Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (inclusive), 1700-1800 (bulk)

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Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876 (inclusive), 1700-1800 (bulk)

1483-1876 (inclusive), 1700-1800 (bulk)

The portion of the Emmet Collection housed in the Manuscripts and Archives Division consists of approximately 10,800 historical manuscripts relating chiefly to the period prior to, during, and following the American Revolution. The collection contains letters and documents by the signers of the Declaration of Independence as well as nearly every prominent historical figure of the period.

30.83 linear feet; 108 boxes, 21 volumes

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Habersham, Joseph, 1751-1815

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Joseph Habersham (July 28, 1751 – November 17, 1815) was an American businessman, Georgia politician, soldier in the Continental Army, and Postmaster General of the United States. Born in Savannah, Georgia, he attended preparatory schools and Princeton College and became successful merchant and planter. Habersham was a member of the council of safety and the Georgia Provincial Council in 1775 and a major of a battalion of Georgia militiamen and subsequently a colonel in the 1st Georgia Regime...

Swain, David Lowry, 1801-1868

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David Lowry Swain, lawyer, governor, and educator, was born near Asheville, N.C., in Buncombe County. His father, George Swain, was a Massachusetts native who settled in Georgia and served in the Georgia legislature and constitutional convention of 1795 before moving to the North Carolina mountains. Caroline Swain, his mother, was the daughter of Jesse Lane. Caroline Swain had four children with her first husband, David Lowry. She and George Swain had seven children, of whom David ...

Habersham, John, 1754-1799

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John Habersham (December 23, 1754 – December 17, 1799) was an American merchant, planter, and soldier from Georgia. Born at Beverly Plantation in Chatham County in the Province of Georgia, Habersham completed preparatory studies and later attended Princeton College before engaging in mercantile pursuits. He served in the Revolutionary War as first lieutenant and brigade major of the First Georgia Continental Regiment and was twice taken as a prisoner of war. In the 1780s, Habersham owned Bona...

Griffin, Cyrus, 1748-1810

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Cyrus Griffin (July 16, 1748 – December 14, 1810), a Virginia lawyer and politician, was the final President of the Congress of the Confederation and first United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Virginia. Born in Farnham Parish (now Farnham), then in Lancaster County (which became part of Richmond County in his lifetime), Colony of Virginia, Griffin received a private education appropriate to his class in Virginia, then sailed to England to comple...

Gorham, Nathaniel, 1738-1796

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Nathaniel Gorham (May 27, 1738 – June 11, 1796) was a Founding Father of the United States, politician, and merchant from Massachusetts. He was a delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congress and for six months served as the presiding officer of that body. He also attended the Constitutional Convention, served on its Committee of Detail, and was one of the signers of the United States Constitution. Starting at 15, Gorham served an apprenticeship with a merchant in New London, Connec...

Gilman, Nicholas, 1755-1814

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Nicholas Gilman Jr. (August 3, 1755 – May 2, 1814) was an American Founding Father, a soldier in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, a delegate to the Continental Congress, and a signer of the U.S. Constitution, representing New Hampshire. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives during the first four Congresses and served in the U.S. Senate from 1805 until his death in 1814. Born in Exeter in the Province of New Hampshire, after attending local pu...

Gelston, David, 1744-1828

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David Gelston (July 4, 1744 – August 21, 1828) was an American merchant and politician. Born in Bridgehampton in Suffolk County on Long Island in what was then the Province of New York, as the American Revolution approached, Gelston became politically active. He signed the articles of association in 1774, agreeing to avoid British imports, even though this hurt his own business. Gelston represented Suffolk County in the New York Provincial Congress of 1775 to 1777, as well as the 1777 New Yo...

Zubly, John Joachim, 1724-1781

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Reverend John Joachim Zubly (August 27, 1724 – July 23, 1781), born Hans Joachim Züblin, was a Swiss-born American pastor, planter, and statesman during the American Revolution. Although a delegate for Georgia to the Continental Congress in 1775, he resisted independence from Great Britain and became a Loyalist. Born in St. Gall, Switzerland, Zubly was ordained to the German [Reformed] Church ministry in London on 19 August 1744. Following that, he came to South Carolina, where his father Dav...

Foster, Abiel, 1735-1806

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Abiel Foster (August 8, 1735 – February 6, 1806) was an American clergyman and politician from Canterbury, Province of New Hampshire. He represented New Hampshire in the Continental Congress and the United States House of Representatives. Born in Andover in the Colony of Massachusetts Bay, he graduated from Harvard College in 1756, studied theology, and was ordained and installed as a pastor in Canterbury, New Hampshire, serving in this role until 1779. A deputy to the Provincial Congress at ...

Forrest, Uriah, 1756-1805

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Uriah Forrest (1756 – July 6, 1805) was an American statesman and military leader from Maryland. He notably served in the Continental Army before serving in the Continental Congress and the United States House of Representatives. Born in St. Mary's County in the Province of Maryland, he received only limited schooling. During the American Revolutionary War, Forrest served in varying roles within the Maryland Line. From January until July 1776 he served as a 1st lieutenant in John Gunby's Inde...

Fitzsimons, Thomas, 1741-1811

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Thomas Fitzsimons (October 1741 – August 26, 1811) was an Irish-American merchant, slaveholder, and statesman from Philadelphia. He represented Pennsylvania in the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention, and the United States House of Representatives. He was a signatory of the Constitution of the United States and is considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Born in the Kingdom of Ireland, his family immigrated to Philadelphia in the mid-1750s. Fitzsimons enter...

Eveleigh, Nicholas, c. 1748-1791

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Nicholas Eveleigh (c. 1748 – April 16, 1791) was an American planter and political leader who was a delegate to the Continental Congress for South Carolina in 1781 and 1782. Eveleigh was born in Charleston, Province of South Carolina about 1748. He and his parents moved to Bristol, England around 1755. He remained there until 1774, although he conducted some business related to family property from London. Then he returned to South Carolina where he made his home for the rest of his life. In ...

Edwards, Pierpont, 1750-1826

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Pierpont Edwards (April 8, 1750 – April 5, 1826) was a delegate to the Congress of the Confederation and was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Born on April 8, 1750, in Northampton, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America, Edwards graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1768. He entered private practice in New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British America (State of Connecticut, United States f...

Dickinson, Philemon, 1739-1809

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Philemon Dickinson (April 5, 1739 – February 4, 1809) was an American lawyer and politician from Trenton, New Jersey. As a brigadier general of the New Jersey militia, he was one of the most effective militia officers of the American Revolutionary War. He was also a Continental Congressman from Delaware and a United States Senator from New Jersey. Born at Croisadore in Talbot County in the Province of Maryland, he moved with his family to Dover, Delaware as a child. He was educated by a priva...

DeWitt, Charles, 1727-1787

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Charles DeWitt (April 27, 1727 – August 27, 1787) was an American statesman and miller from the U.S. state of New York. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress. Born in Kingston in the Province of New York, DeWitt attended school there and pursued classical studies. He helped his family operate a flour mill in Greenkill (in what is now Rosendale, New York). He was first elected to the New York General Assembly to represent Ulster County in 1768. He was returned to that seat in eve...

Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824

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Jonathan Dayton (October 16, 1760 – October 9, 1824) was an American politician from the U.S. state of New Jersey. He was the youngest person to sign the United States Constitution and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, serving as its third Speaker, and later in the U.S. Senate. Dayton was arrested in 1807 for treason in connection with Aaron Burr's conspiracy. He was never tried, but his national political career never recovered. Dayton was born in Elizabethtown (now known as Eli...

Dawson, John, 1762-1814

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John Dawson (1762 – March 31, 1814) was a Virginian lawyer, soldier and politician who served in the War of 1812 and a term in the Continental Congress as well as several terms in the U.S. House of Representatives before his death in office. Born in the Colony of Virginia, Dawson graduated from Harvard University in 1782, studied law and was admitted to the bar. Dawson served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1786 to 1789 and was also elected a member of the Continental Congress in 1788...

Dane, Nathan, 1752-1835

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Nathan Dane (December 29, 1752 – February 15, 1835) was an American lawyer and statesman who represented Massachusetts in the Continental Congress from 1785 through 1788. Dane helped formulate the Northwest Ordinance while in Congress, and introduced an amendment to the ordinance prohibiting slavery in the Northwest Territory. During his career, he served in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and the Massachusetts Senate. He also wrote a multi-volume treatise that covered the entire...

Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824

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Tench Coxe (May 22, 1755 – July 17, 1824) was an American political economist and a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress in 1788–1789. He wrote under the pseudonym "A Pennsylvanian," and was known to his political enemies as "Mr. Facing Bothways." Born in Philadelphia, Tench received his education in the Philadelphia schools and intended to study law, but his father determined to make him a merchant, and he was placed in the counting-house of Coxe & Furman, becoming a partner...

Contee, Benjamin, 1755-1815

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Benjamin Contee (1755 – November 30, 1815) was an American Episcopal priest and statesman from Maryland. He was an officer in the American Revolutionary War, a delegate to the Confederation Congress, and member of the first United States House of Representatives. Born at Brookefield, near Nottingham, Prince George's County in the County of Maryland, Contee attended a private school before serving in the Revolutionary War as lieutenant and captain in the Third Maryland Battalion, which proved ...

Condict, Silas, 1738-1801

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Silas Condict (March 7, 1738 – September 6, 1801) was an American farmer, prominent surveyor, and large landowner from Morris County, New Jersey. He served as a New Jersey delegate to the Continental Congress from 1781 to 1783. Born in Morristown in the Province of New Jersey, he completed prepatory studies and was a large landholder in Morristown and its vicinity. Condict was a member of the State council from its organization in 1776 until 1780 and a member of the committee of safety. A mem...

Chase, Jeremiah Townley, 1748-1828

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Jeremiah Townley Chase (May 23, 1748 – May 11, 1828) was an American lawyer, jurist, and land speculator from Annapolis, Maryland. He served as a delegate for Maryland in the Continental Congress of 1783 and 1784, and for many years was chief justice of the state’s court of appeals. Born in Baltimore in the Colony of Maryland, Chase read law in his cousin Samuel Chase's office and was admitted to the bar of Anne Arundel County in 1771. Chase established a practice in both Annapolis and Baltim...

Carrington, Edward, 1748-1810

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Edward Carrington (February 11, 1748 – October 28, 1810) was an American soldier and statesman from Virginia. During the American Revolutionary War he became a lieutenant colonel of artillery in the Continental Army. He distinguished himself as quartermaster general in General Nathanael Greene’s southern campaign. He commanded artillery at Monmouth and Yorktown. He was also present at Cowpens, Guilford Court House, and Hobkirk's Hill. During the war he became a close friend of George Washington....

Cadwalader, Lambert, 1742-1823

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Lambert Cadwalader (December 1742 – September 13, 1823) was an American merchant and leader in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. He fought in the Revolutionary War, then represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Congress. Born in Trenton in the Province of New Jersey, his family moved to Philadelphia when Cadwalader was a child, where he attended Dr. Allison's Academy and the College of Philadelphia (later the University of Pennsylvania). Before graduating from the latter, he...

