Griswold, Stanley, 1763-1815

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Griswold was a Congregational clergyman in New Milford, Conn. (1789-1803). His Republican political sympathies made life uncomfortable in Federalist Connecticut. He left the ministry in 1803 and served as secretary of Michigan territory and as a circuit judge in the Illinois territory.

From the description of Sermons, 1789-1803. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612373284

Born in Torrington, Conn., Nov. 14, 1753; served in the Revolution; graduated from Yale in 1786; and became a rninister in 1799. In 1802 resigned; in 1803 edited a Democratic newspaper in Walpole, N.H.: in 1805 was appointed secretary of Michigan Territory, serving until 1808. In 1809 appointed to replace Edward Tiffin as senator From Ohio; in 1810 anointed judge of Illinois Territory, serving until his death in Shawneetown, Aug. 21, 1815. On Aug. 5, 1789, he married Elizabeth Flagg of East Hartford, Conn. (MMQ) (blue index cards)

From the description of Stanley Griswold correspondence, 1804-1811. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 429047847

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referencedIn Griswold family. Papers, 1782-1842 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn May, James, 1756-1829. Papers, 1801,1821. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Boardman, David Sherman, 1768-1864. Letter, 1836 August 1, New Milford, Conn., to John Warner Barber, New Haven, Conn. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Huntington, Samuel, 1765-1817. Correspondence, 1801-1817. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Madison, James, 1751-1836. Letter of transmittal, 1805 March 22. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Griswold, Stanley, 1763-1815. Extracts from Rev. Stanley Griswold's centenary sermon delivered in New Milford on January 1801 / transcribed from Elisha Bostwick's original copy by Malcolm Hunt in March 1991. Bibliomation, Inc
referencedIn Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863. Papers, 1811-1863. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Huntington, Samuel, 1765-1817. Papers, 1776-1946. Library of Congress
referencedIn United States. President (1801-1809 : Jefferson). Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States of America, to all who shall see these presents, greeting : appointment, 1805 March 1. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Griswold, Stanley. Papers, 1798 Feb. 2. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Gilbert, James. James Gilbert manuscript, 1935 June 13. Litchfield Historical Society
creatorOf Huntington, Samuel, 1765-1817. Samuel Huntington correspondence, 1801-1817 [microform]. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
creatorOf Griswold, Stanley, 1763-1815. Stanley Griswold correspondence, 1804-1811. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Tiffin, Edward, 1766-1829. Papers, 1779-1827, 1888, 1964. Library of Congress
creatorOf Griswold, Stanley, 1763-1815. Sermons, 1789-1803. Houghton Library
creatorOf Mansfield, Jared, 1759-1830. Course of the river Ohio / taken from the records in the Surveyor General's Office ; J. Mnsf. S.G. HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
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associatedWith Boardman, David Sherman, 1768-1864. person
associatedWith Bostwick, Elisha. person
associatedWith Gilbert, James. person
associatedWith Griswold family. family
associatedWith Huntington, Samuel, 1765-1817. person
associatedWith Hunt, Malcolm. person
associatedWith Madison, James, 1751-1836. person
associatedWith Mansfield, Jared, 1759-1830. person
associatedWith May, James, 1756-1829. person
associatedWith Tiffin, Edward, 1766-1829. person
associatedWith United States. President (1801-1809 : Jefferson) corporateBody
associatedWith Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863. person
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Milford (Conn. : Town)
Congregational churches


Birth 1763-11-14

Death 1815-08-21



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