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Curtis, George Ticknor, 1812-1894



  • Existence: 1812 - 1894


George Ticknor Curtis (November 28, 1812 – March 28, 1894) was an American historian, lawyer, and writer. From 1840 to 1843, Curtis was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives as a Whig. A political ally of Daniel Webster, he was one of the "Cotton Whigs" who joined the Democratic Party when the Whig party dissolved in 1856.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Identifier: Mss 849129
Webster Mss 849129
Date(s): 1849-01-29

In English.

George Ticknor and others letter

Identifier: Mss 853140
Mss 853140
Date(s): 1853-01
Scope and Contents

Letter from George Ticknor, Edward Everett, Cornelius C. Felton and George T. Curtis in Boston to Major General Jseup, telling him that they are collecting Webster's papers and would like to know of any letters, papers and printed material. Includes newspaper clipping of Webster Festival.

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