Stark, John, 1728-1822

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John Stark, American revolutionary war general. He was promoted to Brigadier General in October 1777. In September 1780, he was ordered to relieve General Saint Claire at West Point. While at West Point, Stark was a member of the board that convicted John André of treason.

From the description of Orderly book of John Stark, 1780, Sept. 17 - Nov. 19. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288813

U.S. Continental Army general; of Manchester, N.H.

From the description of Papers, 1758-1819. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963885

Continental Army officer.

From the description of Papers of John Stark, 1775-1781. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070200

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Streeter, Frank S. (Frank Sherwin), 1853-1912,. Morris and Stark papers, 1747-1854. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Stark, John, 1728-1822. Letter, 1778 February 28, Derryfield, to Meshech Weare, [Concord?]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Eleazer Everett orderly book, Everett, Eleazer orderly book, 1780 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Yohn, F. C. (Frederick Coffay), 1875-1933. General Stark at the Battle of Bennington, VT. August 16th 1777 There are the redcoats and they are ours, or this night Molly Stark sleeps a widow : reproductive print of a painting. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Glen, Henry, 1739-1814. Papers, 1781/1801. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Stark family. Papers, 1800-1833. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Squando. Squando correspondence, 1810 January 24. Library of Congress
referencedIn Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. The German allied troops in the North American war of independence, and related materials, ca. 1767-1893. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf United States. Continental Army. Regiment, Henry Jackson's Additional. Continental Army orderly book, 23 May-1 August 1780 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn University of Connecticut, Office of Public Information Records, undated, 1918-2000. Archives and Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, University of Connecticut Libraries
creatorOf Stark, John, 1728-1822. Papers of John Stark, 1775-1781. Library of Congress
creatorOf Stark, John, 1728-1822. Order for delivery of cartridges and flints : Saratoga, N.Y. : manuscript, 1781 Oct. 3. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Stark, John, 1728-1822. Papers, 1758-1819. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
referencedIn Bartlett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1833-1900. Will, 1899. Manchester, Municipal Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Bailey, Horace W. (Horace Ward), 1852-1914. Stark / [compiled by Horace W. Bailey] Middlebury College
creatorOf Gansevoort, Peter, 1749-1812. Autograph letter signed : Albany, to General Stark, 1781 Oct. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State. Display copy of letter from Council to Brigadier General John Stark of New Hampshire, 1777. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn James W. Cortada papers, 1890-2007 University of Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute. [cbi]
referencedIn United States. Continental Army. Northern Division. Orderly books, 1776-1782. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VII, Miscellany, 1764-1792. Cornell University Library
referencedIn United States Sanitary Commission records. Army and Navy Claim Agency archives, 1861-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Sullivan, John, 1740-1795. Papers, 1769-1792. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
referencedIn Heath, William, 1737-1814. Papers of William Heath, 1774-1872 (bulk 1774-1814). Library of Congress
creatorOf Varnum, James M. (James Mitchell), 1748-1789. Papers of James M. Varnum and John Stark, 1777-1780. Library of Congress
creatorOf Ballard, William Hudson, 1740-1814. Papers, 1775-1860, bulk: 1775-1780. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1736-1951. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Gen. John Stark [photograph], [ca. 1850-1855]. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801. Letter, 1778 February 2. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Stark, John, 1728-1822. Orderly book of John Stark, 1780, Sept. 17 - Nov. 19. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Willett, Marinus, 1740-1830. Letter book, 1781 June-September. New York State Library
referencedIn Richter, Hibbard. General John Stark : leader of first Continental troops into Boston forcing British evacuation, soldier of freedom, right arm of Washington in the American revolution / address of Honorable Hibbard Richter. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851. Life of General Dearborn, 1822-1837. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bedel, Timothy, 1740?-1787. Papers, 1771-1787. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
referencedIn Bailey, Horace W. (Horace Ward), 1852-1914. [Correspondence and newspaper articles / compiled by Horace W. Bailey] Middlebury College
creatorOf Weare, Meshech, 1713-1786. Papers, 1776-1785. Library of Congress
referencedIn Historical papers from the library of Lt. Comdr. H.M. Stark, Ret., n.d. Clarke Historical Library
creatorOf Wheelock, John, 1754-1817. Letter, 1778 July 16, Albany, to Gen. Gates, [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
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correspondedWith Alexander, William, 1726-1783 person
correspondedWith Allen, Ethan, 1738-1789 person
associatedWith André, John, 1751-1780 person
associatedWith Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801. person
associatedWith Bailey, Horace W. (Horace Ward), 1852-1914. person
correspondedWith Baily, Jacob person
associatedWith Ballard, William Hudson, 1740-1814. person
correspondedWith Barclay, John, 1749-1816 person
associatedWith Bartlett, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1833-1900. person
correspondedWith Bedel, Timothy, 1740?-1787. person
associatedWith Butler-Gunsaulus Collection (University of Chicago. Library) corporateBody
correspondedWith Chittenden, Thomas, 1730-1797 person
correspondedWith Clinton, George, 1739-1812 person
correspondedWith Conway, Thomas, 1735-ca. 1800 person
associatedWith Cortada, James W. person
associatedWith Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851. person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
correspondedWith Enos, Roger, 1729-1808 person
associatedWith Everett, Eleazer, 1761-1828 person
associatedWith Gansevoort, Peter, 1749-1812. person
correspondedWith Gist, Mordecai, 1742-1792 person
associatedWith Glen, Henry, 1739-1814. person
correspondedWith Hancock, John, 1737-1814 person
correspondedWith Heath, William, 1737-1814 person
correspondedWith Langdon, John, 1741-1819 person
correspondedWith Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792 person
correspondedWith Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810 person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
correspondedWith Marshall, Elihu Francis person
associatedWith Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State. corporateBody
associatedWith New Hampshire. General Court. corporateBody
correspondedWith Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829 person
associatedWith Richter, Hibbard. person
associatedWith Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. person
correspondedWith Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804 person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
correspondedWith Squando. person
associatedWith Stark family. person
associatedWith Streeter, Frank S. (Frank Sherwin), 1853-1912, person
correspondedWith Sullivan, John, 1740-1795 person
correspondedWith Tappan, Benjamin, d. 1790 person
correspondedWith Ten Broeck, Abraham, 1734-1810 person
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. Northern Division. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. Regiment, Henry Jackson's Additional corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Sanitary Commission corporateBody
associatedWith University of Connecticut. Office of Public Infomation corporateBody
associatedWith Varnum, James M. (James Mitchell), 1748-1789. person
associatedWith Vermont. General Assembly. corporateBody
correspondedWith Warner, Seth, 1743-1784 person
correspondedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799 person
correspondedWith Weare, Meshech, 1713-1786 person
associatedWith Wheelock, John, 1754-1817. person
correspondedWith Willett, Marinus, 1740-1830 person
associatedWith Yohn, F. C. (Frederick Coffay), 1875-1933. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Albany (N.Y.)
New York (State)
West Point (N.Y.)
United States
United States
United States
Bedford (N.H. : Town)
Subject
Manuscripts, American
Bennington, Battle of, N.Y., 1777
Indians of North America
Cattle
Generals--Archives
Occupation
Generals--United States
Army officers
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Birth 1728-08-28

Death 1822-05-08

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