Webster, Daniel  (1782 – 1852)
American Lawyer and Politician. Born in Salisbury, New Hampshire January 18, 1782. Held several congressional offices including Representative, Senator and U.S. Secretary of State. His speech in January 1830 in oposition to the principles of Nullification won him nation-wide fame, as did his "7th of March" speech in 1850, in which he argued for excluding slavery from the territories. Appointed Secretary of State by President William Henry Harrison and again by President John Tyler and served from 1841 to 1843. Became Secretary of State again in 1850; died October 14, 1852.

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