Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776

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Nathan Hale (b. June 6, 1755, Coventry, CT-d. September 22, 1776, New York City, NY) was born and raised in Coventry, Connecticut, and served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. In 1776 he landed at the town of Huntington in Long Island, New York on an intelligence-gathering mission that ultimately resulted in his capture and execution by the British Army.

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referencedIn Independent Company (New London, Conn.). Records of the Artillery or Independent Company of New London, 1762-1777. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945. Nathan Hale: hanged by the British as a spy September 22, 1776. Yale University Library
referencedIn Yale Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection, 1701-2007, 1701-1987 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Hale Family Papers, 1698-1916, (bulk 1810-1909) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Yale miscellaneous manuscripts collection, 1701-2002 (inclusive), 1701-1987 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Hastings, Mary Elizabeth. Mary Hastings papers about Alice Adams, 1928. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Isham, Norman Morrison, 1864-1943. Norman Morrison Isham papers, 1848-1937 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Sammis, Romanah. Nathan Hale collection, 1776-1978, 1894-1976 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945. George Dudley Seymour papers, 1684-1944 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Yale miscellaneous manuscripts collection, 1701-2002 (inclusive), 1701-1987 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Connecticut Continental Troops. 19th Regiment. Record book, 1776. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Bates, Albert Carlos, 1865-1954. Correspondence, 1882-1952. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn BOSTON TEA PARTY United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Fraunces Tavern Museum. Manuscript collection, 1704-1974, 1759-1829 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Smith, Alvin R. L.,. Historical papers, 1924-1973. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776. Autograph document signed : [New London], to the proprietors of Union School, 1775 "Wednesday, Feb. 22d. AD." Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn [Pamphlets, pictures, clippings, etc., about Nathan Hale]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Hastings, Mary E. Mary E. Hastings correspondence and statement, ca. 1924. Maine Historical Society Library
referencedIn Humeston, Edward Judson, Rev., 1877-1948. Collection, 1916-1951, 1933-1942 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Hale Family Papers MS 71., 1787-1988 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Town of Huntington, New York Nathan Hale monument research materials, 1939-circa 1957 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Hale family. Papers, 1787-1988 (bulk 1810-1963). Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Brainard, Morgan Bulkeley, 1879-1957. Morgan B. Brainard legal papers and correspondence, 1876-1922. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945. Correspondence, 1920. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Tiffany, Consider, 1733-1796. Consider Tiffany historical sketch, circa 1778-circa 1796. Library of Congress
referencedIn Biographical data on Alice Adams, 1926-1929. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Irving, Washington, 1753-1859. Life of George Washington : Manuscript footnote, [185-]. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776. DS, 1774 May 25, New London. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Nathan Hale Memorial Association certificate, 1894 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Norman Morrison Isham papers, 1848-1937 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Stillman, Henry Allyn. Letter from Henry Allyn Stillman to Ernest E. Rogers, 1902 Apr. 26. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Shriver, Isabel Hastings. Papers, 1926, 1928-1929. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Fisher, R. O. [East Haddam Bicentennial Pageant] / by R.O. Fisher. Connecticut State Library, CSL
creatorOf Hale, Enoch, 1753-1837,. Alicia, born with every striking charm : ms. poem, [s.d.]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Huntington (N.Y.). Research on Nathan Hale, [ca.1939] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Shriver, Isabel Hastings. Papers, 1928-1929. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Hastings, Mary E. Letter : Brownall Avenue, Hartford, to the president ot the Buffalo Historical Society, Buffalo, New York, 1927 Jan. 12. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902-. Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888 (bulk 1770-1840). Library of Congress
creatorOf Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776. Collection, 1795-1915. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn George Dudley Seymour papers, 1684-1944 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Everett, Alexander Hill, 1790-1847. Hale family papers, 1698-1916 (bulk 1810-1909). Library of Congress
referencedIn Shriver, Isabel H. Correct story of the romance of Nathan Hale and Alice Adams booklet, [1928]. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945. George Dudley Seymour collection, 1896-1930. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Hale Monument scrapbook, 1836-1848. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn HEROES OF AMERICA #17: NATHAN HALE United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Fitch, Clyde, 1865-1909. Nathan Hale : an original play in four acts, [circa 1897] / by Clyde Fitch. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hastings, Mary E. Statement of Isabel Hastings Shriver and Mary E. Hastings, great granddaughters of Alice Adams : manuscript, 1926. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776. Collection, 1772-1955. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776. Diary, 1775-1776. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Pamphlets on Nathan Hale, from the Aldine collection. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Henry A. Willard II Collection, 1743-1888, (bulk 1770-1840) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hastings, Mary E. Holograph, Feb. 7, 1927. University of Idaho Library
creatorOf Nathan Hale letter, circa 1776-1900 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Nathan Hale Committee (Huntington, N.Y.). Miscellany, 1776-1961, 1927-1952 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Monjo, F. N. A namesake for Nathan : being an account of Captain Nathan Hale by his twelve-year-old sister, Joanna : production material, ca. 1976-1977. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Bostwick, Elisha. Elisha Bostwick papers, 1776-1914. Library of Congress
referencedIn Benjamin, Mary Eddy. Mary Eddy Benjamin collection, undated. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945. George Dudley Seymour papers, 1776-1980. New Haven Colony Historical Society Library
referencedIn Seymour, George Dudley, 1859-1945. Letter from George Dudley Seymour to Ernest E. Rogers, 1932 Dec. 31. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Great Britain. Army. Brigade of Guards (1776-1783). Orderly books, 1776-1779. New-York Historical Society
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associatedWith Lawrence, Alicia Adams Ripley, b. 1756. person
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associatedWith Shriver, Isabel H. person
associatedWith Smith, Alvin R. L., person
associatedWith Stillman, Henry Allyn. person
associatedWith Stuart, I. W. (Isaac William), 1809-1861. person
associatedWith Tiffany, Consider, 1733-1796. person
associatedWith Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902- person
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Yale University. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York City NY US
Coventry CT US
Subject
Spies--Biography
Education, colonial
Occupation
Soldiers
Spies
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Person

Birth 1755-06-06

Death 1776-09-22

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