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Sketch of Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois

E. B. Washburne

Sketch of Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois

and of the slavery struggle of 1823-4.

by E. B. Washburne

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Published by Negro Universities Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Coles, Edward, 1786-1868.,
    • Slavery -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsChicago Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF545 .C695 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination253 p.
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5215805M
      LC Control Number75076490


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(Elihu Benjamin), ; Chicago Historical SocietyPages: Contact Us. Illinois State Library. Zoom In Edward Coles. An engraved portrait of Edward Coles, a lifelong opponent of slavery, serves as the frontispiece of the book by Elihu Benjamin Washburne titled Sketch of Edward Coles, Second Governor of Illinois, and of the Slavery Struggle of – engraving by Samual Sartain was based on an earlier painting by J.

Henry Brown. Edward Coles () was a private secretary to James Madison, the second governor of Illinois, and an was born at Enniscorthy, the family home in Albemarle County.

His father, Colonel John Coles, was a slaveholder and a friend of prominent Virginians, including Thomas was well educated by private tutors before attending Hampden-Sidney College and then the.

Edward Coles (Decem – July 7, ) was the second Governor of Illinois, serving from to From toColes was secretary to James was a neighbor and anti-slavery associate of Thomas freed his slaves in Coles was born on Decem in Albemarle County, studied at The College of William & : DecemAlbemarle County, Virginia.

Future Governor Edward Coles Freeing His Slaves While Enroute to Illinois Edward Coles (–) Contributed by Bruce G. Carveth. Edward Coles was the second governor of Illinois (–) and a lifelong opponent of in Albemarle County, he inherited a dozen slaves from his father and, against his family's wishes, decided to free them.

EDWARD COLES, second Governor of Illinois,was born Dec. 15,in Albemarle Co., Va., on the old family estate called “Enniscorthy,” on the Green Mountain. His father, John Coles, was a Colonel in the Revolutionary War. Having been fitted for college by private tutors, he was sent to Hampden Sidney, where he remained until the.

Gould's blue book for the city of St. Louis, ; Illinois political directory and sketch book, with portraits of party leaders. Illinois political directory, with portraits and biographical sketches of party leaders.

Illinois, Compiled Records from Lockport Area Genealogical and Historical Society, Edward Coles (Decem – July 7, ) manumitted his slaves inwas secretary to James Madison ( to ), neighbor and anti-slavery associate of Thomas Jefferson and was the second Governor of Illinois, serving from to He is credited with leading a political campaign that was successful in preventing the legitimization of slavery in the Illinois constitution.

Similar Items. Sketch of Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois: and of the slavery struggle of Author: Washburne, E. Published: () Descendants of Samuel Coles of Colestown, Gloucester County, New Jersey: arranged from the manuscript notes of Asa Matlack, Sr.

History. Coles County was organized on Decem out of Clark and Edgar counties. It was named after Edward Coles, the second governor of Illinois, from to The majority of the American settlers who founded Coles County, Illinois were either from the six New England states, or were born in upstate New York to parents who had moved to that region from New England shortly.

Edward Coles, the second governor of Illinois, was born on Decemat his father's plantation in Albemarle County, Virginia. The Coles family boasted connections to the most prominent Virginians in American history.

Col. John Coles, Edward's father, was brother-in-law to Patrick Henry. John's niece, Dolley Payne Todd, married James.

Coles was elected 2nd Governor of Illinois. During his term as Governor, pro-slavers claimed that Illinois was required to enter the United States as a free state, but did not have to remain that way. They called for a Constitutional Convention for the explicit purpose.

Edward Coles (Decem – July 7, ) manumitted his slaves inwas secretary to James Madison ( to ), neighbor and anti-slavery associate of Thomas Jefferson and was the second Governor of Illinois, serving from to Children: Robert Coles. Few books have been written about the enlightened Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois.

Ress's book is a nice contribution that, as a narrative history, is a good way to begin a study of this most important time in by: 2. Summary of “Sketch of Edward Coles” by Elihu Washburn. [Josephine Culpepper] (20) Notes on “Edward Coles, Decem July 7, ” [Leonard Pearson, Edward Condon.

