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Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858



  • Existence: 1782-03-14 - 1858-04-10


Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858), American politician

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

O'Fallon family papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-2729
Scope and Contents: The papers include correspondence, photographs, and other papers documenting activities of United States Indian Agent Benjamin O'Fallon and his extended family. Most correspondence consists of letters to Benjamin O'Fallon, concerning Indian affairs in Missouri Territory and throughout what is now the western United States, as well as Missouri politics during the transition from territory to statehood; correspondents include Henry Atkinson, Thomas Hart Benton, William Clark, John C. Calhoun,...
Dates: 1803-1910