Hon. Jas. Cameron Allen. Mathew Brady photograph of American Civil War period.
Title from unverified information on negative sleeve.
M.C. Ill. (Presented credentials as a Member elect to 34th Congress and served from March 4, 1855 to July 18, 1856 when the House decided he was not entitled to the seat; subsequently elected to fill the vacancy thus caused.) M. of Congress, Ill; Born Ky-1822; Died Onley, Ill., 1912; admitted to bar in Ind. 1843; Member State H. of R. - Palestine, Ill, 1850-51; M.C. 1853-55; re-elected 1856-57; clerk national H. of R. in [cut off].
Credit line: Brady-Handy photograph collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
Purchase; Alice H. Cox and Mary H. Evans; 1954.
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Forms part of: Brady-Handy photograph collection (Library of Congress).