EVERETT, Horace

1779–1851

Biography

EVERETT, Horace, a Representative from Vermont; born in Foxboro, Mass., July 17, 1779; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1797; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1801 and commenced practice in Windsor, Vt.; prosecuting attorney for Windsor County 1813-1818; member of the State house of representatives in 1819, 1820, 1822, 1824, and again in 1834; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1828; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-first through the Twenty-fourth Congresses, and reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth, Twenty-sixth, and Twenty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1843); died in Windsor, Vt., January 30, 1851; interment in Old South Burying Ground.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Massachusetts Historical Society

Boston, MA
Papers: In the William Jarvis Papers, 1799-1843, 1 folder. Correspondents include Horace Everett.

New London County Historical Society

New London, CT
Papers: In the Noyes Barber letters received, 1835 and 1838, 2 items. The first letter is from H. Everett to Hon. Noyes Barber written on March 31, 1835. In the letter, Everett asks for scions of flowering peach tree.

New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections

Albany, NY
Microfilm: In the Heman Allen papers, 1805-1848, amount unknown. Persons represented include Horace Everett.
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