TALLMADGE, Nathaniel Pitcher (1795-1864)
Senate Years of Service: 1833-1837; 1837-1839; 1839-1844

TALLMADGE, NATHANIEL PITCHER, a Senator from New York; born in Chatham, Columbia County, N.Y., February 8, 1795; graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1815; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1818 and commenced practice in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; member, State assembly 1828; member, State senate 1830-1833; elected as a Jacksonian to the United States Senate in 1833; reelected as a Democrat in 1839, and served from March 4, 1833, to June 17, 1844, when he resigned, having been appointed by President John Tyler to be Governor of Wisconsin Territory, with residence in Fond du Lac; served as Governor of Wisconsin Territory until his removal from office in May 1845; devoted himself to writing religious tracts; died in Battle Creek, Mich., November 2, 1864; interment in Rienzi Cemetery, Fond du Lac, Wis.

New York Public Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1 letter (1832) on the growth of New York City in Samuel B. Ruggles papers, 1813-1883.

New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Albany, NY
Papers: 1833-1840. 4 letters.

Northwestern University Library
Evanston, IL
Papers: March 28, 1844. 1 letter. To John L. Graham concerning political matters.

Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1836-1844. 2 items.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: 1812-1860. 3 boxes and 4 microfilm reels. Correspondence from Washington on political matters, memoranda, speeches, clippings, writings, and legislative reference files. Topics include politics, support of the United States Bank, enforcement of claims against France, 1834-1835, and political appointments. Finding aid.

University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library
Rochester, NY
Papers: 60 letters (1838-1863) in various collections. Finding aid.

  • Tallmadge, Nathaniel P. Introduction and Appendix to The Healing of the Nations, by Charles Linton. 2d ed. New York: Society for the Diffusion of Spiritual Knowledge, 1855.