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LAFLIN, Addison Henry (1823-1878)

LAFLIN, ADDISON HENRY, a Representative from New York; born in Lee, Berkshire County, Mass., October 24, 1823; attended the common schools; was graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., in 1843; went to Herkimer County, N.Y., in 1849 and became interested in paper making; member of the State senate in 1858 and 1859; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth, Fortieth, and Forty-first Congresses (March 4, 1865-March 3, 1871); was not a candidate for renomination; delegate to the Republican State convention in 1867; appointed by President Grant to be naval officer at the port of New York April 3, 1871, and served until 1877, when he resigned; died in Pittsfield, Mass., September 24, 1878; interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y.

New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: April 18, 1866; January 26, 1869. 2 letters.
Finding aid in repository.


East Carolina University
Joyner Library
Greenville, NC
Papers: In the papers of William Blount Rodman, 1783-1976, 33.39 cubic feet.
Subjects include Addison Laflin.


New York State Library
Albany, NY
Papers: Papers of Edwin P. Morgan, 1867-1868, 107 boxes (ca. 50 cubic feet).
Collection contains seven letters written by Laflin, 1833-1883.


University of Iowa
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City, IA
Papers: In the papers of Levi O. Leonard, 1850-1942, 32 linear feet.
Correspondents include Addison Laflin.