Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824

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U.S. representative and senator from New Jersey.

From the description of Papers, 1789-1821. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954598

From the description of Papers, 1783-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28413018

Dayton was a Representative (1795-1799) and Senator (1799-1805) in the U.S. Congress from New Jersey. He was also in the Continental Congress and was the youngest signer of the U.S. Constitution. The city of Dayton, Ohio is named for him.

From the description of [Letter] 1804 Oct. 17, Elizabethtown, N.J. [to] Jonas Stanbery, New York / Jona. Dayton. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 212210562

Jonathan Dayton (1760-1824) served as a Delegate, Representative, and Senator from New Jersey, as the Speaker of the House to the Fourth and Fifth Congresses, and was also involved in the Aaron Burr affair from 1805 to 1807.

From the description of Jonathan Dayton papers, 1788-1821. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 54028964

U.S. Congressman and Senator from New Jersey, son of Gen. Elias Dayton.

From the description of ALS, 1792 Nov. 11, Philadelphia, to Gen. Elias Dayton. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690034

American soldier and Congressman.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Elizabeth, New Jersey, to Col. Jonathan Rhea, 1807 Feb. 5 and 1808 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532828

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to his father, Genl. Elias Dayton, 1792 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527065

American statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : (Senate Chamber, Washington), to De Witt Clinton, Monday noon (1803 Oct. 23). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270527559

Delegate to the Continental Congress and U.S. senator and representative from New Jersey.

From the description of Jonathan Dayton correspondence, 1808. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983923

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creatorOf Clark, Abraham, 1726-1794. Autograph letter signed : Elizabeth Town, to Hon. Jon. Dayton, 1790 Nov. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Congregational Church (North Haven, Conn.). North Haven Congregational Church records, 1729-1818. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821. Papers of the Nourse family [manuscript], 1760-1862. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume X, miscellany, 1764-1805. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Congregational Church (North Haven, Conn.). North Haven Congregational Church records, 1729-1818. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Papers, 1783-1819. Rutgers University
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Jonathan Dayton papers, 1788-1821. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume XII, Miscellany, 1769-1838. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Badeau, Adam. Tucker-Ewell papers, 1770-1893, 1770-1818. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Madison, James, 1751-1836. James Madison papers, 1808-1812. Library of Congress
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1943 (bulk 1748-1799). Library of Congress
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to his father, Genl. Elias Dayton, 1792 Mar. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Symmes, John Cleves, 1780-1829. Draper manuscripts: John Cleves Symmes papers, 1791-1846. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Hopkinson family. Papers, 1735-1863. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Van Schaack, Henry, 1733-1823. Henry Van Schaack papers, 1734-1896, bulk 1756-1809. Newberry Library
referencedIn Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Livingston, William, 1723-1790. ALS, 1782 July 12 : to Trenton, to Captain Jonathan Dayton. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Letter, 1801 Jan. 16, Washington, D.C. [to] Aaron Ogden. United States Military Academy, USMA Library
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Autograph signature, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Autograph letter signed : (Senate Chamber, Washington), to De Witt Clinton, Monday noon (1803 Oct. 23). Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sullivant, Lucas, 1765-1823. Collection. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Gibbons family. Gibbons family papers, 1811-1856. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841. Letter: Vincennes, [Ind.], to [Jonathan] Dayton, Senate, United States, 1804 May 29. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1817. ALS : New York, to Jonathan Dayton, 1811 June 6. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Autograph letters signed (2) : Elizabeth, New Jersey, to Col. Jonathan Rhea, 1807 Feb. 5 and 1808 Sept. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Eastburn, Walter N.,. Collection, 1743-1956. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1937 (bulk 1748-1799). Library of Congress
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Dayton Jonathan, 1760-1824. Letters to Aaron Burr, ca. 1806. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. ALS, 1782 June 8, Elizabeth Town, to Colonel Elias Dayton, Chatham. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Dayton, 1798 Jan. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ogden, Aaron, 1756-1839. Papers, 1783-1833 (inclusive). Rutgers University
creatorOf Haga, Godfrey. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Tracy, Uriah, 1755-1807. Uriah Tracy correspondence, 1798 July 30. Library of Congress
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. ALS, 1792 Nov. 11, Philadelphia, to Gen. Elias Dayton. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Gibbons family. Papers, 1767-1897. Rutgers University
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Papers, 1783-1819 (inclusive). Rutgers University
creatorOf McHenry, James, 1753-1816. Letter, 1798 September 8. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Gibbons, Thomas, 1757-1826. Brief; Ogden vs. Gibbons, 1822?, n.p. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825. Papers, 1784-1882. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. ALS, 1781 June 8, Chatham, New Jersey, to Aaron Ogden, serving with the army under the orders of the Marquis de La Fayette. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Putnam, Rufus, 1738-1824. Papers of Rufus Putnam, 1781-1801. Library of Congress
referencedIn Brown, John, 1757-1837. Colonel John Brown and Major General Preston Brown papers, 1763-1865 (inclusive), 1783-1841 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Livingston, J. Montgomery. [Conversation between Livingston and Aaron Ogden] 1815 December 28 [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. [Letter] 1804 Oct. 17, Elizabethtown, N.J. [to] Jonas Stanbery, New York / Jona. Dayton. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828. Quarrel between DeWitt Clinton and Jonathan Dayton : autograph letters and statement giving the history and settlement for averting a duel, 1803-1884. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Elizabethtown Library Company (N.J.). Elizabethtown Library Company records, 1792-1812. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Jonathan Dayton correspondence, 1808. Library of Congress
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Papers, 1789-1821. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Colonel John Brown and Major General Preston Brown papers, 1763-1865, 1763-1865 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Ogden, Aaron, 1756-1839. Papers, 1783-1833. Rutgers University
creatorOf Beasley, Frederick, 1777-1845. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1809. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Gibbons, Thomas, 1757-1826. [Facts in the case of Ogden vs. Gibbons] 1817 May 28 [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. Autograph letter signed : [Senate chamber, Washington], to De Witt Clinton, [1803 Oct. 23] Monday noon. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn George Washington Papers, 1592-1943, (bulk 1748-1799) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824. ALS, 1807 July 4 : Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to Gouverneur Morris. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Autograph File, D, 1586-1975. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Vance, Joseph, d. 1824. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume XII, Miscellany, 1769-1838. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ward, Silas, d. ca. 1862. Papers, 1810-1841 (inclusive) 1810-1825 (bulk). Rutgers University
referencedIn Hay, Southard, 1875-1951,. Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Ely, Edwin A., 1836-1927,. Autograph collection, ca. 1663-1890. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Ross, James, Esq. Correspondence, 1804. Clarke Historical Library
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associatedWith Cox, Richard. person
associatedWith Crane, Jonathan, of Elizabeth, N.J. person
associatedWith Crane, William, 1748-1814 person
associatedWith Dayton, Aaron Ogden, 1796-1858. person
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associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
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associatedWith Elmer, Jonathan, 1745-1817 person
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associatedWith Forman, Jonathan, 1755-1809 person
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associatedWith Gibbons family. family
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associatedWith Haga, Godfrey. person
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associatedWith Rhea, Jonathan. person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
New Jersey
New Jersey
United States
United States
Elizabeth (N.J.)
New Jersey
United States
United States
United States
United States
New Jersey
United States
France
United States
United States
United States
Subject
Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807
Occupation
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--New Jersey
Legislators--United States
Members of the House of Representatives
Senators--United States
Senators, U.S. Congress--New Jersey
Representatives, U.S. Congress--New Jersey
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Birth 1760-10-16

Death 1824-10-09

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