1817–1818 Massachusetts legislature

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38th
Massachusetts General Court
37th 39th
Overview
Legislative bodyGeneral Court
TermMay 1817 (1817-05) – May 1818 (1818-05) [1]
Senate
Members40 [2]
PresidentJohn Phillips
House
SpeakerTimothy Bigelow

The 38th Massachusetts General Court, consisting of the Massachusetts Senate and the Massachusetts House of Representatives, met in 1817 and 1818 during the governorship of John Brooks. John Phillips served as president of the Senate and Timothy Bigelow served as speaker of the House.[3] On February 10, 1818, the General Court issued the corporate charter for the Suffolk Bank to a group of the Boston Associates (including Patrick Tracy Jackson and Daniel Pinckney Parker).[4]

Senators[edit]

  • William B. Bannister [1]
  • Israel Bartlett
  • Solomon Bates
  • Joseph Bemis
  • Thomas H. Blood
  • Peter Bryant.
  • James Campbell
  • Nehemiah Cleveland
  • Oliver Crosby
  • Samuel Dana
  • James Ellis
  • John Endicott
  • Solomon Freeman
  • John Hart
  • Mark L. Hill
  • James Howland 2d
  • Elihu Hoyt
  • James Humphreys
  • Jonathan Hunewell
  • Samuel Lathrop
  • Archelaus Lewis
  • William Moody
  • John Moore
  • Daniel Noble
  • Thomas H. Perkins
  • John Phillips
  • Dudley L. Pickman
  • Samuel Porter
  • Josiah Quincy
  • Alexander Rice
  • Elisha Ruggles
  • Leverett Saltonstall
  • David Stockbridge
  • Richard Sullivan
  • Joseph B. Varnum
  • Daniel Waldo
  • John Welles
  • John Whiting
  • W. D. Williamson

Representatives[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil Government in Massachusetts". Massachusetts Register and United States Calendar for 1818 – via Archive.org. For the political year commencing May, 1817, and ending May, 1818
  2. ^ "Composition of the Massachusetts State Senate", Resources on Massachusetts Political Figures in the State Library, Mass.gov, archived from the original on June 6, 2020
  3. ^ "Organization of the Legislature Since 1780". Manual for the Use of the General Court. Boston: Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 2009. p. 340+.
  4. ^ Whitney, David R. (1878), The Suffolk Bank, Cambridge, MA: Riverside Press, pp. 2–5

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