Portrait of Jonathan Trumbull, the second Governor of that name, and of his Wife, Eunice Backus, and Child, (painting)
Trumbull, Eunice Backus
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 12
Jonathan Trumbull was born March 26th, 1740, at Lebanon, Conn.; graduated from Harvard, 1759; Paymaster in the Northern Department of the Army until the close of the campaign, in 1778, when he entered the family of Washington, as secretary and first aide-de-camp; elected member of congress in 1789; Speaker of the second Congress, 1791-3; transferred to United States Senate, 1795; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1796; Governor of Connecticut from 1798 to his death, August 7th, 1809. [P. 6.]
Hand-Book of the Centennial Exhibition of Antiquarian and Revolutionary Relics, held in New Haven, Connecticut, from June 10th to July 2d, 1875, in aid of the National Centennial Fund of Philadelphia. New Haven, Conn.: Punderson & Crisand, Printers, 12 Center Street. 1875.