Peter Sailly (April 20, 1754 – March 16, 1826) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Lorraine, France, he migrated to the United States in 1783 and settled in Plattsburg, New York. He engaged in mercantile pursuits and as a fur trader, and also engaged in the manufacture of potash and in the shipping of lumber. He was an associate justice of the Court of Common Pleas from 1788 to 1796, commissioner of highways and school commissioner in 1797 and 1798, supervisor of schools in 1799 and 1800, a member of the New York State Assembly in 1803, and judge of Clinton County from 1804 to 1806.
Sailly was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Ninth Congress, holding office from March 4, 1805 to March 4, 1807. He declined a renomination in 1806 and was collector of customs at Plattsburg from 1807 until his death there in 1826. Interment in Riverside Cemetery.
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from New York's 11th congressional district
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