Sullivan, James, 1744-1808

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Continental Congressman, anti-Federalist, governor of Massachusetts, founder of Massachusetts Historical Society.

From the description of ALS, 1789 June 28 : Boston, to Elbridge Gerry. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13986996

Attorney general of Massachusetts (1790-1807).

From the description of James Sullivan autograph letter signed, 1798. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71130492

Continental Congressman, governor of Massachusetts, founder Massachusetts Historical Society.

From the description of ALS, 1785 January 11 : Boston, to Elbridge Gerry. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13934152

Delegate to the Continental Congress and governor of Massachusetts and jurist.

From the description of James Sullivan correspondence and index, 1776-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980555

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creatorOf Sullivan family. Papers, 1735-1857. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Joseph Story papers, Story, Joseph papers, 1794-1851 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Thacher family. Papers II, 1788-1791. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846. Papers, 1783-1841, undated. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional correspondence, 1787-1886. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to Samuel Cooper Johonnot, 1782-1783. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. Letter, 1799 January 8, Boston, [Massachusetts], to [Thomas] Jefferson, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Richard Henry Lee Papers, 1763-1823 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Holten, Samuel, 1738-1816. Papers of Samuel Holten, 1630-1843 (bulk 1744-1843). Library of Congress
creatorOf Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848. Papers II, 1660-1852. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Letters to Samuel Cooper Johonnot, 1782-1783. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Mason, Daniel, fl. 1759-1818. Daniel Mason deeds, 1759-1818. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Patterson, Robert, 1753-1827. Draper manuscripts: Robert Patterson papers, 1758-1855. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Massachusetts. Quartermaster General's Dept. Accounts settled, 1788-1812. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. Transcripts, 1770-1809. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Sullivan, William, 1774-1839. Miscellaneous papers, 1795-1839. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Buckner, George. George Buckner collection, [ca. 1769]-[196-]. Mobil, Exploration & Producing United States, Incorporated
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers II, 1770-1848. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts. Inferior Court of Common Pleas (Suffolk County). Order to the Sheriff to confiscate the land of absentee Eliakim Hutchinson, 1782 July 21, Boston. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Richard Price Papers, 1767-1790 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Sullivan, John, 1740-1795. Papers, 1769-1792. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
referencedIn Langdon, John, 1741-1819. John Langdon, William Whipple, and Elwyn family papers, 1713-1965 (bulk 1761-1853). Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. ALS, 1789 June 28 : Boston, to Elbridge Gerry. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Hancock, John, 1737-1793. Appointment of James Sullivan as justice to keep the peace, 1788 Mar. 26. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1806 December 26, Boston, to Thomas W. Thompson, Washington. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Jekyll, John, d. 1730. Papers, 1665-1864. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. James Sullivan correspondence and index, 1776-1789. Library of Congress
referencedIn Dogget family. Dogget family papers, 1648-1839. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Price, Ezekiel, 1727-1802. Inferior Court of Common Pleas fee book, 1785-1796. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. Letter, 1797 January 12, Boston, [Massachusetts] to [Thomas] Jefferson, n.p. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers, 1706-1830, bulk: 1744-1814. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Temple, John, Sir, 1732-1798. Letter, 1782 Sept. 2, Boston, to the Massachusetts General Court. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Samuel Holten Papers, 1630-1843, (bulk 1744-1843) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Adams, John, 1735-1826. Northeast boundary papers, 1700-1799; bulk: 1796-1799. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Nathaniel Freeman papers, Freeman, Nathaniel papers, 1773- [1818] William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Joseph Story papers, 1794-1851. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Holmes, John, 1773-1843. Papers, 1771-1843. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. ALS, 1785 January 11 : Boston, to Elbridge Gerry. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Greenough, Charles P. (Charles Pelham), 1844-1924. Papers, 1669-1963, bulk: 1800-1870. Library of Congress
creatorOf Belding, Joshua. Treatise by Joshua Belding [manuscript], 1807-1808. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. James Sullivan autograph letter signed, 1798. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke family papers, 1777-1914. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Adams family. Papers, 1672-1792. Section 15. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers, [1948]. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to E. Gerry?, 1792 Dec. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816. Tobias Lear diary, 1803 June 24 - October 23. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1936, bulk: 1772-1814. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. Letters to John Langdon, 1793-1808. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. ALS, 1789 July 25 : Boston, to Elbridge Gerry. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Amory family. Amory family papers, 1697-1894. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Buckminster, J. S. (Joseph Stevens), 1784-1812. Papers, 1797-1812. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Hancock, John, 1737-1793. Appointment of James Sullivan as justice to keep the peace, 1788 Mar. 26. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Sullivan, James, 1744-1808. Letter, 1786, to Alexander Hill. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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associatedWith Adams family. family
associatedWith Amory family. person
associatedWith Amory, Thomas C. (Thomas Coffin), 1812-1889. person
associatedWith Belding, Joshua. person
associatedWith Buckminster, J. S. (Joseph Stevens), 1784-1812. person
correspondedWith Buckner, George. person
associatedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dogget family. family
associatedWith Freeman, Nathaniel, 1741-1827 person
associatedWith Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956 person
associatedWith Gerry, Elbridge. person
associatedWith Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. person
associatedWith Greenough, Charles P. (Charles Pelham), 1844-1924. person
associatedWith Hancock, John, 1737-1793. person
associatedWith Hill, Alexander. person
correspondedWith Holmes, John, 1773-1843. person
correspondedWith Holten, Samuel, 1738-1816 person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, person
associatedWith Jekyll, John, d. 1730. person
correspondedWith Langdon, John, 1741-1819. person
associatedWith Langston family. family
associatedWith Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816. person
associatedWith Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794 person
associatedWith Mason, Daniel, fl. 1759-1818. person
associatedWith Massachusetts. Governor (1807-1808 : Sullivan) corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts. Inferior Court of Common Pleas (Suffolk County) corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts. Quartermaster General's Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848. person
associatedWith Patterson, Robert, 1753-1827. person
associatedWith Price, Ezekiel, 1727-1802. person
associatedWith Price, Richard, 1723-1791 person
associatedWith Sullivan family. family
associatedWith Sullivan family. family
correspondedWith Sullivan, John, 1740-1795. person
correspondedWith Sullivan, William, 1774-1839 person
associatedWith Temple, John, Sir, 1732-1798. person
associatedWith Thacher family. family
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Waterhouse, Benjamin, 1754-1846. person
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
Massachusetts
New England
United States
Massachusetts
United States
United States
Subject
Constitutional history
presidents
Separation of powers
Vice presidents
Banks and banking
Patents
Occupation
Governor--Massachusetts
Attorneys general--Massachusetts
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--Massachusetts
Jurists
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Birth 1744-04-24

Death 1808-12-10

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