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About meJanuary 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852

A skilled orator and statesman, Daniel Webster served several years in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives before becoming both the 14th and the 19th Secretary of State under William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Millard Fillmore.

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About my libraryAt the time of Webster's death in 1852, his library contained 1302 titles, which were auctioned to the public in 1875, nearly 23 years after his death. Duplicates bring that down to the 1276 titles found in his catalog here.

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The auction catalog, contributed by the University of California and digitized in the Internet Archive.

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A Boston Advertiser article about Webster's library, from the New York Times archives.

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