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Hinckley, Bushrod Washington, 1803-1869



  • Existence: 1803 - 1869


Bushrod Washington Hinkley was born on March 12, 1803 in Thetford, Vermont. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1823 and was a lawyer and a member of the Maine Legislature from 1832-1834, State Counciler from 1838-1839 and Director of Customs for the Penobscot District in Maine from 1849-1869. Hinkley died on December 17, 1869.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bushrod Washington Hinckley letter

Identifier: Mss 822210
Mss 822210
Date(s): 1822-03-10 to 1822-03-29

In English.

Montpelier [VT] to Arthur Latham, Jr, Lyme, N.H., Letter

Identifier: Mss 826225.1
Mss 826225.1
Date(s): 1826-03-25

Reports on his trip to Montpelier, including a haunted house, a fire which destroyed the gristmill and woolen factory, and flooding of the Onion River which washed away bridges and mills.

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