Lacey, John, 1755-1814

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Revolutionary Army officer.

From the description of Papers, 1776-1806 / John Lacey. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 19797024

John Lacey was appointed Brigadier General of Pennsylvania Militia on Jan. 9, 1778. He resigned on May 12, 1778, following the battle of Crooked Billet. He was called back on duty again in 1780 and 1781 but took no part in field operations.

From the description of Orderly book of John Lacey's Brigade of Pennsylvania Militia, 1778, Jan. 22 -- 1780, Sept. 1. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122394962

Revolutionary War general and statesman from Pennsylvania; later, a resident of New Mills, New Jersey.

From the description of Transcripts, 1849-1854. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58759487

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creatorOf Lacey, John, 1755-1814. Orderly book of John Lacey's Brigade of Pennsylvania Militia, 1778, Jan. 22 -- 1780, Sept. 1. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn William Darlington papers, 1777-1863, 1777-1863 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf United States. Continental Army. Records of courts martial : Philadelphia, 1778 April. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf John Lacey Papers, 1776-1806 Western Reserve Historical Society
referencedIn Kirkbride, Joseph, fl. 18th cent. Letter : to [G. Laughton?], 1777 July 30. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Dreer, Ferdinand Julius, 1812-1902,. Political and military history papers, 1518-1864. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Kirkbride, Joseph, fl. 18th cent. Letter : to [G. Laughton?], 1777 July 30. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Lacey, John, 1755-1814. Autograph letter : to Bucks, 1777 May 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lacey, John, 1755-1814. Transcripts, 1849-1854. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn MacReynolds, George. Papers, 1775-1956. Bucks County Historical Society
creatorOf Lacey, John, 1755-1814. Papers, 1776-1806 / John Lacey. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Darlington, William, 1782-1863. Papers, 1777-1863. American Philosophical Society Library
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associatedWith Bryan, George, 1731-1791. person
associatedWith Darling family. family
associatedWith Darlington, Catharine. person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dreer, Ferdinand Julius, 1812-1902, person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Farmer, Lewis. person
associatedWith Gill, John, Lt. person
associatedWith Graham, Robert. person
associatedWith Hart, Joseph, 1715-1788. person
associatedWith Kirkbride, Joseph. person
associatedWith Kirkbride, Joseph, fl. 18th cent. person
correspondedWith MacReynolds, George. person
associatedWith Moore, William, Pennsylvania state councilman. person
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Militia. Battalion, 4th. corporateBody
associatedWith Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. person
associatedWith St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818. person
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. corporateBody
associatedWith Wall, George, 1745?-1804. person
associatedWith Wharton, Thomas, 1735-1778. person
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United States
United States
Canadian invasion, 1775-1776
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Sources
Crooked Billet, Battle of, Hatboro, Pa., 1778--Sources
Lacey, John, 1755-1814
Officers (military officers)


Birth 1755-02-04

Death 1814-02-17



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