Butler, Pierce, 1744-1822

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Pierce Butler (July 11, 1744 – February 15, 1822) was an Irish-American South Carolina rice planter, slaveholder, politician, an officer in the Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He served as a state legislator, a member of the Congress of the Confederation, a delegate to the 1787 Constitutional Convention where he signed the United States Constitution, and was a member of the United States Senate. Born in County Carlow, Ireland, Butler pursued preparator...

Burton, Robert, 1747-1825

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Robert Burton (October 20, 1747 – May 31, 1825) was an American farmer, Revolutionary War officer, planter, and statesman in what is now Vance County, North Carolina (then Granville County, North Carolina). He was a delegate from North Carolina to the Continental Congress in 1787. Born in Goochland County in the Colony of Virginia, Burton attended private schools. He moved to Granville County, North Carolina in about 1775. Burton served in the Revolutionary Army and as quartermaster general ...

Blount, William, 1749-1800

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William Blount (March 26, 1749 – March 21, 1800) was an American Founding Father, statesman, and land speculator who signed the United States Constitution. He was a member of the North Carolina delegation at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 and led the efforts for North Carolina to ratify the Constitution in 1789 at the Fayetteville Convention. He then served as the only governor of the Southwest Territory and played a leading role in helping the territory gain admission to the union as the...

Bloodworth, Timothy, 1736-1814

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Timothy James Bloodworth (1736 – August 24, 1814) was a slave owner, ardent patriot in the American Revolution, member of the Confederation Congress, vigorous anti-Federalist, U.S. congressman and senator, and collector of customs for the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina. Born in New Hanover County in the Province of North Carolina, Bloodworth spent most of his life before the American Revolutionary War as a teacher. In 1776, he began making arms including muskets and bayonets for the Conti...

Blanchard, Jonathan, 1738-1788

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Jonathan Blanchard (September 18, 1738 – July 16, 1788) was an American lawyer, farm owner, and statesman from Dunstable, New Hampshire. He was a delegate for New Hampshire to the Continental Congress in 1784. Born in Dunstable, New Hampshire, Blanchard was active in the New Hampshire Militia, rising to the rank of major by 1765. As New Hampshire moved toward a revolutionary government, Blanchard was elected first to the Provincial Congress in 1775 and then to the state's House of Representat...

Bingham, William, 1752-1804

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William Bingham (March 8, 1752 – February 7, 1804) was an American statesman from Philadelphia. He was a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress from 1786 to 1788 and served in the United States Senate from 1795 to 1801. Bingham was one of the wealthiest men in the United States during his lifetime, and was considered to be the richest person in the United States in 1780. Born in Philadelphia, Bingham graduated from the College of Philadelphia (now the University of Pennsylvania...

Beresford, Richard, c. 1755-1803

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Richard Beresford (c. 1755 – February 6, 1803) was an American planter and lawyer from Berkeley County, South Carolina. He was a delegate for South Carolina in the Confederation Congress in 1783 and 1784. Born in Berkeley County near Charleston, South Carolina, Beresford was educated in South Carolina and England, studying law at the Middle Temple in London. He became a lawyer in private practice and also engaged in planting, with extensive estates in Berkeley County and Colleton County in So...

Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833

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Egbert Benson (June 21, 1746 – August 24, 1833) was a slave owner, lawyer, jurist, politician, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States who represented New York State in the Continental Congress, Annapolis Convention, and the United States House of Representatives. He served as a member of the New York constitutional convention in 1788 which ratified the United States Constitution. He also served as the first attorney general of New York, chief justice of the New York Supreme Court, ...

Bedford, Gunning, 1747-1812

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Gunning Bedford Jr. (April 13, 1747 – March 30, 1812) was an American Founding Father, delegate to the Congress of the Confederation (Continental Congress), Attorney General of Delaware, a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in 1787 which drafted the United States Constitution, a signer of the United States Constitution, and a United States district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Born in Philadelphia, Gunning graduated from the College of New Jer...

Beatty, John, 1749-1826

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John Beatty (December 10, 1749 – May 30, 1826) was an American slave owner, physician, and statesman from Princeton, New Jersey. Born in Neshaminy in the Province of Pennsylvania (now part of Warrington Township), Beatty graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), studied medicine in Philadelphia under Founding Father Benjamin Rush, and practiced in Hartsville, Pennsylania. He rose to the rank of major in the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment of the Continental Army during th...

Bayard, John Bubenheim, 1738-1807

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John Bubenheim Bayard (11 August 1738 – 7 January 1807) was a merchant, soldier, and statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He achieved the rank of colonel while serving with the Continental Army, and was a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Congress of the Confederation in 1785 and 1786. Later he was elected as mayor of New Brunswick, New Jersey. Born at Bohemia Manor in Cecil County in the Province of Maryland, Bayard moved to Philadelphia in 1755 and became a merchant. He began making hi...

Ashe, John Baptista, 1748-1802

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John Baptista Ashe (1748 – November 27, 1802) was a slave owner, U.S. Congressman, and Continental Army officer from Halifax, North Carolina. Born in the Rocky Point District of the Province of North Carolina, Ashe was privately tutored at home before engaging in agricultural pursuits. He served as a lieutenant in the Province of North Carolina New Hanover County militia during the time of the Regulator uprising in 1771. Later, during the American Revolutionary War, he served as a minuteman i...

Arnold, Peleg, 1751-1820

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Peleg Arnold (June 10, 1751–February 13, 1820) was a lawyer, tavern-keeper, jurist, and statesman from Smithfield, Rhode Island (now North Smithfield). He represented Rhode Island as a delegate to the Continental Congress in the 1787–1788 session. He later served as the Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court from June 1795 to June 1809, and from May 1810 to May 1812. Born in Smithfield, Rhode Island (now North Smithfield), he attended the common schools and Brown University, studied ...

Arnold, Jonathan, 1741-1793

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Jonathan Arnold (December 3, 1741 – February 1, 1793) was an American physician and statesman from New England. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Arnold studied medicine and commenced practice. A member of the general assembly of Rhode Island from Providence in 1776, Arnold served in the Continental Army as a surgeon, and directed the army hospital at Providence. He represented Rhode Island as a delegate to the Confederation Congress in 1782 and 1783. Arnold moved to a farm in St. Johnsbury, ...

Wynkoop, Henry, 1737-1816

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Henry Wynkoop (March 2, 1737 – March 25, 1816) was an American jurist and statesman. He served as a member of the Continental Congress from 1779 to 1782 and as a United States Representative from Pennsylvania's At-Large district during the First United States Congress. Born in Northampton Township in the Province of Pennsylvania, he inherited his father's 153 acre farm in Newtown upon his death in 1759. Wynkoop undertook English and classical studies and was admitted to Princeton University b...

Willing, Thomas, 1731-1821

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Thomas Willing (December 19, 1731 – January 19, 1821) was an American merchant, politician and slave trader who served as mayor of Philadelphia and was a delegate from Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress. He also served as the first president of the Bank of North America and the First Bank of the United States. During his tenure there he became the richest man in America. Born in Philadelphia, Willing completed preparatory studies in Bath, England, then studied law in London at the Inner...

Ward, Artemas, 1727-1800

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Artemas Ward (November 26, 1727 – October 28, 1800) was an American major general in the American Revolutionary War and a Congressman from Massachusetts. He was considered an effective political leader, President John Adams describing him as "universally esteemed, beloved and confided in by his army and his country." Born in Shrewsbury in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, he attended the common schools before graduating from Harvard College, teaching there briefly after graduation. In 1751, ...

Walker, John, 1744-1809

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John Walker (February 13, 1744 – December 2, 1809) was a planter, lawyer, and public official from Virginia. Born at Castle Hill in Albemarle County in the Colony of Virginia, Walker received private schooling before graduating from the College of William and Mary. He then moved to Belvoir in Albemarle County, where he engaged in planting. In 1772, Walker replaced his father as a representative of the House of Burgesses. He was in the Continental Army, serving in 1777 as an aide-de-camp to Ge...

Smith, William, 1728-1814

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William Smith (April 12, 1728 – March 27, 1814) was an American merchant and politician. He served as a Delegate to the Continental Congress and as a member of the United States House of Representatives in the First Congress. Born in Donegal Township of Lancaster County in the Province of Pennsylvania, Smith moved to Baltimore, Maryland, in 1761. He was appointed a member of the committee of correspondence in 1774, and a member of the committee of observation in 1775. Smith was also one of a ...

Smith, Thomas, 1745-1809

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Thomas Smith (1745 – March 31, 1809) was a politician and jurist from Pennsylvania. Smith was born near Cruden, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He attended the University of Edinburgh, and then migrated to the United States, where he settled in Bedford, Pennsylvania on February 9, 1769. He became a deputy surveyor that same year. Smith then studied law, was admitted to the bar, and began practicing as a lawyer in 1772. He became a deputy register of wills and prothonotary in 1773, and a justice of the ...

Smith, Meriwether, 1730-1790

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Meriwether Smith (1730 – January 25, 1790) was an American planter and statesman from Essex County, Virginia. Born at Bathurst, his family's estate near Dunnsville in Essex County in the Colony of Virginia, Smith completed preparatory studies before undertaking planting. He was first elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1770. He was a vocal opponent of the 1765 Stamp Act and a representative in the revolutionary conventions that replaced the burgesses in 1775 and 1776. Smith was elec...

Shippen, William, Jr., 1736-1808

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William Shippen Jr. (October 21, 1736 – July 11, 1808), was the first systematic teacher of anatomy, surgery and obstetrics in Colonial America and founded the first maternity hospital in America. He was the 3rd Director General of Hospitals of the Continental Army. Born in Philadelphia, he studied at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), graduating in 1754. He studied medicine first with his father, then went to England and Scotland and in 1761 earned his medical degree at th...

Sharpe, William, 1742-1818

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William "Billy" Sharpe (December 13, 1742 – July 1, 1818) was a lawyer, politician, American Revolution patriot, and a delegate to the Continental Congress from North Carolina. Born near Rock Church in Cecil County in the Colony of Maryland, Sharpe pursued classical studies, studied law, and was admitted to the bar, commencing practice in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and engaging in surveying there. He moved to Rowan County in late 1768 or 1769 in that part of the county that became Ire...

Searle, James, c. 1730-1797

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James Searle (c.1730 — August 7, 1797) was an American merchant, Patriot, and delegate to the Continental Congress. Born in New York City, he completed preparatory studies before moving to Madeira, Portugal where he engaged in business with his brother John for 16 years. Searle relocated to Philadelphia in 1765 where he continued working as a merchant and an agent for his brother's firm, accumulating great wealth. He signed the 1765 Non-Importation Agreement in which merchants pledged not to ...

Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804

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Philip John Schuyler (November 20 [O.S. November 9] 1733 – November 18, 1804) was an American general in the Revolutionary War and a United States Senator from New York. He is usually known as Philip Schuyler, while his son is usually known as Philip J. Schuyler. Born in Albany, Province of New York, into the prosperous Schuyler family, Schuyler fought in the French and Indian War. He won election to the New York General Assembly in 1768 and to the Continental Congress in 1775. He planned the...

