1804 in the United States

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1804 in the United States
Years: 1801 1802 180318041805 1806 1807

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Events from the year 1804 in the United States.

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Births[edit]

  • April 12 – George W. Jones, United States Senator from Iowa from 1848 till 1859. (died 1896)
  • May 28 – William Alfred Buckingham, United States Senator from Connecticut from 1869 till 1875. (died 1875)
  • July 4 – Charles G. Atherton, United States Senator from New Hampshire from 1843 to 1849 and from 1853. (died 1853)
  • September 28 – Alpheus Felch, 5th Governor of Michigan from 1846 till 1847 and United States Senator from Michigan from 1847 till 1853. (died 1896)
  • November 13 – James Bell, United States Senator from New Hampshire from 1855 till 1857. (died 1857)
  • November 19 – Alexandre Mouton, United States Senator from Louisiana from 1843 till 1846. (died 1885)
  • November 23 – Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States from 1853 till 1857. (died 1869)
  • December 24 – Charles Magill Conrad, United States Senator from Louisiana from 1842 till 1843. (died 1878)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Everett S. Brown. The Senate Debate on the Breckinridge Bill for the Government of Louisiana, 1804. The American Historical Review, Vol. 22, No. 2 (January, 1917), pp. 340–364
  • Bayrd Still. To the West on Business in 1804. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 64, No. 1 (January, 1940), pp. 1–21
  • José de Onís. Valentin de Foronda's Memoir on the United States of North America, 1804. The Americas, Vol. 4, No. 3 (January, 1948), pp. 351–362
  • W. H. G. Armytage. A Sheffield Quaker in Philadelphia 1804-1806. Pennsylvania History, Vol. 17, No. 3 (1950), pp. 192–205
  • Helmut de Terra. Motives and Consequences of Alexander von Humboldt's Visit to the United States (1804). Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 104, No. 3 (June 15, 1960), pp. 314–316
  • Herman R. Friis. Baron Alexander von Humboldt's Visit to Washington, D. C., June 1 through June 13, 1804. Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Vol. 60/62, The 44th separately bound book (1960/1962), pp. 1–35
  • James E. Scanlon, Albert Gallatin. A Sudden Conceit: Jefferson and the Louisiana Government Bill of 1804. Louisiana History: The Journal of the Louisiana Historical Association, Vol. 9, No. 2 (Spring, 1968), pp. 139–162
  • Jerry W. Knudson. The Jeffersonian Assault on the Federalist Judiciary, 1802–1805; Political Forces and Press Reaction. The American Journal of Legal History, Vol. 14, No. 1 (January, 1970), pp. 55–75
  • Charles Merrill Mount. Gilbert Stuart in Washington: With a Catalogue of His Portraits Painted between December 1803 and July 1805. Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Vol. 71/72, The 48th separately bound book (1971/1972), pp. 81–127
  • Alfred J. Marini. Political Perceptions of the Marine Forces: Great Britain, 1699, 1739 and the United States 1798, 1804. Military Affairs, Vol. 44, No. 4 (December, 1980), pp. 171–176
  • John W. Wagner. New York City Concert Life, 1801-5. American Music, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Summer, 1984), pp. 53–69
  • Ellen G. Miles. Saint-Mémin's Portraits of American Indians, 1804-1807. American Art Journal, Vol. 20, No. 4 (1988), pp. 2–33
  • Kevin M. Gannon. Escaping "Mr. Jefferson's Plan of Destruction": New England Federalists and the Idea of a Northern Confederacy, 1803-1804. Journal of the Early Republic, Vol. 21, No. 3 (Autumn, 2001), pp. 413–443

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