Griffin, Cyrus, 1748-1810

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Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress from Virginia, jurist, and public official of Virginia.

From the description of Letters of Cyrus Griffin, 1792. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450570

Legislator and judge from Lancaster County, Va; last president of the Continental Congress.

From the description of Letter and will of Cyrus Griffin [manuscript], 1780-1811. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647860288

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creatorOf Griffin, Cyrus, 1748-1810. Letter and will of Cyrus Griffin [manuscript], 1780-1811. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Klos, Stanley L. Forgotten Founders collection, 2008-2009. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Warrant for the arrest of John Shermadine, 1794 December 25 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Adams family. Papers, 1672-1792. Section 6. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Griffin, Cyrus, 1748-1810. Letters of Cyrus Griffin, 1792. Library of Congress
creatorOf Griffin, Cyrus, 1748-1810. DS, 1788 July 12, New York, as President of the Continental Congress. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Henry A. Willard II Collection, 1743-1888, (bulk 1770-1840) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf United States. District Court (Virginia). Warrant, 1794 December 25, for the arrest of John Shermadine. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Griffin, Cyrus, 1748-1810. Cyrus Griffin estate papers, 1821-1828. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
referencedIn Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902-. Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888 (bulk 1770-1840). Library of Congress
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Griffin, Cyrus, 1748-1810. Draft, 1810. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810. Letter : Augusta, [Georgia], to the governor of the state of Georgia [George Walton], 1789 Oct. 2. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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associatedWith Adams family. family
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Hartshorn, Asa. person
associatedWith Klos, Stanley L. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. District Court (Virginia) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. District Court (Virginia) corporateBody
associatedWith Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Kentucky--Scott County
Wills--History--18th century
Actions and defenses--19th century
Theological seminaries--History--18th century
Leases--19th century
Land grants--History--18th century
Public officials--Virginia
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--Virginia


Birth 1748-07-16

Death 1810-12-14



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