Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824

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Birth 1729-11-29
Death 1824-08-16
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Biographical notes:

Secretary of the Continental Congress, biblical translator, and merchant.

From the description of Papers of Charles Thomson, 1765-1888 (bulk 1765-1818). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060797

Charles Thomson was the secretary of the Continental Congress.

From the description of Journal (notebook), 1782. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122441800

Mr. Thomson was Secretary of the Continental Congress 1774-1789.

From the description of Autograph Resolution of Congress signed, 1777 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572188

Secretary of the Continental Congress.

From the description of Resolution of Congress, 1788 June 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230665

From the description of Papers, 1779-1788. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20400209

Secretary of Congress.

From the description of Order for moving troops from Delaware, in autograph signed, 1781 Sept. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572222

Thomson was Secretary of the Continental Congress.

From the description of DS, 1779 December 11. : In Congress. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13944320

From the description of ALS, 1778 December 16 : [s.l.], to Charles Lee. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13944427

From the description of DS, [1780] : [Continental Congress]. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13976711

From the description of ADS, 1779 January 29. : In Congress. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13944371

Charles Thomson (1729-1824) emigrated from Ireland as a child and became prominent in Pennsylvania politics and was secretary of the Continental Congress for 15 years.

From the guide to the Charles Thomson Letter, ., 1823, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Secretary to the Continental Congress.

From the description of ALS : New York, to William Bingham, Philadelphia, 1787 Sept. 3. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617082

From the description of ALS : to the governor of Connecticut, 1785 Nov. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540696

Signer of the Declaration of Independence.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Secretary's Office, to an unidentified recipient, 1785 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867499

Biographical Note

1729, Nov. 29 Born, Maghera, County Londonderry, Ireland 1739 Immigrated to America 1774 1789 Secretary, Continental Congress 1824, Aug. 16 Died, Lower Merion Township, Pa.

From the guide to the Charles Thomson Papers, 1765-1888, (bulk 1765-1818), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)



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  • Arctic Indians
  • Natural History
  • Onondaga Indians
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Occupations:

  • New Testament scholars.
  • Merchants.
  • Public officials.
  • Translators.

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