Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790

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Army officer.

From the description of Letters of Israel Putnam, 1774-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449456

From the description of Papers of Israel Putnam, 1762-1773. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84298278

Putnam is best known as a Revolutionary War general, instrumental to the success of the Battle of Bunker Hill. He was a resident of Pomfret, Connecticut.

From the description of Israel Putnam letters, 1778-1782. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 449915292

George Starr managed a small shoe and leather goods factory in Middletown, Conn. and was a commissary during the Revolution.

From the description of Letter, 1778 November 3, Reading, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 34054452

Continental Army general; resident of Brooklyn, Conn., in Windham County.

From the description of Israel Putnam letter, 1782 Feb. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166428668

Putnam was Major General of the Continental Army.

From the description of LS, 1777 January 21 : Princeton, to Council of Safety, Philadelphia. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13849797

From the description of LS, 1777 June 3 : Peeks Kill, to Colonel Palfrey. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13849731

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creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. [Indentures of apprenticeship made by selectmen of Pomfret, Conn. and signed by Israel Putnam and others binding Tomason Cady to Israel Putnam, Jr. and Elizabeth Cady to William Walton.]. Connecticut State Library, CSL
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Papers. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Israel Putnam letters, 1778-1782. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Letters of Israel Putnam, 1774-1783. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lee, William R., 1745-1824. William R. Lee orderly books, 1775-1776. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Gwathmey collection [manuscript], 1708-1852. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bishop, Nicholas, d. 1780. Nicholas Bishop orders, 1759-1760 and undated. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Nathanael Greene papers, 1762-1852, bulk 1780-1785. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Little, Moses, 1724-1798. Col. Moses Little orderly books, 1775-1777. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Autograph letter signed : to a general, 1776 July 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Letter, 1778 November 3, Reading, Conn. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Parsons Family Papers, 1769-1878 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Great Britain. Army. Adjutant general's orderly book [microform] : Quebec, Montreal, etc., May 8, 1776-Dec. 24, 1783, 1784. University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Harriet Irving Library
creatorOf Ketcham, Alton. Alton Ketcham paper on General Israel Putnam, 1980. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Richard Maass Collection of Westchester and New York State, Bulk, 1645-1910, 1645-1995 (Bulk: 1645-1910) Fales Library & Special Collections
referencedIn Nathanael Greene Papers, 1775-1785 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Bond binding Robert Durkee and Israel Putnam as surety for payment of a company of Connecticut foot soldiers : manuscript, 1763 Jan. 17. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786. Nathanael Greene papers, 1775-1785. Library of Congress
creatorOf Gill, Moses, 1734-1800. Noddles Island papers, 1775-1814. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Heath, William, 1737-1814. DS, Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America, 1778 March 3, Boston. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Putnam, Daniel, 1759-1831. Wadsworth and Putnam family papers, 1704-1837. Library of Congress
referencedIn Jonathan French journal, French, Jonathan, journal, 1757 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Parsons, Enoch, 1769-1846. Parsons family papers, 1769-1878. Library of Congress
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. LS, 1777 June 3 : Peeks Kill, to Colonel Palfrey. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf French, Jonathan, 1740-1809. Jonathan French journal, 1757. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Emerson, W. D. Papers, no date. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn White, Benjamin, 1755-1841. Benjamin White papers, 1825-[ca. 1946] 1825-1899. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Washington, George, 1732-1799. General orders (copy), 1776. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Putnam Valley Free Library (Putnam Valley, N.Y.). Local history collection, 1775-1988, 1958-1988 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Avery, John, 1739-1779. Ledgers, 1763-1770, 1775-1779. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume III, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Gray, Ebenezer, 1743-1795. Ebenezer Gray collection, 1777-1844 (1777-1786). New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Putnam, Israel. Papers, 1798 Feb. 21. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Coffin, Charles, 1779-1851. Essay on General Israel Putnam, 1842. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796. Letter, 1777 October 17, [n.p.], to Gen. Putnam, [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Parker, Abel, 1753-1831. Letter, 1818 July 24, to "the anonymous reviewer of General Dearborn's defence of his attack on General Putnam." Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. The German allied troops in the North American war of independence, and related materials, ca. 1767-1893. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. LS, 1777 January 21 : Princeton, to Council of Safety, Philadelphia. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786. Alexander McDougall papers, 1756-1795 (bulk 1776-1782). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Monjo, F. N. The Jezebel wolf : production material, ca. 1971. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Parker, George Amos, 1853-1926. Letter, 1903 July 21, Hartford, Conn., to Frederick Ober. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Thomas Gage papers, Gage, Thomas, papers, 1754-1807, 1759-1775 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797. Papers, 1638-1834. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Douglas, William, 1742-1777. Papers of William Douglas, 1759. Library of Congress
