Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818

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Brigadier General Jedediah Huntington was born in Norwich, Conn. He graduated from Harvard in 1763 and received his master's in 1770 from Yale. After graduating from Harvard, he became involved with the Norwich Militia, eventually becoming a Captain in May, 1774. In the spring of 1776, now a Colonel, he marched to Dorchester Heights. After the British left Boston, he marched to New York. In 1777 he became a Brigadier General. He stayed in Valley Forge in the winter of 1777. After the war became collector of the Port of New London.

From the description of Jedediah Huntington orderly book, 1776. (Litchfield Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 774688681

Appointed by President Washington to collector of the customs at New London, 1789.

From the description of Papers of Jedediah Huntington, 1790-1806. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71057143

From the description of Jedediah Huntington papers, 1774-1787. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 276856135

Revolutionary officer.

From the description of Autograph note signed : to the Customs Collector, New London, 1809 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269546725

Andrew and Jedediah Huntington were brothers.

From the description of Letter, 1788 June 3, Norwich, Conn., to Elijah Backus, Norwich, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 15298276

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Fanning, Thomas. Thomas Fanning letters, 1772-1783. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Caulkins, Pember, 1741-1816. Two connected receipts from the State of Connecticut to Pember Caulkins, 1789 Feb. 1. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Certification by Jedidiah Huntington that Joseph Syms is a United States citizen, 1808 May 6. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Jedediah Huntington papers, 1776-1815. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Autograph letter signed : to Col. Wadsworth, 1780 Sept. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834. Papers of Ebenezer Huntington, 1737-1898 (bulk 1774-1818). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn American Revolutionary War collection, 1775-1786 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions archives, 1810-1961. Houghton Library
referencedIn Palmer house collection, 1879-1880. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Feinstone, Sol, 1888-1980,. The Sol Feinstone Collection of the American Revolution, ca. 1760s-1850s. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Papers of Jedediah Huntington, 1790-1806. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Connecticut. Committee of Pay Table. Orders for payment, 1777-1789. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Norwich Committee of Correspondence. Norwich Committee of Correspondence records, 1774-1775. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving collection, 1683-1839, (bulk 1753-1839) Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn The Sol Feinstone Collection of the American Revolution, ca. 1760s-1850s, Circa 1760s-1850s American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington letter to General Huntington, 1783 Oct. 16. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Alexander Hamilton papers, 1775-1806 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Slater Company Records., 1795-1892 Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Center.
referencedIn Mumford, Giles, 1759-1795. Letter, 1777 July 21, Peekskill, New York, to Thomas Mumford. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn American Revolutionary War collection, 1775-1786 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn United States. Continental Army. Huntington's Connecticut Brigade. Orderly book, 1778. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Jedediah Huntington papers, 1774-1787. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to General Huntington, 1799 Mar. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Daggett, David, 1764-1851. Autograph letter signed : New Haven, to Jedediah Huntingtn, 1800 Jul. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Autograph note signed : to the Customs Collector, New London, 1809 Sept. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf George (Brig : 1810). Sea letter of brig George, 1810 July 6. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Jedidiah Huntington papers, 1812 and undated. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Huntington Family File, 1737-1898 The Huntington Library
creatorOf Colby, William Ellery. Autograph letter signed : Collector's Office, Port of N.Y., to Jedediah Huntington, Esq., 1792 June 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Jedediah Huntington orderly book, 1776. Litchfield Historical Society
referencedIn Huntington Family File, 1737-1898 The Huntington Library
referencedIn Huntington, Joshua, 1751-1821. Joshua Huntington letters, 1781-1798. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Huntington, Andrew, 1745-1824. Andrew Huntington letters, 1779 Mar.-Sept. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Whittelsey, Chauncey, 1746-1812. Chauncey Whittelsey papers, 1707-1852, bulk 1731-1811. Newberry Library
