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Daggett, Naphtali, 1727-1780



  • Existence: 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

Mss 780481
Identifier: Mss 780481
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

Mss 776662
Identifier: Mss 776662
Scope and Contents Nathaniel Man's dismission and recommendation from Yale College in New Haven, signed by N. Daggett, President.