HORN, Henry (1786-1862)

HORN, HENRY, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1786; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Philadelphia; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-second Congress (March 4, 1831-March 3, 1833); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-third Congress in 1832; resumed the practice of law in Philadelphia; collector of customs at Philadelphia from May 12, 1845, until August 4, 1846; died in Flourtown, Montgomery County, Pa., January 12, 1862; interment in Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1826-1862. 49 items.
In part photocopies of letters privately owned. Chiefly business correspondence, but includes letters concerning election of 1832, tariffs, and family correspondence.


Litchfield Historical Society
Litchfield, CT
Papers: 1832, 1 item.
A letter from Henry Horn to Levi Woodbury, Secretary of the Navy, written on May 12, 1832. In the letter, Horn recommends Doctor Baribino of Philadelphia as a valuable officer in the medical department of the navy.