Huntington family correspondence, 1785-1843.


Huntington, Ebenezer, 1754-1834. Huntington family correspondence, 1785-1843.

Huntington family correspondence, 1785-1843.

Incoming correspondence to members of a Norwich and New London, Connecticut family. Includes letters regarding militia activities and impressed seamen sent to Ebenezer Huntington; political letters, many asking for favors, sent to United States Representative Jabez W. Huntington; and letters regarding collecting customs duties and supervising lighthouses, sent to Wolcott Huntington. Jabez W. Huntington's correspondents include Lewis Cass and Timothy Dwight.

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Huntington, Jabez Williams, 1788-1847 (person)

United States Congressman from Litchfield, Connecticut, 1829-1834. Later served as Senator, 1840-1847. From the description of Jabez W. Huntington letter, 1832 December 14, Washington, DC, [to] Hezekiah Niles, Baltimore, Md. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 63181764 ...

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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...