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David Samuel Jones
David Samuel Jones (1777-1848) was the son of "the father of the New-York Bar," Samuel Jones. He graduated from Columbia College in 1796 and became a lawyer after attending the New York Bench and Bar. A resident of Massapequa, Queens County, he served as the county judge. He held the office of corporation attorney for New York from 1812 to 1813, and served as an inspector for the Ninth Ward of the city of New York. Jones was married to Margaret Jones (daughter of Dr. Thomas Jones), Susan Le Roy (daughter of Herman Le Roy of the firm Le Roy, Bayard & Company) and Mary Clinton (daughter of DeWitt Clinton), and was the father of 18 children. He was involved in several committees at Columbia College.
David Samuel Jones was a trustee of the New York Society Library from 1817 to 1833 and from 1834 to 1836.
- Keep, Austin Baxter. History of the New York Society Library, pp. 260, 284, 299, 309, 310, 366
- King, Marion. Books and People: Five Decades of New York's Oldest Library, pp.
- Monaghan, Frank. This was New York, the Nation's Capital in 1789, pp.
|Date Out||Text||Vol||Size||Date In||Rep||Fines||Page|
|11/05/1791||Son of Ethewolfe||11/08/1791||160|
|12/16/1791||New York Mag||12/17/1791||160|
|01/21/1792||Select Dramatic Pieces||01/24/1792||160|
|02/02/1792||Ovids Art Love||02/07/1792||160|
|02/07/1792||Imisons School Arts||02/15/1792||160|