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 43 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Fletcher Webster request

Mss 841301.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 841301.1
Date(s): 1841-05-01
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 840157
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 840157
Date(s): 1840-02-07
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 829664
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 829664
Date(s): 1829-12-14
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 836265
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 836265
Date(s): 1836-04-15
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 843900
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 843900
Date(s): 1843
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Webster Letter

Webster Mss 842555
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 842555
Date(s): 1842-10-05
Content Description

Webster writes to his son Fletcher, who was Chief Clerk of the Department of State, concerning Webster's correspondence from England and letters for President Tyler, including a letter from General Lewis Cass. Webster comments on Cass' potential political ambitions and how Tyler's tone should be in his response.

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 842524
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 842524
Date(s): 1842-09-24
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 848667
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 848667
Date(s): 1848-12-17
Abstract

In English.

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 847401
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 847401
Date(s): 1847-07-01
Content Description

Three-page letter from Daniel Webster to his son Fletcher in which he tells him about anticipated travels in Massachusetts as well as various business and family matters. Webster mentions Mr. (Richard M.?) Blatchford and Mr. (Edward?) Curtis, both of whom assisted Webster with his financial and business matters.

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 849256.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 849256.1
Date(s): 1849-04-16
Abstract

In English.