Brigham, Elijah, 1751-1816
- Existence: 1751 - 1816
Elijah Brigham was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1778. He studied law, but did not practice. He engaged in mercantile pursuits at Westborough. From 1791-1793, he served as member of the State house of representatives and from 1795-1811, as justice of the court of common pleas. He served in the State senate in 1796, 1798 from 1801 to 1805, and 1807–1810 and as a state councilor in 1799, 1800, and 1806.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Elijah Brigham letter
Letter from Elijah Brigham of Westboro [Mass.] to John Farrar of Worcester [Mass.]. Letter of encouragement to him in his present state of ill health. Attached is a Letter, 1802 December 13, from Elijah Brigham, Westboro [Mass.] to John Farrar [Worcester, Mass.] sending his son Elijah to work in Mr. Farrar's store. Also an autobiographical sketch of Elijah Brigham.
Elijah Brigham letter cover
Letter cover addressed to Dwight Foster in Brookfield, Massachusetts from Elijah Brigham in Washington, DC.
Elijah Brigham notebook
Notebook of essays by Elijah Brigham, several essays in Latin, the remainder in English, dealing with the existence of mam, morals and religion.