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Encyclopedia > John Taylor Gilman

John Taylor Gilman (1753 - 1828) was a farmer, shipbuilder, and statesman from Exeter, New Hampshire. He represented New Hampshire in the Continental Congress in 1782-1783 and was Governor of New Hampshire for fourteen years, from 1794 to 1805 and from 1813 to 1816.


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  • Gilman's Congressional Biography (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000214)

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Gilman entered the army, as adjutant in Colonel Scammell's regiment, and served with distinction until the close of the war.
Gilman was a member of the convention that met at Philadelphia to frame a constitution for the United States.
Gilman sent a copy of the new constitution to his cousin, Joseph Gilman, who during the war had been chairman of the committee of safety, with the following significant comment: [The plan] " is the best that could meet the unanimous concurrence of the states in convention.
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