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Name Young, Samuel B.
Birthplace Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Deceased 1820
Place of Death Albany, New York
Spouse Anna Hathaway of Troy, New York, married 1804
Children Young, Simeon
Young, Anna Maria
Young, Mary Anna
Young, John Breek
Young, Samuel
Young, Laura Anna
Places of Residence Stockbridge, Massachusetts; Bennington,Vermont; Albany, New York?
Occupation Lawyer.
Notes Hemenway reports he "was born at Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and admitted to the bar in this county in December 1803. He commenced practice with brilliant prospects and a good business, which, however, he gradually lost, together with the confidence of the community. He was afterwards noted for his drab quaker dress and his keen wit and satire in barroom story telling. He died in the fall of 1820 in Albany."

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Writs and arrest warrants issued between 1781 and 1834 by Bennington County, Vermont justices of the peace. There are about 332 items in four files with the bulk found betwen 1797 -1810. There are 271 documents in this period, and 1810 has 80 of them.

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Blank justice of the peace writ. 1813 affidavit. Writs issued by Martin Norton and Heman Robinson.

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Vermont family files which contain personal and business material in varying degrees. Family papers in this container are not numerous enough to warrant a separate family file.

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Legal: Bennington County, Vermont: Commissions & other legal - Vermont. County Court (Bennington County)

Letter regarding the transfer of a prisoner from New York City to Bennington, Vermont. Notes regarding a court case or presentation against Erastus Montague, possibly church related. Agreement to continue a case, various promissory notes, many awarded through justice of the peace courts. 1805 Letter from Philip Heart to Samuel B. Young regarding counterfeit bank bills and refusal to accept them.

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Legal: Bennington County, Vermont: Debts Collected for Russell and Higbie - Young, Samuel B.

Receipts, mostly collected by attorney Samuel B. Young, for debts owed to Heartt and Russell of Troy. Some refer to the "the late firm of Heartt and Russell." One item warns about collecting "light gold" that was detected by Mr. Adams the silver smith.

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Legal: Bennington County, Vermont: Promissory notes and receipts, S. B. Young - Young, Samuel B.

Promissory notes and receipts for money collected due to or from Samuel B. Young. One promissory note for wood due.

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War of 1812 Records - Vermont. Militia

Documents relating to Vermont militia during the War of 1812. Includes transfer of firearms to Appollos Smith in West Haven, Vermont by Samuel B. Young. Small subscription list "To the ladies of Bennington" requesting subscription to make socks and gloves for soldiers serving in the Northern Army with signatures of women beneath. Letter of recommendation from David Fay regarding Lieutenant Ebenezer Gray; several letters regarding account of enlisted men and regarding muster and payrolls. Ledger labeled "Orderly Book / Rutland May 8 1814" and recording orders for the 11th Vermont Regiment through June 8, 1814. Also an undated, unsigned document giving a legal opinion on the embargo of all

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Military Arms Receipt War of 1812- E. Fassett - United States. Army

Receipt for two hundred stands of arms from Bennington, Vermont. August 28, 1812, from Saml. B. Young, Commander of Military Stores, signed by Elias Fassett, Brigadier General.

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E. Fassett Baggage Wagon Request War of 1812 - United States. Army

Order for baggage wagons to Samuel B. Young, Commissary General, from Elias Fassett, Brigadier General, dated Burlington, September 29, 1813. Fassett is requesting four baggage wagons without delay for the use of the militia.

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Samuel B. Young Receipt 1812 - United States. Army

Receipt for money from Jonas Galusha, Shaftsbury, September 11, 1812, signed Saml. B. Young. $8 "to expend in the transportation of arms to Charlotts..."

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Samuel Young Order on the Treasury - United States. Army

Order on the Treasury, Benjamin Swan, Treasurer, signed Saml. B. Young, Commissary General, dated Bennington, February 6, 1813. Sending $500 from the treasury to place in another account.

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War of 1812 Arms Transfers - Young, Samuel B.

