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Holten, Samuel 1738-1816

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Works: 38 works in 47 publications in 2 languages and 171 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Samuel Holten
by Samuel Holten( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chiefly correspondence relating to appointments, government business, and medical and legal affairs; and bills and receipts. Correspondents include John Avery, Benjamin Chase, John Hancock, Rufus King, and John Lee
Journal of Doctor Samuel Holten. While in the Continental Congress, from May, 1778-August, 1780 by Samuel Holten( )

1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York, to Samuel Holton by Richard Channing Moore( )

1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

About a misunderstanding
Papers by Samuel Holten( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of Samuel Holten, physician of Gloucester and Danvers, Mass.; Massachusetts state legislator; delegate to the (Massachusetts) Provincial Congress, 1774-75; member of the Committee of Safety, 1775; Continental Congressman, 1778; and Judge of Probate in Essex County, Mass., 1796-1815. Papers consist mainly of retained copies of correspondence relating to his various positions, receipted bills, and accounts dated 1800-15 which relate to his work as Judge of Probate
ALS : Boston, to Samuel Holten, New York by Nathaniel Appleton( )

1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asks for support in his son's (Thomas') candidacy to be appointed U.S. Consul at Isle de France (Mauritius)
Annapolis, to Doctor [Samuel] Holten by Elbridge Gerry( )

1 edition published in 1784 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Commenting on a letter recently published in the Virginia Gazettes; noting that "Mr. [Samuel] Osgood wrote [him] from Philadelphia, that the General Assembly of that State, had appointed a Committee on the Letter, having been much alarmed on its first appearance"; giving his opinion of Annapolis and reporting, "this is not a place capable of administering much to my pleasure, or of promoting my Happiness"; mentioning that "our Commissioners are ordered to attend to the Subject of Complaint ... respecting the prize Money of our Seamen"; adding that "the portraits of the King and Queen of France [Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette] are arrived at Philadelphia."
Papers of Samuel Holten by Samuel Holten( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Account books for medical services rendered to patients in Danvers and Gloucester, Mass
Annapolis, to Samuel Holten by Elbridge Gerry( )

1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"State of Massachusetts-Bay, Council-Chamber,"( )

1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Directing the recipient to "pay out of the public Treasury of this State to Hon'ble. Oliver Prescott Esq. for the Use of Nathan Smith for sundry Expences in riding from Place to Place for the Purpose of apprehending Money Makers -- the sum of forty three Pounds, one Shilling & Six Pence."
Philadelphia, to Samuel Holten by George Partridge( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Relating what he knows of the surrender of Cornwallis from the report he received from Col. DeHart who came from Head Quarters saying "that he was informed by the Commissary of Prisoners that there were at lest Seven thousand prisoners, besides Marines & Sailors, who Surrendered to Gen'l Washington. this most decisive and important Blow, will I trust, convince our Enemies of a great truth, which they are so unwilling to believe, that is, that America is not to be conquered;" relating news of mutual friends who had been killed; informing him that the "new political year" begins "next Monday" and "your Delegates here have received no Commissions Since their last appointment. we have tis true a letter from the Secretary which I believe will be received as evidence of our appointment. But I think it proper that I should receive a Commission if I stay here till March next, which I am determined to do, unless I should be relieved before that time."
New York, to Governor [James] Bowdoin by Elbridge Gerry( )

1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Acknowledging Bowdoin's reports of encroachments on the eastern boundaries, and noting that he "communicated the same" to Congress; promising that they will spare no exertion "to obtain a Decision of Congress on [the issue of boundaries] & other important matters relative to the Common Wealth"; hoping Bowdoin received three other letters sent to him
Samuel Holten papers by Samuel Holten( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence relating chiefly to Holten's service in the Massachusetts Council, Massachusetts Provincial Congress, U.S. Continental Congress, and the U.S. House of Representatives; and account books, bills, and receipts documenting Holten's life and medical practice in Danvers, Mass. Correspondents include Samuel Adams, James Bowdoin, William Cushing, Nathan Dane, Elbridge Gerry, William Gordon, Nathaniel Gorham, John Hancock, Israel Hutchinson, John Lowell, George Partridge, James Sullivan, Benjamin Wadsworth, and Thomas Wallcut
Samuel Holten note to William Bedlow by Samuel Holten( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Undated note from Dr. [Samuel] Holten requesting that the postmaster, William Bedlow, forward his letters and take charge of his small trunk
Boston, to Sam Holten by Thomas Cushing( )

1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mentioning the arrival of Capt. Deshon from Amsterdam; noting that this vessel brought "a small Brass Box directed to Congress," and speculating that this box "contains the Articles of a Treaty of Peace agreed upon by our Commissioners & those of Great Brittain [sic]"; informing him that the General Assembly has made Holten "a grant of Ninety pounds lawfull to [his] former services at Congress."
[Danvers?], to Mr. Hogdon [i.e. Alexander Hodgdon?] by Samuel Holten( )

1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asking him to pay Col. [Israel?] Hutchinson
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in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of autograph letters, documents, or signatures of each signer of the Articles of Confederation. The items, which are organized roughly alphabetically, are described in 56 individual records (MA 557.1-55 and MA 1083, a contemporary copy of the thirteen Articles of Confederation laid in at the front of the volume)
LS, 1785 October 12, New York, to Samuel Johnson by John Jay( )

1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter also signed by E. Gerry, S. Holton, and R. King, as Agents of Massachusetts and by Jas. Duane, Agent for New York, saying they would not be ready to meet the federal court appointed to decide an unspecified controversy
DS, Boston. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Appointment of Aaron Wood by John Hancock( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appoints Aaron Wood of Boxford as a Justice of the Peace for a period of seven years. Signed also by John Avery, Secretary. On verso is a document, 1782 April 24, Council Chambers, signed by Jeremiah Powell and Samuel Holten, as Members of the Council, stating that Wood had taken the oath of office
Presenté par Mr. Holten à l'Académie royale danoise des sciences ... 12 février 1875. [Description of a telegraph instrument] by Paul La Cour( Book )

1 edition published in 1875 in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description of a telegraph machine
DS, Watertown. Province of Massachusetts Bay. Appointment of Aaron Wood by John Avery( )

1 edition published in 1775 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appoints Aaron Wood as Justice of the Peace in the county of Essex. Signed by fifteen members of the Council of the Province including James Otis, Benjamin Lincoln, Samuel Holten, and by Avery as Secretary
 
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Alternative Names
Holton, Samuel, 1738-1816

Samuel Holten Amerikaans politicus (1738-1816)

Samuel Holten amerikansk politikar

Samuel Holten amerikansk politiker

Samuel Holten personnalité politique américaine

Samuel Holten US-amerikanischer Arzt, Politiker und Richter

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English (45)

French (1)