Griswold, Roger, 1762-1812

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Lawyer and politician; graduated from Yale in 1780 and was admitted to the bar in 1783; elected to Congress in 1794 and served until 1805; in 1811 and 1812 he was elected governor by a popular majority in Connecticut.

From the guide to the Roger Griswold papers, 1784-1812, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Lawyer and politician; graduated from Yale 1780 and was admitted to the bar in 1783; elected to Congress in 1794 and served until 1805; in 1811 and 1812 he was elected governor by a popular majority in Connecticut.

From the description of Roger Griswold papers, 1784-1812 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166062

Governor of Connecticut (1811-1812).

From the description of Roger Griswold letter, 1811 June 11. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71130389

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Treadwell, John, 1745-1823. Autograph copy of a letter : New Haven, to Hon. Roger Griswold, 1809 Oct. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Smith, John Cotton, 1765-1845. John Cotton Smith personal, legal and political papers, 1788-1845. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Chase, Samuel, 1741-1811. Letter, 1804 November 8, Baltimore, Maryland, to Roger Griswold. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Lane, Ebenezer, 1793-1866. Lane collection, [17--]-[19--]. Florence Griswold Museum
creatorOf Griswold, Roger, 1762-1812. Roger Griswold papers, 1784-1812 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Lane, William Griswold, 1824-1877. William Griswold Lane memorial collection, 1670-1947 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. Huntington-Wolcott papers, 1698-1911, bulk: 1750-1895. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Roger Griswold papers, 1784-1812 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Joshua Coit Correspondence, 1792-1798 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Enoch Foote collection, Foote, Enoch collection, 1811-1814 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Griswold family. Griswold papers, 1777-1898. Florence Griswold Museum
referencedIn David Daggett papers, 1781-1851 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Marshall, John, 1755-1835. Letter, 1801 January 15, Washington, D.C. to Roger Griswold. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wolcott family. Papers of the Wolcott family, 1745-1856. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Griswold, Roger, 1762-1812. Roger Griswold letter, 1811 June 11. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Colt, William,. Papers of the Wolcott family, 1845-1856. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Daggett, David, 1764-1851. David Daggett papers, 1781-1851 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Nevis, Rebecca Norris. Papers of the Griswold, Nevins, Perkins, and Shaw families of Connecticut [manuscript] 1731-1964. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Clarke, Stephen, cornet. Stephen Clarke military commission, 1811 Oct. 10. Litchfield Historical Society
referencedIn Lane, Wolcott Griswold, d. 1956. Wolcott G. Lane collection, 1930. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Perkins, Elias, 1767-1845. Elias Perkins papers, 18th-19th centuries. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Griswold, Roger, 1762-1812. Papers 1781-1813. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Smith, Henry, fl. 1809-1812. Henry Smith commissions, 1809-1812. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Brainard, William F. (William Fowler), 1784-1844. William F. Brainard commission, 1811 June 1. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Griswold, Roger, 1762-1812,. Papers of the Griswold family of Lyme, Conn., and the Perkins family of New London, Conn. [manuscript] 1731-1937. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Connecticut. Governor (1811-1812 : Griswold). [Proclamations, 1811-1812]. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Coit, Joshua, 1758-1798. Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798. Library of Congress
creatorOf Colt, William,. Papers of the Wolcott family [manuscript], 1845-1856. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, (inclusive), (bulk), 1883-1997, 1904-1981 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Boalt, Charles. person
associatedWith Boalt, Elizabeth Griswold. person
correspondedWith Brainard, William F. (William Fowler), 1784-1844 person
associatedWith Chase, Samuel, 1741-1811. person
associatedWith Clarke, Stephen, cornet. person
associatedWith Coit, Joshua, 1758-1798. person
associatedWith Connecticut. Governor (1811-1812 : Griswold) corporateBody
associatedWith Daggett, David, 1764-1851. person
associatedWith Eustis, William, 1753-1825. person
associatedWith Federal Party. Connecticut. corporateBody
associatedWith Foote, Enoch, 1770-1856 person
associatedWith Goodrich, Elizur. person
associatedWith Griswold family. family
associatedWith Griswold, Fanny Rogers. person
associatedWith Griswold, Fanny Rogers, 1767-1863. person
associatedWith Griswold, Juliette. person
associatedWith Griswold, Matthew, 1714-1799. person
associatedWith Griswold, Matthew, 1760-1842. person
associatedWith Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834. person
associatedWith Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796. person
associatedWith Lane, Ebenezer, 1793-1866. person
associatedWith Lane, William Griswold, 1824-1877. person
associatedWith Lane, Wolcott Griswold, d. 1956. person
correspondedWith Learned, Ebenezer, 1780-1858 person
associatedWith Marshall, John, 1755-1835. person
associatedWith Mary Peabody person
associatedWith Nevis, Rebecca Norris. person
associatedWith Perkins, Elias, 1767-1845. person
associatedWith Randolph, John, 1773-1833. person
associatedWith Smith, Henry, fl. 1809-1812. person
associatedWith Smith, John Cotton, 1765-1845. person
associatedWith Treadwell, John, 1745-1823. person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Wolcott family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
Connecticut
Connecticut
United States
Lyme (Conn.)
United States
Connecticut
Lyme (Conn.)
Connecticut
United States
Subject
Families
Governor--Correspondence
Law
Federal-state controversies
Meat inspection
Federal-state controversies--Connecticut
Occupation
Governors--Connecticut
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Birth 1762-05-21

Death 1812-10-25

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