Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1722-09-27
Death 1803-10-02
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Epithet: of Add MS 36068

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0001d1

Continental Congressman; of Boston, Mass.; graduated Harvard in 1740; leading spirit behind the Boston Tea Party; signer of Declaration of Independence; lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, 1789-1794; governor of Massachusetts, 1794-1797.

From the description of Samuel Adams correspondence, 1775. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495860836

Epithet: farmer, of (?) Glestynan, county Waterford

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x000115

Samuel Adams was tax collector for Boston during this time.

From the description of Receipt, 1762 March 8. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866354

Adams was an organizer of the Sons of Liberty, a Signer of the Declaration of Independence, and governor of Massachusetts.

From the description of LS, 1782 June 7 : Commonwealth of Massachusetts, In Senate, to Aaron Wood, Boxford. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14194502

Continental congressman and governor of Massachusetts.

From the description of Samuel Adams papers, 1635-1826. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131897

Samuel Adams (1722-1803) was an American revolutionary and post-revolutionary era political leader. Adams served as lieutenant-governor of Massachusetts from 1789 to 1793, and was governor from 1794 to 1797.

From the guide to the Samuel Adams papers, 1635-1826, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Revolutionary statesman and patriot; signer of the Declaration of Independence; governor of Massachusetts, 1794-97.

From the guide to the Samuel Adams letters, 1776-1793, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

American Revolutionary leader.

From the description of Samuel Adams papers, 1783-1797. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203734

Samuel Adams (1722-1803) was an American revolutionary and post-revolutionary era political leader.

Adams served as lieutenant-governor of Massachusetts from 1789 to 1793, and was governor from 1794 to 1797.

From the description of Samuel Adams papers, 1635-1826. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122580881

Biographical Note

  • 1722, Sept. 27: Born, Boston, Mass.
  • 1740: Graduated, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1743: M.A., Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1756 - 1764 : Brewer and tax collector, Boston, Mass.
  • 1765 - 1774 : Member, Massachusetts general court
  • 1774 - 1781 : Member, Continental Congress
  • 1776: Signer of the Declaration of Independence
  • 1779: Member, Massachusetts state constitutional convention
  • 1781: President, Massachusetts state senate
  • 1788: Member, Massachusetts state constitutional convention Unsuccessful candidate for election to the first U.S. Congress
  • 1789 - 1794 : Lieutenant governor of Massachusetts
  • 1794 - 1797 : Governor of Massachusetts
  • 1803, Oct. 2: Died, Boston, Mass.

From the guide to the Samuel Adams Papers, 1635-1826, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Civil supremacy over the military
  • Governors--Massachusetts
  • Shipping
  • Debtor and creditor
  • Jewish merchants
  • Corn
  • States' rights (American politics)
  • State rights
  • Governor
  • Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress
  • Real property
  • Boston Port Bill, 1774

Occupations:

  • Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--Massachusetts
  • Politicians
  • Governor--Massachusetts

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Monasterevin, Kildare (as recorded)
  • Stapleton, Gloucestershire (as recorded)
  • Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Houghton-le-Spring, Durham (as recorded)
  • Maryland, N. America (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (as recorded)
  • Hunslet, Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Boston (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Morvill, Shropshire (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Hunslet, Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)