Rumsey, Benjamin, 1734-1808

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Benjamin Rumsey (October 6, 1734 – March 7, 1808) was an American lawyer, jurist, and statesman from Joppa, Maryland. Born at Bohemia Manor in Cecil County in the Province of Maryland, Rumsey attended Princeton College, read law, and was admitted to the bar. Rumsey was first elected to Maryland's lower house in 1771 as a member for Cecil County. Following the organization of Harford County in 1773, he represented it. Rumsey also represented the county in the Maryland conventions held between ...

Root, Jesse, 1736-1822

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Jesse Root (December 28, 1736 – March 29, 1822) was an American minister and lawyer from Coventry, Connecticut. Born in Coventry in the Colony of Connecticut, he graduated from Princeton College and studied theology before being ordained as a minister and preaching from 1758 to 1763. Studying law, Root was admitted to the bar in 1763 and commenced practice in Hartford, Connecticut. During the American Revolution he served on the Connecticut Council of Safety and in the Connecticut militia. Or...

Plater, George, 1735-1792

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George Plater III (November 8, 1735 – February 10, 1792) was an American planter, lawyer, and statesman from Saint Mary's County, Maryland. He represented Maryland in the Continental Congress from 1778 to 1780, and briefly served as the sixth Governor of Maryland from November 1791 until his death. Born at Sotterley, his family's plantation near Saint Mary's County in the Colony of Maryland, Plater received his early schooling at home before attending the College of William and Mary in Willia...

Peabody, Nathaniel, 1741-1823

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Nathaniel Peabody (March 1, 1741 – June 27, 1823) was an American physician from Rockingham County, New Hampshire. He represented New Hampshire as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1779 and 1780. Born in Topsfield, Massachusetts, Peabody attended local common schools before studying medicine with his father. In 1761, he moved to Plaistow, New Hampshire and began the practice of medicine. He was to remain a resident of Rockingham County for the rest of his life, but in 1761 he moved hi...

Partridge, George, 1740-1828

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George Partridge (February 8, 1740 – July 7, 1828) was an American teacher and politician. He represented Massachusetts as a delegate to the Continental Congress and as a Pro-Administration U.S. Representative in the First Congress. Born in Duxbury in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, Partridge attended Harvard College, graduating in 1762 and obtaining a master's degree in 1765. He studied theology but never entered the active ministry. Instead, he became a school teacher in Kingston. In 177...

Page, Mann, 1749-1781

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Mann Page (1749–1781), sometimes referred to as Mann Page III, was an American lawyer, politician and planter from Spotsylvania County, Virginia, who served in the House of Burgesses and first Virginia House of Delegates as well as a delegate for Virginia to the Continental Congress in 1777. Born at Rosewell Plantation in Gloucester County in the Colony of Virginia, Page studied under a private teacher before graduating from the College of William and Mary, studying law, and being admitted t...

Mowry, Daniel, 1729-1806

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Daniel Mowry Jr. (August 27, 1729 – July 6, 1806) was an American cooper and farmer from Smithfield, Rhode Island. He served as a delegate for Rhode Island in the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1782. Born in Smithfield in the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, he received a limited schooling before learning the cooper's trade. Mowry later entered commerce, opening a tavern. Mowry began public service in 1760 as the town clerk of Smithfield. He represented Providence County ...

Motte, Isaac, 1738-1795

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Isaac Motte (December 8, 1738 – May 8, 1795) was an American soldier and statesman from South Carolina. Born in Charleston in the Province of South Carolina, he was appointed ensign in His Majesty’s Sixtieth Royal American Regiment shortly after his 18th birthday, serving in Canada during the French and Indian War, and was subsequently promoted to lieutenant. In 1766, Motte resigned and returned to Charleston. A member of the South Carolina House of Commons in 1772, he went on to serve as a d...

Mercer, James, 1736-1793

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James Mercer (February 26, 1736 – October 31, 1793), was an American lawyer, military officer, planter, jurist, and politician. Born at his family's Marlborough plantation in Stafford County in the Colony of Virginia, Mercer received a private education suitable as well as access to his father's library, if not the best, then one of the best in the area. Mercer traveled to Williamsburg for higher education under prominent lawyer George Wythe and others, and graduated from the College of Willi...

Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829

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Timothy Matlack (March 28, 1736 – April 14, 1829) was a brewer and beer bottler who emerged as a popular and powerful leader in the American Revolutionary War, Secretary of Pennsylvania during the war, and a delegate to the Second Continental Congress in 1780. He became one of Pennsylvania's most provocative and influential political figures, but he was removed from office by his political enemies at the end of the war; however, he returned to power in the Jeffersonian era. Matlack was known for...

Lovell, James, 1737-1814

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James Lovell (October 31, 1737 – July 14, 1814) was a Founding Father of the United States and an educator and statesman from Boston, Massachusetts. He was a delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress from 1777 to 1782. He was a signatory to the Articles of Confederation. Lovell was born in Boston and had his preparatory education at the Boston Latin School. Lovell then attended Harvard and graduated in 1756. He then joined his father and taught at the Latin School, while continui...

Livermore, Samuel, 1732-1803

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Samuel Livermore (May 14, 1732 – May 18, 1803) was a U.S. politician. He was a U.S. Senator from New Hampshire from 1793 to 1801 and served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate in 1796 and again in 1799. Born in Waltham in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, Livermore attended Waltham Schools before graduating from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1752. He then studied law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice in Waltham. He moved to Portsmouth...

Law, Richard, 1733-1806

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Richard Law (March 7, 1733 – January 26, 1806) was an American lawyer, statesman and jurist. He served as delegate to the First Continental Congress, Second Continental Congress and the Congress of the Confederation. Law also served as Mayor of New London, Connecticut and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. Born in Milford, Connecticut Colony, British America, Law pursued classical studies, graduated from Yale University in 1751 ...

Langdon, Woodbury, 1739-1805

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Woodbury Langdon (1739 – January 13, 1805) was a merchant, statesman and justice from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He was the brother of John Langdon, a Founding Father who served as both senator from and Governor of New Hampshire, and father-in-law of Edmund Roberts. Langdon attended the Latin grammar school at Portsmouth, then went into the counting house of Henry Sherburne, a prominent local merchant. When the American Revolutionary War broke out in 1775, Langdon sailed to London to secure c...

L'Hommedieu, Ezra, 1734-1811

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Ezra L'Hommedieu (August 30, 1734 – September 27, 1811) was an American lawyer and statesman. He notably served as a delegate to the Continental Congress. Born in Southold, Long Island, L'Hommedieu was privately educated before going to Yale College, where he graduated in 1754. He read law and established a law practice in Southold and New York City. As a lawyer, L'Hommedieu came to consider British tax legislation oppressive and even "illegal." He became caught up in revolutionary fervor, mo...

Kinloch, Francis, 1755-1826

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Francis Kinloch (March 7, 1755 – February 8, 1826) was an American lawyer and rice planter from Georgetown, South Carolina. He served as a delegate for South Carolina to the Continental Congress in 1780. Born in Charleston in the Province of South Carolina, he was first educated by private tutors there before being sent to England to study, graduating from Eton College and studying at Lincoln's Inn in London, England before being admitted to the bar and practicing in London. Kinloch went on t...

Jones, Willie, 1741-1801

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Willie Jones (May 25, 1741 – June 18, 1801) was an American planter and statesman from Halifax County, North Carolina. He represented North Carolina as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1780. In 1774, 1775 and 1776, Jones was elected to represent either the county of Halifax or the town of Halifax in the North Carolina Provincial Congress. For a brief time in 1776, as the head of North Carolina's centralized Council of Safety, he was the head of the state's revolutionary government. R...

Jones, Allen, 1739-1807

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Allen Jones (December 24, 1739 – November 14, 1807) was an American planter, American Revolution brigadier general of the Halifax District Brigade, and statesman from Edgecombe County, North Carolina. Born in Edgecombe (later Halifax) County in the Province of North Carolina, Jones was educated at Eton College before returning home. After returning to the colony, he was a member of the Province of North Carolina House of Burgesses between 1773 and 1775 and delegate to the five North Carolina ...

Jenifer, Daniel of St. Thomas, 1723-1790

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Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer (1723 – November 16, 1790) was a politician, a Founding Father of the United States, and a signer of the United States Constitution. He was a leader for many years in Maryland's colonial government, but when conflict arose with Great Britain Jenifer embraced the Patriot cause. Born at Coates Retirement (now Ellerslie), an estate west of Port Tobacco in Charles County, Maryland, as a young man, he acted as a receiver general, the local financial agent for the last ...

Ingersoll, Jared, 1749-1822

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Jared Ingersoll (October 24, 1749 – October 31, 1822) was an American Founding Father, lawyer, and statesman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress and a signer of the United States Constitution. He served as DeWitt Clinton's running mate in the 1812 election, but Clinton and Ingersoll were defeated by James Madison and Elbridge Gerry. Born in New Haven in the Colony of Connecticut, r Ingersoll completed Hopkins Grammar School in New Haven in 1762, grad...

Huntington, Benjamin, 1736-1800

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Benjamin Huntington (April 19, 1736 – October 16, 1800) was an eighteenth-century American lawyer, jurist and politician from Connecticut and served as a delegate to the Second Continental Congress and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives during the First United States Congress. Born in Norwich in the Connecticut Colony, Huntington pursued academic studies, ultimately graduating from Yale College. Appointed surveyor of lands for Windham County in October 1764, Huntington went on t...

Howly, Richard, 1740-1784

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Richard Howly (1740 – December 1784), sometimes spelled Howley, was an American planter and lawyer from Liberty County, Georgia. He served briefly as the Governor of Georgia in 1780, as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1780 and 1781, and as Chief Justice of Georgia in 1782 and 1783. Born in Liberty County in the Province of Georgia, Howly pursued an academic course, studied law, and was admitted to the bar, commencing practice in St. John's Parish, Georgia and also engaging in the pl...

Houstoun, John, 1744-1796

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John Houstoun (August 31, 1744 – July 20, 1796) was an American lawyer and statesman from Savannah, Georgia. He was one of the original Sons of Liberty and also a delegate for Georgia in the Second Continental Congress in 1775. He was the Governor of Georgia, from 1778 to 1779 and again from 1784 to 1785. Born in St. George's Parish, near modern Waynesboro, in the Colony of Georgia, Houstoun was educated in Savannah and read law there. He was admitted to the bar and started a law practice in ...

Houston, William Churchill, c. 1746-1788

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William Churchill Houston (c. 1746 – August 12, 1788) was an American teacher, lawyer and statesman. He was a delegate to both the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention for New Jersey. Houston was born in the Sumter District of central South Carolina. His parents, Archibald and Margaret Houston, were farmers who had emigrated to the then British colony from Ireland. He studied at the Poplar Tent Academy before attending the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University), ...

Hill, Whitmel, 1743-1797

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Whitmel Hill (February 12, 1743 – September 26, 1797) was an American planter from Martin County, North Carolina and commander of the Martin County Regiment of the North Carolina militia during the American Revolution. He was a delegate for North Carolina to the Continental Congress from 1778 to 1780 and served as Speaker of the North Carolina House of Commons in 1778. Born in Bertie County, North Carolina, Hill attended the common schools before graduating from the University of Pennsylvania...

