Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Magruder, Patrick

Magruder, Patrick, a Representative from Maryland; born at "Locust Grove," near Rockville, Montgomery County Md., in 1768; attended Princeton College a short time; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; elected to the Ninth Congress (March 4, 1805-March 3, 1807); Clerk of the House of Representatives from March 4, 1807, until his resignation on January 18, 1815; Librarian of Congress from 1807 until January 18, 1815, when he resigned; died in Petersburg, Va., on December 24, 1819; interment in the family burying ground on the ancestral estate, "Sweden," near Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Va.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Magruder, Patrick," 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.1493 Original Sources, accessed February 26, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49E7YPSAXHDYIYZ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Magruder, Patrick." 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.1493, Original Sources. 26 Feb. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49E7YPSAXHDYIYZ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Magruder, Patrick' 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.1493. Original Sources, retrieved 26 February 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=49E7YPSAXHDYIYZ.