Mason, James Murray

James Murray Mason, detail
Life span
11/03/1798—04/28/1871

Life Summary

Full name
  James Murray Mason
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  South
Origins
  Slave State
Education
  University of Pennsylvania
  William & Mary
Occupation
  Politician
  Diplomat
  Attorney or Judge
Political Parties
  Democratic
Government
  Confederate government (1861-65)
  Diplomat
  US Senate
  US House of Representatives
  State legislature

Note Cards

Events

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
12/15/1857 New York Times, “Governor Walker in Washington,” December 15, 1857
03/06/1858 (Concord) New Hampshire Statesman, “Douglas in the Senate,” March 6, 1858
12/16/1858 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, “Who are the Agitators?,” December 16, 1858
12/17/1858 New York Times, “The Amistad Case,” December 17, 1858
01/19/1859 New York Herald, “Some of Our Diplomatic and Consular Deficiencies,” January 19, 1859
02/26/1859 New York Times, “The Political Future,” February 26, 1859
11/03/1859 Carlisle (PA) American Volunteer, "Trial of Brown, the Insurgent," November 3, 1859
12/29/1859 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “The New Crusade against the Union,” December 29, 1859
02/15/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “The Harper’s Ferry Inquisition,” February 15, 1860
02/29/1860 Boston (MA) Advertiser, “Mr. Hyatt’s Case,” February 29, 1860
07/05/1860 Ripley (OH) Bee, “The John Brown Investigation,” July 5, 1860
08/08/1860 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, "Who Are For Disunion?," August 8, 1860
02/20/1861 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Bad For Virginia,” February 20, 1861
11/16/1861 Charles Wilkes, USN to Gideon Welles, Final Report on the seizure of Mason and Slidell, November 16, 1861
11/17/1861 New York Herald, “Mason and Slidell,” November 17, 1861
11/18/1861 President Jefferson Davis, Message to the Confederate Congress, November 18, 1861
12/05/1861 Memorandum by Alexander T. Galt, Canadian diplomat, describing interview with Abraham Lincoln, December 5, 1861
12/29/1861 New York Herald, "Settlement of the Trent Difficulty," December 29, 1861
01/18/1862 Raleigh (NC) Register, “Mr. Vallandingham’s Speech,” January 18, 1862

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