Gansevoort, Leonard, 1751-1810

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Leendert "Leonard" Gansevoort (July 14, 1751 – August 26, 1810) was an American political leader from New York who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1788. Born in Albany in the Province of New York, Gansevoort studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1771. After the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, he became a member of the Albany Committee of Correspondence serving as treasurer until November 1775. When the 2nd New York Provincial Congress convened in New York City on D...

Frost, George, 1720-1796

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George Frost (April 26, 1720 – June 21, 1796) was an American seaman, jurist, and statesman from Durham, New Hampshire. He was a delegate for New Hampshire in the Continental Congress from 1777 to 1779. Born in New Castle in the Province of New Hampshire, he moved to Kittery Point, Massachusetts (now part of Maine) following his father's death and was cared for by his uncle, William Pepperrell. As a young man, Frost went to sea in one of his uncle’s ships. He was at sea over twenty years, man...

Frelinghuysen, Frederick, 1753-1804

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Frederick Frelinghuysen (April 13, 1753 – April 13, 1804) was an American lawyer, soldier, and senator from New Jersey. A graduate of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), Frederick went on to become an officer during the American Revolutionary War. In addition, he served as a delegate to the Continental Congress. He was a United States Senator from New Jersey from 1793 until 1796, and served as the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey in 1801. Born near Somer...

Forbes, James, c. 1731-1780

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James Forbes (c. 1731 – March 25, 1780) was an American jurist and statesman from Maryland. Born near Benedict, Charles County in the Province of Maryland, Forbes served as tax commissioner of Charles County and was appointed justice of the peace for Charles County on April 1, 1777. In 1777 and 1778, he also served as a member of the State general assembly. Forbes served as a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1778 until his death in Philadelphia. He weas buried in Philadelphia's Chris...

Fleming, William, 1736-1824

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Judge William Fleming (July 6, 1736 – February 15, 1824) was an American lawyer, jurist and political figure from Cumberland County, Virginia. He served as a Delegate to the Continental Congress and as Chief Justice of Virginia. Fleming was educated at The College of William & Mary and studied law, after which he started practicing law before the county courts. In 1772, he became a member of the House of Burgesses, representing Cumberland County as his father John Fleming had done before him,...

Fitzhugh, William, 1741-1809

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William Fitzhugh (August 24, 1741 – June 6, 1809) was an American planter, legislator and patriot during the American Revolutionary War who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress for Virginia in 1779, as well as many terms in the House of Burgesses and both houses of the Virginia General Assembly following the Commonwealth's formation. His Stafford County home, Chatham Manor, is on the National Register for Historic Places and serves as the National Park Service Headquarters for the Fr...

Few, William, 1748-1828

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William Few, Jr. (June 8, 1748 – July 16, 1828) was a farmer, a businessman, and a Founding Father of the United States. Few represented the U.S. state of Georgia at the Constitutional Convention and signed the U.S. Constitution. Few and James Gunn were the first Senators from Georgia. Born in Baltimore County in the Province of Maryland asnd raised there and in Orange County, North Carolina, Few completed preparatory studies and studied law. Admitted to the bar, he commenced practice in Augu...

Fell, John, 1721-1798

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John Fell (February 5, 1721 – May 15, 1798) was an American merchant, politician, and jurist. He served as a member of the Continental Congress from New Jersey. Born in New York City, Fell attended the public schools before engaging in overseas commerce and also in agricultural pursuits. After moving to Bergen County in the Province of New Jersey, he was appointed judge of the court of common pleas on September 30, 1766, serving in the role until October 1, 1774. With the coming of the Americ...

Elmer, Jonathan, 1745-1817

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Jonathan Elmer (November 29, 1745 – September 3, 1817) was an American physician and politician. A three-time delegate to the Continental Congress, he went on to serve as one of the first United States Senators from New Jersey. Born in Cedarville in the Province of New Jersey, Elmer was privately tutored until 1765, when he began attendance in the first class of medical students at the University of Pennsylvania. He received the degree of bachelor of medicine in 1768, and 1771 he received his...

Cornell, Ezekiel, c. 1732-1800

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Ezekiel Cornell (1732/33 – April 25, 1800) was a Revolutionary War general who represented Rhode Island in the U.S. Continental Congress from 1780 to 1782. Born in either Dartmouth, Massachusetts or Scituate, Rhode Island, Cornell attended the public schools before being employed as a mechanic. Cornell served as Scituate's town meeting moderator in 1768, 1781 and 1785 and as a Deputy (Representative) from Scituate to the General Assembly in 1772, 1774 and 1775. In August 1774 he was commissio...

Clark, Abraham, 1726-1794

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Abraham Clark (February 15, 1726 – September 15, 1794) was an American Founding Father, politician, slave owner, and Revolutionary War figure. He was a delegate for New Jersey to the Continental Congress where he signed the Declaration of Independence and later served in the United States House of Representatives in both the Second and Third United States Congress, from March 4, 1791, until his death in 1794. Clark was born in Elizabethtown in the Province of New Jersey. His father, Thomas Cl...

Carroll, Charles, 1723-1783

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Charles Carroll (22 March 1723 – 23 March 1783) was an American statesman from Annapolis, Maryland. He was the builder of the Baltimore Colonial home Mount Clare (1760), and a delegate to the Second Continental Congress in 1776 and 1777. Born in Annapolis, Maryland, he was educated in Europe, spending six years at the English House school in Lisbon, Portugal. He then went to England to complete his education at Eton and Cambridge. After graduating Cambridge in 1746, Charles returned to Annapo...

Carmichael, William, c. 1739-1795

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William Carmichael (c. 1739–1795) was an American statesman and diplomat from Maryland during and after the Revolutionary War. He participated in Benjamin Franklin's mission to Paris from 1776 to 1778, represented Maryland in the Continental Congress in 1778 and 1779 and was the principal diplomat for the United States to Spain from 1782 to 1794. Carmichael was born sometime around 1739 at the family home, Round Top, in Queen Anne's County, Maryland. Attending the University of Edinburgh in S...

Burnet, William, 1730-1791

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William Burnet (December 13, 1730 – October 7, 1791) was an American political leader and physician from New Jersey. He served in the Continental Army and the Continental Congress. Born on December 13, 1730 in Elizabethtown in the Province of New Jersey, Burnet graduated from Princeton University in 1749 and studied medicine under Dr. Staats in White Plains, New York before starting his practice in Newark, New Jersey. He was a member of Newark's Committee of Safety in 1775 before he joined th...

Burke, Thomas, c. 1747-1783

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Thomas Burke (c. 1747 – December 2, 1783) was an Irish physician, lawyer, and statesman who lived in Hillsborough, North Carolina. He represented North Carolina as a delegate to the Continental Congress and was the third Governor of the state. Born in Tiaquin, County Galway, in the Kingdom of Ireland around 1747, he had emigrated to Virginia by 1764, practicing medicine in Accomack County for a number of years. He then studied law and began its practice in Norfolk, Virginia. He became an earl...

Bulloch, Archibald, 1730-1777

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Archibald Bulloch (January 1, 1730 – February 22, 1777) was a lawyer, soldier, and statesman from Georgia during the American Revolution. He was the first governor of Georgia. He was also a great-grandfather of Martha Bulloch Roosevelt, and great-great-grandfather of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States. Born in Charleston in the Province of South Carolina, he completed preparatory studies and studied law. After being admitted to the bar, he was commissioned as a lieute...

Brownson, Nathan, 1742-1796

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Nathan Brownson (May 14, 1742 – November 6, 1796) was an American physician and statesman. He served Georgia as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1777 and as the Governor of Georgia in 1781. Nathan Brownson was a member of the Society of the Cincinnati of the State of Georgia. Born in Woodbury in the Connecticut Colony, Brownson graduated from Yale College before studying medicine and practicing in Woodbury. He settled in Liberty County, Georgia in 1764, continuing the practice of med...

Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821

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Elias Boudinot (May 2, 1740 – October 24, 1821) was a lawyer and statesman from Elizabeth, New Jersey who was a delegate to the Continental Congress and served as President of Congress from 1782 to 1783. He was elected as a U.S. Congressman for New Jersey following the American Revolutionary War. He was appointed by President George Washington as Director of the United States Mint, serving from 1795 until 1805. Born in Philadelphia in the Province of Pennsylvania, Boudinot received a classica...

Bland, Theodorick, 1741-1790

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Theodorick Bland (March 21, 1741 – June 1, 1790), also known as Theodorick Bland, Jr., was an American slave owner, planter, physician, soldier, and politician from Prince George County, Virginia. He became a major figure in the formation of the new United States government, representing Virginia in both the Continental Congress and the United States House of Representatives (until his death in office), as well as serving multiple terms in the Virginia House of Delegates representing Prince Geor...

Bee, Thomas, 1739-1812

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Thomas Bee (1739 – February 18, 1812) was a delegate to the Second Continental Congress, Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. Born in 1739 in Charleston in the Province of South Carolina, Bee attended the University of Oxford and read law. He entered private practice in Charleston from 1761 to 1762, and subsequently engaged in private practice from 1765 to 1769, 1769 to 1772, and 1782 t...

Baldwin, Abraham, 1754-1807

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Abraham Baldwin (November 22, 1754 – March 4, 1807) was an American minister, Patriot, politician, and Founding Father who signed the United States Constitution. Born and raised in Connecticut, he was a 1772 graduate of Yale College. After the Revolutionary War, Baldwin became a lawyer. He moved to the U.S. state of Georgia in the mid-1780s and founded the University of Georgia. Baldwin was a member of Society of the Cincinnati. Born in Guilford in the Connecticut Colony, Baldwin attended Gui...

Atlee, Samuel John, 1739-1786

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Samuel John Atlee (1739 – November 25, 1786) was an American soldier and statesman from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress for Pennsylvania from 1778 to 1782. Born in Trenton in the Province of New Jersey, Atlee moved with his mother to Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1745. Educated by a private tutor, he subsequently commenced the study of law before abandoning it to join the British Army and fight in the French and Indian War. In 1776 Pennsylvania began raisin...

Alexander, Robert, c. 1740-1805

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Robert Alexander (c. 1740 – 1805) was an American planter, lawyer, and Tory political leader during the American Revolution. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress for Maryland in 1776. Born at Head of Elk, his family's estate in Cecil County, Maryland, about 1740, Alexander was educated to the law and admitted to the bar, and practiced in Baltimore. From 1774 to 1776, he attended the Annapolis Convention as a representative of Baltimore County. He also represented Baltimore in the sta...

Rhoads, Samuel, 1711-1784

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Samuel Rhoads (1711 – April 7, 1784) was an American architect who served as a Member of the First Continental Congress and as the 59th mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Rhoads was born in Philadelphia into a Quaker family. After receiving a limited education, he first worked as a carpenter and builder before becoming a merchant. Rhoads's political career began in 1741, when he was elected to the Common Council of Philadelphia. He designed the east wing of the Pennsylvania H...

