Allen, Ira

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Born: Apr 21, 1751 AD
Died: 1814 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Patriot


1751 - Allen was born in Cornwall, Connecticut on April 21, 1751.

 

1776-1777 - Became a member of the Vermont Legislature. He designed the university seal of the University of Vermont and the Great Seal of Vermont.

 

1780 - He proposed to the Legislature a memorial for the establishment of the University of Vermont.

 

1795 - Went to France and bought 20,000 muskets and 24 cannon but he was captured at sea before he can reach Vermont.

 

1798 - Published his book entitled The Natural and Political History of Vermont.

 

1807 - Published his book entitled Statements Appended to the Olive Branch.

 

1814 - Died on January 7, 1814.

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