Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901

Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1818 - 1901

Biography

William Maxwell Evarts (February 6, 1818 – February 28, 1901) was an American lawyer and statesman from New York who served as U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Attorney General and U.S. Senator from New York. He was renowned for his skills as a litigator and was involved in three of the most important causes of American political jurisprudence in his day: the impeachment of a president, the Geneva arbitration and the contests before the electoral commission to settle the presidential election of 1876.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 852130
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 852130
Date(s): 1852-01-30
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 852131
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 852131
Date(s): 1852-01-31
Abstract

In English.

William Maxwell Evarts letter

Webster Mss 851311
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 851311
Date(s): 1851-05-11
Abstract

In English.

William Maxwell Evarts letter

Webster Mss 852303
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 852303
Date(s): 1852-05-03
Abstract

In English.