JONES, Samuel (1734-1819)

JONES, SAMUEL, a Delegate from New York; born in Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y., July 26, 1734; elected as a Delegate to the Continental Congress in 1788 but did not attend; died November 21, 1819.

Wisconsin Historical Society
Madison, WI
Papers: 1760-1819, 0.8 cubic foot.
The collection of Samuel Jones contains papers received by him when he served as a counselor in New York City. The papers include wills, land patents, a slave manumission paper, 1779, and other legal documents. Also included are letters regarding Indian affairs at Ft. William Henry, Permaquid Point, Maine, 1701, and a copy of a letter from a New York group to the Connecticut Committee of Correspondence regarding the formation of a colonial congress, 1774.

Cornell University
Carl A. Kroch Library
Ithaca, NY
Papers: In the treaties, etc. Onondaga Tribe of Indians, 1788 Sept. 12, 2 leaves.
Treaty is signed by Samuel Jones.

Library of Congress
Manuscripts Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the records of the British Board of Commissioners for Superintending Embarkations, 1783, 1 volume, 1 container, 1 microfilm reel.
Proceedings are signed by Samuel Jones. Collection forms part of the papers and collection of Peter Force.

The New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 1761-1803, 1 volume.
A receipt book, 1761-1803, of New York City lawyer Samuel Jones, recording payment for legal services, rent, boundary settlements, and taxes in addition to various court fees, including judge's, sheriff's, clerk's, recorder's, and crier's fees.

Yale University
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
New Haven, CT
Papers: In the legal documents and letters relating to the Brotherton Indians, 1795-1843, 8 items.
Persons represented include Samuel Jones.

  • Jones, Samuel. Communications from the Late Honorable Samuel Jones to John Pintard, Esq. New York: N.p., 1821.