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BARTLETT, Ichabod, lawyer, born in Salisbury, New Hampshire, 24 July 1786; died in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 19 October 1853. He was graduated at Dartmouth College in 1808, and admitted to the bar in 1811. He practiced for a few years at Durham, New Hampshire, but in 1816 removed to Portsmouth, where he soon attained a high rank in his profession, although having for his competitors such men as Webster and Mason. He was an officer of the state militia, and in thirty-two years was seven times elected to the legislature, of which he was speaker in 1821. He was clerk of the state senate in 1817-'8, and solicitor of Rockingham county from 1819 till 1821. He was elected to congress as an anti-democrat in 1823, and twice re-elected, serving until 3 March 1829. and being a member of the committee on naval affairs. On the establishment of the New Hampshire court of common pleas, in 1825, he was appointed its chief justice, but declined, preferring to remain in congress. He was nominated for governor by the Whig s in 1832, but defeated, and in 1850 a member of the convention that adopted a new state constitution.
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