Caesar Rodney correspondence 1749-1823

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Caesar Rodney correspondence, 1749-1823

Caesar Rodney correspondence 1749-1823

Caesar Rodney (1720-1784), statesman, was a colonial legislator in Delaware and representative to the Stamp Act Congress and to the Continental Congress. He served as a major-general in the Delaware militia, signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776, and was president of Delaware from 1778 to 1781. Collection consists of letters from Rodney to his brother Thomas and to Henry Laurens, and letters to Rodney from various political figures. Also, letters to his nephew Caesar Augustus Rodney, who served as U.S. Attorney-General from 1807 to 1811, was U.S. Senator from Delaware, and was appointed the first U.S. Minister to the Argentine Republic.

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