Atkinson, Theodore, 1697-1779

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Colonial commissioner and public official of New Hampshire.

From the description of Papers of Theodore Atkinson, 1724-1754. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131281

Merchant, jurist, and public office holder, of Portsmouth, N.H.

From the description of Theodore Atkinson autograph letter signed, 1756. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 233823667

Colonial commissioner and public official, of New Hampshire.

From the description of Theodore Atkinson autograph letter signed, 1740 May 17. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 299807223

Wealthy colonial New Hampshire jurist and public office holder.

After graduating from Harvard College in 1718, New Hampshire native Theodore Atkinson settled in Portsmouth and held numerous local and colony-wide positions, including assembly representative, sheriff, court of common pleas clerk, militia colonel, customs collector, colony secretary, superior court chief judge, and council member.

From the description of Letters, 1738-1740. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36150095

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creatorOf Atkinson, Theodore, 1697-1779. Papers of Theodore Atkinson, 1724-1754. Library of Congress
creatorOf New Hampshire. Militia. Records, 1748-1750. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Great Britain. Sovereign (1727-1760 : George II). Memorandum : relating to the Instructions relating to the New Hampshire Boundaries, [1739?]. Newberry Library
creatorOf Deering, Thomas. Papers, 1755-1785. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Atkinson, Theodore, 1697-1779. Letters, 1738-1740. Newberry Library
creatorOf Atkinson, Theodore, 1697-1779. Theodore Atkinson autograph letter signed, 1756. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Blanchard, Joseph, d. 1758. Letter, 1755 February 11, Merrimack, NH. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf New Hampshire. General Assembly. Proceedings : province of New Hampshire, clauses from four acts, 1749 June 13-1749 Aug. 22. Newberry Library
creatorOf Atkinson, Theodore, 1697-1779. Theodore Atkinson autograph letter signed, 1740 May 17. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Atkinson, Theodore, 1697-1779. Journal of Theodore Atkinson, 1727 July 10-28. Library of Congress
referencedIn Freeman, Jonathan, 1745-1808. Papers, 1775-1872. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Allen, Ethan, 1738-1789. Canadiana manuscripts, 1749-1811. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Allen, Ethan, 1738-1789. Letter, 1774 November 15, Bennington [Vt.], to Theodore Atkinson, Portsmouth, N.H. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf New Hampshire. General Assembly. Proceedings : province of New Hampshire, in the House of Representatives, 1746 Dec. 9. Newberry Library
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associatedWith Albany Congress (1754 : Albany, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Allen, Ethan, 1738-1789. person
associatedWith Belcher, Jonathan, 1682-1757. person
associatedWith Blanchard, Joseph, d. 1758. person
associatedWith Deering, Thomas. person
associatedWith Dudley, William, 1686-1743. person
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. person
associatedWith Freeman, Jonathan, 1745-1808. person
correspondedWith Gilman, Peter, 1704-1788 person
associatedWith Great Britain. Sovereign (1727-1760 : George II) corporateBody
associatedWith Hutchinson, Thomas, 1711-1780. person
associatedWith Massachusetts. Governor (1730-1741 : Belcher) corporateBody
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. General Assembly. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. Militia. corporateBody
correspondedWith Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759 person
associatedWith Schuyler, John, 1668-1747. person
associatedWith Six Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith Taylor, Edward, 1642-1729. person
correspondedWith Thomlinson, John person
associatedWith Vaudreuil, Philippe de Rigaud, marquis de, 1643-1725. person
associatedWith Waldo, Samuel, 1695-1759. person
correspondedWith Waldron, Thomas Westbrook, 1721-1785 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Hampshire
Maine
United States
Massachusetts
Portland (Me.)
Canada
Portsmouth (N.H.)
New Hampshire
New York (State)
New Hampshire
United States
New Hampshire--Portsmouth
Maine
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Real property--History--18th century--Sources
Land grants--History--18th century--Sources
Indians of North America
Manuscripts, American
Occupation
Public officials--New Hampshire
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Birth 1697

Death 1779

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