Roberts, Jonathan, 1771-1854Alternative names
Jonathan Roberts was born on August 16, 1771, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He was a United States Representative and Senator from Pennsylvania, apprenticed as a wheelwright, was a member of the State representatives 1799-1800, and a member of the State senate 1807-1811. He was elected as a Republican United States Representative from 1811-1814, a Republican United States Senator from 1814-1821, chairman of the Committee on Claims, Committee to Audit and Control.
The Contingent Expense, Committee on Public Buildings, and he was a member of the State house of representatives from 1823-1826, as well as collector of customs at the port of Philadelphia 1841-1842. Roberts died on July 24, 1854 in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
From the description of Letter, 1818. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 49504456
|creatorOf||Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844. Letters, 1821-1844.||University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library|
|referencedIn||War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879||Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)|
|creatorOf||Roberts, Jonathan, 1771-1854. Letter, 1818.||University of Florida|
|creatorOf||Wright, David McCord, 1909-1968. Papers of David McCord Wright [manuscript], 1820-1953.||University of Virginia. Library|
|creatorOf||Roberts, Jonathan, 1771-1854. Letters to Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture, 1796.||University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library|
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