Saltonstall, Leverett, 1783-1845

Saltonstall, Leverett, 1783-1845

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1783 - 1845

Biography

Leverett Saltonstall was born on June 13, 1783 in Haverhill, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard University in 1892 after which he studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1895. He set up practice in Salem, Massachusetts the same year. Saltonstall went on to become a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts, Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, President of the Massachusetts Senate, the first Mayor of Salem, Massachusetts and a member of the Board of Overseers of Harvard College. He died on May 8, 1845.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 841262.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 841262.1
Date(s): 1841-04-12
Abstract

In English.

Leverett Saltonstall letter

Mss 839265
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 839265
Date(s): 1839-04-15
Abstract

In English.

Salem [Mass], to James H. Bingham [Claremont, NH], Letter

Mss 838457.2
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 838457.2
Date(s): 1838-08-07
Abstract

Saltonstall writes to Bingham about a former instructor they had at Exeter, their general friendship, and whether Bingham will join him in a tribute to the teacher at their Alma mater.