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Fessenden, Samuel, 1784-1869

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1784 - 1869

Samuel Fessenden (July 16, 1784 – 13 March 1869) was an American attorney, abolitionist and politician. He served in both houses of the Massachusetts state legislature before Maine became a separate state. He was elected as major general in the state militia. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1806. He studied law ("read the law") with Judge Dana, of Fryeburg, and Daniel Webster, and was admitted to the bar in 1809.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 806258
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Identifier: Mss 806258
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Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 808418
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Identifier: Mss 808418
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Samuel Fessenden letter

Webster Mss 832425
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 832425
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