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BAKER, Henry Moore

BAKER, Henry Moore
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BAKER, Henry Moore, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Bow, near Concord, N.H., January 11, 1841; attended the common schools, Pembroke, Tilton, and Hopkinton Academies, New Hampshire; was graduated from the New Hampshire Conference Seminary in 1859, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1863, and the law school of Columbian (now George Washington) University, Washington, D.C., in 1866; was admitted to the bar in 1866; clerk in the War and Treasury Departments 1864-1874; commenced the practice of law in Washington, D.C., in 1874; judge advocate general of the National Guard of New Hampshire in 1886 and 1887 with rank of brigadier general; member of the State senate in 1891 and 1892; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses (March 3, 1893-March 3, 1897); was not a candidate for renomination in 1896; resumed the practice of his profession in Washington, D.C., but retained his legal residence in Bow, N.H.; member of the New Hampshire house of representatives 1905-1909; died in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1912; interment in Alexander Cemetery, Bow, N.H.

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External Research Collections

Dartmouth College
Rauner Special Collections Library

Hanover, NH
Papers: 1866, 1 letter. A letter from Henry Moore Baker, Treasury Department, to A.D. Smith, Hanover, NH. The letter sends specimens of genuine Confederate currency for the Dartmouth College Museum.

Brigham Young University
Harold B. Lee Library

Provo, UT
Papers: In the legal papers of Mary Baker Eddy, 1902-1913, 1 box (5 linear inches). Includes correspondence, briefs, research notes, and worksheets relating to the case of George W. Glover verses Henry M. Baker. The case concerns the estate of Mary Baker Eddy.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Baker, Henry Moore. The beginnings of the revolution in New Hampshire. Concord, N.H.: Rimford printing company, 1903.

------. The first siege of Louisburg, 1745; an address delivered before the New Hampshire society of colonial wars September 2, 1909. Concord, N.H.: The Rumford press, 1909.

------. Gen. Enoch Poor. Concord, N.H.: N.p., 1906.

------. General Nathaniel Folsom; an address delivered April 8, 1903 before the New Hampshire historical society. [Concord? N.H.: 1904?].

------. How to use silver. An addresses delivered before the New Hampshire club, at Young's hotel, Boston, Mass., October 9, 1895. Washington: C. M. Robinson & co., 1895.

------. New Hampshire in the battle of Bunker Hill. An address delivered before the New Hampshire Society of Sons of the American Revolution at Concord, N.H., June 14, 1902. Concord, N.H.: The Rumford Press. 1903.

------. New Hampshire in the struggle for independence; address delivered before the New Hampshire historical society, February 10, 1904. Concord, N.H.: The Rumford Press, 1905.

------. The pilgrim Puritans. A lecture delivered in All Soul's church, Washington, D. C., Sunday evening, December 22, 1889. Washington: Gibson bros., printers, 1890.

Kidder, Frederic. History of the First New Hampshire Regiment in the War of the Revolution. Henry Moore Baker's New Hampshire at the Battle of Bunker Hill. With a new introduction by Richard F. Upton. [Hampton, N.H.]: P. E. Randall, 1973.

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