Harvey, Jonathan, 1780-1859
- Existence: 1780 - 1859
Jonathan Harvey was born in Sutton, NH, on February 25, 1780. He served as a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives from 1811-1816, 1831-1834 and 1838-1840. From 1816-1823, he served in the New Hampshire Senate and was president of that body from 1817-1823. Harvey was also a member of the Executive Council of New Hampshire from 1823-1825, after which he was elected as a Jacksonian to the 19th, 20th and 21st Congresses. Harvey died on August 23, 1859.
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Overview Jonathan Harvey (1780-1859), congressman. The collection consists of papers concerning his legal and legislative career, personal and family correspondence, papers relating to the town of Sutton, New Hampshire, and records of his general store in Sutton.
Identifier: MSS 814477
Scope and Contents Political address by Jonathan Harvey to the citizens of Sutton with a discourse on the current war and on the part played by Great Britain in world affairs.