Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1744-01-10
Death 1800-01-20
American
English

Biographical notes:

Mifflin was a Continental Congressman, Major General, and governor of Pennsylvania.

From the description of LS, 1784 May 6 : Annapolis, to Governor Clinton. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13782989

Thomas Mifflin (1744-1800) was a Philadelphia merchant, military officer during the Revolutionary War, and U.S. Congressman. He served as the first governor of Pennsylvania from 1790 to 1799.

From the description of Thomas Mifflin papers, 1791-1796. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 183688885

Mifflin was Quartermaster General of the Continental Army.

From the description of ALS, 1776 November 21 : Elisabeth Town, to Robert Morris, in Congress at Philadelphia. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13783500

Revolutionary soldier.

From the description of Order for payment signed : Philadelphia, 1793 Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867847

Mifflin was a Pennsylvania businessman and politician. He was a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution, a member of the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly, a Continental Congressman from Pennsylvania, fifth President of the U.S. Congress under the Articles of Confederation, and a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1787. He served as Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, President of the Pennsylvania Supreme Executive Council and the first Governor of Pennsylvania. John Nicholson is most probably the comptroller general of Pa. and a land company promoter.

From the description of [Letter and document] / Tho. Mifflin. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 287154777

Army general and Pennsylvania governor.

From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Clement Biddle, 1795 Apr. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122580965

From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Alexander James Dallas, 1795 Jan. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591718

Army officer, merchant, governor and delegate to U.S. Continental Congress from Pennsylvania.

From the description of Papers of Thomas Mifflin, 1758-1794. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84559287

Pennsylvania governor 1790-1799.

From the description of ALS : to Clement Biddle, 1792 Feb. 7. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617134



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Subjects:

  • Governors--Archives
  • Manuscripts, American
  • Boundaries, State
  • Washington, Fort, Capture of, 1776
  • Ontology--Study and teaching
  • Metaphysics
  • Elections
  • Debts, Public
  • Universities and colleges
  • Logic -- Study and teaching -- 18th century

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Pennsylvania--Bedford County (as recorded)
  • Fort Pitt (Pa.) (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania--Philadelphia (as recorded)