Bassett, Richard, 1745-1815

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Revolutionary statesman.

From the description of Check signed : [n.p.], 1802 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873022

American lawyer; US Senator from Delaware;, 1789-1793; Governor of Delaware, 1799-1801

From the guide to the Richard Bassett check to Rev. William M. Tenant, 1799, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

U.S. senator from and governor of Delaware, Army officer, and jurist.

From the description of Richard Bassett commission, 1799. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451675

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referencedIn Records of the U.S. Senate. 1789 - 2015. Credentials. 1789 - 1998. Credentials of Senators Richard Bassett and George Read from Delaware
creatorOf Bassett, Richard, 1745-1815. Check signed : [n.p.], 1802 Feb. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard Papers, 1797-1885 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bassett, Richard, 1745-1815. Richard Bassett commission, 1799. Library of Congress
creatorOf Miller, Joseph. Lawyer's case book containing notes of cases adjudged and determined in the courts of Delaware, 1793-1796. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Bayard, James A. (James Asheton), 1767-1815. James A. Bayard and Richard H. Bayard papers, 1797-1885. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bassett, Richard, 1745-1815. Autograph document, signed, 1772 Aug. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bassett, Richard, 1745-1815. ADS, 1786, March 29, [s.l.]. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Bassett, Richard, 1745-1815. [Letter] 1790 Aug. 8, Elizabethtown [to] Dear Sir / Rich'd Bassett. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Richard Bassett check to Rev. William M. Tenant, 1799 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Papers, [ca. 1784-1810?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
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correspondedWith Bayard, James A. (James Asheton), 1767-1815 person
correspondedWith Bayard, Richard H. (Richard Henry), 1796-1868 person
associatedWith Chairs, Thomas. person
associatedWith Clift, Joseph. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Glazier, William S. (William Simon), 1907-1962, person
associatedWith Miller, Joseph. person
associatedWith Otis, Samuel Allyne, 1740-1814. person
associatedWith Pierpont Morgan Library. Glazier Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Ridgely, Abraham. person
associatedWith Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Army officers
Senators, U.S. Congress--Delaware


Birth 1745-04-02

Death 1815-08-15




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