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...the U.S. House of Representatives, 1797–1801, the Massachusetts legislature, 1802–17, and the U.S. Senate, 1817–22. An active Federalist, he was a leader in the opposition to JM’s administration and the War of 1812, as well as spokesman for the Hartford Convention of 1814. In the debates over the Missouri question, he took a leading part against the extension of slavery into the territories.
...’s. He entered the Virginia House of Delegates in 1798 supporting JM’s Virginia Resolutions, and he remained a member of that body almost continuously until 1812. He served as governor of Virginia during the War of 1812 and thereafter as U.S. senator for Virginia, 1815–25, secretary of war, 1825–28, and briefly, until 1829, as U.S. minister to Great Britain. Throughout his career Barbour’s...
’s nephew, Conway C. Macon (1792–1860), a planter living at Mt. Erin in Orange County, Virginia, who served in the state militia during the War of 1812, was county sheriff in 1843, and a justice of the peace. He sold his property in 1848 and eventually moved to Richmond, where he was employed as a tobacco inspector (Chapman, “Descendants of Ambrose Madison,”...
Charles K. Mallory (1781–1820), a former member of the Virginia General Assembly, was elected to the Virginia Executive Council in 1808. He served as lieutenant governor of Virginia during the War of 1812 and upon leaving that office became the customs collector for Norfolk and Portsmouth (