Documents signed by Samuel B. Young during the War of 1812. They include two orders given by Young to John Barns Jr. of Pittsford, Vermont. The first on January 30, 1813 and the second on February 1, 1813 to deliver arms to Brigadier General Timothy F. Chipman. The second set of orders is for Moses Sage Jr. and Samuel Loomis both of Bennington, Vermont on February 6, 1813 to deliver arms to Bradford, Vermont and Brigadier General Micah Barron. The last document is a Commissary Report to the Captain General regarding money in the Treasury only allowing for a small appropriation for the year.

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Cross, Elihu - Letter - Young, Samuel B.

Letter addressed to Major Elihu Cross, Burlington Vermont. From Samuel B. Young, of Bennington, Vermont. Regarding commissions for Elihu Cross and his brother Samuel for the War of 1812. Also mentioned is the Government attempting to fully supply Cross' company with arms. Young further comments on the claims of some Federalists that both Colonel Martindale and Major Cross "have pledged themselves not to cross the line." Young writes he responded that such a claim was a lie. Dated September 14, 1812.

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Anthony Haswell to Son - Haswell, Anthony

1810 letter from Anthony Haswell of Bennington, Vermont to his son Wiliam Haswell in Montreal, Canada. Haswell recounts various events in Bennington for his son including the health of various citizens including Samuel B. Young's infant child and a Mr. French. Also gives news of the marriages of Clara Griswold's and Sally Gaby. He writes that Mrs. Wilder was happy to here her husband had visited William in Montreal.

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Receipts - Bennington -

Six handwritten paper receipts from Bennington, Vermont. Dated 1781- 1846. Signed by Silas Rice, Lieutenant Gideon Spencer, Rufus Spencer, Josiah Bates and Daniel Spooner. All are concerning legal arrangements ranging from settling legal fees and judgments, foreclosures of homes, taxes, and promissory notes. Shows the wide range of uses and dates of these types of documents.

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Committee to Write Votes -

List of local names “Titled Committee to Write Votes.” Includes Hiram Harwood, Stephen Robinson, Jacob Brown, Isaac Robinson, Samuel B. Young, William Haswell, Erastus Young, and David Fay among others.

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War of 1812 Receipt - Vermont. Militia

Receipt dated August 12, 1813 in Bennington, Vermont given to Samuel B. Young by the wagon master of the 30th regiment Jonathon Kendall. The goods are intended for Arthur Bostwick as the quarter master of the 30th regiment. The reciept includes a chest of ammo, tent wrappers with shoes, and two goats. They are to be delivered to Bostwick in Burlington, Vermont.

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Vermont Militia Documents - Vermont. Militia

Group of papers related to the Vermont militia. Orders include a copy of a letter sent by Colonel James Thomas to Samuel B. Young on September 27, 1813 acknowledging Young's orders are being followed and orders sent to Colonel David Robinson from Brigadier General C. Roberts regarding a meeting in Pawlet on the formation of a new Regiment on August 6, 1807. The group also includes two letters with one being an unsigned letter to the Captain General of Vermont regarding the purchase and supply of arms to the various armed forces in Vermont and an 1803 return of men and goods from Captain Ezra Morgan's company in Pownal, Vermont.

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Merrill, O. C. Letter from Southwick - Southwick, Elisha

Letter from Elisha Southwick to Orsamus Cook Merrill of Bennington dated Danby, Vermont, June 12, 1811. Southwick writes that he has enclosed four dollars for papers. Mentions Samuel B. Young and that he is moving west and will have to discontinue taking the papers unless he will send them to Union Springs, New York. Ends by saying that he should send a statement for any more back papers and he will send the money.

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Jabez Hawes bill to Samuel Young - Hawes, Jabez

Account or bill from Jabez Hawes to Samuel B. Young. Includes a list of items which are billed regarding the case of J. Hawes vs. J. Griswold. Most of the items are legal actions including writing deeds and parts of deeds. Entry near bottom dated December 1810. On the reverse is another list which is being billed in addition to the title notation of Samuel B. Young vs. Jabez Hawes—acct.

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Letter -

Duplicate record, use A1604