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Augustus Cincinnatus Hand (September 4, 1803 Shorehammarker, Addison County, Vermontmarker - March 8, 1878 Elizabethtown, New Yorkmarker, Essex County, New Yorkmarker) was an American lawyer and politician from New Yorkmarker.


He studied law in at Litchfield Law Schoolmarker. He was admitted to the bar in 1828, and commenced practice at Crown Point, New Yorkmarker. He removed to Elizabethtown in 1831, and was Surrogate of Essex County from 1831 to 1839.

Hand was elected as a Democrat to the 26th United States Congress, and served from March 4, 1839, to March 3, 1841.

He was a member of the New York State Senate from 1845 to 1847.

He was a justice of the New York Supreme Court (4th District) from 1847 to 1855, and ex officio a judge of the New York Court of Appealsmarker in 1855. Afterwards he resumed the practice of law.

He was a delegate to the 1868 Democratic National Convention. He resumed the practice of his profession.

He was buried at the Riverside Cemeter in Elizabethtown.


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