referencedIn Frost, Samuel, 1751-1817. Samuel Frost orderly book, 1775-1779. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Colonel Daniel Putnam Association, Inc. Colonel Daniel Putnam Association records, 1945-1979. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving collection, 1683-1839, (bulk 1753-1839) Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Caulkins, Frances Manwaring, 1795-1869. Letter, 1859 January 24, New London, Conn. to John D. Ingraham. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume III, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
creatorOf United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Infantry, 3rd Regiment of 1775. Orderly book, 1775-1785; bulk: 1775. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Nathanael Greene papers, Greene, Nathanael, papers, 1762-1852, 1780-1785 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Permission for furlough of Dr. Nehemiah Hinds, 1775 Sept. 08. Historic Northampton Museum & Education Center
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Israel Putnam letter, 1782 Feb. 18. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Lane, Wolcott Griswold, d. 1956. Wolcott G. Lane collection, 1930. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Israel Putnam journal and orderly book, 1762-1778. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Maass, Richard, 1919-1998,. The Richard Maass collection of Westchester and New York State, 1645-1910 (bulk 1770-1783). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Putnam County Historical Society (N.Y.). Revolutionary War collection, 1783-1979. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Bradley family. Bradley family papers, 1817-1950 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Putnam, A. W. (Albigence Waldo). Papers, ca. 1790. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Fort Ticonderoga, Museum, (N.Y.). Military manuscripts, 1722-1848. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Samuel Morris journal, Morris, Samuel, journal, 1758-1763 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Goll family. Goll family papers, 1844-1955. Public Libraries of Saginaw
referencedIn Putnam, A. W. (Albigence Waldo). Papers, 1775-1869. Tennessee State Library & Archives, TSLA
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Drawing, 1756. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. Papers of Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1775-1833. Library of Congress
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Lee, William R., 1745-1824. William R. Lee orderly books, 1775-1776. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Putnam, Israel, 1718-1790. Papers of Israel Putnam, 1762-1773. Library of Congress
referencedIn Dwight, (?). Epitaph for Israel Putnam : manuscript poem, undated. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Abel, Elijah. person
associatedWith Avery, John, 1739-1779. person
associatedWith Bishop, Nicholas, d. 1780. person
associatedWith Bradley family. family
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associatedWith Butler-Gunsaulus Collection (University of Chicago. Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Cady, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Cady, Tomason. person
associatedWith Caulkins, Frances Manwaring, 1795-1869. person
associatedWith Clinton, George, 1739-1812. person
associatedWith Clinton, James, 1733-1812. person
associatedWith Coffin, Charles, 1779-1851. person
associatedWith Colonel Daniel Putnam Association, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Connecticut. County Court (Windham County) corporateBody
associatedWith Council of Safety. corporateBody
associatedWith Douglas, William, 1742-1777. person
associatedWith Durkee, Robert, 1713-1771. person
associatedWith Dwight, (?) person
associatedWith Emerson, W. D. person
associatedWith Fort Ticonderoga, Museum, (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith French, Jonathan, 1740-1809. person
associatedWith Frost, Samuel, 1751-1817. person
associatedWith Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787 person
associatedWith Goll family. family
associatedWith Gray, Ebenezer, 1743-1795. person
correspondedWith Great Britain. Army. corporateBody
correspondedWith Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786. person
associatedWith Heath, William, 1737-1814. person
associatedWith Hopkins, Timothy, 1859-1937 person
associatedWith Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796. person
associatedWith Ketcham, Alton. person
associatedWith Lane, Wolcott Griswold, d. 1956. person
associatedWith Lee, William R., 1745-1824. person
associatedWith Little, Moses, 1724-1798. person
associatedWith Maass, Richard, 1919-1998, person
associatedWith Maass, Richard (collector) person
associatedWith McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786. person
associatedWith Monjo, F. N. person
associatedWith Morris, Samuel person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Parker, Abel, 1753-1831. person
associatedWith Parker, George Amos, 1853-1926. person
correspondedWith Parsons family of Connecticut and Ohio family
associatedWith Putnam, A. W. (Albigence Waldo) person
associatedWith Putnam County Historical Society (N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Putnam, Israel, Jr., 1740-1812. person
associatedWith Putnam Valley Free Library (Putnam Valley, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. person
associatedWith Starr, George, 1740-1820. person
associatedWith United States. Continental Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Infantry, 3rd Regiment of 1775. corporateBody
associatedWith Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. person
associatedWith Walton, William. person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith White, Benjamin, 1755-1841. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Connecticut--Windham County
Havan (Cuba)
United States
Revolution, 1775-1783
New York (State)
Connecticut
United States
United States
Pomfret (Conn.)
Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.)
United States
Windham County (Conn.)
United States
Connecticut
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Manuscripts, American
Fortification
Money
Desertion, Military
Taverns (Inns)
Bars (Drinking establishments)
Loyalty oaths
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Army officers
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Birth 1718-01-07

Death 1790-05-29

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