Dalton, Tristram, 1738-1817

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Dates:
Birth 1738-05-28
Death 1817-05-30

Biographical notes:

Tristram Dalton, US Senator and businessman; b. Newbury, MA 28 May 1738; Grad. Harvard 1755; m. 24 October 1758 Ruth Hooper, dau of Robert Ruth (Swett) Hooper; member Massachusetts House of Representatives; US Senator from Mass., 1789-91; surveyor Port of Boston, 1814-17; d. 30 May 1817 Boston, Mass.

From the description of Correspondence of Tristram Dalton, 1783-1791. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 220929385

U.S. Senator (Mass.).

From the description of Autograph letter signed : George Town, to John Nicholson in Philadelphia, 1795 Aug. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270519510

Surveyor in Boston, Mass.

From the description of Tristram Dalton bond, 1814 Nov. 30. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 521167017

Massachusetts merchant, state legislator, an elected member of the Continental Congress (but did not attend), U.S. senator (1789-1792), and surveyor of the Port of Boston (1814-1817).

http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=D000013

From the description of Tristram Dalton letter, 1800 Oct. 21. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 700949842

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Subjects:

  • Indians of North America--Wars--1775-1783
  • Gunpowder
  • Shays' Rebellion, 1786-1787

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Places:

  • Newburyport (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Newburyport (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)