Kent, Edward, 1802-1877

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Kent began practicing law in Bangor, Maine in 1825 after graduating from Harvard. He held a number of political positions in the state including representative in the state legislature; mayor of Bangor; and governor (1838-1839 and 1841-1842). In 1842 he returned to law practice and became a justice on the Maine Supreme Court

From the description of Edward Kent papers, 1840-1905. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 459796485

Epithet: of Boughton, county Northamptonshire

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000576.0x0000fc

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creatorOf Carr, Joseph, 1827-1852. Correspondence, 1850-1852. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Kent, Mary J. Mary J. Kent journals, 1828-1860. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Kent, Edward, 1802-1877. Edward Kent papers, 1840-1905. State Historical Society of Iowa, Library
referencedIn Bingham, W. mss., 1752-1891 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. Letter, 1842 May 28, Boston, to Edward Kent, Bangor, Me. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn United States Sanitary Commission records. Army and Navy Claim Agency archives, 1861-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Kent, Edward, 1802-1877. Oration : 4th of July 1829 at Bangor / by Edw Kent. Phoenix Public Library
creatorOf Kent, Edward, 1802-1877. The administration of Washington / E Kent. Phoenix Public Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn John Metford, MD, of Northampton: Medical case-book: 1652-1653.: Lat.Owners of Manuscripts: Cony (Robert), M.D.includes:f. 3 Domina Holmes: Medical prescription for, by Dr. J. Metford: 1652.: Lat.f. 3 b Domina Sprig, of Northampton: Medical presc... British Library
creatorOf Chandler, Peleg W. (Peleg Whitman), 1816-1889. Letters received, 1866-1874. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Kent, Edward, 1802-1877. Letter, 1841 February 17, Augusta, Me., to D. Webster [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Ackley, Oliver. Oliver Ackley appointment, 1838. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Weston, Eusebius. Correspondence and documents relative to the North Eastern boundary. Maine State Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library
referencedIn Smith, Francis O. J. (Francis Ormond Jonathan), 1806-1876. Papers, 1818-1876. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869. William Pitt Fessenden correspondence, 1839-1888 (bulk 1858-1869). New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf White, Joseph, fl. 1836. Commission of Joseph White signed by Edward Kent, 1836 Mar. 14. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Holmes, John, 1773-1843. Papers, 1771-1843. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Daveis, Charles Stewart, 1788-1865. Charles Stewart Daveis correspondence, ca. 1830-1847. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn (XXXI. ff. 272). 11 Apr.-10 May, 1805.includes:ff. 1, 193, 215, 254 John Denis Browne, Marquis of Sligo: Correspondence with the 3rd Lord Hardwicke: 1801 -1808. f. 3 Sir William Medows, KB; Commander-in-Chief in Ireland: Correspondence with the 3rd... British Library
referencedIn Lord, Daniel Walker, 1800-1880. Daniel Walker Lord papers, 1811-1941. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850. Letters of Zachary Taylor, 1846, May 9 -- 1848, Dec. 10. . Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Kimball, Isreal, 1812-1890. Papers, 1837-1839. American Antiquarian Society
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associatedWith Ackley, Oliver. person
associatedWith Bingham, William person
associatedWith Carr, Joseph, 1827-1852. person
associatedWith Chandler, Peleg W. (Peleg Whitman), 1816-1889. person
correspondedWith Daveis, Charles Stewart, 1788-1865. person
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Evans, George, 1797-1876. person
associatedWith Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869. person
correspondedWith Holmes, John, 1773-1843. person
associatedWith Kent, Mary J. person
associatedWith Kimball, Isreal, 1812-1890. person
correspondedWith Lord, Daniel Walker, 1800-1880. person
correspondedWith Smith, Francis O. J. (Francis Ormond Jonathan), 1806-1876. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850. person
associatedWith Tyler, John, 1790-1862. person
associatedWith United States Sanitary Commission corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. person
associatedWith White, Joseph, fl. 1836. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Mayo, county of, Ireland
Baker (-), Northamptonshire
Hanslope, Buckinghamshire
Iowa--Charles City


Birth 1802-01-08

Death 1877-05-19



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