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Daggett, Naphtali, 1727-1780



Naphtali Daggett was was an American academic and educator. He was Yale's first professor and in 1766 became the college's president pro tempore, after the resignation of President Clap. Daggett held the office of President for the next eleven years, until 1777.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Naphtali Daggett letter

Identifier: Mss 780481
Mss 780481
Date(s): 1780-08-31
Scope and Contents

Naphtali Daggett of New Haven asks Col. Jeremiah Wadsworth to send some clothes to the camp for his son who is kept from the army for lack of them.

Nathaniel Man's Dismission

Identifier: Mss 776662
Mss 776662
Date(s): 1776-12-12
Scope and Contents

Nathaniel Man's dismission and recommendation from Yale College in New Haven, signed by N. Daggett, President.

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