CARLETON, Peter, (1755 - 1828)


CARLETON, Peter, a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Haverhill, Mass., September 19, 1755; attended the public schools; engaged in agricultural pursuits; served in a Massachusetts regiment during the Revolutionary War; moved to Landaff, Grafton County, N.H., about 1789; member of the State constitutional convention in 1790; member of the State house of representatives in 1803 and 1804; served in the State senate in 1806 and 1807; elected as a Republican to the Tenth Congress (March 4, 1807-March 3, 1809); died in Landaff, N.H., on April 29, 1828; interment in the City Cemetery.