Haring, John, 1739-1809

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John Haring (September 28, 1739 – April 1, 1809) was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He was a delegate for New York to the Continental Congress. Born in Tappan in the Province of New York, Haring attended school in New York City, studied law, and was admitted to the bar. He practiced in New York City and Rockland County and served as a county judge in Orange County. As the revolution neared he became a member, and then head of Orange County's Committee of Correspondence. In 1...

Goldsborough, Robert, 1733-1788

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Robert Goldsborough (December 3, 1733 – December 22, 1788) was an American lawyer and statesman from Maryland. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress. Born at Horns Point, his family's estate in Dorchester County in the Province of Maryland, Goldsborough studied law at the Inner Temple in London, England. After graduating in December 1752, he was admitted to the bar in 1754 and commenced practice in London, serving as barrister of the Inner Temple, London from 1755 to 1759. After...

Folsom, Nathaniel, 1726-1790

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Nathaniel Folsom (September 28, 1726 – May 26, 1790) was an American merchant and statesman. He was a delegate for New Hampshire in the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1777 to 1780, signing the Continental Association. He served as major general of the New Hampshire Militia during the American Revolutionary War and is a Founding Father of the United States. Born in Exeter in the Province of New Hampshire, Folsom went to work for a merchant after the death of his father. He invested in timber...

Wisner, Henry, c. 1720-1790

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Henry Wisner (c. 1720 – March 4, 1790) was an American Founding Father and miller from Goshen, New York. He was a patriot leader during the American Revolution who voted for Independence on July 4, 1776 at the creation of the Declaration of Independence, and represented New York in the Continental Congress, where he signed the 1774 Continental Association. Born around 1720 near Florida, New York, Wisner built and operated a gristmill in Goshen and became one of the town's leading citizens. Or...

Ward, Samuel, 1725-1776

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Samuel Ward (May 25, 1725 – March 26, 1776) was an American Founding Father, farmer, politician, Supreme Court Justice, Governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, and delegate to the Continental Congress where he signed the Continental Association. He was the son of Rhode Island governor Richard Ward, was well-educated, and grew up in a large Newport, Rhode Island family. After marrying, he and his wife received property in Westerly, Rhode Island from his father-in-law...

Tilghman, Matthew, 1718-1790

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Matthew Tilghman (February 17, 1718 – May 4, 1790) was an American Founding Father, planter, and Revolutionary leader from Maryland. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776, where he signed the 1774 Continental Association. Matthew was born on the family plantation, The Hermitage, near Centreville in Queen Anne's County, Maryland. He was educated through private tutoring before moving to Talbot County on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Tilghman's first public service w...

Sullivan, John, 1740-1795

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John Sullivan (February 17, 1740 – January 23, 1795) was a Founding Father of the United States and an American General in the Revolutionary War winning several key battles most notably the Delaware crossing. He was a delegate in the Continental Congress, where he signed the Continental Association, the third governor of New Hampshire, and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire. Born in Somersworth in the Province of New Hampshire,...

Smith, Richard, 1735-1803

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Richard Smith (March 22, 1735 – September 17, 1803) was a lawyer, politician, and a Founding Father of the United States who served in the Continental Congress and signed the Continental Association. Born in Burlington, Province of New Jersey, Smith was educated under private teachers and in Quaker schools, and studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1762 and practiced in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and later in Burlington. He was commissioned county clerk of Burlington on December 7, 1762...

Rutledge, John, 1739-1800

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John Rutledge (September 17, 1739 – June 21, 1800) was an American Founding Father, politician, and jurist who served as one of the original associate justices of the Supreme Court and the second chief justice of the United States. Additionally, he served as the first President of South Carolina and later as its first governor after the Declaration of Independence. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Rutledge established a legal career after studying at Middle Temple in the City of London. He...

Randolph, Peyton, 1721-1775

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Peyton Randolph (September 10, 1721 – October 22, 1775) was a planter and public official from the Colony of Virginia. He served as Speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses, president of Virginia Conventions, and the first and third President of the Continental Congress. Randolph was technically the first leader of the United States of America as the first president of the Continental Congress, which led the nation during the American Revolutionary War. Born in Tazewell Hall, Williamsburg, ...

Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803

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Edmund Pendleton (September 9, 1721 – October 23, 1803) was a Virginia planter, politician, lawyer and judge, and a Founding Father of the United States. He served in the Virginia legislature before and during the American Revolutionary War, rising to the position of Speaker. Pendleton attended the First Continental Congress as one of Virginia's delegates alongside George Washington and Patrick Henry, signed the Continental Association, and led the conventions both wherein Virginia declared inde...

Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800

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Thomas Mifflin (January 10, 1744 – January 20, 1800) was an American merchant, soldier, and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He served in a variety of roles during and after the American Revolution, several of which qualify him to be counted among the Founding Fathers. He was the first governor of Pennsylvania, serving from 1790 to 1799; he was also the last president of Pennsylvania, succeeding Benjamin Franklin and serving from 1788 until 1790. Born in Philadelphia, Mifflin becam...

Middleton, Henry, 1717-1784

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Henry Middleton (1717 – June 13, 1784) was a planter, public official, and a Founding Father of the United States from South Carolina. A member of the colonial legislature, during the American Revolution he attended the Continental Congress and served as that body's presiding officer for a few days in 1774. He signed the Continental Association but left Congress before it declared independence. Back in South Carolina, he served as president of the provincial congress and senator in the newly cre...

Low, Isaac, 1735-1791

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Isaac Low (April 13, 1735 – July 25, 1791) was an American merchant in New York City and a Founding Father of the United States who served as a member of the Continental Congress, where he signed the Continental Association, and he later served as a delegate to the New York Provincial Congress. Though originally a Patriot, he later joined the Loyalist cause in the American Revolution. Born at Raritan Landing in Piscataway, Province of New Jersey, Low served as a tax commissioner for the New Y...

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

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William Livingston (November 30, 1723 – July 25, 1790) was an American politician who served as the first non-Colonial governor of New Jersey (1776–1790) during the American Revolutionary War. As a New Jersey representative in the Continental Congress, he signed the Continental Association and the United States Constitution. He is considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Born in Albany, New York, Livingston received his early education from local schools and tutors. At age...

Kinsey, James, 1731-1802

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James Kinsey (March 22, 1731 – January 4, 1802) was an American lawyer and a Founding Father of the United States from Burlington, New Jersey. Born in Philadelphia on March 22, 1731, Kinsey attended the common schools, studied law, was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1753 and practiced in the courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, with residence in Burlington County, New Jersey. He was a member of the New Jersey General Assembly from 1772 to 1775, and was a member of the committee of corres...

Johnson, Thomas, 1732-1819

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Thomas Johnson (November 4, 1732 – October 26, 1819) was an 18th-century American judge, politician, and a Founding Father of the United States who participated in several ventures to support the Revolutionary War. Johnson was the first non-Colonial governor of Maryland, a delegate to the Continental Congress, where he signed the Continental Association, and an associate justice of the Supreme Court. He was the first person appointed to the court after its original organization and staffing with...

Jay, John, 1745-1829

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John Jay (December 12, 1745 – May 17, 1829) was an American statesman, patriot, diplomat, Founding Father, abolitionist, negotiator, and signatory of the Treaty of Paris of 1783. He served as the second governor of New York and the first chief justice of the United States. He directed U.S. foreign policy for much of the 1780s and was an important leader of the Federalist Party after the ratification of the United States Constitution in 1788. Jay was born into a wealthy family of merchants and...

Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

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Patrick Henry (May 29, 1736 – June 6, 1799) was an American attorney, planter, politician, and orator known for declaring to the Second Virginia Convention (1775): "Give me liberty, or give me death!" A Founding Father, he served as the first and sixth post-colonial Governor of Virginia, from 1776 to 1779 and from 1784 to 1786. Henry was born in Hanover County, Virginia, and was for the most part educated at home. After an unsuccessful venture running a store, and assisting his father-in-law ...

Galloway, Joseph, 1731-1803

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Joseph Galloway (1731—August 10, 1803) was an American Founding Father and politician who signed the 1774 Continental Association. He became a Loyalist during the American Revolutionary War, after serving as delegate to the First Continental Congress from Pennsylvania. For much of his career in Pennsylvania politics, he was a close ally of Benjamin Franklin, and he became a leading figure in the colony. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, Galloway was a moderate and proposed a Plan of Uni...

Gadsden, Christopher, 1724-1805

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Christopher Gadsden (February 16, 1724 – August 28, 1805) was an American politician who was the principal leader of the South Carolina Patriot movement during the American Revolution. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress, a brigadier general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina, a merchant, and the designer of the Gadsden flag. He is a signatory to the Continental Association and a Founding Father of the United States. ...

Deane, Silas, 1738-1789

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Silas Deane (January 4, 1738 [O.S. December 24, 1737] – September 23, 1789) was an American Founding Father, merchant, politician, and diplomat, and a supporter of American independence. Deane served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, where he signed the Continental Association, and then became the first foreign diplomat from the United States to France. Born in Groton in the Colony of Connecticut, he received a classical training before graduating from Yale College and studying law. ...

Dyer, Eliphalet, 1721-1807

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Eliphalet Dyer (September 14, 1721 – May 13, 1807) was a lawyer, jurist, and statesman from Windham, Connecticut. He was a delegate for Connecticut to many sessions of the Continental Congress, signed the Continental Association, and is one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Born in Windham in the Colony of Connecticut, he pursued preparatory studies before graduating from Yale College, reading law, and being admitted to the bar. After serving as a town clerk, Dyer became a member ...

De Hart, John, 1727-1795

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John De Hart (July 25, 1727 – June 1, 1795) was an American Founding Father, lawyer, jurist, and statesman from Elizabeth, New Jersey. He represented New Jersey as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1775 and signed the Continental Association. Born in Elizabethtown in the Province of New Jersey (now Elizabeth), De Hart completed preparatory studies and studied law before being admitted to the bar and practicing. In 1774 he was named as a delegate to the First Continental Congr...

Cushing, Thomas, 1725-1788

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Thomas Cushing III (March 24, 1725 – February 28, 1788) was an American Founding Father, lawyer, merchant, and statesman from Boston, Massachusetts. Active in Boston politics, he represented the city in the provincial assembly from 1761 to its dissolution in 1774, serving as the lower house's speaker for most of those years. Because of his role as speaker, his signature was affixed to many documents protesting British policies, leading officials in London to consider him a dangerous radical. He ...

Crane, Stephen, 1709-1780

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Stephen Crane (1709 – July 1, 1780) was an American Founding Father and politician from Elizabethtown (Elizabeth, New Jersey) who was a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776 and signed the Continental Association. He also served in the Provincial Congress of New Jersey, New Jersey General Assembly and New Jersey Legislative Council. Stephen did not attend the next Congress in Philadelphia as he needed to attend to divisions in his own state between East Jersey and West Jersey. H...

Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789

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Richard Caswell (August 3, 1729 – November 10, 1789) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the first and fifth governor of the state of North Carolina from 1776 to 1780 and from 1785 to 1787. He also served as a senior officer of militia in the Southern Theater of the American Revolutionary War. He was a signatory of the Continental Association and thus considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Born in Harford County in the Province of Maryland (present day Ba...

