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Huntington, Benjamin 1736-1800

Overview
Works: 31 works in 40 publications in 1 language and 325 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Charters and articles of incorporation  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Archives  Statutes and codes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer
Classifications: HQ1121, 348.746022
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The Huntington letters, in the possession of Julia Chester Wells by William Denison McCrackan( Book )

8 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters are written by various members of the family of Benjamin Huntington of Norwich, Connecticut, from 1761 to 1799. Most of the letters passed between Benjamin Huntington and his wife, Anne, when he was serving in the General Assembly of Connecticut, or in the Continental and United States Congresses at Philadelphia, Princeton, and New York. Others were written by a daughter, Rachel Huntington, when she visited New York, Stamford, and Rome, New York, to her sisters at Norwich. There are also letters from the sons, George and Benjamin Huntington
Norwich, Conn., to Benjamin Huntington by Samuel Huntington( )

1 edition published in 1791 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses Indian claims to western lands and ways of encouraging white settlement there
Windham, Tolland and New London County legal documents( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Primarily writs, but also estate records and testimonies issued by Justices of the Peace in numerous towns in eastern Connecticut, namely Windham, Tolland and New London counties, and one issued in Hartford County. Most of the cases were about debts, although a scattering concern more violent crimes. Documents are arranged alphabetically by the name of the town. The towns included are Bozrah, Brooklyn, Colchester, Coventry, Franklin, Griswold, Groton, Hartford, Killingly, Lebanon, Lisbon, Mansfield, Montville, New London, Norwich, North Stonington, Pomfret, Plainfield, Preston, Saybrook, Stafford, Stonington, Windham and Woodstock. The most commonly mentioned Justices were Amos Gere, Silas Hawthorn, Benjamin Huntington, Andrew, George and Hezekiah Perkins, Asa Spalding, and James Stedman
Benjamin Huntington papers by Benjamin Huntington( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An account, two letters, and a memo written by Benjamin Huntington of Norwich, Connecticut. The account is between Elijah Huntington and Benjamin Huntington. Includes one providing weaving and dry goods, the other wheat and meat. The letters were written from Lebanon, Connecticut, and Philadelphia. The memo was written in New London. Transcriptions included
Order to pay Benjamin Huntington, New London, Connecticut by George Wilkins( )

1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The document is George Wilkins' order to pay Benjamin Huntington nine shillings for prosecuting Hannah Aysmith for murder. It is countersigned by Revolutionary war general Samuel Wyllys and endorsed by Benjamin Huntington
Letter, 1778 June 13, New London, Conn., to Ezekiel Williams, Norwich, Conn by Thomas Shaw( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Has succeeded in exchanging British seamen prisoners for Connecticut men held on prison ships; adds postscript that bearer has been requested to show this letter to Governor Trumbull if Williams is not available; Benjamin Huntington adds note to Trumbull on conjugate leaf describing the miserable conditions on prison ships
Extract from Norwich proprietor's book of records, p. 112 by Norwich (Conn.)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Record of parcel of lands in Norwich, CT deeded to a group of individuals including many members of the same families around 1770
Benjamin Huntington account books by Benjamin Huntington( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection consists of a ledger (1768-1771) and daybook (1789-1792) belonging to Norwich, Connecticut, store keeper and town clerk, Benjamin Huntington. Most of the transactions written in the account book were bartered. Thomas Danforth, pewterer, settled his account with pewter products. The fees recorded in the daybook largely pertain to Huntington's duties as Town Clerk, such as recording deeds and births
Acts and laws of the state of Connecticut, in America by Connecticut( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ebenezer Huntington papers by Ebenezer Huntington( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The correspondence of Samuel and Benjamin Huntington reflect their legal practice and public service, and concern procurement for the Continental Army, work of the Continental Congress, political and military news. Correspondents include Jabez Huntington, Joseph Reed, Benjamin Lincoln, and others
Draft of letter, 1789 August 18, New York, N.Y. to George Phillips, Middletown, Conn by Benjamin Huntington( )

1 edition published in 1789 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Explains factors considered in not choosing Middletown as the location of the Federal District Court
Orders for payment by Connecticut. Committee of Pay Table( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Orders to the State Treasurer John Lawrence to pay men for their services to the state including taking care of prisoners, losses and cost of sickness in the company, for attending the General Assembly, and for costs prosecuting a burglar. Signed by members of the Committee including Thomas Seymour, Oliver Ellsworth, Benjamin Huntington, Jesse Root, Jabez Fitch and Jedediah Huntington
Meech and Huntington families papers and business records by Meech and Huntington families( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Appleton Meech, a merchant and sea captain of Preston, Connecticut. Included are a provision book from his Brig Constitution, travel journals of multiple voyages to South America and China, privateering instructions against Spanish shipping from William P. Ford of Buenos Aires, business correspondence, receipts, and bills of lading. A journal entry some time in May 1815 describes the town and native inhabitants of Wampoo, a village in China, written by a crew member of the Ship Stagg. Also includes legal documents, deeds and financial papers of James Munroe Meech, Benjamin, Joshua and Andrew Huntington, and sketches by Huntington Phelps Meech
Thomas Williams et al. account book by Thomas Williams( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thomas Williams, Benjamin Huntington, Jr., Jedidiah Lathrop, Levi Huntington and Felix Huntington formed a partnership in 1776 to manufacture saltpeter. The factory was probably near either Norwich or New London, Connecticut. In the volume they recorded accounts for work, travel, boards, nails, rum, hooks and eyes for the Great Gate, trying Town House dust, cider, pulling down a chimney, watching the mason, digging dust, and procuring tubs, ashes, barrels and tending kettles
Bond with Governor and Company by Connecticut( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Benjamin Huntington, Charles Fanning and Samuel Tyler entered into an agreement with the Governor and Company of Connecticut for three thousand pounds. Witnessed and signed by Oliver Ellsworth and Ezekiel Williams
Benjamin Huntington papers by Benjamin Huntington( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Benjamin Huntington of Norwich, Connecticut. Primarily contains letters between Huntington and his wife, Anne, while he was in Hartford, New York, and Philadelphia as a member of the Connecticut General Assembly, the Continental Congress, and the United States Congress. Benjamin's letters depicted the workings of the legislative bodies and the political and military activities of the times. Anne wrote of the hardships endured by women left to care for their children alone, while their husbands served the country without pay. Other topics include health, the weather, living conditions, and news of friends and relatives. Additional items include letters to Huntington and his family from his children, his accounts with the State of Connecticut, a list of United States exports, and family mementos
Account book by Benjamin Huntington( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Accounts of merchant, surveyor and town clerk in Norwich, Conn.; includes references to taking the oath of fidelity, to the value of the continental currency, and to events of the American Revolution
[Norwich proprietor's record of land sales]( )

1 edition published in 1770 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Document itemizes and describes parcels of land to be sold in the town of Norwich, Connecticut. Signed by members of the proprietors' committee. Dated 25 June, 1770
Slave document buying freedom( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Document in which a slave buys his freedom with the bounty money paid him for enlisting in the Continental Army. Signed by John Nutter and Richard Lamb; notarized by Benjamin Huntington as justice of the peace
[Benjamin Huntington correspondence] by Benjamin Huntington( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Benjamin Huntington American politician

Benjamin Huntington Amerikaans politicus (1736-1800)

Benjamin Huntington US-amerikanischer Politiker

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English (38)