Taggart, Samuel, 1754-1825

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U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

From the description of Letters, 1814-1817, to the Rev. Jedidiah Morse [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825559

Samuel Taggart (1754-1823), the son of Matthew and Jane (Anderson) Taggart, was born on 24 March 1754 in Londonderry, N.H. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1774. Taggart was ordained pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Colrain, Mass., on 19 February 1777, and remained there until 28 October 1818. He was elected as a Federalist to Congress in 1803 and served in every successive Congress until 1817. He was married twice and had seventeen children. He died on 25 April 1825 at Colrain, Mass.

From the description of Letterbook, 1803-1815. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259796

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creatorOf Taggart, Samuel, 1754-1825. Letters, 1814-1817, to the Rev. Jedidiah Morse [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Slavery Collection, 1709-1864. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Taggart, Samuel, 1754-1825. Letterbook, 1803-1815. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Los Angeles County Prefecture Records The Huntington Library
referencedIn Justus Forward papers, 1752-1813 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Forward, Justus, 1730-1814. Justus Forward papers, 1752-1813 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn United States Sanitary Commission records. Army and Navy Claim Agency archives, 1861-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Bank of the United States (1816-1836) corporateBody
associatedWith Campbell, George Washington, 1769-1848. person
associatedWith Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842. person
associatedWith Dexter, Samuel, 1761-1816. person
associatedWith Federal Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Forward, Justus, 1730-1814. person
associatedWith Great Britain. 1814 Dec. 24. corporateBody
associatedWith Hartford Convention (1814-1815 : Hartford, Conn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 person
associatedWith Madison, James, 1751-1836. person
associatedWith Monroe, James, 1758-1831. person
associatedWith Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826. person
associatedWith Prefecture of Los Angeles corporateBody
associatedWith Taylor, John, 1762-1840. person
associatedWith United States. Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Sanitary Commission corporateBody
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Colrain (Mass.)
United States
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807
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Birth 1754-03-24

Death 1825-04-25


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