Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800

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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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referencedIn Carson, Marian S.,. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts (continuation record), 1656-1995 (bulk 1700-1876) Library of Congress
creatorOf Irwin, John, 1753-1808. Letter : Pittsburgh, Pa., to Thomas Mif[f]lin, [Philadelphia], Pa., 1791 Apr. 14. Newberry Library
creatorOf Franklin, Walter, 1773-1838. Lawyer's form book, 1793-1805. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Josiah Harmar papers, Harmar, Josiah papers, 1681-1937 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Hamilton, James, 1752-1819. James Hamilton collection, 1733-1899. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. ALS : to Clement Biddle, 1792 Feb. 7. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Northamton County (Pa.) papers, ca. 1682-1887. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Hiltzheimer, Jacob, 1748-1798. Diaries, 1765-1770, 1772-1774, 1777-1798. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Woods, Lawrence C., Jr., 1900-1990. Collection 1743-1801. Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
referencedIn Pennsylvania Governors correspondence, 1778-1904. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume XII, Miscellany, 1769-1838. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous documents on American history, 1681-1921, 1681-1921 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn William A. Oldridge Collection of George Washington's Headquarters Staff Writings, 1775-1962, (bulk 1775-1783) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume XII, Miscellany, 1769-1838. Cornell University Library
referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Report to the President on the Sale of Land to Pennsylvania
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume 13, Miscellany, 1771-1832. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902-. Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888 (bulk 1770-1840). Library of Congress
referencedIn Biddle, Clement, 1740-1814. ALS : to Thomas Mifflin, 1792 Jan. 19. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Thomas Mifflin logic notebook, 1757 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Land grant to William Bingham, Esq., for property in Lycoming County from Thomas Mifflin, Governor of Pennsylvania, 17 May 1796. University of California, Irvine, Langson Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Franklin-Bache Papers, 1707-1799 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn John Adlum letters, 1791-1822 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Nathanael Greene papers, Greene, Nathanael, papers, 1762-1852, 1780-1785 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Nathanael Greene papers, 1762-1852, bulk 1780-1785. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Zebulon Butler letters, 1787-1790 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Klos, Stanley L. Forgotten Founders collection, 2008-2009. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Berks and Montgomery County Papers, 1693-1869. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. Order, to David Rittenhouse, for the payment of the salary of Robert Ralston, 1786 Sept. 27. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804. Jeremiah Wadsworth business and commissary records, 1759-1847. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813. Josiah Harmar papers, 1681-1937. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809. Richard Gimbel Collection of Thomas Paine Papers, 1692-1921. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Neville, Presley, 1756-1818. Letter : Pittsburg to his excellency Thomas Mifflin Esqr., Governor of Pennsylvania, 1792 Aug. 3. Newberry Library
referencedIn Wills, 1790-1822, of signers of the Declaration of Independence. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Donath, Joseph. Journal of bee-keeping, 1787-1788. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. Letters to James Madison and Col. Elias Dayton, 1777, 1793. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Colonel Richard Gimbel Collection of Thomas Paine Papers, 1692 - Circa 1921 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Secretary of the Commonwealth. Letter, 1798 May 4, Philadelphia [to] Brig. Gen. Wm. McPherson. Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume III, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. [Letter and document] / Tho. Mifflin. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. Order for payment signed : Philadelphia, 1793 Dec. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. Papers of Thomas Mifflin, 1758-1794. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804. ALS, 1794 Oct. 10 : Carlisle, Pa., to Thomas Mifflin. Rosenbach Museum & Library
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 Land grant to William Bingham, Esq., for property in Lycoming County from Thomas Mifflin, Governor of Pennsylvania, 1796 University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. LS, 1784 May 6 : Annapolis, to Governor Clinton. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Office of the Secretary. Manuscript archives of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1787-1847. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Oldridge, William A. The William A. Oldridge collection of George Washington's headquarters staff writings, 1775-1962. Library of Congress
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. Abridgement of Metaphysics, 1759. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995, (bulk 1700-1876) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Nicholson, John, 1757-1800. Papers, 1772-1819 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter to "the President of Pennsylvania", 1790 May 28. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. Thomas Mifflin papers, 1791-1796. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn John Barclay letter, 1793 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Irvine, William, 1741-1804. Letter, 1790, 1794. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832. Letter to Horatio Gates and portrait, 1776 June 14. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799. Biddle Family Papers, 1793-1951. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
creatorOf Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815. ALS : London, England, to Thomas Mifflin, Philadelphia, Pa., 1796 Feb. 24. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Fitch, John, 1743-1798. John Fitch papers, 1783-1854. Library of Congress
creatorOf Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, General Assembly Records, 1783-1859 (bulk 1790-1838). Porterville Public Library
referencedIn Henry A. Willard II Collection, 1743-1888, (bulk 1770-1840) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Journal of bee-keeping, 1787-1788, 1787-1788 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Gratz, Simon. Alphabetical collection, 1677-1910. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800,. To his excellency Thomas Mifflin, Governor of Pennsylvania, 1798. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Secretary of the Commonwealth. Letter, 1798 May 6, [Philadelphia] [to] Brig Gen. Jacob Morgan. Houston Academy of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library
referencedIn Chew, Benjamin, 1722-1810. Estate papers, 1776-1904. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. ALS : Philadelphia, to Alexander James Dallas, 1795 Jan. 30. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Pennsylvania Population Land Company. Papers, 1792-1834. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Richard Henry Lee Papers, 1763-1823 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume IV, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Wills, 1790-1822, of signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1790-1822 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. ALS : Philadelphia, to Clement Biddle, 1795 Apr. 9. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume III, Miscellany, 1756-1807. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835. Revolutionary War military records, 1776-1783. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Conewago Canal Company. Conewago Canal Company records, 1788-1820. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Autograph File, M, 1648-1985. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Jacob Hiltzheimer Diaries, 1765-1798 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Letter from Thomas Mifflin to James Read 1776 [manuscript] Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
referencedIn Smith, Thomas, 1745-1809. Thomas Smith family papers, 1767-1841 (bulk 1793-1810). Georgia Newspaper Project
referencedIn Conewago Canal Company records, 1788-1820 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Carson, Marian S.,. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995 (bulk 1700-1876) Library of Congress
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. Letters from Thomas Mifflin, 1785, 1792-1793. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Richard Henry Lee Papers, 1763-1823 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Mifflin, Lloyd, 1846-1921. Letters of Lloyd Mifflin [manuscript], ca. 1905, 1911. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hay, Southard, 1875-1951,. Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Mercer, John Francis, 1759-1821. Letter, 1792 October 7, Annapolis, [Maryland], to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Pennsylvania. Militia. Broadside regarding the Whiskey Insurrection, 1794 December 15. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Jacob Bower letter to Thomas Mifflin, 1791 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Torrence, Joseph. Joseph Torrence correspondence, 1792 August 8. Library of Congress
referencedIn Denny, Ebenezer, 1761-1822. Correspondence, 1794. Clarke Historical Library
creatorOf Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800. ALS, 1776 November 21 : Elisabeth Town, to Robert Morris, in Congress at Philadelphia. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Gwathmey collection [manuscript], 1708-1852. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Charles Campbell letters, 1788-1792 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter to "the President of Pennsylvania" [manuscript], 1790 May 28. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Nicholson, John, 1757-1800. ALS : to Thomas Mifflin, 1791 Nov. 8. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Willard, Henry A., 1822-1909,. Collection : of papers relating to George Washington, 1711-1844. Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
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Washington, Fort, Capture of, 1776
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Death 1800-01-20

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