Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820

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Governor of the Mississippi Territory and army officer.

From the description of Winthrop Sargent papers, 1790-1815 (bulk 1798-1799). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980393

Winthrop Sargent was governor of the Mississippi Territory.

From the description of Surveys, 1754-1807. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122579743

Soldier and territorial administrator.

Born in Gloucester, Mass., and educated at Harvard, Sargent served as an artillery officer during the Revolution. He was appointed surveyor of public lands in the Ohio country in 1786 and a year later was named secretary of the newly-created Northwest Territory. Sargent served until 1798, acting as territorial governor during much of his tenure.

From the description of Speeches : [Fort Mackinac, Mich.], 1796 Sept. 6-7. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40451890

Sargent was Surveyor, Secretary, and Acting Governor of the Mississippi Territory.

Born in Gloucester, Massachusetts in 1753; capt. of artillery in Revolution; member of the Ohio Co.; appointed by Congress surveyor of Northwest Territory. From 1798-1801 he was governor. He served in the northwestern wars of 1791-1794, and was wounded in St. Clair's campaign. He died in New Orleans, June 3, 1820.

From the description of Winthrop Sargent papers, 1755-1865. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 399708884

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referencedIn Clark, A.,. Winthrop Sargent family photographs, ca. 1860-1923. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Murray, Judith Sargent, 1751-1820. Judith Sargent Murray papers (Z/1827.00). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Kenner & Henderson. Kenner & Henderson manuscript letter to Winthrop Sargent, 1803 July 21. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. [Michigan broadside collection]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 13, Miscellany, 1771-1832. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. Winthrop Sargent papers, 1771-1948 (inclusive), 1784-1820 (bulk), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Indiana History mss., 1725-1973 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. Journal of Winthrop Sargent, secretary of the territory northwest of the Ohio River October 1, 1793-December 31, 1794. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829. Timothy Pickering papers, 1795-1797 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855,. Argosy collection [manuscript], 1795-1893. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Porter, Albert G. (Albert Gallatin), 1824-1897. Series III : Collected papers on Indiana history, 1759-1882. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Nathanael Greene Papers, 1777-1780 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. Speeches : [Fort Mackinac, Mich.], 1796 Sept. 6-7. Newberry Library
referencedIn Meteorological records, 1754-1865. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. Henry Knox letter to Winthrop Sargent, 1791 May 19. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. Henry Knox papers, 1789-1797. Library of Congress
referencedIn Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794. Letter, 1785 November 10, New York, to Winthrop Sargent, Jr., Boston, Massachusetts. Winterthur Library
referencedIn Lewis Cass papers, Cass, Lewis, papers, 1774-1924 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829. Letter, March 9, 1798. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796. Papers 1795-1796. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818. Papers, 1777-1804, 1882. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Brown, Charles. Charles Brown correspondence, 1796 September 28. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 9 -- Letters to Franklin, 1787-1790 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818. Order book, 1791. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Governor Sargent's family [microform] Genealogical and Local History
referencedIn Louis Agassiz correspondence and other papers, 1821-1877. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives, 1743-1984 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Northwest, Old. Papers and documents, 1721-1802 (bulk 1780-1801). Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIa, 1743-1806 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Sargent, George Washington, d. 1864. George Washington Sargent papers, 1840-1900. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Bank of the State of Mississippi. Bank of the State of Mississippi records, 1804-1846. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn U.S. History mss., 1612-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Bank of the State of Mississippi Records, 85-311., 1804-1846. Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. Papers, 1776-1865. Library of Congress
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. Winthrop Sargent papers, 1790-1815 (bulk 1798-1799). Library of Congress
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. Winthrop Sargent papers, 1771-1948; bulk: 1785-1801. Library of Congress
referencedIn Andrew Ellicott Papers, 1777-1829 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Lewis Cass papers, 1774-1924. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Brodhead, Daniel. Northwest Territory Collection 1781-1802. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. Surveys, 1754-1807. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796. Letters, 1794-1796. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Muhlenberg family papers, 1769-1866, 1769-1866 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. Alexander Hamilton letter to Winthrop Sargent, 1792 September 21. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Dolan, John Thomas, collector. Collection on the sale of Winthrop Sargent orderly book [manuscript], 1901-1908. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
creatorOf Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836. Letters: [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania], to Colonel W[inthrop] Sergeant [i.e., Sargent, 1794?] Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Muhlenberg Family. Papers, 1769-1866. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Hough, Benjamin Kent. Sargent Murray Gilman Hough House collection, 1744-1926. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Mississippi (Territory). Militia. Acts pertaining to the militia, 1798-1816. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
creatorOf Sargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820. Winthrop Sargent papers, 1755-1865. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Natchez (Miss.)
Michigan
Spain
United States
Mississippi
United States
Northwest, Old
Mississippi
Alabama
United States
Indiana (Terr.)
Mississippi
Louisiana
United States
Northwest, Old
Washington County (Ohio)
Mississippi
Mississippi
United States
Vincennes (Ind.)
United States
Northwest Territories
West Florida
Mississippi
Northwest, Old
Michigan
Michigan--Fort Mackinac (Mackinac Island)
Cahokia (Ill.)
Cincinnati (Ohio)
United States
Northwest, Old
Northwest, Old
Northwest, Old
Northwest, Old
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Ojibwa Indians--Government relations--Sources
Plantations
Indians of North America--Wars
Ottawa Indians--Government relations--Sources
Governor
Slavery
Manuscripts, American
Real property
Indians of North America--Wars--1790-1794
Indians of North America--Government relations--sources
Indians of North America--Government relations
Logbooks
St. Clair Campaign, 1791
Occupation
Governors--Mississippi
Army officers
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Birth 1753-05-01

Death 1820-06-03

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