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Clinton, George, 1739-1812

 

American soldier and statesman, considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A prominent Democratic-Republican, Clinton served as the fourth vice president of the United States from 1805 until his death in 1812. He also served as governor of New York from 1777 to 1795 and from 1801 to 1804. Along with John C. Calhoun, he is one of two vice presidents to hold office under two presidents.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

George Clinton letter

Mss 799266
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 799266
Scope and Contents Letter from George Clinton with a power of attorney for sale of property in the town of Newbury, Vermont to Benjamin Porter. Ms witnesed by George W. Clinton and John M. Kesson before John B. Coles, Justice of the Peace, City of New York. Recorded by F. Bayley, Town Clerk, Orange County, Town of Newbury, 1799 November 25.

George Clinton letter

Mss 799662
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 799662
Scope and Contents Three page letter from George Clinton of Greenwich [N.Y] to Benjamin Porter of Newbury, Vt. about terms and sale of land to Jacob Bayley. Enclosure on same sheet: Copy of letter, 1799 October 25, from Jacob Bayley, Newbury Vt., to George Clinton and copy of letter 1799 December 10, from George Clinton, Greenwich, to Jacob Bayley.

George Clinton letter

Mss 800116
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 800116
Scope and Contents Three page letter from George Clinton of Greenwich [N.Y.] to Benjamin Porter, Newbury, Vt. about sale of lands to Jacob Bayley. Enclosure on same sheet: Copy of letter, 1800 January 2, from Jacob Bayley, Newbury, Vt., to George Clinton and copy of letter, 1800 January 16, from George Clinton, Greenwich, to Jacob Bayley.

John Jay letter

Mss 779552.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 779552.1
Scope and Contents Letter from John Jay in Phildelphia to George Clinton, telling him an Act of Congress directs the sale of certain commodities to New York State.