Hunter, William, 1774-1849

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William M. Hunter, a United States Navy officer. Midshipman (1809), Lieutenant (1813, July 24), commander (Mar. 21, 1826), Captain (Feb. 9, 1837). He served with Charles Stewart (1778-1869), on the Constitution, during its cruise to the Windward Islands and later, in 1820-1824, in the Pacific Squadron. Hunter died on March 5, 1849.

From the description of Receipt book kept on board of the U.S. Frigate Constitution, 1814, May 21 -- Oct. 18. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 244444934

Senator, U.S., Rhode Island, Diplomat, and Public official, Rhode Island.

From the description of Letter of William Hunter, 1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451095

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creatorOf Hunter, William M., d. 1849. Receipt book kept on board of the U.S. Frigate Constitution, 1814, May 21 -- Oct. 18. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn James Fowler Simmons Papers, 1771-1939, (bulk 1840-1860) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Hunter, William, 1774-1849. Letter of William Hunter, 1829. Library of Congress
referencedIn Corlis - Respess Family. Corlis - Respess Family Papers 1754-1934. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Simmons, James Fowler, 1795-1864. James Fowler Simmons papers, 1771-1939 (bulk 1840-1860). Library of Congress
referencedIn Albert C. Greene Papers, 1804-1863 Rhode Island Historical Society
referencedIn Edward Lee Plumb Papers, 1825-1903, (bulk 1857-1875) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Goldsborough, Charles W. (Charles Washington), 1779-1843. Letter : Georgetown, to W. Hunter, Newport, R.I., 1814 April 23. George Washington University
creatorOf Hunter, William, 1774-1849. Autograph letters signed (3) : Washington, to Henry Wheaton, 1812 Feb. 18-1816 Dec. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Senator William Hunter, 1819 Dec. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Plumb, Edward Lee, 1827-1912. Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1825-1903 (bulk 1857-1875). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jesse Bledsoe letters, 1813-1815 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Temple, Nelson, Lloyd, Vassall, and Borland family papers, 1611-1862 (inclusive), 1700-1831 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Albert, Greene person
associatedWith Bledsoe, Jesse, 1776-1836 person
associatedWith Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914, person
associatedWith Constitution (Frigate) corporateBody
associatedWith Corlis - Respess Family. family
associatedWith Goldsborough, Charles W. (Charles Washington), 1779-1843. person
correspondedWith Plumb, Edward Lee, 1827-1912. person
correspondedWith Simmons, James Fowler, 1795-1864. person
associatedWith Stewart, Charles, 1778-1869. person
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Rhode Island
United States
Boston (Mass.)
Public officials--Rhode Island
Senators, U.S. Congress--Rhode Island


Birth 1774-11-26

Death 1849-12-03



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