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BARTLETT, Josiah, Jr.

1768–1838

Biography

BARTLETT, Josiah, Jr., (son of Josiah Bartlett), a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Kingston, N.H., August 29, 1768; attended the common schools and was graduated from Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.; studied medicine and commenced practice in Stratham, Rockingham County, N.H.; member of the State senate in 1809 and 1810; elected as a Republican to the Twelfth Congress (March 4, 1811-March 3, 1813); resumed the practice of medicine; treasurer of Rockingham County; again elected to the State senate, in 1824, and served as president; presidential elector in 1824 and supported John Quincy Adams; resumed the practice of medicine; died in Stratham, N.H., April 16, 1838; interment in the Old Congregational Cemetery.

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

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External Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: In the Levi Bartlett Family Papers, ca. 1710-1931, 11.6 linear feet. Persons represented include Josiah Bartlett. The papers are also on microfilm. An unpublished finding aid is available in the library and online.

New Hampshire Historical Society

Concord, NH
Papers: In the Levi Bartlett Family Papers, 1801-1823, approximately 550 items.. Other authors include Josiah Bartlett. An unpublished inventory is available in the repository.
Papers: In the Bartlett Family Papers, 1710-1918, approximately 700 items. Persons represented include Josiah Bartlett. A finding aid is available in the repository.
Papers: In the Bartlett Family Papers, 1743-1888, 6 boxes. Persons represented include Josiah Bartlett. A finding aid is available in the repository.
Papers: In the Frost and Sawyer Families Papers, 1714-1957, 16 feet. Persons represented include Josiah Bartlett.
Papers: In the Wingate Family Papers, 1769-1897, 103 items. Correspondents include Josiah Bartlett on concerning preparations for the War of 1812 and care of his farm.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Bartlett, Josiah. A memoir of the Hon. Josiah Bartlett of Stratham, N.H., who died April 16, 1838, aged seventy years. Gilmanton, N.H.: Alfred Trescott, 1839.

------. Speech at the Republican Convention, at Kingston Plains, September 10, 1812, with the address and resolutions adopted by said Convention. Portsmouth, N.H.: Gazette Office, [1812?].

------. Speech of the Hon. Josiah Bartlett, Representative in Congress, at the Republican convention, at Kingston Plains, September 10, 1812, with the address and resolutions adopted by said convention. Portsmouth, [N.H.]: Printed at the Gazette office, [1812?]

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