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Wentworth, John, 1719-1781



  • Existence: 1719 - 1781

John Wentworth was a jurist, soldier, and leader of the American Revolution in New Hampshire. He was often referred to as the Judge or as Colonel John to distinguish him from his cousin, the John Wentworth who was the colony's governor.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Order to pay John Giddings

Mss 775900
Identifier: Mss 775900
Scope and Contents An order to pay to John Giddings a sum of money for expenses of the Delegates to the Continental Congres. Order was isued by Wentworth, chairman to the Selectmen of Kingstown.

William Matson petition

Mss 777505
Identifier: Mss 777505
Scope and Contents Petition of William Matson of Marlow, New Hampshire to John Wentworth informing him that he andthe proprietors of Marlow protest the boundaty with [East Alsteas]. Part of text is missing.