Nash, Abner, approximately 1740-1786

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Abner Nash (circa 1740-1786) was a Revolutionary governor of North Carolina, 1780-1781, and member of the Continental Congress. He was born in Virginia and moved to North Carolina in 1762, living at various times in Jones County and near New Bern, N.C.

From the guide to the Abner Nash Letters, ., 1777-1783, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

Governor of North Carolina, North Carolina delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress, Virginia public official, and army officer.

From the description of Letters of Abner Nash, 1778-1781. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452002

Governor of North Carolina.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : (probably) to Gen. Greene, 1781 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610640

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Papers of Thomas Jefferson, 1770-1822. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Purviance, Samuel Dinsmore, 1774-1806. Correspondence [manuscript] 1775-1787. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Read, Keith Morton, 1880-1940. Keith M. Read collection, 1770-1917 Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn Vanderhorst, Arnoldus, 1748-1815. Arnoldus Vanderhorst papers, 1763-1817. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf La Rouërie, Charles Armand Tuffin, Marquis de, 1750-1793. Autograph letter signed "Armand" : Cross Creek [North Carolina], to the governor of North Carolina [Abner Nash], 1780 June 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786. Nathanael Greene papers, 1775-1785. Library of Congress
creatorOf Nash, Abner, ca. 1740-1786. Autograph letter signed : (probably) to Gen. Greene, 1781 Apr. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Battle, Jane Hyde Hall Liddell, 1866-1952,. Jane Hyde Hall Liddell Battle papers, 1693-1930. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Engstrom, Mary Claire, 1906-1997. Mary Claire Engstrom photographic collection, 1930s-1979 (bulk 1950s-1976). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Abner Nash Letters, ., 1777-1783 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Nash, Abner, ca. 1740-1786. Letters of Abner Nash, 1778-1781. Library of Congress
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Davie, Preston, b. 1881. Preston Davie collection, 1560-1903. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Papers of Thomas Jefferson and other noted Revolutionary figures [manuscript], 1770-1822. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Nathanael Greene Papers, 1775-1785 Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Nash, Abner, ca. 1740-1786. Abner Nash letters, 1777-1783 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786. Papers of Nathanael Greene, 1781-1782. Library of Congress
referencedIn Williams, John. Papers, 1775-1824. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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associatedWith Battle, Jane Hyde Hall Liddell, 1866-1952, person
associatedWith Davie, Preston, b. 1881. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Engstrom, Mary Claire, 1906-1997. person
correspondedWith Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith La Rouërie, Charles Armand Tuffin, Marquis de, 1750-1793. person
associatedWith Purviance, Samuel Dinsmore, 1774-1806. person
associatedWith Read, Keith Morton, 1880-1940 person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Vanderhorst, Arnoldus, 1748-1815. person
associatedWith Williams, John. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
North Carolina
United States
North Carolina
Virginia
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Governors--North Carolina
Public officials--North Carolina
Army officers
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--North Carolina
Public officials--Virginia
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Birth 1740-08-08

Death 1786-12-02

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