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Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1731 - 1796

Samuel Huntington (July 16, 1731 [O.S. July 5, 1731] – January 5, 1796) was a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution from Connecticut. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, he signed the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He also served as President of the Continental Congress from 1779 to 1781, President of the United States in Congress Assembled in 1781, chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court from 1784 to 1785, and the 18th Governor of Connecticut from 1786 until his death.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Calvin Crane letter

Mss 785419
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 785419
Overview In English.

John Wheelock letter

Mss 783363
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 783363
Overview In English.

Joseph Clark letter

Mss 785900.2
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 785900.2
Overview In English.

Samuel Huntington letter

Mss 777567.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 777567.1
Scope and Contents Letter from Samuel Huntington to General Putnam, requesting assistance as he has only a small number of militia. Letter is incomplete.

Samuel Huntington letter

Mss 777568
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 777568
Scope and Contents Fragment of a mutilated letter from Samuel Huntington of Little Britain to General Winds, mentioning the burning of Kingston.

Samuel Huntington letter

Mss 780654
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 780654
Scope and Contents Samuel Huntington of Philadelphia writes a letter to the President of Delaware to share an act of Congress recommending that the several States inform the Commissary General, Col. Ephraim Blaine, of the names of their commissary agents and of the army supplies they possess.

Samuel Huntington letter

Mss 795159.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 795159.1
Scope and Contents Letter from Samuel Huntington to Timothy Barr of Hartford in which he agrees to pay the debt incurred by Richard Kimball if Barr will accept his terms.

Samuel Huntington letter

Mss 787460
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 787460
Overview In English.

Samuel Huntington notice

Mss 767481
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 767481
Scope and Contents Notice from Samuel Huntington of Norwich, to Samuel Stewart, Voluntown informing him that he is to appear at the jail at Norwich as attorney for Caleb Bundy who is to take the oath for poor prisoners. Includes a note, 1767 Sept. 2, testifying that Caleb Bundy took the oath.