Papers, 1758-1814.


Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818. Papers, 1758-1814.

Papers, 1758-1814.

Letters, chiefly to Jabez Huntington from his sons, Jedidiah, Andrew, Ebenezer, Joshua and Zachariah during the period of the American Revolution.

1 box ; 39 x 26 x 12 cm.

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Huntington, Joshua, 1751-1821 (person)

Joshua Huntington (1751-1821), the son of Jabez Huntington (1719-1786) who made his fortune in shipping, was born in Norwich, Conn. Joshua joined Putnam's brigade in 1775 and was later employed in securing shipping for the use of Continental troops. He is referred to in this collection as an "agent of the Continental Army," in charge of the transfer of wounded soldiers, arms, and supplies. From the description of Papers, 1742-1801. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: ...

Huntington, Zachariah. (person)

Born in Norwich, Conn. Nov. 2, 1764; was a merchant and a man of distinction; in military life he attained the rank of major general; he died in Norwich, June 23,1850. (Huntington genealogical memoir, p. 526) (blue index cards) From the description of Zachariah Huntington correspondence, 1808 November 14 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 437034536 ...

Huntington, Jabez, 1719-1786 (person)

Merchant and legislator, of Norwich, Conn. From the description of Letters to Jabez Huntington, 1776. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71129579 ...

Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818 (person)

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 ...

Huntington, Andrew, 1745-1824 (person)

Justice of the peace, merchant, and paper manufacturer, of Norwich, Conn. From the description of Andrew Huntington appointment, 1802 May 20. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71130630 From the description of Andrew Huntington letters, 1779 Mar.-Sept. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71130393 Merchant and paper maker, of Norwich, New London County, Conn. From the description of Receipt to Andrew Huntin...

Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834 (person)

The Huntingtons, a prominent Connecticut family, played a important role in the state and national affairs at the time of the Revolutionary War. Besides Samuel Huntington (1731-1796), the signer of the Declaration of Independence, President of the Continental Congress, and Governor of Connecticut, and Benjamin Huntington (1736-1800), state delegate to the Continental Congress, among the most distinguished members of the extended family were Jabez Huntington (1719-1786), Major-General of the stat...