Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804

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Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress, U.S. representative and legislator, army officer, and banker from Connecticut.

From the description of Papers of Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1775-1833. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067840

Merchant, soldier, and commissary general in the Continental Army; resident of Hartford, Connecticut.

From the description of Jeremiah Wadsworth papers, 1776-1802. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58780060

Jeremiah Wadsworth (July 12, 1743– April 30, 1804) was an American sea captain, merchant, and statesman from Hartford, Connecticut who profited from his position as a government official charged with supplying the Continental Army. He represented Connecticut in both the Continental Congress and the United States House of Representatives.

From the guide to the Receipt, 1782 March 25, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)

Member of the Continental Congress.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the Hon. Pierpont Edwards, 1789 May 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586201

The firm of Wadsworth and Carter was the creation of Jeremiah Wadsworth and Colonel Carter. Carter was actually John Barker Church. They served as agents for the French Army during the Revolutionary War.

From the guide to the Wadsworth and Carter Reciepts, 1782-1783., (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation)

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referencedIn Letters to Mrs. Peter Colt, 1782 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. Jeremiah Wadsworth business and commissary records, 1759-1847. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809. Letter, 1794 September 16, Lebanon, Conn., to Jeremiah Wadsworth, Hartford, Conn. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Receipt, 1782 March 25 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. Autograph letter signed : "Williamsburg," to Gen. Greene, 1781 Oct. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Nathanael Greene Papers, 1777-1780 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833. Autograph letter signed : Hartford, to Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1789 Sept. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Maass, Richard, 1919-1998,. The Richard Maass collection of Westchester and New York State, 1645-1910 (bulk 1770-1783). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Webb, Samuel Blachley, 1753-1807. Samuel Blachley Webb papers, 1756-1819 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Wadsworth, W. Austin (William Austin), 1847-1918. Letter : Boston, Mass., to Hon. Peter A. Porter, 1912 Mar. [12?]. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Gay, Alice. Alice Gay research on Maurice Rondineau, ca. 1945. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Trumbull, Joseph, 1737-1778. Joseph Trumbull papers, 1776. Library of Congress
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume XII, Miscellany, 1769-1838. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Blodget, William, 1754-1809. Letter, 1789 January 26, New Haven, Conn., to Jeremiah Wadsworth. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Eldredge, James, 1745-1811. Letter, 1789 June 29, Brooklyn, Conn., to Jeremiah Wadsworth. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wadsworth and Carter. Receipts, 1782 January 1-1783 July 1. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume X, miscellany, 1764-1805. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Huntington, Joshua, 1751-1821. Joshua Huntington letters, 1781-1798. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library). To all people to whome these presents shall come greet[in]g : whereas the Rev[eren]d Daniel Wadsworth of Hartford in the county of Hartford and colony of Connecticut in New England late dec[ease]d ... agreement, 1765 Aug. 10. Newberry Library
referencedIn Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786. Nathanael Greene papers, 1776-1794. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington Miscellany, Volume XI, Miscellany, 1755-1835. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Goodwin, William B. (William Brownell), b. 1866. Goodwin manuscript collection, 1753-1886. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington letters and papers, 1776-1799. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Samuel Blachley Webb papers, 1756-1819 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Wharton, Carpenter, 1747-1780. Carpenter Wharton correspondence, 1776-1777. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835. Benjamin Tallmadge correspondence, 1781-1782. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lovett, Robert Williamson, 1859-1924. Autograph book, 1779-1913. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Ellsworth, Oliver, 1745-1807. Letter : Philad[elphia], to J. Wadsworth, 1780, Apr. 15. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Alexander Hamilton Papers, 1708-1903, (bulk 1777-1804) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Cazenove, Théophile, 1740-1811. Statement regarding gift of wampum, and correspondence with Israel Chapin, 1797, 1799. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800. ALS, 1792 May 31 : [s.l.], to Jeremiah Wadsworth, Hartford. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume XII, Miscellany, 1769-1838. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Nathanael Greene Papers, 1777-1780 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Colt, Peter. Letter, 1782 May 24, Williamsburg [Va.] to Mrs. Peter Colt, Wethersfield [Conn.]. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Richard Maass Collection of Westchester and New York State, Bulk, 1645-1910, 1645-1995 (Bulk: 1645-1910) Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Ellsworth, Oliver, 1745-1807. Letter, 1780 April 15. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. Papers of Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1775-1833. Library of Congress
