Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811

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Member of the Continental Congress, judge for the Mississippi Territory.

From the description of Treatise on Florida and Louisiana [manuscript], 1810. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647840343

From the description of Treatise on Florida and Louisiana, 1810. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31448217

Soldier and jurist.

From the description of Letter, 1798, Mar. 26 : Dover, Delaware. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35297804

Continental Congressman from Delaware; justice of the Delaware Supreme Court; federa judge for the Mississippi Territory; younger brother of signer Ceasar Rodney.

From the description of For the D[elaware]-G[azette]- [manuscript], 1796? (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648015703

Judge, Continental Congressman, brother of Caesar Rodney. He organized and commanded a company of Delaware militia from 1775 to 1777.

From the description of ALS : Prison, to Abraham Pryor, 1791 Sept. 18. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122347817

Thomas "Tommy" Rodney was an American lawyer and politician from Kent County, Delaware and Natchez, Mississippi. He was a Continental Congressman from Delaware, and a member of the Democratic-Republican Party. Rodney served in the Delaware General Assembly as Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, and as federal judge for the Mississippi Territory. He was the younger brother of Caesar Rodney, Revolutionary President of Delaware.

From the description of Travels : manuscript diary, 1790. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 156052136

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creatorOf Fisher, John,. Letter, Dover, Del., John Fisher to Thomas Rodney [manuscript] 1803 April 15. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Treatise on Florida and Louisiana [manuscript], 1810. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849. Letter and note, 1804, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784. Letter to Thomas Rodney, 1776 July 4. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Meredith, Samuel, 1741-1817. ALS, 1776 December 25 : Bristol, to Captain Thomas Rodney. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784. Letter to Thomas Rodney, 1782 February 21. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Papers, [ca. 1784-1810?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Dorman, Charles,. Dorman Delawareana, 1717-1943. Historical Society of Delaware
creatorOf Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784. Letter, 1782. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Thomas Rodney journal, 1796-1797 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
creatorOf Thomas Rodney memorandum and account book, 1803-1811 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Logan, Maria Dickinson, 1857-1939,. Family papers, 1671-1890. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Rodney family. Diaries, 1779-1809. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Journal, 1796-1797. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus), 1772-1824. Rodney family papers, 1771-1824. Library of Congress
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Notes of cases tried in the territorial courts of Mississippi, 1804-1816. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Travels : manuscript diary, 1790. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784. Letter to [Thomas Rodney] and portrait, 1776 May 17. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784. Caesar Rodney correspondence, 1749-1823. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Rodney Family Papers, 1771-1824 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Banning, Emily Eschenburg, 1825-1887. Genealogical notebooks of Emily Eschenburg Banning, ca. 1850-ca. 1887. Historical Society of Delaware
referencedIn Caesar Rodney correspondence, 1749-1823 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Composition : concerning religious freedom : manuscript, [not before 1787] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Turner, Charles Henry Black, b. 1852. Papers, 1687-1875. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. For the D[elaware]-G[azette]- [manuscript], 1796? University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784. ALS, 1776 July 10, Philadelphia, Pa., to Thomas Rodney. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Peale-Sellers Family Collection, 1686-1963, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784. ALS : Trenton, N.J., to Thomas Rodney, Dover, Del, 1777 Feb. 12. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784. ALS, 1782 March 31 : Philadelphia, to Thomas Rodney, Wilmington or Dover. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. ALS : Prison, to Abraham Pryor, 1791 Sept. 18. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Letter, 1798, Mar. 26 : Dover, Delaware. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Treatise on Florida and Louisiana, 1810. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Logan, Robert Restalrig,. Collection, 1671-1863. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
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associatedWith Adams, John, 1735-1826 person
associatedWith Banning, Emily Eschenburg, 1825-1887 person
associatedWith Bassett, Richard, 1745-1815. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dickinson, John, 1732-1808. person
associatedWith Dorman, Charles, person
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. person
associatedWith Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849. person
associatedWith Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 person
associatedWith Kountze, De Lancey, d. 1946, person
associatedWith Logan, Maria Dickinson, 1857-1939, person
associatedWith Logan, Robert Restalrig, person
associatedWith McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. person
associatedWith Meredith, Samuel, 1741-1817. person
associatedWith Mississippi. Supreme Court. corporateBody
associatedWith Peale-Sellers families. person
associatedWith Pryor, Abraham, person
associatedWith Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784. person
associatedWith Rodney, Caesar Augustus, 1771-1824. person
associatedWith Rodney family family
associatedWith Rodney family. family
associatedWith Turner, Charles Henry Black, b. 1852. person
associatedWith Vattel, Emer de, 1714-1767. person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Florida
Spain
Pennsylvania
Mississippi
Mississippi
United States
Louisiana
United States
Spain
Mississippi
United States
Florida
Delaware
Washington (Miss.)
Delaware
United States
Louisiana
Delaware
New Jersey
United States
Subject
Trenton, Battle of, Trenton, N.J., 1776
Cost and standard of living--Mississippi--19th century
Freedom of religion--History--18th century
Slavery--Mississippi--History--19th century
Church and state--History--18th century
Real property--Mississippi--19th century
Constitutional history
African Americans--Mississippi--Sources
Vision
Judges--Mississippi
Slavery--Mississippi--Sources
Michael (Archangel)
Presidents--Election--1796
Marriage--Mississippi
United States--Politics and government
Judges--Diaries
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Birth 1744-06-04

Death 1811-01-02

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