Whipple, William, 1730-1785

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire, Brigadier General.

From the description of ALS, 1776 March 17 : Philadelphia, to Doctor Joshua Bracket, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14123096

At this time, William Whipple was conducting a business through sea trade.

From the description of List 1755 May 4. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866516

Statesman from New Hampshire, with service in the Continental Congress, 1776-1779, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, 1776. Served as Brigadier General in the New Hampshire militia.

From the description of Letter, 1778 Sept. 7, to Josiah Bartlett. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 84400021

Declaration of Independence signer from New Hampshire.

From the description of Letter to John Langdon, 1779 March 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230454

From the description of Militia orders and portrait, 1776 February 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55225680

Whipple, a Signer of the Declaration of Independence, participated in what would be considered the turning point of the Revolution.

From the description of ALS, 1777 October 21 : Albany, to Meshech Weare. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14152767

Both delegates were Signers of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire.

From the description of ALS, 1777 February 9 : Baltimore, to Meshech Weare. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14152656

Whipple was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence and an active member of the Continental Congress.

From the description of LS, 1778 November 11 : Philadelphia, In Committee of Congress, Circular, to the Governor of North Carolina, [Richard Caswell]. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14153022

Signer of the Declaration of Independence.

From the description of ALS, 1778 November 15 : Philadelphia, to Doctor Brackett. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14283595

