Levi Lincoln


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Lincoln, Levi,

1749–1820, American public official, b. Hingham, Mass., grad. Harvard, 1772. A lawyer, he held various local offices during the American Revolution and later became a Jeffersonian political leader. He served (1801–4) as U.S. Attorney General. He was subsequently lieutenant governor and governor of Massachusetts.
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Conservation Commission Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Levi Lincoln Chamber, City Hall
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Levi Lincoln Chamber, City Hall
In fact, Marshall's opportunity to embarrass Jefferson came during the trial when Marbury's attorney, Charles Lee, subpoenaed Levi Lincoln. Lincoln, then acting Secretary of State, had been present with Jefferson in the State Department when the two had come upon the pile of undelivered commissions.
Jefferson sent the Baptists' original letter along with a draft of his reply to Attorney General Levi Lincoln with this request: The Baptist address, now enclosed, admits of a condemnation of the alliance between Church and State, under the authority of the Constitution.
Pfeffer, noting that Jefferson consulted with his attorney general, Levi Lincoln, in framing his reply, wrote, "We have Jefferson's own testimony that the letter was prepared with extreme care and deliberation, and that in fact he merely seized upon the Danbury Baptists address as long-awaited opportunity to express the thoughts contained in the letter."
Jared Curtis, prison chaplain, in a letter to Massachusetts Governor Levi Lincoln, Jr., 18 November 1828
Jefferson drafted a response to the Danbury Baptists, which he circulated for comment from Attorney General Levi Lincoln and Postmaster General Gideon Granger.
They note that Jefferson obviously did intend the letter to be a policy statement, since he ran it by his attorney general, Levi Lincoln, and stated in a cover letter to Lincoln that he had been looking for an opportunity to explain his views on church-state relations.
Retirement Board Meeting, 9 a.m., Levi Lincoln Chamber, City Hall
Levi Lincoln was chairman, Thomas Drew was secretary.
Citizen Advisory Council Meeting, 6 p.m., Levi Lincoln Chamber, City Hall
Since long before there was a "west of 495'' to talk about, our region was responsible for a number of governors, including Levi Lincoln Sr.