11/28/40] (17) “Edward Coles, Second Governor of Illinois: Correspondence with Rev. Thomas Lippincott.” [George D. Lewis. 12/6/40] (4). Chicago Historical Society: Sketch of Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois, and of the slavery struggle of (Chicago, Jansen, McClurg & Company, ), also by E.

Washburne (page images at HathiTrust) Chicago Historical Society: Sketch of Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois, and of the slavery struggle of The following biographical sketches reference many of the residents of Coles County, Illinois at the turn of the 20th century.

Containing biographical details they often can point the researcher to genealogical data of their birth location and parents as well as their children.

Biographies are also one of the prime research materials for bringing a family history "alive" as they often. Much of the important collection at the Chicago Historical Society is reprinted in Clarence Alvord, Governor Edward Coles, Illinois Historical Society Library, This invaluable book also reprints the most extensive biography of Coles, E.B Washburne's Sketch of Edward Coles, Second Governor of Illinois, and of the Slavery Struggle of Edward Coles, the second governor of Illinois, was born on Decem, at his father's plantation in Albemarle County, Virginia.

The Coles family boasted connections to the most prominent Virginians in American history. John Coles, Edward's father, was brother-in-law to Patrick Henry. John's niece, Dolley Payne Todd, married James Madison.

Edward Coles, second Governor of Illinois,was born Dec. 15,in Albemarle Co., Va., on the old family estate called “Enniscorthy,” on the Green Mountain. His father, John Coles, was a Colonel in the Revolutionary War.

Having been fitted for college by private tutors, he was sent to Hampden Sidney, where he remained until the. Second, as governor of Illinois, he led the successful struggle to prevent Illinois from becoming a slave state.

Arguably, had Coles not come to Illinois to free his slaves, Illinois might have become a slave state, changing significantly all that followed.

This narrative was researched in the 's and written in Sketch of Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois, and of the slavery struggle of (Chicago, Jansen, McClurg, ), by E. Washburne and Chicago Historical Society (page images at HathiTrust) Message of Governor Bradford to the General Assembly of.

Sketch of Edward Coles, Second Governor of Illinois, And of the Slavery Struggle of Washburne, E. (Elihu Benjamin), Sketch of Edward Coles, Second Governor of. Coles County was incorporated in before then its component cities, towns and townships were part of Clark County. At its inception, the county included what is now Cumberland and Douglas counties.

The county was named in honor of Edward Coles, the second. Sketch of Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois and of the slavery struggle of Slave life in Georgia: a narrative of the life, sufferings, and escape of John Brown, a fugitive slave, now in England.

Pamphlet 6: Edwards, Illinois Governor Ninian. Message from the Governor of Illinois to the General Assembly at the December Session, Vandalia, IL: Robert Blackwell, Pamphlet 7: Oglesby, Illinois Governor Richard J.

Illinois Governor's Message, Jan. Edward Coles was a wealthy heir to a central Virginia plantation who left his family's Virginia tobacco plantation in and started the long trip west to Edwardsville, Illinois.

He paused along the Ohio River on an emotional April morning to free his slaves and offer. state capital moved from Kaskaskia to Vandalia. The first Illinois Constitution prohibited a Governor from serving two terms so Bond did not seek re-election.

Bond County was named in his honor. He is buried in Chester. () Edward Coles (D-R*) — The second Illinois Governor was born in Virginia and attended William and Mary File Size: KB.

Illinois Constitution (True or False) STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Illinois became a state in false. The last great indian uprising in Illinois was the Black Hawk war in true.

Illinois has had 3 capitals. true. Governor Edward Coles worked to keep Illinois a free state if the governor's. Edwardsville, home to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is a city in Madison County, Illinois, United of thethe population It is the county seat of Madison County.

The city was named in honor of Ninian Edwards, then Governor of the Illinois y: United States. ("ILLINOIS, The Heart of the Nation" by Hon.

Edward F. Dunne, Volume IV,Transcribed by Kim Torp) JAMES B. CAMPBELL Postmaster, dealer in jewelry, toys, etc., was born in Coles County, Illinois, Mawhere he was brought up to labor on the farm during the summer, and allowed to attend school during the winter months.

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