Cobb, David, 1748-1830

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Revolutionary War soldier and aide-de-camp to General George Washington, speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and president of the Senate, physician, judge, member of Congress, lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. At the time of this letter, Cobb was a resident of Gouldsboro, Maine.

From the description of David Cobb letter, 1806 June 29. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 268675308

Army officer, jurist, state legislator, lt. governor, and U.S. representative from Massachusetts.

From the description of Papers of David Cobb, 1708-1833. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069283

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creatorOf Bingham, William, 1752-1804. Papers, 1752-1891. Indiana University
creatorOf Washington, George, 1732-1799. Letter signed [in the hand of David Cobb] : Headquarters near Dobbs Ferry, to [James] Clinton, 1781 July 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cobb, David, 1748-1830. David Cobb letter, 1806 June 29. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Deblois, Gilbert, 1725-1791. Gilbert Deblois ledger book, 1769-1792 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Bingham, William, 1752-1804. William Bingham correspondence, 1791-1803. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Paine, Robert Treat, 1731-1814. Robert Treat Paine papers, 1659-1862. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Cobb, David, 1748-1830. Letter books, 1813-1815. Coast defence books, 1812-1815 (2 v.) [microform]. Raymond H. Fogler Library
creatorOf Bowdoin, James, 1726-1790. Shays' Rebellion papers, 1786-1787. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Bingham, William, 1752-1804. Papers, 1777-1917. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library
creatorOf Keith, Israel, 1751-1819. Correspondence, 1786-1792. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Renuff, Charles. Letter, 1796 Jan. 12 : Littlesborough, to David Cobb, Tanton. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Paine, Robert Treat, 1866-. Family papers, 1754-1901. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. Additional correspondence, 1787-1886 Houghton Library
creatorOf Cobb, David, 1748-1830. Autograph letter signed : Worcester, to Gen. Jackson, 1792 July 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cobb, David, 1748-1830. David Cobb papers, 1708-1833. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
creatorOf Eustis, William, 1753-1825. Letters, 1775-1825. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Stewart, Charles, 1729-1800. Family papers, 1768-1877 Houghton Library
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library
referencedIn Putnam, Rufus, 1738-1824. Papers of Rufus Putnam, 1781-1801. Library of Congress
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VI, miscellany, 1774-1807. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Bingham, W. mss., 1752-1891 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Cobb, David, 1748-1830. Papers of David Cobb, 1708-1833. Library of Congress
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associatedWith Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848. person
associatedWith Bingham, William, 1752-1804. person
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Cobb and Richards. corporateBody
associatedWith Cobb family. family
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Deblois, Gilbert, 1725-1791. person
associatedWith Eustis, William, 1753-1825. person
associatedWith Hare, Charles W. person
associatedWith Jackson, Gen, person
associatedWith Jackson, Henry, 1747-1809. person
associatedWith Keith, Israel, 1751-1819. person
associatedWith Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. person
associatedWith Paine, Robert Treat, 1731-1814. person
associatedWith Paine, Robert Treat, 1866- person
associatedWith Putnam, Rufus, 1738-1824. person
associatedWith Renuff, Charles. person
associatedWith Richards, John. person
correspondedWith Stewart, Charles, 1729-1800 person
associatedWith United States. Congress. House. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Gouldsboro (Me.)
Kennebec River (Me.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Yorktown (Va.)
United States
United States
Land settlement--History
Land settlement
Land use
Real property
Lumber trade
Land use--History--18th century


Birth 1748-09-14

Death 1830-04-17



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