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Sawyer, Nathaniel, 1784-1853


Nathaniel Sawyer was born on April 10, 1784 in Salisbury, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1805 and from Yale in 1848, Sawyer was a lawyer and a cousin of Daniel Webster related to him on their mothers' sides. Sayer died on October 3, 1853.

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Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 848320
Identifier: Mss 848320
Content Description Daniel Webster writes to cousin Nathaniel Sawyer of Cincinnati, Ohio (DC class of 1805) mentioning the upcoming 1848 Whig National Convention at Philadelphia. Webster finished fourth in the balloting for the nomination.