Deane, Silas


Deane, Silas
(1737-1789)
   Delegate from Connecticut to Continental Congress, 1774. Sent to France as secret political agent, 1776. Instrumental in negotiating treaties with France, and bringing Lafayette to America.
   Index: Dr Advocates canal to complete navigation between Lake Champlain and the St. Lawrence, 230, 231.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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  • Deane, Silas — born Dec. 24, 1737, Groton, Conn. died Sept. 23, 1789, at sea near Deal, Kent, Eng. U.S. diplomat. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, which in 1776 secretly sent him to France to obtain financial and military assistance. The… …   Universalium

  • Deane, Silas — (24 dic. 1737, Groton, Conn., EE.UU.–23 sep. 1789, en alta mar, cerca de Deal, Kent, Inglaterra). Diplomático estadounidense. Asistió como delegado al Congreso continental, que, en 1776, lo envió en forma secreta a Francia para obtener apoyo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Silas Deane — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Deane. Silas Deane, vers 1781 Silas Deane (né le 24 décembre 1737 mort le …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Silas Deane — auf einem Gemälde von William Johnston aus dem Jahr 1766 Silas Deane (* 24. Dezember 1737 in Groton, Connecticut; † 23. September 1789 auf See nahe England) war Abgeordneter im amerikanischen Kontinentalkongress und vertrat die …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Silas Deane — (December 24 1737 ndash; September 23 1789), was a delegate to the American Continental Congress and later the United States first foreign diplomat.BiographyDeane was born in Groton, Connecticut, the son of a blacksmith. He graduated from Yale in …   Wikipedia

  • Deane — may mean: Contents 1 People 1.1 As surname 1.2 As given name 2 Places 3 Ships …   Wikipedia

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  • Deane House — may refer to: in Canada Deane House (Fort Calgary), Fort Calgary, Alberta in the United States (by state) Deane House (Little Rock, Arkansas), listed on the NRHP in Little Rock, Arkansas Silas Deane House, Wethersfield, Connecticut, NRHP listed… …   Wikipedia

  • Silas Hemenway Jennison — Silas Hemenway Jennison[1] (* 17. Mai 1791 in Shoreham, Vermont; † 30. September 1849 ebenda) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker und von 1835 bis 1841 Gouverneur des Bundesstaates Vermont. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Silas Deane Middle School — Silas Deane Middle School, Wethersfield is the only middle school in Wethersfield, Connecticut. SDMS, as it is commonly known, serves students in grades 7 8 with an average school wide population of 350 500 students. It is currently home to 55… …   Wikipedia