McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817

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At this time, Thomas McKean was the chief justice of Pennsylvania. Matthew Irwin was the Philadelphia Master of Rolls and Recorder of Deeds.

From the description of Letter to Matthew Irwin, 1785 June 29. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866469

Governor and delegate of the Continental Congress of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Thomas McKean correspondence, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980914

Pennsylvania governor, Continental Congressman, judge.

From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Lord Butler, 1798 Apr. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541868

Declaration of Independence signer from Delaware.

From the description of Letter to John Adams, 1814 January. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 70214938

Continental congressman; governor of Pennsylvania, 1799-1808.

From the description of Memorandum : of the will of Thos. McKean, 1817 June 27. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28985883

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referencedIn Powell, Leven, 1737-1810. Papers, 1774-1806. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. Papers, [ca. 1760s]-[ca. 1860s]. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817. Papers, 1801. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. Correspondence, 1771-1772. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Bradford, William, 1663-1752. Dorothy Merriman Schall papers, 1686-1897. Haverford College Library
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Judgment that Jonas Justis must pay Charles Paulson £48 : manuscript, 1761 May. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Chambers, Gordon. Collection, 1792-1823. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Bamberger, Louis, 1855-1944,. Autograph collection, 1683-1929. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Richard Henry Lee Papers, 1763-1823 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Papers, 1759-1847. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824. Papers, 1779-1788. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf United States. Continental Congress. Committee of Secret Correspondence. Charter of the brigantine Cornelia, 1776 Feb. 1. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Signers collection, 1770-1826. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Thompson, William, 1736-1781. William Thompson papers, 1778. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Letter to John Adams, 1814 January. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811. Papers, [ca. 1784-1810?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Nicholson, John, 1757-1800. Papers, 1772-1819 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Rosenbach, A. S. W. (Abraham Simon Wolf), 1876-1952,. Signers of the Declaration of Independence autograph collection, 1756-1818. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803. ALS, 1783 Apr. 19, Boston, Mass., to Thomas McKean. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Henry A. Willard II Collection, 1743-1888, (bulk 1770-1840) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Leib, Michael, 1761-1822. Letter, 1806, Dec. 22 : Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to Joseph Clay, House of Representatives, Washington. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Larwill, William C. William Larwill journal, 1800-1828. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Conarroe Autograph Collection, 1643-1882. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Wills, 1790-1822, of signers of the Declaration of Independence. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Logan, Robert Restalrig,. Collection, 1671-1863. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor (1763-1771 : Penn). Warrant : Philadelphia, to Richard McWilliam, 1765 July 10. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIa, 1743-1806 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Judgment that Jonas Justis must pay Charles Paulson £48 : manuscript, 1761 May. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Hubbel, Horatio, d. 1875. Papers, 1844-1871. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Governor. Pardon, 1800 Sept. 24, Lancaster, Pa. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Rosengarten, J. G. (Joseph George), 1835-1921. General Count de Rochambeau and The Château de Rochambeau, and related materials, ca. 1892-1895. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Hay, Southard, 1875-1951,. Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de, 1725-1807. Papers of the Comte de Rochambeau [manuscript], 1780-1784. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Slagg, John. [McKean Street renaming project : 2009 / assembled by John Slagg] Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Signature to a letter : to Nathan Brownson, 1781 Sept. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf McKean, Thomas. Dorothea. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Surveyor General. Appointment : Lancaster, Pa., 1807 Jan. 7. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Brodhead, Daniel, 1736-1809. Draper manuscripts: Daniel Brodhead papers, 1775-1846. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Provincial delegates letters, 1754-1829. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Peter Stephen Du Ponceau Collection, 1781-1844 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Governor (1799-1808 : McKean). [Land grant] : Pennsylvania, 1802 March 2. University of North Texas Library, UNT
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, M, 1648-1985. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lincoln, Anna T. Delaware's triumvirate / [signed] Anna T. Lincoln [19--]. University of Delaware Library, Hugh M Morris Library
referencedIn Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902-. Henry A. Willard II collection, 1743-1888 (bulk 1770-1840). Library of Congress
referencedIn Hamilton, James, 1752-1819. James Hamilton collection, 1733-1899. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Delaware. General Assembly. Resolution, 1777 May 9, Wilmington, Del. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Adams, John, 1735-1826. Letter to Mercy Otis Warren and portrait, 1814 February 2. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839. Letter, Northumberland, Pa., to Joseph Clay, Washington, D.C., 1803 December 10. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Franklin, Walter, 1773-1838. Lawyer's form book, 1793-1805. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf United States. Continental Congress. Proclamation : Philadelphia, 1781 Oct. 26. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Page, John C. John C. Page letter to William Page, 1834 Oct. 22. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. ALS : Philadelphia, to Lord Butler, 1798 Apr. 9. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Delaware. General Assembly. Draft, 1777 May 12, New Castle, Del., on the General Loan-Office for the County of Kent. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. [Privateering license issued to Aaron Meecher, 1781 November 5th]. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Governor. Appointment, 1808 July 22, of Mahlon Dickerson as recorder of the city of Philadelphia. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Thomas McKean correspondence, 1779. Library of Congress
