Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Clagett, Clifton

Clagett, Clifton, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Portsmouth, N.H., December 3, 1762; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Litchfield in 1787; elected to the Eighth Congress (March 4, 1803-March 3, 1805); appointed a justice of the peace and quorum in 1808; appointed judge of probate for Hillsborough County in 1810 and served until his resignation in 1812, having been appointed to a judicial position; moved to Amherst in 1812; appointed a judge of the supreme court in 1812; member of the State house of representatives in 1816; elected to the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Congresses (March 4, 1817-March 3, 1821); appointed judge of probate August 5, 1823, and held the office until his death in Amherst, Hillsborough County, N.H., January 25, 1829.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Clagett, Clifton," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.977 Original Sources, accessed April 25, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYNMIMNPQJCQD8M.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Clagett, Clifton." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.977, Original Sources. 25 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYNMIMNPQJCQD8M.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Clagett, Clifton' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.977. Original Sources, retrieved 25 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=CYNMIMNPQJCQD8M.