Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1727-1856 (bulk 1800-1825).


Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1727-1856 (bulk 1800-1825).

Chiefly correspondence, together with deeds and land records of the Hartshorn family of Norwich, Conn., military reports, memoranda, inventories, garrison orders, general orders, court-martial proceedings, guard mounts at Fort Walcott (1812), countersign book (1813), and inspection returns (1814). Prominent correspondents include Thomas Humphrey Cushing, John Pratt, Horatio Stark, Elisha Tracy, and James Wilkinson.

358 items.3 containers.0.5 linear feet.


SNAC Resource ID: 8067570

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Cushing, Thomas, 1725-1788

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Thomas Cushing III (March 24, 1725 – February 28, 1788) was an American Founding Father, lawyer, merchant, and statesman from Boston, Massachusetts. Active in Boston politics, he represented the city in the provincial assembly from 1761 to its dissolution in 1774, serving as the lower house's speaker for most of those years. Because of his role as speaker, his signature was affixed to many documents protesting British policies, leading officials in London to consider him a dangerous radical. He ...

Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825

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James Wilkinson was born in Maryland and served as an officer in the American Revolution. In 1783 he settled in Kentucky, where he engaged in politics, land speculation, and trade. In 1805 he was appointed governor of Upper Louisiana. Wilkinson's activities in the West implicated him in the Spanish Conspiracy and the Burr Conspiracy; he was acquitted by a court of inquiry during the Burr investigation and by a court martial in 1811. He served as a military commander in the West during the War of...

Tracy, Elisha, 1766-1846

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Lawyer, Connecticut state legislator, justice of the peace, and colonel in the militia; served as deputy-commissary and general agent of the federal government during the War of 1812. From the description of Elisha Tracy letter book, 1813 Oct.-1814 Nov. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71129586 From the description of Elisha Tracy letter book, 1812 Oct.-1813 Oct. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 166428828 ...

Kingsbury, Jacob, 1756-1837

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United States Army officer; born in Norwich, Connecticut and died in Franklin, Missouri. Entered the Continental Army in 1775 and served in the Western Army at Detroit, Fort Mackinaw, Fort Adams, New Orleans, and elsewhere. From the description of Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1764-1891. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476053212 U.S. Army officer. From the description of Jacob Kingsbury papers, 1727-1856 (bulk 1800-1825). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980...

Hartshorn family.

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United States. Army

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The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...

Pratt, John, 1753-1824

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Stark, Horatio

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