Ichabod Bartlett

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Ichabod Bartlett
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's At-large district
In office
March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1829
Preceded byJosiah Butler
Succeeded byJohn Brodhead
Speaker of the
New Hampshire House of Representatives 30th New Hampshire General Court
In office
June 6, 1821 – June 30, 1821
Preceded byMatthew Harvey[1]
Succeeded byCharles Woodman[1]
Personal details
Born(1786-07-24)July 24, 1786
Merrimack County
New Hampshire, USA
DiedOctober 19, 1853(1853-10-19) (aged 67)
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
Resting placeHarmony Grove Cemetery
Rockingham County
New Hampshire
Political partyAdams-Clay Republican
Alma materDartmouth College

Ichabod Bartlett (July 24, 1786 – October 19, 1853) was an American politician and a United States Representative from New Hampshire.

Early life[edit]

Bartlett was born in Salisbury, New Hampshire on July 24, 1786.[2] He received a classical education and graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover in 1808. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1811, commencing practice in Durham.[3]


Bartlett moved to Portsmouth in 1816 and continued the practice of law. He was the clerk of the New Hampshire Senate in 1817 and 1818, and served as the state solicitor for Rockingham County 1819-1821. In addition, he was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives 1819-1821 and served as speaker in 1821.[4]

Elected as an Adams-Clay Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and as an Adams to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses, Bartlett served as United States Representative from (March 4, 1823 – March 3, 1829). He declined the appointment as chief justice of the court of common pleas in 1825 and was again a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives 1830, 1838, 1851, and 1852. Failing in a bid for governorship of New Hampshire in 1832, he served as a member of the state constitutional convention in 1850.


Bartlett was never married and died in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on October 19, 1853 (age 67 years, 87 days).[5] He is interred at Harmony Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.


  1. ^ a b Benton, Josiah Henry (1894), Influence of the Bar in Our State and Federal Government: Annual Address before the Southern New Hampshire Bar Association, Feb. 23, 1894, Boston, Massachusetts: Josiah Henry Benton, p. 60.
  2. ^ Bartlett, Thomas Edward (1892), The Bartletts: Ancestral, Genealogical, Biographical, Historical. Comprising an account of the American Progenitors of the Bartlett Family, with Special Reference to the Descendants of John Bartlett, of Weymouth and Cumberland, New Haven, Connecticut: Press of the Stafford Printing Co., p. 94.
  3. ^ Beach, Morgan, Rines, Roe, Dole, Copeland, Frederick Converse, Forrest, George Edwin, E. T., Nathan Haskell, Thomas Campbell. The Encyclopedia Americana: A General Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences, Literature, History, Biography, Geography, Etc., of the World; Editor-in-chief, Frederick Converse Beach ... Managing Editor, Forrest Morgan ... Assistant Editors, Nathan Haskell Dole ... Edward Thomas Roe ... Thomas Campbell Copeland. Americana Company, 1903 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries. Retrieved 19 July 2014.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ Drake, Francis Samuel. Dictionary of American Biography: Including Men of the Time ... and a Supplement. Houghton; Osgood, 1879 - America. Retrieved 19 July 2014.
  5. ^ "Ichabod Bartlett". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 19 July 2014.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Josiah Butler
Member of the United States House of Representatives
New Hampshire's At-Large district

Succeeded by
John Brodhead
Preceded by
Matthew Harvey
Speaker of the New Hampshire House of Representatives
30th New Hampshire General Court

Succeeded by
Charles Woodman