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William Hunter was from Rhode Island and served within the State Department of the United States in various roles from 1849-1866. He temporarily substituted as acting Secretary of State for William Henry Seward after his carriage accident in 1860. He is likely mentioned by Fanny Adeline Seward in her 1862-1863 diary, along with his daughter. 

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Biography: 
William Hunter was from Rhode Island and served within the State Department of the United States in various roles from 1849-1866. He temporarily substituted as acting Secretary of State for William Henry Seward after his carriage accident in 1860. He is likely mentioned by Fanny Adeline Seward in her 1862-1863 diary, along with his daughter.
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Website
Citation URL: 
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83743936/william-hunter
Title of Webpage: 
Find A Grave
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Citation for Birth Info:
Citation Type: 
Website
Citation URL: 
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83743936/william-hunter
Title of Webpage: 
Find A Grave
Website Viewing Date: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 19:45
Website Last Modified Date: 
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Citation for Death Info:
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Book or Book Chapter
Book or Monograph Title: 
Register of the Department of State
Author(s) or Editor(s): 
United States Department of State
Publisher Name: 
U.S. Government Printing Office
Year: 
1919
Start Page: 
11
Citation Notes: 
https://books.google.com/books?id=7zowAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA11#v=onepage&q&f=false