Hamilton, James, 1710-1783

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania.

From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society)

The son of William Penn, Thomas Penn served as proprietor of Pennsylvania.

From the guide to the Thomas Penn correspondence, 1747-1771, with James Hamilton, 1747-1771, (American Philosophical Society)

Governor of Pennsylvania, mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., and lawyer.

From the description of Papers of James Hamilton, 1780-1781. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452801

Acting governor of Pennsylvania, mayor of Philadelphia.

From the description of ALS : Dublin, to William Logan, 1747 Apr. 3. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626169

James Hamilton was a mayor of Philadelphia and later lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Servants and Apprentices Bound and Assigned before James Hamilton, Mayor of Philadelphia, 1745-1746. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 147437268

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creatorOf Virginia. Lieutenant Governor (1751-1758 : Dinwiddie). Letter : Williamsburg, Virga. to [James Hamilton] 1754 Jan. 29. Newberry Library
creatorOf Hamilton, James, 1710-1783. Deed, 1761. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Cumberland County (Pa.). Cumberland County, Pa., land documents, 1750-1774. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Horsfield, Timothy, 1708-1773. Papers, 1733-1771. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775. Thomas Penn letters, 1748-1770. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Trumbull, David, 1819-1889. David Trumbull collection, 1727-1760. Library of Congress
creatorOf Burd, James, 1726-1793. James Burd papers 1755-1776 [mansucript]. Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
referencedIn Nead, Frank B. Documents, 1663-1866. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Hamilton, James, 1710-1783. Papers of James Hamilton, 1780-1781. Library of Congress
referencedIn Native American History collection, 1689-1921 William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770. LS : to James Hamilton, 1754 June 21. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Peters, Richard, 1704-1776. Papers, 1697-1845. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Shippen, Edward, 1703-1781. Letters and papers, 1727-1781. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Bradford, William, 1755-1795. Manuscripts on Indian affairs, 1737-1775, [n.d.]. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Hamilton, James, 1710-1783. Papers, 1733-1783. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Hamilton, James, 1710-1783. Servants and Apprentices Bound and Assigned before James Hamilton, Mayor of Philadelphia, 1745-1746. Winterthur Library
creatorOf Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Timothy Horsfield Papers, 1684, 1733-1771 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Elisha Kent Kane Papers, Bulk, 1843-1857, 1810-1953 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn United States manuscript, 1733-1799. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Hamilton, James, 1710-1783. Servants and apprentices records, 1745-1773. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Letter to [James] Hamilton, [1754] Sep [6]. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn George Clinton papers, Clinton, George, papers, 1697-1760, 1745-1753 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Burd-Shippen Papers, 1708-1792 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. George Clinton papers, 1697-1760, bulk 1745-1753. William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor (1759-1763 : Hamilton). Warrant : Philadelphia, 1760 Jan. 30. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor. License : New Castle, Del., [between 1748 and 1763]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775. Correspondence, 1747-1771, with James Hamilton. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Burd, James, 1726-1793. Burd-Shippen Papers, 1740-1792 (bulk). American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn Fauquier, Francis, 1704?-1768. Letter, 1762 October 16, to Sir William Johnson. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Penn, William, 1644-1718. Penn-Physick papers, 1684-1788. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn Jacobs papers, 1681-1838. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Hamilton, James, 1710-1783. Docket book, 1745. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor (1759-1763 : Hamilton). Warrant : Philadelphia, 1762 Apr. 19. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Minutes, 1762. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Smith family. Papers, 1757-1861. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Provincial Council,. Report of the Commissioners to the Albany Congress : ms., 1754 Aug. 6. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770. Letter, [1754] September [6], to [James] Hamilton. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Smith, C. Arthur. Arthur C. Smith collection, 1737-1893. Bucks County Historical Society
creatorOf Hamilton, James, 1710-1783. ALS : Dublin, to William Logan, 1747 Apr. 3. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Pennsylvania. Council on Indian Affairs (Easton, Pa.). Minutes, 1757. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Penn family. Papers, 1606-1834. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Hay, Southard, 1875-1951,. Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Manuscripts on Indian affairs, 1755-1792, [n.d.], 1755-1792 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Northamton County (Pa.) papers, ca. 1682-1887. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Collection of documents concerning the American Revolution, 1740-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn Clinton, George, ca. 1686-1761. George Clinton (ca. 1686-1761) collection, 1744-1751. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Thomas Penn letters, 1748-1770 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Thomas Penn correspondence, 1747-1771, with James Hamilton, 1747-1771 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Native American History collection, 1689-1921. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Edward Shippen letters and papers, 1727-1781, 1727-1781 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Smith, William, 1727-1803. Papers, 1690-1871 (bulk 1748-1804). University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Indian and Military Affairs of Pennsylvania, 1737-1775, 1737-1775 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Armstrong, John, Jr. person
associatedWith Biddle, Charles person
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associatedWith Burd, James, 1726-1793. person
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associatedWith Cooper, Thomas person
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associatedWith Fitch, Thomas, 1700-1774 person
associatedWith Franklin, John person
associatedWith Gibson, John. person
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associatedWith Horsfield, Timothy, 1708-1773. person
associatedWith Kane, Elisha Kent, 1820-1857 person
associatedWith Logan, Deborah Norris, 1761-1839 person
associatedWith Logan, William, 1718-1776, person
associatedWith Montgomery, William. family
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associatedWith Nead, Frank B. person
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associatedWith Penn, John, 1729-1795 person
associatedWith Penn, Richard, 1706-1771 person
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associatedWith Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor. corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor (1759-1763 : Hamilton) corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania (Province). corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Provincial Council, corporateBody
associatedWith Penn, Thomas, 1702-1775. person
associatedWith Peters, Richard, 1704-1776. person
associatedWith Post, Christian Frederick, 1710? -1785 person
associatedWith Rush, Richard person
associatedWith Shaw, William, 1742-1816 person
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correspondedWith Smith, C. Arthur. person
associatedWith Smith family. family
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associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Taylor, A., (Abraham) person
associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Trumbull, David, 1819-1889. person
associatedWith Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809 person
correspondedWith Virginia. Lieutenant Governor (1751-1758 : Dinwiddie) corporateBody
associatedWith Weiser, Conrad, 1696-1760 person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Wolcott, Roger, 1679-1767 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Pennsylvania--Conestoga
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
United States
Wyoming Valley (Pa.)
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Subject
Land settlement--Pennsylvania
Land and Speculation
Deeds
American Revolution
Indentured servants
Government Affairs
Apprentices
Military history
Pennsylvania History
Seven Years' War
Colonial Politics
Occupation
Mayors--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Lawyers
Clerks of court--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Governors--Pennsylvania
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Birth 1710

Death 1783

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