BELL, John, 1796-1869


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Extended Bibliography

Caldwell, Joshua W. “John Bell of Tennessee: A Chapter of Political History.” American Historical Review 4 (July 1899): 652-64.

Grim, Mark Sillers. “The Political Career of John Bell.” Master’s thesis, University of Tennessee, 1930.

The Life, Speeches, and Public Services of John Bell. New York: Rudd & Carleton, 1860.

McKellar, Kenneth. “John Bell," in Tennessee Senators as seen by one of their Successors. Kingsport, Tenn.: Southern Publishers, Inc., 1942, 251-261.

Moore, Powell. “James K. Polk and the ‘Immortal Thirteen.’ ‘’ East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 11 (1939): 20-33.

Parks, Joseph H. “John Bell and the Compromise of 1850.” Journal of Southern History 9 (August 1943): 328-56.

___. John Bell of Tennessee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1950.

Parks, Norman L. “The Career of John Bell as Congressman from Tennessee, 1827-1841.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 1 (September 1942): 229-49.

___. “The Career of John Bell of Tennessee in the United States House of Representatives.” Ph.D. dissertation, Vanderbilt University, 1942.

Scott, Jesse W. “John Bell: A Tennessee Statesman in National Politics from 1840 to 1860.” Master’s thesis, Tennessee A. & I. State College, 1950.