Sewall, Samuel, 1757-1814

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Sewall was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1783, 1788-1796), the U.S. House of Representatives (1796-1800), a judge on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1801-1813) and as chief justice (1813-1814).

From the description of Request for a new trial, 1806. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235151968

Epithet: Chief Justice of Massachusetts Province

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000800.0x0001eb

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Barrell, Nathaniel, 1732-1831. Nathaniel Barrell shipping papers, 1764-1805. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn James Petiver, FRS, Apothecary to the Charter-House: Miscellaneous correspondence (N.B. Petiver died in April 1718, but letters were written to him up to 12 Febr. 1719.): 1697-1718/9, and n.d.Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronol... British Library
creatorOf Lowell, Charles, 1782-1861. Manuscripts, 1657-1853. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Gallison, John, 1788-1820. Diaries, 1807-1820. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Joseph Story papers, 1794-1851. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Joseph Story papers, Story, Joseph papers, 1794-1851 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lyman, William, d. 1822. Letter, ca. 1815. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
referencedIn Chauncy, Charles, 1705-1787. Letter, 1775 November 10, Newtown, to Joseph Belknap, Dover. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Temple, Nelson, Lloyd, Vassall, and Borland family papers, 1611-1862 (inclusive), 1700-1831 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mathematical theses, 1782-1839. Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Taft, Henry W. (Henry Walbridge), 1818-1904. Henry W. Taft autograph collection, 1759-1904. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Alcott, May. Papers of the Thoreau and Sewall families, 1790-1917, 1831-1876. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Sewall, Samuel, 1757-1814. Request for a new trial, 1806. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Barrell, Nathaniel, 1732-1831. person
associatedWith Chauncy, Charles, 1705-1787. person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Gallison, John, 1788-1820. person
associatedWith Harvard University. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Lowell, Charles, 1782-1861. person
correspondedWith Lyman, William, d. 1822. person
associatedWith Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Taft, Henry W. (Henry Walbridge), 1818-1904. person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Plymouth County


Birth 1757-12-11

Death 1814-06-08



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SNAC ID: 55295266