Meredith, Jonathan D., 1783-1872

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Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md.

From the description of Papers of Jonathan D. Meredith, 1795-1859 (bulk 1810-1859). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070025

Biographical Note

  • 1784, Oct. 4: Born, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1805: Moved to Baltimore, Md., to practice law
  • 1806: Married Hannah Haslitt (died 1878)
  • circa 1820s - 1830s : Lawyer, associated with the Bank of Baltimore
  • 1831: Assisted William Wirt as junior counsel in the impeachment trial of Judge James Hawkins Peck
  • circa 1840s - 1850s : Lawyer associated with the Baltimore branch of the Bank of the United States
  • 1872, Feb. 25: Died, Baltimore, Md.

From the guide to the Jonathan D. Meredith Papers, 1795-1859, (bulk 1810-1859), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Taylor, William, merchant. Papers of William Taylor, 1775-1858. Library of Congress
creatorOf Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. Edward Everett letters, 1820-1828. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852. John Howard Payne papers, 1813-1852. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Sergeant, John, 1779-1852. John Sergeant correspondence, 1837-1840. Library of Congress
referencedIn Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876. Reverdy Johnson papers, 1830-1876. Library of Congress
creatorOf Story, Joseph, 1779-1845. Letter to Jonathan Meredith regarding Harvard Law School, 24 February 1833. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Jonathan D. Meredith Papers, 1795-1859, (bulk 1810-1859) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Scott, John Morin, 1789-1858. Papers, 1782-1869. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Meredith, Jonathan D., 1783-1872. Papers of Jonathan D. Meredith, 1795-1859 (bulk 1810-1859). Library of Congress
referencedIn Reverdy Johnson Papers, 1830-1876 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Aspinwall, William Henry, 1807-1875. person
associatedWith Bank of the United States (1816-1836) corporateBody
associatedWith Baring Brothers & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Calderón de la Barca, Angel. person
correspondedWith Calderón de la Barca, Ángel person
associatedWith Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832. person
associatedWith Cogswell, Joseph Green, 1786-1871. person
associatedWith Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. person
associatedWith Gilmor, Robert, 1748-1822. person
associatedWith Graham, John, 1774-1820. person
associatedWith Hanson, Alexander Contee, 1786-1819. person
associatedWith Harper, Robert Goodloe, 1765-1825. person
associatedWith Hone, Philip, 1780-1851. person
associatedWith Howard, Benjamin C. (Benjamin Chew), 1791-1872. person
associatedWith Howland, Gardiner Green, 1767-1851. person
correspondedWith Howland, Gardiner Green, 1787-1851 person
correspondedWith Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876. person
associatedWith McDonogh, John, 1779-1850. person
associatedWith Meredith family. family
associatedWith Meredith, Gilmor. person
associatedWith Meredith, William M. (William Morris), 1799-1873. person
associatedWith Ogden, David Bayard, 1775-1849. person
associatedWith Oliver, Robert, 1757?-1834. person
associatedWith Pattison, Granville Sharp, 1791-1851. person
correspondedWith Pattison, John, 1782-1867 person
associatedWith Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852. person
associatedWith Peck, James Hawkins, ca. 1790-1836. person
associatedWith Randall, Alexander, 1803-1881. person
associatedWith Savings Bank of Baltimore. corporateBody
associatedWith Scott, John Morin, 1789-1858. person
correspondedWith Sergeant, John, 1779-1852. person
correspondedWith Shepherd, R. D. (Rezin Davis), 1784-1865 person
correspondedWith Stansbury, Arthur J. (Arthur Joseph), 1781-1865 person
associatedWith Story, Joseph, 1779-1845. person
associatedWith Taylor, William, merchant. person
associatedWith Wood, William B. (William Burke), 1779-1861. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Baltimore (Md.)
United States
Guangzhou (China)
South America
United States
Great Britain
New York (State)
South America
Saratoga Springs (N.Y.)
Guangzhou (China)
International trade
Mines and mineral resources
Banks and banking
Banks and banking
Banks and banking
Army officers


Birth 1783

Death 1872



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