Webster, Daniel Fletcher, 1813-1862

Webster, Daniel Fletcher, 1813-1862

 

Biography

Daniel Fletcher Webster was born in Portsmouth, NH in 1813. He was the son of Daniel Webster and served as chief clerk of the US State Department during his father's first term as Secretary of State. As chief clerk, he delivered the news of President William Henry Harrison's death to Vice President John Tyler. During the Civil War, Webster served as a colonel of the 12th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was killed in the Second Battle of Bull Run on August 30, 1862.

Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

Caleb Cushing letter

Mss 856105
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 856105
Date(s): 1856-01-05
Scope and Contents

Four-page letter from Caleb Cushing in Washington to Richard M. Blatchford and Fletcher Webster with the statement that Cushing loaned Daniel Webster money in return for receiving the post as Commissioner to China is completely false. Includes envelope addressed to Hiram Ketchum, New York with handwritten note about the Cushing case.

Daniel Fletcher Webster

Mss 841411
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 841411
Date(s): 1841-07-11
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Fletcher Webster correspondence

MS-912
 Collection
Identifier: MS-912
Date(s): 1850 to 1856
Abstract

Daniel Fletcher Webster (1813-1862), chief clerk of US State Department. The collection consists of correspondence from his mother, Grace Fletcher Webster, J. C. Warren, Amasa McCoy and one unidentified author.

Daniel Fletcher Webster letter

Webster Mss 840203.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 840203.1
Date(s): 1840-03-03
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Fletcher Webster letter

Webster Mss 840451.3
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 840451.3
Date(s): 1840-08-01
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Fletcher Webster letter

Mss 841374.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 841374.1
Date(s): 1841-06-24
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Fletcher Webster letter

Webster Mss 841375.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 841375.1
Date(s): 1841-06-25
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Fletcher Webster letter

Mss 841419.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 841419.1
Date(s): 1841-07-19
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Fletcher Webster letter

Mss 841428
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 841428
Date(s): 1841-07-28
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Fletcher Webster letter

Mss 841452
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 841452
Date(s): 1841-08-02
Abstract

In English.