Edward Manton (ca.1760-1820) was a delegate to the secessionist Hartford Convention in 1814-15.
Manton was born around 1760 in Johnston, Rhode Island. Manton served as a presidential elector in 1800 presidential election. Manton "rarely mingled in the political discussions of his day. He was a man of sterling worth in every relation in life." He was elected as a delegate to the Hartford Convention in 1814-15. Manton died on September 20, 1820.
- The pictorial field-book of the war of 1812: or, illustrations, by pen and pencil, of the history, biography, scenery, relics, and traditions of the last war for American independence By Benson John Lossing Published by Harper & Bros., 1869 Original from the University of Michigan Digitized Sep 18, 2008, pg. 1016