Definition of Jonathan trumbull
1. Noun. American Revolutionary leader who as governor of Connecticut provided supplies for the Continental Army (1710-1785).
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1. The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans: With Biographical by H. J. Herring, James Barton Longacre (1854)
"jonathan trumbull was the son of Joseph, who settled at Lebanon as a merchant, ... In closing up the affairs of his brother, jonathan trumbull ..."
2. The American Revolution by George Otto Trevelyan (1907)
"When the Civil War broke out, jonathan trumbull was already Governor of Connecticut. At an early stage of the controversy he perceived that it would be ..."
3. American Book Prices Current (1897)
"London, Oct. 15, 1795, to Governor jonathan trumbull, 2nd. Interesting historical letter, giving an account of the Battle of the Nile. Henkels', Feb. ..."
4. The Writings of George Washington by George Washington (1892)
"TO jonathan trumbull. MY DEAR SlR, PHILADELPHIA, 3 March, 1797. Before the curtain drops on my political life, which it will do this evening I expect for ..."
5. Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts by Colonial Society of Massachusetts (1905)
"Jedidiah Huntington married Faith Trumbull, the oldest daughter of Governor Trumbull; and the " brother Jonathan " alluded to was jonathan trumbull, Jr., ..."
6. The Writings of Samuel Adams by Samuel Adams (1908)
"In the Name & Behalf of the Council.1 TO jonathan trumbull. [MS., Massachusetts Archives; a portion of the text is in WV Wells, Life of Samuel Adams, ..."