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Hubbard, Samuel, 1799-1855



  • Existence: 1799 - 1855

Samuel Dickinson Hubbard (August 10, 1799 – October 8, 1855) was born in Middletown, Connecticut. He pursued classical studies at Yale College and graduated in 1819. He practiced law from 1823 to 1837. He then found work in manufacturing. Hubbard later got involved in politics and in 1844 he was elected to the Twenty-ninth United States Congress and later reelected to the Thirtieth Congress from Connecticut's 2nd congressional district, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849, both terms as a Whig. In 1852, President Millard Fillmore appointed him United States Postmaster General serving from August 31, 1852 to March 7, 1853.

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Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 822155
Identifier: Mss 822155
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Samuel Hubbard letter

Mss 832412.1
Identifier: Mss 832412.1
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