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Hagner, Peter, 1772-1850

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1772 - 1850

Peter Hagner (b. in Philadelphia, Pa., 1 Oct., 1772; d. in Washington, D. C., 16 July 1850) was a financier and United States civil servant. Hagner was appointed a clerk in the United States Department of the Treasury by Gen. George Washington in 1793, assistant accountant of the United States Department of War in 1797, and third auditor by James Monroe when that office was created in 1817. He served under every administration for fifty-six consecutive years, resigning his office in 1849. Twice by direct votes the U. S. Congress expressed its appreciation of his services in the settlement of large and important claims

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Peter Hagner letter

Mss 819310
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Identifier: Mss 819310
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Peter Hagner letter

Mss 818401
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Identifier: Mss 818401
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Peter Hagner letter

Mss 818421
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Identifier: Mss 818421
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US President Andrew Jackson letter

Mss 824131
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Identifier: Mss 824131
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