Daniel Webster (1782-1852) was born 18 Jan. 1782 in Salisbury, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire. He was the son of Ebenezer Webster and Abigail Eastman. He married Grace Fletcher on 24 Jun. 1808 in Salisbury; widowed. He married Caroline LeRoy on 12 Dec. 1829 in New York. He died 24 Oct. 1852 in Marshfield, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.
Daniel Webster (9CWT-MT3), "Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Feb. 2022). Daniel Webster, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/Daniel-Webster, accessed 4 Feb. 2022). Daniel Webster, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org/person/daniel-webster, accessed 4 Feb. 2022).
Excerpt:in this land viz that of the Elders Bringing letters in quantities to this country which is involving us in much trouble expence & difficulty as their is £5 pounds fine upon all letters either sealed or unsealed brought to England except in Ship Bags so any that bring letters should put them into the hands of the captain, ((except it may be some private letters to us can be sent by confidential friends can be brought to us when they first come ashore)) see Elder Taylors letter. ...
Excerpt:Aug 21 1877 Robert Treat Painee Samuel Huntington Elbridge Gerry William Williams Stephen Hopkins Oliver Woolcott William Ellery Mathew Thornton Roger Sherman. Baptized for the following Eminent Men Daniel Webster Edward Gibbon Washington Irving David Garrick Michael Faraday Sir Joshua Reynolds William Makepeace ...
Excerpt:St Francis April 27th 1850 Dear Brother George A. Stake the liberty to [adrep] a few lines to you by Dr L M Vaughn a Medical Gentleman of high standing in his profession I think you will find in him a friend that will hear to reason on any subject that you may propound at least I have found him as Luck- Please introducce him to the first Presidency Brother G- there has been a great strife at Washington on the Abolition question came verry ...