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Collection Reference Number GLC06313.04.169
From Archive Folder Aaron Hobart Collection 
Title A. Parkins to Aaron Hobart discussing military education
Date 13 March 1826
Author Parkins, A. (fl. 1826)  
Recipient Hobart, Aaron  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Discusses military education at length, commenting on costs and subjects for particular military posts, and the wisdom of joining military and civil education.
Subjects American Statesmen  Politics  Military History  Education  
People Parkins, A. (fl. 1826)  Hobart, Aaron (1787-1858)  
Place written Norwich, Massachusetts
Theme Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Aaron Hobart, lawyer, jurist, state senator, and congressman, was born in Abington, Massachusetts and graduated from Brown University in 1805. He was admitted to the bar in 1809 and commenced practice in Abington, Massachusetts. In 1824, he moved to East Bridgewater, Massachusetts. He was a representative in the state legislature in 1814; a state senator in 1819; and in 1820 was elected a representative in the 16th congress to fill a vacancy. He was re-elected to the 17th, 18th, & 19th congresses, serving from 1820-1827. He was a member of the governor's council, 1827-31, and a probate judge from 1843-58.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859