Boerum, Simon, 1724-1775

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Simon Boerum (February 29, 1724 – July 11, 1775) was a farmer, miller, and political leader from Brooklyn, New York. He represented New York in the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1775. He signed the Continental Association and is thus considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Born in the town of New Lots in Kings County in the Province of New York, he attended and graduated from the Dutch school in Flatbush before farming and operating a mill in Flatbush. In 1750, Governo...

Bland, Richard, 1710-1776

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Richard Bland (May 6, 1710 – October 26, 1776), sometimes referred to as Richard Bland II or Richard Bland of Jordan's Point, was an American Founding Father, planter, and statesman from Virginia and a cousin of Thomas Jefferson. He served for many terms in the House of Burgesses, was a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1775, and signed the Continental Association. Born in Orange County, Virginia, Bland completed preparatory studies and attended the College of William and Mary ...

Biddle, Edward, 1738-1779

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Edward Biddle (1738 – September 5, 1779) was an American Founding Father, soldier, lawyer, and statesman from Pennsylvania. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1775 and a signatory to the Continental Association. Born in Philadelphia, Biddle's formal education was limited to the common (public) schools and ended at about age fourteen. When the French and Indian War began in 1754, he joined the provincial forces as an ensign. By the time he left the service, at the end of...

Alsop, John, 1724-1794

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John Alsop Jr. (1724 – November 22, 1794) was an American Founding Father, merchant, and politician from New York City. As a delegate for New York to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776, he signed the 1774 Continental Association. Born in New Windsor, Orange County in the British Province of New York, Alsop moved to New York City as a young man and entered the mercantile world with his brother Richard. Their enterprise prospered, and the Alsops, for several generations, became one of t...

Walton, John, 1738-1783

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John Walton (1738–1783), a Founding Father of the United States, was a Georgia delegate to the Continental Congress. Though born in Virginia, Walton later became a planter near Augusta, Georgia. He was elected as a delegate from St. Paul Parish to the Provincial Congress at Savannah in 1775, and then elected to the Continental Congress in 1778. He signed the Articles of Confederation on behalf of Georgia on July 24, 1778. He held the office of surveyor of Richmond County for several years before...

Van Dyke, Nicholas, 1738-1789

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Nicholas Van Dyke (September 25, 1738 – February 19, 1789) was an American Founding Father, lawyer, and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware. He served in the Delaware General Assembly, in the Continental Congress, where he signed the Articles of Confederation, and as President of Delaware. Born at Berwick, his family's home in St. George's Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, Van Dyke was educated at home, then read law in Philadelphia where he was admitted to the Penn...

Telfair, Edward, 1735-1807

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Edward Telfair (1735 – September 17, 1807) was a Scottish-born American Founding Father and politician who served as the Governor of the state of Georgia between 1786 and 1787, and again from 1790 through 1793. He was a member of the Continental Congress, and one of the signers of the Articles of Confederation. Born on his family's ancestral estate in western Scotland, Telfair graduated from the Kirkcudbright Grammar School before acquiring commercial training. He immigrated to America in 175...

Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784

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Caesar Rodney (October 7, 1728 – June 26, 1784) was an American Founding Father, planter, lawyer, and politician from Kent County, Delaware. He was an officer of the Delaware militia during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, a Continental Congressman from Delaware, a signer of the Continental Association and Declaration of Independence, and President of Delaware during most of the American Revolution. Born on his family's farm, "Byfield", on St. Jones Neck in East Dover Hu...

Paca, William, 1740-1799

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William Paca (October 31, 1740 – October 13, 1799) was a Founding Father of the United States who was a signatory to the Continental Association and the United States Declaration of Independence. He was a Maryland delegate to the First Continental Congress and the Second Continental Congress, Governor of Maryland, and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Born in Abingdon, Maryland, Paca entered school at the Philadelphia Academy and ...

Scudder, Nathaniel, 1733-1781

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Nathaniel Scudder (May 10, 1733 – October 17, 1781) was an American Founding Father, physician, and patriot leader during the Revolutionary War. He served as a delegate for New Jersey to the Continental Congress, where he was one of two delegates from New Jersey to sign the Articles of Confederation. Born in Monmouth Court House in the Province of New Jersey (later Freehold Borough, New Jersey), Scudder attended the College Of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and graduated in 1751. He th...

Roberdeau, Daniel, 1727-1795

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Daniel Roberdeau (1727 – January 5, 1795) was an American Founding Father and merchant residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the time of the American War of Independence. He represented Pennsylvania from 1777 to 1779 in the Continental Congress, where he signed the Articles of Confederation. Born on the Island of St. Christopher in the West Indies, he immigrated to Philadelphia with his mother and sisters following his father's death. Roberdeau became a timber merchant there. He was elec...

Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785

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Joseph Reed (August 27, 1741 – March 5, 1785) was a Founding Father of the United States and a lawyer, military officer, and statesman of the American Revolutionary Era who lived the majority of his life in Pennsylvania. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and, while in Congress, signed the Articles of Confederation. He also served as President of Pennsylvania's Supreme Executive Council, a position analogous to the modern office of Governor. Reed was born in Trenton in the Pr...

Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816

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Gouverneur Morris (January 31, 1752 – November 6, 1816) was an American statesman, a Founding Father of the United States, and a signatory to the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution. He wrote the Preamble to the United States Constitution and has been called the "Penman of the Constitution." In an era when most Americans thought of themselves as citizens of their respective states, Morris advanced the idea of being a citizen of a single union of states. He was also one o...

Mathews, John, 1744-1802

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John Mathews (1744 – November 17, 1802) was a Founding Father of the United States and lawyer from Charleston, South Carolina. He was a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1778 to 1781 where he endorsed the Articles of Confederation on behalf of South Carolina. On his return, he was elected the 33rd governor of South Carolina, serving a single term in 1782 and 1783. Mathews was born in Charleston in the Province of South Carolina. He was commissioned an ensign and lieutenant in the Sout...

Marchant, Henry, 1741-1796

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Henry Marchant (April 9, 1741 – August 30, 1796) was a Founding Father of the United States, an attorney general of Rhode Island, a delegate to the Second Continental Congress from Rhode Island, a signer of the Articles of Confederation, and the first United States district judge of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. Born in Martha's Vineyard, Province of Massachusetts Bay, British America, Marchant attended school in Newport, Rhode Island before receiving an A...

Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792

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Henry Laurens (March 6, 1724 [O.S. February 24, 1723] – December 8, 1792) was an American Founding Father, merchant, slave trader, and rice planter from South Carolina who became a political leader during the Revolutionary War. A delegate to the Second Continental Congress, Laurens succeeded John Hancock as president of the Continental Congress. He was a signatory to the Articles of Confederation. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, he recieved his early education there before being sent to L...

Langworthy, Edward, 1738-1802

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Edward Langworthy (1738 – November 2, 1802) was an American Founding Father and teacher who was a delegate to the Continental Congress from Georgia. He signed the Articles of Confederation. Born in Savannah, Georgia, he was raised in the Bethesda Orphan House at Savannah and was educated in the school there. He later taught in that same school. Langworthy began working with Georgia's Committee of Safety and was their secretary when they became a revolutionary Council of Safety on December 11,...

Hutson, Richard, 1748-1795

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Richard Hutson (July 9, 1748 – April 12, 1795) was a Founding Father of the United States and an American lawyer, judge, and politician from Charleston, South Carolina. After having been educated in Charleston as a child, he attended Princeton. After studying law, Hutson was admitted to the bar and practiced in Charleston. From 1776 to 1779 and in 1781, 1782, 1785, and 1788, Hutson served as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives. In 1778 and 1779, he represented South Caroli...

Hosmer, Titus, 1736-1780

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Titus Hosmer (1736 – August 4, 1780) was an American Founding Father and lawyer from Middletown, Connecticut. He was a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress in 1778, where he signed the Articles of Confederation. Titus was born in West Hartford, Connecticut, attended Yale and graduated in 1757. He read for the law, was admitted to the bar, and began a practice in Middletown, Connecticut. Hosmer was elected to the Connecticut State Assembly annually from 1773 to 1778 and served ...

Holten, Samuel, 1738-1816

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Samuel Holten (June 9, 1738 – January 2, 1816) was an American Founding Father, physician, and statesman from Danvers, Massachusetts. He represented Massachusetts as a delegate to the Continental Congress, where he signed the Articles of Confederation. He also served as a member of the United States House of Representatives. Holten was born in Salem Village (now Danvers) in the Province of Massachusetts Bay on June 9, 1738. He was educated locally, studied medicine and established a practice ...

Harvie, John, 1742-1807

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John Harvie (1742 – February 6, 1807) was an American Founding Father, lawyer and builder from Virginia. He was a delegate to the Second Continental Congress, where he signed the Articles of Confederation, in 1777 and 1778. He was a successful lawyer and landowner, as well as the fourth mayor of Richmond, Virginia. Thomas Jefferson was a friend since his childhood; his father was Jefferson's guardian. He negotiated a peace treaty in 1774 after the Battle of Point Pleasant. During the American Re...

Harnett, Cornelius, 1723-1781

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Cornelius Harnett (April 10, 1723 – April 28, 1781) was a Founding Father of the United States and an American merchant and statesman from Wilmington, North Carolina. He was a leading American Revolutionary statesman in the Cape Fear region, and a delegate for North Carolina in the Continental Congress from 1777 to 1779 where he signed the Articles of Confederation. Born in Chowan County in the Province of North Carolina, his family moved to Brunswick Town and Wilmington during his youth. As ...

Duer, William, 1747-1799

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William Duer (March 18, 1743 – May 7, 1799) was a British-born American lawyer, developer, and speculator from New York City. A Federalist, Duer wrote in support of ratifying the United States Constitution as "Philo-Publius". He had earlier served in the Continental Congress and the convention that framed the New York Constitution. In 1778, he signed the United States Articles of Confederation and is one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Born in the county of Devon in England, Due...

Duane, James, 1733-1797

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James Duane (February 6, 1733 – February 1, 1797) was an American Founding Father, attorney, jurist, and American Revolutionary leader from New York. He served as a delegate to the First Continental Congress, Second Continental Congress and the Congress of the Confederation, a New York state senator, the 44th Mayor of New York City, the 1st post-colonial Mayor of New York City and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New York. Duane was a signato...

Drayton, William Henry, 1742-1779

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William Henry Drayton (September 1742 – September 3, 1779) was an American Founding Father, planter, and lawyer from Charleston, South Carolina. He served as a delegate for South Carolina to the Continental Congress in 1778 and 1779 and signed the Articles of Confederation. Born at his father's plantation, Drayton Hall, on the bank of the Ashley River near Charleston, South Carolina (now within the expanded city of Charleston), Drayton pursued classical studies in England, attending Westminst...

Dickinson, John, 1732-1808

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John Dickinson (November 13, 1732 [O.S. November 2, 1732] – February 14, 1808) was a Founding Father of the United States. A solicitor and politician from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware, he was known as the "Penman of the Revolution" for his twelve Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, published individually in 1767 and 1768. Born at his family's tobacco plantation in Talbot County, Maryland, Dickinson was educated at home by his parents and by recent immigrants employe...

