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Nathaniel Smith
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Connecticut’s At-large district
In office
March 4, 1795 â€“ March 3, 1799
Preceded by Roger Griswold
Succeeded by James Davenport
Member of the Connecticut House of Representatives
In office
1789-1795
Personal details
Born (1762-01-06)January 6, 1762
Woodbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Died March 9, 1822(1822-03-09) (aged 60)
Norwich, Connecticut, U.S.
Citizenship American
Political party Federalist
Spouse(s) Ruth Benedict Smith
Relations Nathan Smith and Truman Smith
Children Harriet J. Smith and Nathaniel Benedict Smith
Parents Richard Smith and Annis (Hurd) Smith
Alma mater Litchfield Law School
Occupation Lawyer, judge, politician

If the people in Britain knew the nature and disposition of the New England people as well as we do they would not find so many friends in England as I suppose they do.
Nathaniel Smith
There is much boasting among the young men about their teams as their horse and carts in Cleveland. Most of the Yorkshire men take as much delight in their ox draught as they used to do in their Horse Draught.
Nathaniel Smith
May the Lord our God prepare us for every event, then comes Life or Death – it is no great matter.
Nathaniel Smith
But the worst of all is, according to the old phrase, while the grass grows, the horse starves, but the man of money is the man for Nova Scotia. Those may do extremely well.
Nathaniel Smith
There is here, as in all countries, advantages and disadvantages.
We fear our passage will be attended with difficulties by reason of the great number of passingers which are one hundred and eighty and upwards in number.
Nathaniel Smith