Smith, Jeremiah, 1759-1842

Smith, Jeremiah, 1759-1842

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1759 - 1842

Biography

Jeremiah Smith was born in November 29, 1759 in Peterborough, New Hampshire. Smith attended Harvard University before graduation from Queens College in New Jersey. Smith served in the Continental Army and read law, entering the bar in 1786, after which he was in private practice until 1796. From 1798 to 1801, Smith served in the House of Representatives, the Senate as NH District Attorney and as a probate judge. In 1801, he was nominated as a federal judge to a seat on the United States Circuit Court and in 1809, he became governor of New Hampshire, a position he held for a year before returning to private practice. Smith died on September 21, 1842.

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 819152.9
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 819152.9
Date(s): 1819-02-02
Abstract

In English.

Francis Brown letter

Mss 817457
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 817457
Date(s): 1817-08-07
Abstract

In English.

Jeremiah Smith account of estate

Mss 838251
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 838251
Date(s): 1838-04-01
Abstract

In English.

Jeremiah Smith catalogue of library

Mss 826101
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 826101
Date(s): 1826-01-01
Abstract

In English.

Jeremiah Smith lecture notes

Codex 003394
 Collection
Identifier: 003394
Date(s): 1780-06-02
Abstract

Notes taken by Jeremiah Smith (1759-1842) from a lecture on Moral Philosophy by John Witherspoon, D.D. (1722-1794) at Queens College.

Jeremiah Smith letter

Mss 799378
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 799378
Date(s): 1799-06-28
Scope and Contents

Letter from Jeremiah Smith of Exeter to Moses Dow of Haverhill, N.H. writer wishes Dow to let him know the state of affairs between Dow and Thomas Mellen.

Jeremiah Smith letter

Mss 832160
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 832160
Date(s): 1832-02-10
Abstract

In English.

Jeremiah Smith letter

Mss 838273
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 838273
Date(s): 1838-04-23
Abstract

In English.

Jeremiah Smith letter

Mss 823175.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 823175.1
Date(s): 1823-02-25
Abstract

In English.

Jeremiah Smith letter

Mss 823262
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 823262
Date(s): 1823-04-12
Abstract

In English.