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Bedel, Timothy, 1737-1787

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1737 - 1787

Timothy Bedel was soldier and local leader prominent in the early history of New Hampshire and Vermont. Bedel was born in Salem, New Hampshire. During the French and Indian War he served as a lieutenant in the New Hampshire Provincial Regiment at Fort at Number 4, Crown Point, Fortress Louisbourg, the capture of Quebec and later at the capture of Havana, Cuba. Bedel served in the New Hampshire colonial and state assembly during and after the war and was elected to the break away assembly to create New Connecticut which became known as the Vermont Republic.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Colonel Timothy Bedel orders

Mss 778379
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 778379
Scope and Contents Orders from Colonel Timothy Bedel at Head Quarters in Haverhill to unknown, ordering them to go as quickly as possible to Albany and deliver letters to General Stark.

Robert Troup letter

Mss 778359
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 778359
Scope and Contents Letter from Robert Troup, on behalf of General Gates, to Colonel Bedel, ordering him to Albany with 1/3 of his detachment as well as letter from John Start to Colonel Bedel, ordering him to send 100 men to Albany."Extracts from letters from General Gates and Stark" Attested Thomas Hibbard Adj.