Dalton, Tristram, 1738-1817

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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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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Bradbury, Jonathan. Account book of Jonathan Bradbury, Newburyport, MA, 1763-1773. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Dalton, Tristram, 1738-1817. Autograph letter signed : George Town, to John Nicholson in Philadelphia, 1795 Aug. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn White, Samuel. Samuel White Papers, 1767-1775. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Dalton, Tristram, 1738-1817. Tristram Dalton letter, 1800 Oct. 21. Historical Society of Washington, Dc
referencedIn Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803. Samuel Adams papers, 1783-1797. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Dalton, Tristram, 1738-1817. Tristram Dalton Papers, 1772-1814. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Langdon, John, 1741-1819. John Langdon correspondence, 1776-1809. Library of Congress
creatorOf Dalton, Tristram, 1738-1817. Correspondence of Tristram Dalton, 1783-1791. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1936, bulk: 1772-1814. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Cutts, Richard, 1771-1845. Papers of Richard Cutts, 1753-1886 (bulk 1802-1830). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Greely, Allen. Duty Certificate, 1814. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Dalton, Tristram, 1738-1817. Tristram Dalton bond, 1814 Nov. 30. Litchfield Historical Society
creatorOf Dalton, Tristram, 1738-1817. Tristram Dalton Letter, 1775. Peabody Essex Museum
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associatedWith Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803. person
associatedWith Bank of the United States (1791-1811) corporateBody
associatedWith Bradbury, Jonathan. person
associatedWith Cutts, Richard, 1771-1845. person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. person
associatedWith Greely, Allen. person
correspondedWith Hodge, Michael, 1743-1816 person
correspondedWith Hooper, Stephen, 1741-1802 person
correspondedWith Kuhl, Henry, 1764-1856 person
correspondedWith Langdon, John, 1741-1819. person
associatedWith Lufborough, Nathan. person
associatedWith Massachusetts. Constitutional Convention (1788) corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts. Treasury Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Nicholson, John, d. 1800, person
correspondedWith United States. Congress corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress 1789-1791) corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith White, Samuel. person
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Newburyport (Mass.)
Massachusetts
United States
Boston (Mass.)
Newburyport (Mass.)
United States
United States
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Indians of North America--Wars--1775-1783
Gunpowder
Shays' Rebellion, 1786-1787
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Birth 1738-05-28

Death 1817-05-30

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