, and issues are included.
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22474
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William Alexander Graham was born in Lincoln County, North Carolina in 1804. Graham achieve much in the way of public service during his lifetime becoming Speaker of the House of Commons, Governor of North Carolina, Secretary of the United States Navy, Senator of the United States, Senator of the Confederate States, and nominee of the Whig Party for the Vice Presidency.
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37303
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Small biographical notes on correspondents in the letters of William Alexander Graham .
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37287
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Small biographical notes on correspondents in the letters of William Alexander Graham .
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37444
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Notes on; David W. Stone, Dr. Shadrack P. Allen, Thomas Turner, Augustus Moore, Joseph Halsey, John B. Jones, Hezekiah Spruill and William Allen.
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37458
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These are notes about Joseph B. Hinton; Asa Biggs; John L. Foreman; John Lancaster Bailey; and Joshua Tayloe.