John Silva Meehan was born in New York City on Feb. 6, 1790. He was the fourth Librarian of Congress, serving from 1829 until 1861. A Democrat, he was appointed by President Andrew Jackson, and he served no less than nine U.S. presidents.
Correspondence of John Silva Meehan, Librarian of Congress
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- Dates of Creation1845
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