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Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, 1781-1849

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Personal name headingLeigh, Benjamin Watkins, 1781-1849
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Variant(s)Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, 1781-1840
Leigh, B. W. (Benjamin Watkins), 1781-1849
Leigh, Watkins, 1781-1849
Eminent citizen of Virginia, 1781-1849
Sydney, Algernon, 1781-1849
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1781-06-18
Death date1849-02-26
Place of birthChesterfield County (Va.)
Place of deathRichmond (Va.)
Field of activityUnited States--Politics and government Virginia--Politics and government United States--Foreign relations Slavery--United States
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. Senate
Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates
Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals
Profession or occupationLawyers Politicians Authors
Found inNUCMC data from New Jersey Historical Soc. for Scott, W. Papers, 1809-1866 (Benjamin Watkins Leigh)
LC data base, 4/2/87 (hdg.: Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, 1781-1840; usage: B.W. Leigh)
DAB (Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, June 18, 1781-Feb. 2, 1849)
WwasWA, 1607-1896 (Leigh, Benjamin Watkins, d. Feb. 2, 1849)
Herringshaw (Leigh, Benjamin Watkins; d. Feb. 2, 1849)
Biographical dictionary of American Congress (Leigh, Benjamin Watkins; senator from Virginia; born in Chesterfield County, Va., June 18, 1781; official reporter, State Court of Appeals; served in the Virginia House of Delegates and the U.S. Senate; died in Richmond, February 26, 1849)
His Substitute intended to be offered to the next meeting of the citizens of Richmond, 1824: t.p. (Watkins Leigh) p. 2 (B.W. Leigh)
His The Letters of Algernon Sydney ... 1830: t.p. (an eminent citizen of Virginia)
Cushing (Sydney, Algernon, Benjamin Watkins Leigh; Eminent citizen of Virginia, Benjamin Watkins Leigh)
Associated languageeng