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creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. ALS, 1776 March 17 : Philadelphia, to Doctor Joshua Bracket, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794. ALS, 1777 January 7 : In Secret Committee, to James and Robert Purveyance. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. AM, 1778 December 9 : [s.l.]. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794. Richard Henry Lee, letter, Chantilly, VA to William Whipple, Portsmouth, NH, 1783 July 27. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. List 1755 May 4. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. ALS, 1776 May 17, Philadelphia, Pa., to Meschech Weare. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. ALS, 1776 Apr. 12, Philadelphia, to Meshech Weare. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Letter, 1778 Sept. 7, to Josiah Bartlett. New Hampshire Newsp Project
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 . Houghton Library.
creatorOf Langdon, John, 1741-1819. John Langdon, William Whipple, and Elwyn family papers, 1713-1965 (bulk 1761-1853). Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. ALS, 1777 October 21 : Albany, to Meshech Weare. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Autograph letter signed Wm. Whipple to: Josiah Bartlett November 17, 1778. Wellesley College
referencedIn Inventory to the Records of the Rutgers University Provost and Vice-President (Richard Schlatter), 1945-1972 Rutgers University. Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. ALS, 1776 September 3, Philadelphia, to "Col Whipple". Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation records, 1959-1971, 1963-1965 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Cutter, Ammi Ruhamah, 1735-1820. Papers, 1754-1831 (bulk 1754-1820). New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Thornton, Matthew, 1714?-1803. Order, 1776 Dec. 9, Philadelphia, to Meshech Weare. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Whipple family. Family papers, 1755-1807. Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Militia orders and portrait, 1776 February 1. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Autograph letter signed : to Col. Bedel, 1775 Nov. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Letter to John Langdon, 1779 March 29. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Letter, Richard Henry Lee to William Whipple, 1783 July 27 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn Sherburne, John Samuel, 1757-1830. Papers of John Samuel Sherburne, 1776-1812. Library of Congress
creatorOf Lowell, Charles, 1782-1861. Manuscripts, 1657-1853. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. ALS, 1778 November 15 : Philadelphia, to Doctor Brackett. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf United States. Continental Congress. Secret Committee. Letter : Philadelphia, to the Assembly of Massachusetts Bay, 1776 Dec. 4. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. ALS, 1777 February 9 : Baltimore, to Meshech Weare. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Papers of Joseph and William Whipple, 1717-1904 (inclusive), 1763-1814 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers of Joseph and William Whipple, 1717-1904 (inclusive), 1763-1814 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902-. Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888 (bulk 1770-1840). Library of Congress
referencedIn [American Revolutionary War Soldier's Notebook]. Pritzker Military Museum & Library, Pritzker Military Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. LS, 1778 November 11 : Philadelphia, In Committee of Congress, Circular, to the Governor of North Carolina, [Richard Caswell]. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Henry A. Willard II Collection, 1743-1888, (bulk 1770-1840) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Sullivan, John, 1740-1795. Papers, 1769-1792. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
referencedIn Richard Henry Lee Papers, 1763-1823 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Moffatt, John, 1692-1786. Moffatt-Whipple papers, 1651-1820. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Connecticut. Land claims case, 1782. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Letters and documents of signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1750-1933. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Richard Henry Lee Papers, 1763-1823 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. ALS : Exeter, N.H., to Joseph Whipple, 1775 Aug. 30. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. ALS, 1777 April 14 : Philadelphia, to John Langdon. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Langdon, John, 1741-1819. Papers, 1716-1841. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Autograph resolution signed, 1781 Mar. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Whipple, Joseph, 1737-1816. Papers of Joseph and William Whipple, 1717-1904 (inclusive), 1763-1814 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. ALS, 1776 June 26, Philadelphia, to Meshech Weare. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Fields, Annie, 1834-1915. Papers of the Spence and Lowell families, 1740-1958, (bulk 1797-1861). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Peabody, Nathaniel, 1741-1823. Papers, 1767-1815. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Indenture, 1752 November 22, Kittery, Maine. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bamberger, Louis, 1855-1944,. Autograph collection, 1683-1929. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952,. Signers of the Declaration of Independence autograph collection, 1756-1818. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Langdon, John, 1741-1819. Papers, 1762-1972. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Autograph letter signed, 1777 May 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1877. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Albert H. Small Declaration of Independence Collection (University of Virginia) corporateBody
associatedWith Bamberger, Louis, 1855-1944, person
associatedWith Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795. person
associatedWith Bedel, Timothy, ca. 1740-1787, person
associatedWith Bracket, Joshua. person
associatedWith Brackett, Doctor. person
associatedWith Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792. person
associatedWith Byron, John, 1723-1786. person
associatedWith Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789. person
associatedWith Connecticut. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cutter, Ammi Ruhamah, 1735-1820. person
associatedWith Deane, Silas, 1737-1789. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Estaing, Charles Henri, comte d', 1729-1794. person
associatedWith Hall, Henry Bryan, fl. 1850-1900. person
associatedWith Hubbard, John, collector. person
associatedWith Kountze, De Lancey, d. 1946, person
associatedWith Langdon, John, 1741-1819, person
associatedWith Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792. person
associatedWith Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794. person
associatedWith Lowell, Charles, 1782-1861. person
associatedWith Moffatt, John, 1692-1786. person
associatedWith Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816. person
associatedWith New Hampshire. Militia. corporateBody
associatedWith New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation corporateBody
correspondedWith Peabody, Nathaniel, 1741-1823. person
associatedWith Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952, person
associatedWith Rutgers University Provost and Vice President (Richard Schlatter) corporateBody
associatedWith Scudder, Nathaniel, 1733-1781. person
associatedWith Sherburne, John Samuel, 1757-1830. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
correspondedWith Stewart, Charles, 1729-1800 person
associatedWith Sullivan, John, 1740-1795. person
associatedWith Thornton, Matthew, 1714?-1803. person
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. Marine Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. Secret Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Weare, Meshech, 1713-1786. person
associatedWith Wentworth, John, 1741-1819. person
associatedWith Whipple family. family
associatedWith Whipple, Joseph, 1737-1816. person
associatedWith Whipple, Joseph, 1737-1816. person
associatedWith Whipple, Robert Cutt. person
associatedWith Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New Hampshire
Kittery (Me.)
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
United States
Portsmouth (N.H.)
United States
United States
United States
Subject
Canadian invasion, 1775-1776
Currency question
American loyalists
Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777
Pirates
Inflation (Finance)
Saratoga Campaign, N.Y., 1777
Navigation--Study and teaching
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Birth 1730-01-14

Death 1785-11-28

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