Guide to the Samuel Wingate Jones Papers, 1850-1899

Collection number: MS 176
Size: (3 items) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Samuel Wingate Jones (1807-1899)

Resident of West Lebanon, Maine. A former doctor who studied at Dartmouth College, Jones was admitted to the York county bar and practiced law until he was 90 years old. He served as a state senator for York county in the Maine legislature in 1857-1858, and later became town treasurer, superintendent of the schools, and a member of the board of selectmen in West Lebanon. He was the town’s oldest resident at the time of his death.

About the Samuel Wingate Jones Papers (1850-1899)

72 page transcript of an account of a trip Jones made to the west from May 13 to June 10, 1850, entitled “Journal of a tour to the West in 1850.” Also typed carbon copies of an article about Jones written for “The Globe” in 1899 shortly before his death and of his obituary.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], Samuel Wingate Jones Papers, 1850-1899, MS 176, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

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Manuscripts & Typescripts