from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Trumbull 1, John 1750-1831. American poet noted for his satirical works, including The Progress of Dulness (1772-1773).
- Trumbull 2, John 1756-1843. American painter of historical scenes, such as The Battle of Bunker's Hill (1786) and The Declaration of Independence (1786-1797).
- Trumbull, Jonathan 1710-1785. American politician. As governor of Connecticut (1769-1784) he provided supplies and support for the Continental Army during the American Revolution.
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- n. American satirical poet (1750-1831)
- n. American Revolutionary leader who as governor of Connecticut provided supplies for the Continental Army (1710-1785)
- n. American painter of historical scenes (1756-1843)
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The town of Lordstown is located in Trumbull County, Ohio which is the second hardest hit area in the state.
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Have you considered the case of John Trumbull (1756-1843), the American artist who fought in the War of Independence, after which he traveled to London and paris (as many Trumbles before and since) and worked with West the Quaker neoclassicist; apparently Trumbull is well represented in your American museums and he wrote his “Autobiography” (1841, repr.
I have one of the handbills calling a Trumbull meeting at Waterloo the other day, which I received there, which is in the following language: A meeting of the Free Democracy will take place in Waterloo, on Monday, Sept. 13th inst., whereat Hon.
It is no answer to that assertion to call Trumbull a liar merely because he did not specially say that Douglas struck it out.
The name "Trumbull" is but a corrupted form of the Scottish "Turnbull" and Scotsmen tell us that the name today is frequently spelled "Turnbull" and pronounced "Trumbull."
The privateers had so thoroughly stripped the decks of able seamen, that the "Trumbull" had to ship men who knew not one rope from another; and it is even said, that, when the drums beat to quarters the day of the battle, many of the sailors were suffering from the landsman's terror, seasickness.
Taking up again the thread of our narrative of the events of 1780, we find that for three months after the action between the "Trumbull" and the "Watt" there were no naval actions of moment.
August, 1781, the "Trumbull" left the Delaware, convoying twenty-eight merchantmen, and accompanied by one privateer.
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