Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795

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Josiah Bartlett (1729-1795) physician, jurist, and delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress from, and governor of, New Hampshire; his sons Levi (1763-1828) and Ezra (1770-1848), physicians and jurists, and Josiah (1768-1838), physician and member of Congress; Ezra's son Josiah (1803-1853), physician; and other family members.

From the description of Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931 (bulk 1800-1890). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979979

Physician, delegate to the Continental Congress, public official, and jurist from New Hampshire.

From the description of Josiah Bartlett collection, 1743-1795. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069311

Declaration of Independence signer from New Hampshire.

From the description of Letter to unidentified "Gentlemen" and portrait, 1776 January 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55225668

American physician, Revolutionary patriot, chief justice and governor of N.H.

From the guide to the Josiah Bartlett letters and miscellany, 1783, 1787, 1795, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Bartlett was a politician and physician in Kingston, New Hampshire. He was a member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, chief justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court, and governor of New Hampshire.

From the description of Papers, 1743-1795. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122406245

Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress and governor of New Hampshire; physician, militia officer, and jurist.

From the description of Papers of Josiah Bartlett, 1774-1794. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067951

At this time, Josiah Bartlett was serving as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of New Hampshire. John Scribner was the attorney acting on behalf of Joshua Abbot of Poplin, New Hampshire, where Bartlett is a justice.

From the description of Legal document, 1784 December 10-14. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866468

Biographical Notes

Josiah Bartlett (1729-1795)

  • 1729, Nov. 21: Born, Amesbury, Mass.
  • 1750: Moved to Kingston, N.H.; began to practice medicine
  • 1750, circa: Married Mary Barton
  • 1775 - 1779 : Member, Continental Congress
  • 1776: Signed Declaration of Independence
  • 1782 - 1788 : Justice, Superior Court, New Hampshire
  • 1788: Chairman, New Hampshire state convention to ratify the United States Constitution
  • 1790 - 1792 : President of New Hampshire
  • 1791: First president, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1793: Governor of New Hampshire
  • 1795, May 19: Died, Kingston, N.H.

Levi Bartlett (1763-1828)

  • 1763: Born, Kingston, N.H.
  • 1778: Attended Dummer School, Dummer, N.H.
  • 1791 - 1819 : Practiced medicine
  • 1791: Joined New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1800 - 1806 : Secretary, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1804: Presidential elector
  • 1816 - 1820 : Judge of Circuit Court
  • 1828: Died, Kingston, N.H.

Josiah Bartlett (1768-1838)

  • 1768, Aug. 29: Born, Kingston, N.H.
  • 1789: Moved to Stratham, N.H.
  • 1792: Married E. Wingate
  • 1789 - 1829 : Practiced medicine
  • 1799: Member, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1809 - 1810 : State senator, New Hampshire
  • 1811 - 1813 : Member, United States Congress
  • 1812: Married Hannah Weeks
  • 1815: President, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1816 - 1817 : Treasurer, Rockingham County, N.H.
  • 1824: President, New Hampshire state senate
  • 1838, Apr. 16: Died, Stratham, N.H.

Ezra Bartlett (1770-1848)

  • 1770: Born, Kingston, N.H.
  • 1794: Received medical certificate
  • 1794 - circa 1838 : Practiced medicine
  • 1798: Moved to Warren, N.H.
  • 1799: Married Hannah Gale
  • 1800 - 1823 : Member, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1806: State senator, New Hampshire
  • 1812: Moved to Haverhill, N.H.
  • 1816: Judge, circuit court
  • 1820: Chief justice, Court of Sessions
  • 1822 - 1824 : Member, Governor's Council
  • 1820 - 1828 : Presidential elector
  • 1848: Died, Haverhill, N.H.

Josiah Bartlett (1803-1853)

  • 1803, May 3: Born, Warren, N.H.
  • 1812: Moved with family to Haverhill, N.H.
  • 1824: M.D., Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H. Moved to Stratham, N.H.
  • 1824 - 1853 : Practiced medicine, Stratham, N.H.
  • 1824 - 1853 : Member, New Hampshire Medical Society
  • 1827: Married Hannah E. W. Thompson
  • 1853: Died, Norwalk, Conn.

