GILMAN, John Taylor, 1753-1828


Guide to Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1780-1791, 3 items.
The papers include a letter from John Taylor Gilman to an unknown recipient, a memorandum addressed to John Gilman, and a fragment of a list received by John Gilman of Revolutionary War claims of various states against the federal government.

Papers: In the William Plumer Papers, ca. 1774-1845, 1800 items.
Individuals represented in the correspondence includes John Taylor Gilman. A finding aid is available in the Manuscript Reading Room. The papers are also available on microfilm.

Papers: In the Records of the Proprietors of the Privateer Brigantine General Sullivan, 1777-1781, 1 volume.
Proprietors represented include John Taylor Gilman. The papers are also available on microfilm.


Dartmouth College
Manuscripts and Manuscript Collections, Rauner Special Collections Library
Hanover, NH
Papers: ca. 1780-1828, 0.2 linear foot.
Personal and political papers of New Hampshire Governor John Taylor Gilman. The papers consist of personal correspondence, state business affairs, and personal business papers. Included are materials relating to John Gilman’s work as a trustee of Dartmouth College, as trustee of Phillips Exeter Academy, and a report concerning Kimball Union Academy. There is also a small quantity of material relating to John Gilman’s family and family affairs.

Papers: 1794, 1 page.
A letter from John Taylor Gilman to Daniel Gilman written on September 10, 1794. John Gilman requests embroidery thread, and mentions a visit to Dartmouth College.

Papers: In the Josiah Bartlett Papers, 1774-1794, 0.5 linear foot.
Correspondents and subjects include John Taylor Gilman.

Papers: In the Daniel Gilman and Company Records, 1790-1802, 0.2 linear foot.
Subjects covered in the papers include John Taylor Gilman.

Papers: In the Dartmouth College President’s Office Records of the Administration of Francis Brown, 1815-1820, 1 linear foot.
Correspondents include John Taylor Gilman. An unpublished guide to the papers is available in the repository.

Papers: In the Charles Stewart Daveis Papers, 1829, 3 pages.
A letter from Charles Stewart to John Taylor Gilman written on February 9, 1829. Charles Stewart writes to John Gilman about a mission to New Brunswick and gives information on family affairs.

Papers: In the New Hampshire Governor’s Papers of John T. Gilman, 1804, 1 item.
An appointment of Lemuel Dow as Captain in the 2nd Company, 23rd Regiment of Militia, on May 17, 1804.

Papers: In the New Hampshire Treasurer Records, 1785, 1 item.
A receipt of John T. Gilman to Richard Pierce for taxes of Hollis, New Hampshire for the year 1782.

Papers: In the New Hampshire Treasury Department Records, 1779-1785, 8 items.
These materials include tax orders, receipts, assessments and constable’s returns, signed by John T. Gilman and Nicholas Gilman, as Treasurer of New Hampshire.

Papers: In the Charles Thompson Papers, 1814-1815, 2 items.
The papers include a document naming Charles Thompson as a Coos County Justice of the Peace signed by Governor John Taylor Gilman.


Duke University
Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Durham, NC
Papers: 1808, 1 item.
A letter from John Taylor Gilman to an unidentified recipient commenting on politics and social life in Exeter, New Hampshire, and Portland, Maine.


Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: In the New Hampshire Constitution Records, ca. 1798-1803, 3 items.
Commissions signed by Governor John Taylor Gilman appointing individuals to judgeships and as justices of the peace.


University of California
The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA
Papers: In the George Stone Papers, 1799, 1 item.
A commission of George Stone, constituted captain of the 6th Company, 21st Regiment of Militia in the State of New Hampshire on September 26, 1799. The commission is signed by Governor John Taylor Gilman.