Wharton, Thomas, 1735-1778

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Philadelphia merchant; president of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania 1777-1778; commander-in-chief of Pennsylvania military forces.

From the description of Autograph cover of letter : [Philadelphia?], to Elias Boudinot, 1777 Dec. 4. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591672

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referencedIn Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. ALS : London, to Thomas Wharton, 1772 Feb. 6. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. Letter : Headquarters, Valley Forge, Pa., to Thomas Wharton, [Lancaster, Pa.], 1778 Apr. 6. Texas Christian University
referencedIn William Buchanan letters to Thomas Wharton, 1777 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Wharton, Thomas, 1735-1778. Autograph cover of letter : [Philadelphia?], to Elias Boudinot, 1777 Dec. 4. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Esling, Charles H. A., 1845-1907. Governor Thomas Wharton : Escape at the British occupation of Philadelphia. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Lacey, John, 1755-1814. Transcripts, 1849-1854. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Council of Safety. Order, 1776 Oct. 14, to James Burd. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Indiana Company. Records relating to claim against Virginia, 1779-1792. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Croghan, George, d. 1782. George Croghan letters, 1763-1770. Newberry Library
referencedIn Humphrey Harwood Account Book, 1776-1794. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
creatorOf Armstrong, John, 1758-1843. ALS, 1777 Sept. 26, Camp at the Trapp, Pa., to Thomas Wharton, Lancaster, Pa. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention (1776). Order, 1776 Aug. 12, Philadelphia, to the Council of Safety. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Pennsylvania. Council of Safety. [Authorization] 1776 November 23, [by Thomas Wharton to John M. Nesbitt ordering payment of bounty money to Northampton County Committee for raising the Flying Camp troops]. Easton Area Public Library
referencedIn Harwood, Humphrey, d. 1788. Account book, 1776-1794. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Armstrong, John. Papers, 1767-1777. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. Letter : to Thomas Wharton, 1777 Oct. 24. Houghton Library
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. Letter : Headquarters, Valley Forge, Pa., to Thomas Wharton, [Lancaster, Pa.], 1778 Apr. 6. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Wharton, Thomas, 1735-1778. Manuscripts from the Wharton papers, 1761-1801, bulk 1761-1775. Oklahoma State University Library, Edmon Low Library
creatorOf Washington, George, 1732-1799. LS : Valley Forge, to Thomas Wharton, Lancaster, Pa., 1778 Feb. 12. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Johnson, William, Sir, 1715-1774. Sir William Johnson letters, 1755-1773. Newberry Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society. Letters to Benjamin Franklin from volumes 1 and 2 of the Benjamin Franklin Papers, 1763-1766 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
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associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Armstrong, John. person
associatedWith Armstrong, John, 1758-1843. person
associatedWith Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821, person
associatedWith Buchanan, William person
associatedWith Croghan, George, d. 1782. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Esling, Charles H. A., 1845-1907. person
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790. person
associatedWith Harwood, Humphrey, d. 1788. person
associatedWith Humphrey Harwood, d. 1788 person
associatedWith Indiana Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, William, Sir, 1715-1774. person
associatedWith Lacey, John, 1755-1814. person
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention (1776) corporateBody
associatedWith Pennsylvania. Council of Safety. corporateBody
associatedWith Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785. person
associatedWith United States. Office of Commissary General of Prisoners. corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
correspondedWith Wharton family family
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Birth 1735

Death 1778-05-22


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