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Mills, Elijah Hunt, 1776-1829



  • Existence: 1776 - 1829

Elijah Hunt Mills (December 1, 1776 – May 5, 1829) was an American politician from Massachusetts. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1811–1814). Mills was elected as a Federalist to the United States House of Representatives (March 4, 1815 - March 3, 1819). In 1819 he returned to the Massachusetts House of Representatives, where he became Speaker of the House in 1820. He was elected to the United States Senate in 1820 to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Prentiss Mellen. Mills was reelected and served from June 12, 1820, to March 4, 1827. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1826. He retired from public life due to ill health.

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Elijah Hunt Mills letter

Webster Mss 828161.2
Identifier: Mss 828161.2
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