Huntington family correspondence, 1785-1843.
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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 ...
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...