Blair, John, 1732-1800.

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American judge, delegate from Virginia to the Constitutional Convention and associate justice on the Supreme Court from 1789-1796.

From the description of Receipt, 1793 March 2. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203791

John Blair, the writer of this letter was a Virginian legal scholar, educated at the College of William and Mary and studied law at London's Middle Temple. He was a delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Constitutional Convention (1787) and served as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1790-1795). His father, also called John Blair (1687-1771) served on the Virginia Council and was at one time the acting Royal Governor of Virginia.

From the description of [Letter] 1779 Jan. 2, Wmsburg, [Vir., to] Gabriel Penn & Daniel Gaines, Amherst County / John Blair. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 171158319

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referencedIn Morris, Robert, 1734-1806. Autograph letter signed : New York, to James Wilson, 1789 Sept. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume XII, Miscellany, 1769-1838. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Hewlin, Edward. Edward Hewlin land patent, 1758. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Order of Council, 1754 Feb 10. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Williamsburg (Va.). Trustees. Deed, 1783 Sep[temb]er 1, to Thomas Nelson. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Dawson, William, 1704-1752. Dawson papers, 1721-1775. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Subscription list for a public school in Williamsburg, VA., 1773 July 15 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Blair, John, 1732-1800. [Letter] 1779 Jan. 2, Wmsburg, [Vir., to] Gabriel Penn & Daniel Gaines, Amherst County / John Blair. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Papers University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection
creatorOf Freemasons. Williamsburg, Va. Lodge No. 6. Proceedings, 1774-1779. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Blair, John, 1732-1800. Letter, Williamsburg, to Samuel Meredith regarding financial accounts [manuscript] 1791 Feb. 9. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Adams family. Papers, 1672-1792. Section 13. Virginia Historical Society Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Blair family. Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting papers, 1760-1890, 1765-1817. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Subscription list : for a public school in Williamsburg, Va., 1773 July 15. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf John Blair letter, 1756 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Papers, 1664-1842. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf College of William and Mary. Bursar's ledger, 1763-1770. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Banister, Anne Blair, 1746-1813. Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner and Whiting Papers, 1765-1890. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Forbes, John, 1707-1759. Papers of John Forbes [manuscript], 1755-1759. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf College of William and Mary. Bursar's ledger, 1770-1777. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Blair, John, 1732-1800. Receipt, 1793 March 2. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Freemasons. Williamsburg, Va. Lodge No. 6. Minutes, 1773-1779. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington, Volume XII, Miscellany, 1769-1838. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Harwood, Humphrey, d. 1788. Account book, 1776-1794. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Humphrey Harwood Account Book, 1776-1794. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Tazewell family. Papers, 1664 [1771-1805] 1842. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
creatorOf Blair, John, 1732-1800. ALS, 1796, November 29, Philadelphia, to Samuel Meredith. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Tax Book, 1768-1769. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Blair family. Papers, 1741-1792. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Deed, 1783 September1 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
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associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
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associatedWith Freemasons. Williamsburg, Va. Lodge No. 6. corporateBody
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associatedWith Gilbert, Henry, Capt. person
associatedWith Harwood, Humphrey, d. 1788. person
associatedWith Hewlin, Edward. person
associatedWith Humphrey Harwood, d. 1788 person
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associatedWith Meredith, Samuel, 1741-1817. person
associatedWith Morris, Robert, 1734-1806. person
associatedWith Norvell, William, 1725-1802 person
associatedWith Tazewell family. person
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associatedWith Virginia. Council. corporateBody
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Birth 1732

Death 1800

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