Creator

Date Original

1852-1915

Description

This collection contains correspondence, receipts, Illinois House bills, and compositions.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jehu Baker was born in Fayette County, Kentucky, November 4, 1822, and died at his home in Belleville, Illinois, March 1, 1903. As an adult, he practiced law in Saint Clair County, Illinois. He was elected to Congress in 1865-1869, 1887-1889, and 1897-1899. In 1878-1885 he served as United States Minister to Venezuela.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Illinois

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000399

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Jehu Baker papers, MS.000399

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Jehu Baker papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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