James Noble letters
Manuscript Section, Indiana Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Christina Baich, November 2005
James Noble was born on December 16, 1785, near Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia. His family moved to Campbell County, Kentucky, in 1795. Noble practiced law in Kentucky before moving to Brookville, Indiana. He was a judge and a member of the first Indiana Constitutional Convention in 1816. Noble then served in the first State House of Representatives. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1816 and served until his death on February 26, 1831. During his time in the Senate he served as chairman of the Committee on Pensions and on the Committee on the Militia. He is buried in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. United States Congress. 23 Sept. 2005
Scope and Content Note:
The collection consists of reproduction of three letters written by James Noble.
1822 Jan. 11 James Noble to John C. Calhoun held at the Library of Congress, photocopy of ALS.
1826 Mar. 29 James Noble to J.L. Edwards held at the Library of Congress, photograph of ALS.
1817 Mar. 5 James Noble to James Monroe, Photostat copy of ALS.
Size of Collection:
Ruth Esther Amos 1944?; Indiana State Library 1932 Dec. 6
Access: This collection is open for research.
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Language Materials are entirely in English
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