Sullivan, William, 1774-1839
- Existence: 1774 - 1839
William Sullivan (1774-1839) was a prominent Boston lawyer, Federalist politician, and author. Sullivan was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1795, served on the Massachuetts General Court (1804-1830), and was a delegate to the Massachusetts Constitutional Convention (1830). From 1830, he devoted most of his career to writing about political institutions of the United States.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Letter from Daniel Webster to William Sullivan, discussing the postponement of the political convention of the Federalist Party and Sullivan's opinion of the hopelessness of peace regarding the War of 1812. (Encapsulated in plastic film)