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Ogden, Aaron, 1756-1839



  • Existence: 1756 - 1839

Aaron Ogden (December 3, 1756 – April 19, 1839) was an American soldier, lawyer, United States Senator and the fifth Governor of New Jersey. Ogden is perhaps best known today as the defendant in Gibbons v. Ogden which destroyed the monopoly power of steamboats on the Hudson River in 1824.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Aaron Ogden bill of complaint

Mss 818570
Identifier: Mss 818570
Overview In English.

Aaron Ogden petition

Mss 819615
Identifier: Mss 819615
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J. Montgomery Livingston conversation

Mss 815678
Identifier: Mss 815678
Overview In English.