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Nahum Mitchell

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Nahum Mitchell
Nahum Mitchell, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile LCCN2007675931.tif
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1805
Preceded byPhanuel Bishop
Succeeded byJoseph Barker
Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts
In office
GovernorJohn Brooks
William Eustis
Marcus Morton
Preceded byDaniel Sargent
Succeeded byJoseph Sewall
Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
Member of the Massachusetts Senate
In office
Personal details
Born(1769-02-12)February 12, 1769
Bridgewater, Massachusetts Bay, British America (now East Bridgewater)
DiedAugust 1, 1853(1853-08-01) (aged 84)
Plymouth, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyFederalist
Spouse(s)Nabby Lazell[1]

Nahum Mitchell (February 12, 1769 – August 1, 1853) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.

Born in 1769 in the eastern portion of Bridgewater (which would later be incorporated as a separate municipality in 1823) in Massachusetts Bay, Mitchell attended the local school. He graduated from Harvard University in 1789. He studied law in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1798-1802.

Mitchell was elected as a Federalist to the Eighth Congress (March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1805). He was not a candidate for renomination. He was again a member of the State house of representatives in 1809 and 1812. He served as judge of the common pleas court 1811-1821 and chief justice 1819-1821. He served in the State senate in 1813 and 1814. He served as member of the Governor's council 1814-1820. State treasurer of Massachusetts 1822-1827. Librarian in 1835 and 1836 and treasurer 1839-1845 of the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Mitchell's love for music began early, was leader of the church choir and a teacher of music in East Bridgewater. One of his pieces was performed in the World's Columbian Exposition concerts in Chicago in 1893.[2] He was also one of the first American composers;[3] his work sold more than 100,000 copies.[4] He died in Plymouth, Massachusetts, August 1, 1853. He was interred in Old Central Street Cemetery, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts.


  • Grammar of Music published in the Boston "Euterpeiad"
  • The Brattle Street Collection (Boston, 1810)
  • The Bridgewater Collection of Sacred Music (Boston, 1812)
  • and a series of articles on the History of Music


  1. ^ Davis, William Thomas (1900), History of the judiciary of Massachusetts: including the Plymouth and Massachusetts Colonies, The Province of Massachusetts Bay and the Commonwealth, Boston, MA: The Boston Book Company, p. 221
  2. ^
  3. ^ "American Composer Timeline". Retrieved August 27, 2019.
  4. ^ "Nahum Mitchell". Retrieved August 27, 2019.

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Public Domain This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 7th congressional district

March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1805
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts
Succeeded by
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