Dana, Francis, 1743-1811

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Francis Dana (June 13, 1743 – April 25, 1811) was an American Founding Father, lawyer, jurist, and statesman from Massachusetts. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress from 1777 to 1778 and 1784. He signed the Articles of Confederation. Born in Charlestown, Massachusetts, Dana was educated at Harvard before reading law, being admitted to the bar, and commencing practice in Boston. Being an opponent of the British colonial policy, he became a leader of the Sons of Liberty and was ...

Clingan, William, c. 1721-1790

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William Clingan (c.1721 – May 9, 1790) was a Founding Father of the United States. As a delegate in the Continental Congress for Pennsylvania from 1777 to 1779, he signed the Articles of Confederation. Born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, probably near Wagontown, West Colen Township, Clingan served as a justice of the peace in Chester County from 1757 to 1786 and as president of the Chester County courts from 1780 to 1786. After his death on May 9, 1790 in Chester County, Clingan was buried ...

Carroll, Daniel, 1730-1796

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Daniel Carroll (July 22, 1730 – May 7, 1796) was an American politician and plantation owner from Maryland and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He supported the American Revolution, served in the Confederation Congress, was a delegate to the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 which penned the Constitution of the United States, and was a U.S. Representative in the First Congress. Carroll was one of five men to sign both the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. He was one ...

Banister, John, 1734-1788

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John Banister (December 26, 1734 – September 30, 1788) was an American Founding Father, lawyer, and an American Revolutionary War patriot from Petersburg, Virginia. He assisted in framing and signed the Articles of Confederation. Born at "Hatcher's Run," near Petersburg, Virginia, he was educated at a private school at Wakefield, England before earning a law degree from the Middle Temple in London, England. Returning to Virginia, he commenced the practice of law in Petersburg and engaged as a...

Adams, Thomas, 1730-1788

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Thomas Adams (1730 – 1788) was a politician and businessman from Virginia. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, he was a delegate of the Continental Congress and signed the Articles of Confederation. Born in New Kent County, Virginia, he attended the common schools. Adams's first political position was as a clerk of Henrico County and vestryman of that parish, from 1757 to 1761, and later a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, and church warden until 1762. Adams had extensi...

Wythe, George, 1726-1806

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George Wythe (December 3, 1726 – June 8, 1806) was the first American law professor, a noted classics scholar, a Founding Father of the United States and a Virginia judge. The first of the seven Virginia signatories of the United States Declaration of Independence, Wythe served as one of Virginia's representatives to the Continental Congress and the Philadelphia Convention. Wythe taught and was a mentor to Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, Henry Clay and other men who became American leaders. ...

Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797

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Oliver Wolcott Sr. (November 20, 1726 – December 1, 1797) was an American Founding Father and politician. He was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation as a representative of Connecticut, and the nineteenth Governor of Connecticut. Born in Windsor, Connecticut, he attended Yale College, graduating in 1747 as the top scholar in his class. After serving as a Captain during the French and Indian War, he moved to newly settled Goshen in northwe...

Witherspoon, John, 1723-1794

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John Witherspoon (February 5, 1723 – November 15, 1794) was a Scottish American Presbyterian minister, educator, farmer, slaveholder, and a Founding Father of the United States. Witherspoon embraced the concepts of Scottish common sense realism, and while president of the College of New Jersey (1768–1794; now Princeton University) became an influential figure in the development of the United States' national character. Politically active, Witherspoon was a delegate from New Jersey to the Second ...

Wilson, James, 1742-1798

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James Wilson (September 14, 1742 – August 21, 1798) was an American statesman, politician, legal scholar, and Founding Father who served as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1789 to 1798. He was elected twice to the Continental Congress, was a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence, and was a major force in drafting the United States Constitution. A leading legal theorist, he was one of the six original justices appointed by George Washington to the...

Williams, William, 1731-1811

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William Williams (April 8, 1731 – August 2, 1811) was an American Founding Father, merchant, a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress in 1776, and a signatory to the United States Declaration of Independence. Born in Lebanon, Connecticut, Williams attained a common school education before studying theology and law at Harvard College, graduating in 1751. He continued preparing for the ministry for a year but then joined the militia to fight in the French and Indian War. After the...

Whipple, William, 1731-1785

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William Whipple Jr. (January 25, 1731 [O.S. January 14, 1730] – November 28, 1785) was an American Founding Father and signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence. He represented New Hampshire as a member of the Continental Congress from 1776 through 1779. He worked as both a ship's captain and a merchant and studied in college to become a judge. Born in Kittery, Massachusetts Bay (now part of Maine), Whipple was educated at a common school until he went off to sea, becoming a ...

Walton, George, c. 1749-1804

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George Walton (c. 1749 – February 2, 1804), a Founding Father of the United States, signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia and also served as the second Chief Executive of Georgia. Born in Cumberland County, Virginia, Walton was a studious, self-taught young man. After completing an apprenticeship as a carpenter under his uncle, he moved to Savannah, Georgia to study law. Admitted to the bar in 1774, by the eve of the American Revolution, he was on...

Thornton, Matthew, 1714-1803

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Matthew Thornton (March 3, 1714 – June 24, 1803) was an Irish-born Founding Father of the United States who signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of New Hampshire. Born in Ireland, Thornton's family immigrated to North America in 1716, first settling in Wiscasset, Maine before moving to Worcester, Massachusetts. Thornton completed studies in medicine at Leicester, Massachusetts, became a physician and established a medical practice in Londonderry, New Hampsh...

Taylor, George, 1716-1781

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George Taylor (1716 – February 23, 1781) was a Founding Father of the United States, Colonial ironmaster, and a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. Born in Ireland, Taylor emigrated to the American colonies at age 20, landing in Philadelphia in 1736. To pay for his passage, Taylor was indentured to Samuel Savage, Jr., who was ironmaster at Coventry Forge in Chester County northwest of Philadelphia. Taylor started as a laborer at the iro...

Stone, Thomas, 1743-1787

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Thomas Stone (1743 – October 5, 1787) was an American Founding Father, planter, politician, and lawyer who signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a delegate for Maryland. He later worked on the committee that formed the Articles of Confederation in 1777. He acted as president of Congress for a short time in 1784. Stone was a member of the Maryland Senate from 1777 to 1780 and again from 1781 to 1787. Born at Poynton Manor in Charles County, Maryland, Stone was educated by a S...

Stockton, Richard, 1730-1781

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Richard Stockton (October 1, 1730 – February 28, 1781) was an American Founding Father, lawyer, jurist, legislator, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Born at the Stockton family home now known as Morven in the Stony Brook neighborhood of Princeton, New Jersey, attended Samuel Finley's academy at Nottingham, which later became West Nottingham Academy, and the College of New Jersey located in Newark, graduating in 1748. He studied law with David Ogden, of Newark, who was at that ...

Sherman, Roger, 1721-1793

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Roger Sherman (April 19, 1721 – July 23, 1793) was an early American statesman and lawyer, as well as a Founding Father of the United States. He is the only person to have signed all four great state papers of the United States: the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, and also signed the 1774 Petition to the King. Born in Newton, Massachusetts, Sherman established a legal career in Litchfield County, Connecticut despit...

Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800

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Edward Rutledge (November 23, 1749 – January 23, 1800) was an American Founding Father and politician who signed the Continental Association and was the youngest signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence. He later served as the 39th Governor of South Carolina from December 1798 until his death. Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Rutledge was educated in law at Oxford and studied for and was admitted to the English Bar. Returning to Charleston, he had a successful law practic...

Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813

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Benjamin Rush (January 4, 1746 [O.S. December 24, 1745] – April 19, 1813) was a Founding Father of the United States who signed the United States Declaration of Independence, and a civic leader in Philadelphia, where he was a physician, politician, social reformer, humanitarian, and educator and the founder of Dickinson College. Rush attended the Continental Congress. His later self-description there was: "He aimed right." He served as Surgeon General of the Continental Army and became a profess...

Ross, George, 1730-1779

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George Ross Jr (May 10, 1730 – July 14, 1779) was a Founding Father of the United States who signed the Continental Association and the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. He was also the uncle of the man who married Betsy Griscom in 1773, giving her her famous married name: Betsy Ross. In 1952, he, George Washington, and Robert Morris appeared on a three-cent stamp commemorating Betsy Ross. Born in New Castle, Delaware, Ross was educated at home and...

Read, George, 1733-1798

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George Read (September 18, 1733 – September 21, 1798) was a politician from New Castle in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a Founding Father of the United States who signed the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman from Delaware, a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787, President of Delaware, and a member of the Federalist Party, who served as U.S. Senator from Delaware and Chief Justice of Delaware. Read was one of only two statesmen who signed four of the g...

Penn, John, 1741-1788

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John Penn (May 17, 1741 – September 14, 1788) was a Founding Father of the United States who signed both the United States Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation as a delegate of North Carolina. Born near Port Royal in Caroline County, Virginia, Penn attended at common school for two years. After his father's death, Penn privately read law with his uncle, Edmund Pendleton. He became a lawyer in Virginia in 1762. In 1774, Penn moved to Granville County, North Carolina, w...

Paine, Robert Treat, 1731-1814

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Robert Treat Paine (March 11, 1731 – May 11, 1814) was an American lawyer, politician, and Founding Father of the United States who signed the Continental Association and the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Massachusetts. He served as the state's first attorney general, and served as an associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the state's highest court. Paine was also a founding member of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society and had always opposed slavery. ...

Nelson, Thomas, 1738-1789

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Thomas Nelson Jr. (December 26, 1738 – January 4, 1789) was an American soldier and statesman from Yorktown, Virginia, and is considered one of the U.S. Founding Fathers. In addition to serving in the Virginia General Assembly for many terms, he twice represented Virginia in the Continental Congress. Fellow Virginia legislators elected him to serve as the commonwealth's governor in 1781. He signed the Declaration of Independence as a member of the Virginia delegation and fought in the militia du...

Morton, John, 1725-1777

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John Morton (1725 – April 1, 1777) was a farmer, surveyor, and jurist from the Province of Pennsylvania and a Founding Father of the United States. As a delegate to the Continental Congress during the American Revolution, he was a signatory to the Continental Association and the United States Declaration of Independence. Morton provided the swing vote that allowed Pennsylvania to vote in favor of the United States Declaration of Independence. Born in Ridley Township in Chester County, Pennsyl...

Middleton, Arthur, 1742-1787

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Arthur Middleton (June 26, 1742 – January 1, 1787) was a planter and politician from South Carolina. A Founding Father of the United States, he signed the United States Declaration of Independence. Born at Middleton Place, his family's plantation near Charleston, South Carolina, Middleton was educated in Britain, at Harrow School, Westminster School, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He studied law at the Middle Temple and traveled extensively in Europe where his taste in literature, music, and ar...

McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817

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Thomas McKean (March 19, 1734 – June 24, 1817) was an American lawyer, politician, and a Founding Father of the United States from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware and Philadelphia. During the American Revolution he was a delegate to the Continental Congress where he signed the Continental Association, United States Declaration of Independence, and the Articles of Confederation. McKean served as a President of Congress. He was at various times a member of the Federalist and Democratic-...

