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Hale, Salma, 1787-1866

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1787 - 1866

Biography

Salma Hale (March 7, 1787 - November 19, 1866) was an American politician, author, editor, and a United States Representative from New Hampshire. Hale was born in Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire. He became apprentice as a printer at the age of thirteen and in 1805 edited the Walpole Political Observatory. He was a student of law with Roger Vose, Samuel Dinsmoor, and Phineas Handerson. Hale was appointed clerk of the court of common pleas of Cheshire County. He moved to Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire in 1813. In 1814, he served as the secretary to the commission appointed under the Treaty of Ghent for determining the northeastern boundary line of the United States. Elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Fifteenth Congress Hale served as United States Representative for the state of New Hampshire from (March 4, 1817 – March 3, 1819). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1818.After leaving Congress, he was clerk of the New Hampshire Supreme Court 1817-1834. He was admitted to the bar in October 1834. He was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 1823, 1828, and again in 1844. He also served in the New Hampshire Senate in 1824, 1825, and again in 1845 and 1846.

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

C. Perkins letter

Mss 818124
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Identifier: Mss 818124
Abstract

In English.

Ichabod Bartlett letter

Mss 824278
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Identifier: Mss 824278
Abstract

In English.

Mrs. Eliza B. Woodward letter

Mss 824355
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Identifier: Mss 824355
Abstract

In English.

S. Hale letter

Mss 817658.2
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Identifier: Mss 817658.2
Abstract

In English.

S. Hale letter

Mss 817669
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Identifier: Mss 817669
Abstract

In English.

S. Hale letter

Mss 817652
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Identifier: Mss 817652
Abstract

In English.

S. Hale letter

Mss 818107
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Identifier: Mss 818107
Abstract

In English.

Salma Hale appointment

Mss 816674
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Identifier: Mss 816674
Abstract

In English.

Salma Hale letter

Mss 818115
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Identifier: Mss 818115
Abstract

In English.

Salma Hale letter

Mss 818116
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Identifier: Mss 818116
Abstract

In English.