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Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796



  • Existence: 1731 - 1796

Samuel Huntington (1731-1796), jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution from Connecticut.

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Nathanael Greene papers

Call Number: MS 616
Overview: Thirty-one manuscript letters to Nathanael Greene, one photostatic copy and two volumes of typed transcripts of letters and Revolutionary War era documents. The originals of these transcripts were formerly owned by William A. Reed and are now in the Clements Library of the University of Michigan.
Dates: 1774-1793

Roger Griswold papers

Call Number: MS 256
Overview: Chiefly letters by Roger Griswold, of which three-fourths were written to his wife, Fanny Rogers Griswold, while he served in Congress, in Philadelphia and Washington, 1794-1805. While the letters to his wife are largely on family and practical matters relating to the family farm in Lyme, Connecticut, his letters to his father, Matthew Griswold, and to his brother, also Matthew, discuss politics briefly. A letter to Secretary of War, William Eustis, discusses the issue of placing the...
Dates: 1784-1812

Letter : Hartford, Connecticut, to the Hon. Charles Thomson, [1788 Jan 9?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 58, Folder: GROUP 2226, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript copy of a letter dated 1788 Jan 9.
Dates: [1788 Jan 9?]

Letter : Norwich, Connecticut, to B. Huntington, 1789 Aug 8

 Part of Collection — Box: 58, Folder: GROUP 2226, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Letter in secretarial hand, signed.

With typed transcription of two passages from the letter.
Dates: 1789 Aug 8

Louis Mayer Rabinowitz collection

Call Number: MS 1044
Overview: Correspondence, volumes, and other papers collected by Rabinowitz. Includes autograph letters of Henry Blackwell (1851-1928), Charles Darwin (1809-1882), Samuel Huntington (1731-1796), and Roger Sherman (1721-1793).
Dates: 1676-1957

Roger Sherman (1721-1793) collection

Call Number: MS 447
Overview: Correspondence, reports, legal records, financial documents and genealogical material of Roger Sherman, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Included are both family letters and political correspondence. Of special interest are the letters to Governor Jonathan Trumbull on the relationship of Connecticut to the prosecution of the war (1777-1780). Among Sherman's writings are a report from the Constitutional Convention (1787), a note on the proposal for a national bank (1791) and a printed...
Dates: 1749-1904