From the guide to the Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931, (bulk 1800-1890), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931 (bulk 1800-1890). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. Josiah Bartlett collection, 1743-1795. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. Papers of Josiah Bartlett, 1774-1794. Library of Congress
referencedIn Nathaniel Freeman papers, Freeman, Nathaniel papers, 1773- [1818] William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995, (bulk 1700-1876) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. Autograph affidavit : Kingston, 1760 Jan. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Letter, 1778 Sept. 7, to Josiah Bartlett. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Bartlett family. Papers, 1710-1918. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. Legal document, 1784 December 10-14. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. Josiah Bartlett papers, 1743-1990. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Henry A. Willard II Collection, 1743-1888, (bulk 1770-1840) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Gilman, Peter, 1704-1788. Letter, 1773 Aug. 14, Exeter, N.H., to Josiah Bartlett, Kingstown. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. Papers, 1743-1795. Winterthur Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Autograph letter signed Wm. Whipple to: Josiah Bartlett November 17, 1778. Wellesley College
creatorOf United States. Continental Congress. Committee of Secret Correspondence. Charter of the brigantine Cornelia, 1776 Feb. 1. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. ALS, 1776 September 3, Philadelphia, to "Col Whipple". Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Reynard, Michael,. Letters and documents, 1769-1974. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Carson, Marian S.,. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts (continuation record), 1656-1995 (bulk 1700-1876) Library of Congress
creatorOf Josiah Bartlett letters and miscellany, 1783, 1787, 1795, undated New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Carson, Marian S.,. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 (bulk 1700-1876) Library of Congress
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902-. Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888 (bulk 1770-1840). Library of Congress
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. DS, 1777, April 9, [s.l.]. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Langdon, John, 1741-1819. John Langdon, William Whipple, and Elwyn family papers, 1713-1965 (bulk 1761-1853). Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. ALS, 1776 June 14, Boston, to Josiah Bartlett, Member of Congress, Philadelphia. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Josiah Bartlett family papers, 1710-1931, (bulk 1800-1890) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. Letter to unidentified "Gentlemen" and portrait, 1776 January 13. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autographs of American politicians, [ca. 1780-1915]. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Fowler, Eunice. Deposition, 1777 Nov. 26. UNH Durham, Dimond Library
creatorOf [Josiah Bartlett, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf New Hampshire. Commission, 1793 October 5, appointing Abel Parker Justice of the Peace and Unus Quorum for the County of Chesire. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952,. Signers of the Declaration of Independence autograph collection, 1756-1818. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. Papers, 1774-1794. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. ALS, 1777 Sept. 22, Kingston, N.H., to Levi Bartlett, Dummer's School. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 13, Miscellany, 1771-1832. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Langdon, John, 1741-1819. Papers, 1716-1841. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf United States. Continental Congress. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1776-1778. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Ledyard family. Ledyard family collection, 1754-1808. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection (University of Virginia) corporateBody
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associatedWith Bartlett family. family
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associatedWith Bartlett, Josiah, 1768-1838. person
associatedWith Bartlett, Josiah, 1803-1853. person
associatedWith Bartlett, Levi, 1763-1828. person
associatedWith Bartlett, Mary. person
associatedWith Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798. person
associatedWith Blanchard, Jonathan, 1738-1788. person
associatedWith Carson, Marian S., person
associatedWith Carson, Marian S., person
associatedWith Carson, Marian S., collector. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Fowler, Eunice. person
associatedWith Freeman, Nathaniel, 1741-1827 person
associatedWith Gilman, John Taylor, 1753-1828. person
associatedWith Gilman, Nicholas, 1755-1814. person
associatedWith Gilman, Peter, 1704-1788. person
associatedWith Howe, William, 1729-1814. person
associatedWith Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. person
associatedWith Langdon, John, 1741-1819. person
associatedWith Ledyard family. family
associatedWith New Hampshire. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. General Assembly. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. General Court. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. Governor (1793-1794 : Bartlett) corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. President (1790-1793 : Bartlett) corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. Provincial Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Peabody, Nathaniel, 1741-1823. person
associatedWith Republican Party (N.H.) corporateBody
associatedWith Reynard, Michael, person
associatedWith Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952, person
associatedWith Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813. person
associatedWith Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804. person
associatedWith Scribner, John. person
associatedWith Smith, Jeremiah, 1759-1842. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Thompson, Ebenezer, 1737-1802. person
associatedWith Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. person
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associatedWith Weare, Meshech, 1713-1786. person
associatedWith Wheelock, John, 1754-1817. person
associatedWith Whig Party (N.H.) corporateBody
associatedWith Whilliams, Whilliam, 1731-1811. person
associatedWith Whipple, Whilliam, 1730-1785. person
associatedWith Whipple, William, 1730-1785. person
associatedWith Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
New Hampshire--Kingston
New Hampshire
New England
United States
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
United States
New Hampshire
Kingston (N.H.)
United States
United States
New England
Subject
New Hampshire--Politics and government
Retail Trade
Bennington, Battle of, N.Y., 1777
Seminole Indians--Wars
Indians of North America--Wars--1815-1875
Medicine--Practice
Medicine--Practice--New England
Slavery--United States
Slavery
Canadian invasion, 1775-1776
Missouri compromise
Depressions--1836-1837
Indians of North America--Wars--1790-1794
Shipbuilding
Occupation
Physicians
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--New Hampshire
Jurists
Governors--New Hampshire
Militia officers
Politicians
Function

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Birth 1729-11-21

Death 1795-05-19

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