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Gwathmey collection [manuscript], 1708-1852. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Way family papers 1785-1848 [manuscript] Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
referencedIn Slagg, John. [Thomas McKean day in Williamsburg, City of Brooklyn, USA : proclamation, 2009] Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913,. Collection, ca. 1644-1884. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de, 1745-1837. Papers of Francois Barbé-Marbois [manuscript] 1781-88. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786. Autograph letter signed : "Head Quarters, Buck Head," to Thomas McKean, Esq., 1781 Nov. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Dallas family. Alexander James and George Mifflin Dallas, Papers, 1794-1865. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Chauncey family. Chauncey family papers, 1675-1928 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794. Letter, 1778 December 27, Chantilly, [Fairfax County, Va.], to Patrick Henry, n.p. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Charles Willson Peale letterbooks, 1767-1827, 1767-1827 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Land grant, 1806 April 2. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Letter, 1807 July 4, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania] to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Klos, Stanley L. Forgotten Founders collection, 2008-2009. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Chew, Benjamin, 1722-1810. Estate papers, 1776-1904. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Adams, John, 1735-1826. Letters to Benjamin Rush and Mercy Otis Warren, 1813-1814. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Muhlenberg, John Peter Gabriel, 1746-1807. Letter from John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg, in council, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Thomas McKean, chief justice of Pennsylvania : manuscript signed, 1788 May 2. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Letter : Philadelphia, to George Bryan, Lancaster, Pa., 1811 Jan. 12. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Duane Family Collection, 1764-1933 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Redwood, Francis T., Mrs.,. Collection, 1762-1835. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Memorandum : of the will of Thos. McKean, 1817 June 27. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Potter, John, d. ca. 1759. Draper manuscripts: Potter family papers, 1747-1807. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Supreme Court. Opinion : given to the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, [between 1780 and 1791]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Carson, Hampton L. (Hampton Lawrence), 1852-1929. Hampton L. Carson papers, 1715-1941; bulk 1870-1930. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Bayard, Mabel,. Collection, 1777-1831. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Wills, 1790-1822, of signers of the Declaration of Independence, 1790-1822 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982,. Americana, 1765-1969. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Northamton County (Pa.) papers, ca. 1682-1887. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Muhlenberg, John Peter Gabriel, 1746-1807. ALS : Philadelphia, to Thomas McKean, 1806 Feb. 21. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827. Letterbooks, 1767-1827. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Thomas McKean bank check, 1805 May 09. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Atlee, William Augustus, 1735-1793. Papers of William Augustus Atlee, 1759-1816. Library of Congress
creatorOf McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817. Letter to Matthew Irwin, 1785 June 29. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adams, John, 1735-1826. person
associatedWith Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803. person
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associatedWith Brodhead, Daniel, 1736-1809. person
associatedWith Brownson, Nathan, person
associatedWith Butler-Gunsaulus Collection (University of Chicago. Library) corporateBody
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associatedWith Carson, Hampton L. (Hampton Lawrence), 1852-1929. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Chambers, Gordon. person
associatedWith Chauncey family. family
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associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Delaware. General Assembly. corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Duane family family
associatedWith Duane, William J. (William John), 1780-1865. person
associatedWith Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844 person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
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associatedWith George Bryan, fl. 1811. person
associatedWith Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786. person
associatedWith Hamilton, James, 1752-1819. person
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associatedWith Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791. person
associatedWith Hubbel, Horatio, d. 1875. person
associatedWith Irwin, Matthew, person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, person
associatedWith Justis, Jonas, fl. 1761. person
associatedWith Klos, Stanley L. person
associatedWith Larwill, William C. person
associatedWith Laurens, John, 1754-1782. person
associatedWith Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794. person
associatedWith Leib, Michael, 1761-1822. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Anna T. person
associatedWith Logan, Robert Restalrig, person
associatedWith Meecher, Aaron. person
associatedWith Muhlenberg, John Peter Gabriel, 1746-1807. person
associatedWith Nicholson, John, 1757-1800. person
associatedWith Owen, Evan. person
associatedWith Page, John C. person
associatedWith Paulson, Charles, fl. 1761. person
associatedWith Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827. person
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Governor corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Governor (1799-1808 : McKean) corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor (1763-1771 : Penn) corporateBody
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associatedWith Pennsylvania. Surveyor General. corporateBody
associatedWith Powell, Leven, 1737-1810. person
associatedWith Rainbow (Galley) corporateBody
associatedWith Read, George, 1733-1798. person
associatedWith Redwood, Francis T., Mrs., person
associatedWith Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982, person
associatedWith Rochambeau, Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de, 1725-1807. person
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associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824. person
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Continental Congress. Committee of Secret Correspondence. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
associatedWith Waterman, John. person
associatedWith Welch, Thomas B., 1814-1874. person
associatedWith Willard, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1902- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
United States
United States
Pennsylvania--Northampton County
Subject
Embargo, 1807-1809
Real property
Privateering
Land grants
Occupation
Delegates, U.S. Continental Congress--Pennsylvania
Governors--Pennsylvania
Function

Person

Birth 1734-03-19

Death 1817-06-24

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