Harnett, Cornelius, 1723-1781

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Of Wilmington, N.C.; delegate to the Continental Congress.

From the description of Cornelius Harnett letters, 1777-1778 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 23030687

Cornelius Harnett (1723-1781) of Wilmington, N.C., was a leader of revolutionary activity in North Carolina and delegate to the Continental Congress. Harnett represented the borough of Wilmington, N.C., in the General Assembly, 1754-1775, and in the Provincial Congress, 1774-1776. In 1777 he was elected a delegate to the Continental Congress and served until 1780.

From the guide to the Cornelius Harnett Letters, ., 1777-1778, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

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creatorOf Cornelius Harnett Letters, ., 1777-1778 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (bulk:1700-1800) New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Robert Lee Foy Collection, 1762-1894 East Carolina University, Joyner Library
referencedIn Davie, Preston, b. 1881. Preston Davie collection, 1560-1903. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Harnett, Cornelius, 1723-1781. Cornelius Harnett letters, 1777-1778 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Harnett, Cornelius. Autograph letter signed : to Gov. Caswell, 1777 Aug. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
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associatedWith Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789, person
associatedWith Davie, Preston, b. 1881. person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Foy, Robert Lee. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilkinson, William, fl. 1777-1778. person
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Pennsylvania
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Wilmington (N.C.)
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Birth 1723-04-20

Death 1781-04-28

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