Osgood, Samuel, 1748-1813

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Postmaster General under George Washington; member of the Continental Congress; Revolutionary officer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to The Cashier of the Bank of Albany, 1803 Jul. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610609

Soldier and statesman; member of Continental Congress, 1780-1784, first Commissioner of the United States Treasury, and member of the New York legislator and speaker of the house, 1801-1803. Born in Andover, Massachusetts, and died and buried in New York City.

From the description of Samuel Osgood papers, 1775-1812. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58772926

Epithet: DD, of New York

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x0002e9

Delegate from Massachusetts to the U.S. Continental Congress, U.S. army officer, commissioner of the treasury, and postmaster general.

From the description of Papers of Samuel Osgood, 1781-1787. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454804

American revolutionary leader.

From the description of Circular : Board of Treasury, to James Ewing, Esq., 1787 July 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867669

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referencedIn Gilman, Nathaniel, 1759-1847. Papers of Nathaniel Gilman, 1776-1824. Library of Congress
creatorOf Osgood, Samuel, 1748-1813. ALS : Boston, to Gen. [Artemas] Ward, 1780 Nov. 24. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Porter, Elisha, 1742-1796. Elisha Porter papers, 1762-1822. Library of Congress
creatorOf Osgood, Samuel, 1748-1813. Autograph letter signed : New York, to The Cashier of the Bank of Albany, 1803 Jul. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Field-Osgood Family Papers, 1702-1938, (bulk 1780-1930) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856. Autograph Book, 1717-1849. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
creatorOf Vol. VII (ff. ii+259). N-Skinner.includes:ff. 1-6 George W. Napier, hymnologist: Letters to D. Sedgwick from George W. Napier: 1863-1876.ff. 7-12 John Mason Neale, hymnologist and translator: Letters to D. Sedgwick from John Mason Neale: 1862-186... British Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume XII, Miscellany, 1769-1838. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume XII, Miscellany, 1769-1838. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Gerry-Townsend papers, 1675-1846. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Swett, Samuel, 1782-1866. Revolutionary War miscellaneous collection, 1774 - ca. 1847. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Letters concerning John Keats, 1794-1958 (inclusive) 1822-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mathematical theses, 1782-1839. Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf United States. Board of Treasury. Letter : New York, N.Y., to Thomas Smith, 1787 May 15. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Eagle Fire Company of New-York. Record book, 1806 July-1814 June. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Osgood, Samuel, 1748-1813. Letter, 1808 February 6. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Osgood, Samuel, 1748-1813. Papers of Samuel Osgood, 1781-1787. Library of Congress
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Peale-Sellers Family Collection, 1686-1963, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Voorhees, John Vredenburgh, 1819-1899. New Jersey correspondence, 1773-1954. Rutgers University
referencedIn United States. Post Office Dept. United States. Post Office Dept. records, 1789-1912. Library of Congress
creatorOf Osgood, Samuel, 1748-1813. Samuel Osgood papers, 1775-1812. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf United States. Board of Treasury. Resolution : whereas in consequence of certain intelligence that a combination of numerous tribes of hostile Indians had actually commenced war on the western frontier ..., 1786 Nov. 23. Newberry Library
creatorOf Osgood, Samuel, 1748-1813. Circular : Board of Treasury, to James Ewing, Esq., 1787 July 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith Adams, John, 1735-1826. person
associatedWith Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828. person
associatedWith Eagle Fire Company of New-York. corporateBody
associatedWith Ewing, James, Esq., 1736-1806, person
associatedWith Field family family
associatedWith Gilman, Nathaniel, 1759-1847. person
associatedWith Gordon, William, 1728-1807. person
associatedWith Hancock, John, 1737-1793 person
associatedWith Hardy, Joseph, Jr. person
associatedWith Harvard University. corporateBody
associatedWith Higginson, Stephen, 1743-1828. person
associatedWith Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Baron, 1809-1885 person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith Osgood family family
correspondedWith Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856 person
associatedWith Peale-Sellers families. person
associatedWith Porter, Elisha, 1742-1796. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith United States. Board of Treasury. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army corporateBody
correspondedWith United States. Post Office Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Ward, Artemas, 1727-1800 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
United States
New York (State)
France
Subject
Political patronage
Banks and banking
Debts, Public
Finance, Public--History--To 1789
Finance, Public--1789-1801
Occupation
Cabinet officers
Army officers
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--Massachusetts
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Birth 1748-02-03

Death 1813-08-12

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