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SEAVER, Ebenezer

1763–1844

Biography

SEAVER, Ebenezer, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Roxbury, Mass., July 5, 1763; was graduated from Harvard University in 1784; engaged in agricultural pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1794-1802; elected as a Republican to the Eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1803-March 3, 1813); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1812 to the Thirteenth Congress; member of the State constitutional convention in 1820; again a member of the State house of representatives in 1822, 1823, and 1826; died in Roxbury, Mass., March 1, 1844.

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

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External Research Collections

Boston Public Library
Rare Books and Manuscripts Department

Boston, MA
Papers: 1796, 1 letter (2 pages). A letter from Dwight Foster to Ebenezer Seaver concerning the election of John Adams and other personal matters. Catalog number: MS.CH.F.3.19.

Massachusetts Historical Society

Boston, MA
Papers: In the Seaver Family Papers, 1672-1944, 1 narrow box and 1 oversize box. The papers include letters to Ebenezer Seaver from Jonathan Seaver. Some items are individually described in the Massachusetts Historical Society's manuscript catalog.
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