referencedIn Shreve, L. G., 1910-. L.G. Shreve collection, 1762-1984. Talbot County Free Library
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Autograph letter signed : to Col. Wadsworth, 1780 Sept. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834. ALS : La Grange, France, to Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1802 Sept. 29 [photocopy]. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Burr family papers, 1750-1890 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Greene, Catharine Littlefield. Catharine Greene letters to Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1781-1792. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801. Autograph letter signed : New Haven, to Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1777 May 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth, Daniel, 1771-1848. Daniel Wadsworth papers, 1749-1888. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Edwards, Ogden, 1781-1862. Papers of Ogden Edwards, 1753-1876. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Connecticut Historical Society. Collection of deeds and legal papers, 1743-1902. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Wadsworth, Harriet, 1769-1793. Harriet Wadsworth letters, 1785-1791. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Wadsworth family. Wadsworth family papers, 1745-1914 (inclusive), 1775-1862 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Parsons, Samuel Holden, 1737-1789. Samuel Parsons and Parsons family papers, 1703-1865. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Williams, William, d. 1798. Bill, 1776 June 20, Hartford, Conn., to Jeremiah Wadsworth. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. Jeremiah Wadsworth papers, 1776-1802. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Morris, Lewis, 1726-1798. Autograph letter signed : to Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1790 Aug. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. State of Connecticut account, 1788. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Brewster, Elisha, 1755-1833. Bill of sale, 1787 August 23, Hartford, Conn., to Jeremiah Wadsworth. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1903 (bulk 1777-1804). Library of Congress
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. Letter, 1789 February 15, Hartford, Conn., to Tobias Lear. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Burr family. Burr family papers, 1750-1890? (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Trumbull, David, 1751-1822. Papers, 1773-1823. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. Autograph letter signed : New York, to the Hon. Pierpont Edwards, 1789 May 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Webster, Noah, 1758-1843. Noah Webster papers, 1790-1868, bulk 1796-1868 [microform]. The Henry Ford, Benson Ford Research Center
referencedIn Wadsworth family. Wadsworth family letters, 1792-1803. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. Receipt : Williamsburg, Va., to John Carter, 1782 March 25. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. Letter, 1781 November 17, to Nehemiah Hubbard. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Deane, Silas, 1737-1789. Papers, 1740-1842. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Varnum, James Mitchell, 1744-1789. Autograph letter signed : "Camp at Valley Forge," to Colonel Wadsworth, 1778 May 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Putnam, Daniel, 1759-1831. Wadsworth and Putnam family papers, 1704-1837. Library of Congress
creatorOf Wadsworth and Carter Reciepts, 1782-1783. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814. Autograph note signed : to Jeremiah Wadsworth, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume IX, Miscellany, 1766-1808. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Floyd, William, 1734-1821. Autograph letter signed : to Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1781 Feb. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Johnson, William Samuel, 1727-1819. William Samuel Johnson personal, political and legal papers, 1658-1817. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Morris, Robert, 1734-1806. Letter : Philadelphia, to Jeremiah Wadsworth, Hartford, Conn., 1792 July 18. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829. Letter, 1795 Oct[ober] 31, War Office [to] Col. Wadsworth, Hartford, Connecticut. Indiana Historical Society Library
referencedIn Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. Papers, 1760-1830. [microform]. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah. Autograph letter signed : "Williamsburg," to Gen. Greene, 1781 Oct. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. Huntington-Wolcott papers, 1698-1911, bulk: 1750-1895. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Law, Jonathan. Jonathan Law letters, 1740. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1877. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Deane, William Reed, 1809-1871. Letter, 1858 August 25, Boston, Mass., to J.H. Trumbull. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Whitbeck, Paul Moore. Jeremiah Wadsworth: Businessman-Patriot, 1967. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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Place Name Admin Code Country
West Indies
Connecticut
Connecticut--Hartford
United States
United States
Virginia-History-Revolution, 1775-1783
United States
France
Williamsburg (Va.)
Connecticut
United States
Hartford (Conn.)
Western Reserve (Ohio)
Gloucester (Va.)
Hampton (Va.)
Virginia
Connecticut
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Horses
Wool industry
Shays' Rebellion, 1786-1787
Operational rations (Military supplies)
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Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--Connecticut
Bankers
Army officers
Legislators--Connecticut
Representatives, U.S. Congress--Connecticut
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Birth 1743

Death 1804

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