Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Bartlett, Bailey

Bartlett, Bailey, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Haverhill, Essex County, Mass., January 29, 1750; attended the common schools; engaged in mercantile pursuits until 1789; member of the State house of representatives 1781-1784 and in 1788; member of the convention which adopted the Constitution of the United States in 1788; served in the State senate in 1789; appointed high sheriff of Essex County by Gov. John Hancock and served from July 1, 1789, until December 5, 1811; elected as a Federalist to the Fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Theophilus Bradbury; reelected to the Sixth Congress and served from November 27, 1797, to March 3, 1801; was not a candidate for renomination in 1800; served as treasurer of Essex County in 1812; again appointed high sheriff of Essex County on June 20, 1812, and served until his death; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1820; died in Haverhill, Mass., September 9, 1830; interment in Pentucket Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Bartlett, Bailey," 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.821 Original Sources, accessed September 24, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBPDGF8XKUHNB8Z.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Bartlett, Bailey." 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.821, Original Sources. 24 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBPDGF8XKUHNB8Z.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Bartlett, Bailey' 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.821. Original Sources, retrieved 24 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBPDGF8XKUHNB8Z.