See also:American politician and journalist, was
See also:born in
See also:Kentucky, on the 15th of
See also:August 1791 . He was a school teacher in his native state, served during the War of 1812 in the Kentucky militia, and then settled in
See also:Missouri, where he worked as a schoolmaster and practised
See also:law . He was a member of the Missouri Constitutional
See also:Convention of 182o, and was elected to the state
See also:House of Representatives in 182o and to the state
See also:Senate in 1822, serving one
See also:term in each house . Becoming interested in journalism, he
See also:purchased and for two years edited the St
See also:Louis Enquirer . In 1825 he bought and afterwards edited in
See also:Washington, D.C., The
See also:United States Telegraph, which soon became the
See also:organ of the
See also:Jackson men in opposition to the
See also:Adams administration . Upon Andrew Jackson's election to the
See also:presidency, the Telegraph became the principal mouthpiece of the administration, and received printing patronage estimated in value at $50,000 a
See also:year, while
See also:Green became one of the coterie of unofficial advisers of Jackson known as the "
See also:Cabinet." In the
See also:quarrel between Jackson and
See also:John C .
See also:Calhoun, Green supported the latter, and through the columns of the Telegraph violently attacked the administration . In consequence, his paper was deprived of the
See also:government printing in the
See also:spring of 1831 . Green, however, continued to edit it in the Calhoun
See also:interest until 1835, and gave vigorous support to that
See also:nullification views . From 1835 to 1838 he edited The Reformation, a radically
See also:partisan publication, devoted to
See also:trade and the extreme states' rights theory.: In 1841—1843 he was in
See also:Europe on behalf of the Tyler administration, and he is said to have been instrumental in causing the
See also:appointment of
See also:Lord Ashburton to negotiate in Washington concerning the boundary dispute between Maine and
See also:Canada . In
See also:January 1843 Green established in New
See also:York City a
See also:short-lived journal, The Republic, to combat the spoils
See also:system and to
See also:advocate free trade . In
See also:September 1844 Calhoun, then secretary of state, sent Green to
See also:Texas ostensibly as
See also:consul at
See also:Galveston, advocating cheerfulness, exercise and a quiet content as remedies .
It is full of witty sayings .
ALEXANDER HENRY GREEN (1832—1896)
JOHN RICHARD GREEN (1837—1883)
Duff Green was also a government survey after the War of 1812.
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