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Hinckley, Bushrod Washington, 1803-1869

 

Dates

  • 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 1 Collection or Record:

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

Mss 826225.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 826225.1
Overview 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.