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington letter, 1780 Mar. 29. Litchfield Historical Society
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Letter, 1788 June 3, Norwich, Conn., to Elijah Backus, Norwich, Conn. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Duvall, Gabriel, 1752-1844. ALS, 1808 Feb. 22, Washington, D.C., to Jedediah Huntington, New London, Conn. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Stewart, Charles, 1729-1800. Family papers, 1768-1877 Houghton Library
referencedIn Eleazer Everett orderly book, Everett, Eleazer orderly book, 1780 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Fitch, Jabez, 1737-1812. Jabez Fitch journals, 1775. Library of Congress
creatorOf Smith, Abishai. Abishai Smith certificate of citizenship, 1811 July 6. New London County Historical Society
creatorOf Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. Alexander Hamilton papers, 1775-1806. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. Alexander Hamilton letter, 1795 Jan. 31. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 8th (1775). Orderly book, 1775. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Jedediah Huntington papers, 1776-1815 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume VIII, miscellany, 1776-1816. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Two Brothers (Schooner : 1794). Sailing license for the schooner Two Brothers, 1794 June 28. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Gwathmey collection, 1708-1852 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. John Trumbull papers, 1750-1961 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Tench Coxe letters, 1782-1805 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Papers, 1758-1814. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Henry W. Edwards letters, 1806-1837 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. corporateBody
associatedWith Backus, Elijah, 1726-1798. person
associatedWith Caulkins, Pember, 1741-1816. person
associatedWith Colby, William Ellery. person
associatedWith Connecticut. Committee of Pay Table. corporateBody
associatedWith Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824 person
associatedWith Daggett, David, 1764-1851. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dexter, Samuel, 1761-1816. person
associatedWith Duvall, Gabriel, 1752-1844. person
associatedWith Edwards, Henry W., 1779-1847 person
associatedWith Everett, Eleazer, 1761-1828 person
associatedWith Fanning, Thomas. person
associatedWith Feinstone, Sol, 1888-1980 person
associatedWith First Society (Norwich, Conn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Fitch, Jabez, 1737-1812. person
associatedWith Ford collection corporateBody
associatedWith Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849. person
associatedWith George (Brig : 1810) corporateBody
associatedWith Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. person
associatedWith Harris, Caleb, Jr. person
associatedWith Hopkins, Timothy, 1859-1937 person
associatedWith Huntington family
associatedWith Huntington, Andrew, 1745-1824. person
associatedWith Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834. person
associatedWith Huntington, Jabez, 1719-1786. person
correspondedWith Huntington, Joshua, 1751-1821. person
associatedWith Huntington, Zachariah. person
associatedWith Knox, Henry, 1750-1806. person
associatedWith Leffingwell, Benajah. person
correspondedWith McClellan, Samuel, 1730-1807 person
associatedWith Mumford, Giles, 1759-1795. person
associatedWith Norwich Committee of Correspondence. corporateBody
associatedWith Poor, Enoch, 1736-1780. person
associatedWith Rush, Richard, 1780-1859. person
correspondedWith Slater Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Smith, Abishai. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Steele, John, 1758-1827. person
correspondedWith Stewart, Charles, 1729-1800 person
correspondedWith Tilghman, Isaiah person
associatedWith Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. person
associatedWith Trumbull, John M., 1787-1853 person
associatedWith Two Brothers (Schooner : 1794) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Bureau of Customs. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 8th (1775) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. Huntington's Connecticut Brigade. corporateBody
associatedWith Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804, person
correspondedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Whittelsey, Chauncey, 1746-1812. person
associatedWith Windham Committee of Observation. corporateBody
associatedWith Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797. person
associatedWith Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Connecticut--New London
New London (Conn.)
United States
New London (Conn.)
Norwich (Conn.)
United States
New London (Conn.)
Connecticut
Connecticut
United States
Connecticut--New London
United States
United States
United States
Connecticut--New London
Windham (Conn.)
Subject
Tax collection
Pensions
Lighthouse
Citizenship
Custom houses
Church discipline
Taverns (Inns)
Customs administration
Customs administration--Connecticut--New London
Shipping
Occupation
Activity

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Birth 1743-08-04

Death 1818-09-25

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