Lynch, Thomas, 1727-1776

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Thomas Lynch (1727–1776) was an American planter, a statesman from South Carolina, and a Founding Father of the United States. He was a delegate to the Stamp Act Congress of 1765 and the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776, and signed the 1774 Continental Association. Born in St. James Parish, Berkeley County, South Carolina, Lynch attended the common schools and engaged in planting with extensive rice plantations on the Santee River and elsewhere. He served in the Colonial Legislature of ...

Livingston, Philip, 1716-1778

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Philip Livingston (January 15, 1716 – June 12, 1778) was an American merchant and statesman from New York City. He represented New York at the October 1774 First Continental Congress, where he favored imposing economic sanctions upon Great Britain as a way of pressuring the British Parliament to repeal the Intolerable Acts. He was also a delegate to the Second Continental Congress from 1775 to 1778, and signed the Declaration of Independence, thus becoming one of the Founding Fathers of the Unit...

Lewis, Francis, 1713-1802

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Francis Lewis (March 21, 1713 – December 31, 1802) was an American merchant and a Founding Father of the United States. He was a signatory of the United States Declaration of Independence and Articles of Confederation as a representative of New York to the Continental Congress. Born in Llandaff, Wales, he was educated at Westminster School in London before entering a mercantile house in London. Working there until he turned 21 and inherited some properties left by his father, Lewis sold the p...

Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794

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Richard Henry Lee (January 20, 1732 – June 19, 1794) was an American statesman and Founding Father from Virginia, best known for the June 1776 Lee Resolution, the motion in the Second Continental Congress calling for the colonies' independence from Great Britain leading to the United States Declaration of Independence, which he signed. He also served a one-year term as the president of the Continental Congress, was a signatory to the Articles of Confederation, and was a United States Senator fro...

Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

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Samuel Huntington (July 16, 1731 [O.S. July 5, 1731] – January 5, 1796) was a Founding Father of the United States and a jurist, statesman, and Patriot in the American Revolution from Connecticut. As a delegate to the Continental Congress, he signed the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He also served as President of the Continental Congress from 1779 to 1781, President of the United States in Congress Assembled in 1781, chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court...

Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791

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Francis Hopkinson (October 2, 1737 [O.S. September 21, 1737] – May 9, 1791) was an American Founding Father, judge, author and composer. He designed Continental paper money and two early versions of flags, one for the United States and one for the United States Navy. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence in July 1776 as a delegate from New Jersey. Born in Philadelphia, Province of Pennsylvania, British America, Hopkinson received an Artium Baccalaureus degree in 1757 from the Col...

Hopkins, Stephen, 1707-1785

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Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 – July 13, 1785), a Founding Father of the United States, was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and a signer of the Continental Association and the Declaration of Independence. As a child, Hopkins was a voracious reader, becoming a serious student of the sciences, mathematics, and literature. He became a surveyor and astronomer and was involved in taking measurements during the...

Hooper, William, 1742-1790

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William Hooper (June 28, 1742 – October 14, 1790) was an American Founding Father, lawyer, politician, and a member of the Continental Congress representing North Carolina from 1774 through 1777. Hooper signed the Continental Association and the United States Declaration of Independence. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Hooper graduated from Boston Latin School and Harvard College before studying law under James Otis, a popular attorney in Boston who was regarded as a radical. Once completing h...

Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809

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Thomas Heyward Jr. (July 28, 1746 – March 6, 1809) was a Founding Father of the United States who signed the United States Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation as a delegate of the Continental Congress from South Carolina. His loss of a considerable number of slaves led to him being widely proclaimed as a martyr of the revolution. Born in St. Luke's Parish (now Jasper County), South Carolina, he was educated at home, then traveled to England to study law where he was ...

Hewes, Joseph, 1730-1779

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Joseph Hewes (July 9, 1730 – November 10, 1779) was an American Founding Father, a signer of the Continental Association and U.S. Declaration of Independence, and a native of Princeton, New Jersey, where he was born in 1730. Hewes's parents were members of the Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers. On his mother's side, Joseph Hewes was a 3rd generation resident of New Jersey. He was the 4th generation of the Hewes family to live in New Jersey. Hewes attended Princeton but there is no ev...

Harrison, Benjamin, 1726-1791

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Benjamin Harrison V (April 5, 1726 – April 24, 1791) was an American planter, merchant and politician who served as a legislator in colonial Virginia, following a precedent of public service established by his namesakes. He signed both the Continental Association and the United States Declaration of Independence and is known as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He served as Virginia's governor from 1781 to 1784. Harrison worked an aggregate of three decades in the Virginia Hou...

Gwinnett, Button, c. 1735-1777

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Button Gwinnett (c. 1735 – May 19, 1777) was an English-born American Founding Father who, as a representative of Georgia to the Continental Congress, was one of the signatories (first signature on the left) on the United States Declaration of Independence. Born in the parish of Down Hatherley in the county of Gloucestershire, England, it is believed that he attended the College School, held in Gloucester Cathedral (now called The King's School) as did his older brother, but there is no survi...

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1706] – April 17, 1790) was an American polymath who was active as a writer, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, printer, publisher and political philosopher. Among the leading intellectuals of his time, Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, a drafter and signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, and the first United States postmaster general. As a scientist, he was a major figure in ...

Ellery, William, 1727-1820

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William Ellery (December 22, 1727 – February 15, 1820) was a Founding Father of the United States, one of the 56 signers of the United States Declaration of Independence, and a signer of the Articles of Confederation as a representative of Rhode Island. Born in Newport, Rhode Island, he received his early education from his father before graduating from Harvard College in 1747. After working as a merchant, customs collector, and as clerk of the Rhode Island General Assembly, Ellery started pr...

Clymer, George, 1739-1813

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George Clymer (March 16, 1739 – January 23, 1813) was an American politician and Founding Father of the United States, signing both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Although fact-checkers claim he never held slaves, it would appear that Clymer held slaves as some point in his life. He was one of the first Patriots to advocate complete independence from Britain. He attended the Continental Congress and served in political office until the end of his life. Born in Phil...

Chase, Samuel, 1741-1811

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Samuel Chase (April 17, 1741 – June 19, 1811) was a Founding Father of the United States, an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, and a signatory to the Continental Association and United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Maryland. He was impeached by the House of Representatives on grounds of letting his partisan leanings affect his court decisions but was acquitted by the Senate and remained in office. Born near Princess Anne, Maryland, Chase establi...

Braxton, Carter, 1736-1797

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Carter Braxton (September 10, 1736 – October 10, 1797) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, a merchant, planter, a Founding Father of the United States and a Virginia politician. A grandson of Robert "King" Carter, one of the wealthiest and most powerful landowners and slaveholders in the Old Dominion, Braxton was active in Virginia's legislature for more than 25 years, generally allied with Landon Carter, Benjamin Harrison V, Edmund Pendleton and other conservative pla...

Bartlett, Josiah, 1729-1795

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Josiah Bartlett (December 2, 1729 [O.S. November 21, 1729] – May 19, 1795) was an American Founding Father, physician, statesman, a delegate to the Continental Congress for New Hampshire, and a signatory to the Articles of Confederation and the Declaration of Independence. He served as the first governor of New Hampshire and chief justice of the New Hampshire Superior Court of Judicature. Born in Amesbury in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, by age 17, he had learned some of both Latin and G...

Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803

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Samuel Adams (September 27 [O.S. September 16] 1722 – October 2, 1803) was an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was a politician in colonial Massachusetts, a leader of the movement that became the American Revolution, and one of the architects of the principles of American republicanism that shaped the political culture of the United States. He was a second cousin to his fellow Founding Father, President John Adams. Adams was b...

Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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John Hancock (January 23, 1737 [O.S. January 12, 1736] – October 8, 1793) was an American Founding Father, merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution. He served as president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first and third Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is remembered for his large and stylish signature on the United States Declaration of Independence, so much so that the term John Hancock or Hancock has become a nickname in the United S...

Washington, Martha, 1731-1802

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Martha Dandridge Custis Washington was the first First Lady of the United States. Washington is not only remembered as the nation’s first lady who set an example for her future first ladies, but also as a wife, mother, and property owner. She is an example of strength during the Revolutionary War, and as the first lady of a new nation. Born at Virginia’s Chestnut Grove Plantation located in New Kent County, Virginia on June 2, 1731, she was the eldest of eight children born to John and France...

Custis, Daniel Parke, 1711-1757

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Daniel Parke Custis was an American planter and politician who was the first husband of Martha Dandridge. After his death, Dandridge married George Washington, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and the nation's first president....

Clarkson, Matthew, 1733-1800

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Matthew Clarkson (born April 1733, New York City-died October 5, 1800, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), was a Delegate from Pennsylvania. He was born in New York City, but moved to Philadelphia where he was justice of the Court of Common Pleas, Quarter Sessions of the Peace, and of the Philadelphia Orphans' Court in 1771 and 1772. He was elected to the Continental Congress in 1785, but did not serve. He was a member of the Board of Aldermen in 1789, then mayor of Philadelphia 1792-1796. He died in ...

United States

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Idaho became a state on July 3, 1890 with post offices being established as early as 1876. From the guide to the Franklin County, Idaho Post Office Location Records, 1876-1945, (Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives) These photographs document Region 4, started in 1910, of the US Forest Service, covering Utah, Nevada, Southern Idaho, and Western Wyoming. From the guide to the US Forest Service Photograph Collection., 19...

Griswold, Rufus Willmot, 1815-1857

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Rufus Wilmot Griswold (February 13, 1815 – August 27, 1857) was an American anthologist, editor, poet, and critic. Born in Vermont, Griswold left home when he was 15 years old. He worked as a journalist, editor, and critic in Philadelphia, New York City, and elsewhere. He built a strong literary reputation, in part due to his 1842 collection The Poets and Poetry of America. This anthology, the most comprehensive of its time, included what he deemed the best examples of American poetry. He produc...

New-York Historical Society

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Society of the Cincinnati in the State of Virginia

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The Society of the Cincinnati was formed on 10-13 May 1783 by American Revolutionary Army officers who met at Mount Gulian, the American Army's cantonment on the east bank of the Hudson River. After resigning his post as General, George Washington (1732-1799) accepted an invitation to become the society's first president. Major General Henry Knox (1750-1806) was the secretary and for years the guiding spirit of the organization. Membership extended to those officers of the Continent...

Society of the Cincinnati

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The Society of the Cincinnati was formed on 10-13 May 1783 by American Revolutionary Army officers who met at Mount Gulian, the American Army's cantonment on the east bank of the Hudson River. After resigning his post as General, George Washington (1732-1799) accepted an invitation to become the society's first president. Major General Henry Knox (1750-1806) was the secretary and for years the guiding spirit of the organization. Membership extended to those officers of the Continental Army and N...

Washington, Lund, 1737-1796

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Lund Washington (1737-1796) was a distant cousin of George Washington. He was born at Chotank, Virginia (then Stafford County, now King George County), the son of Townshend and Elizabeth Lund Washington. During the years of the Revolution, Lund lived at and managed Mount Vernon. His letters to the General convey much information about the running of the estate during the war. He married Elizabeth Foote in 1779. After the war George Washington sold 360 acres of the western section of Mount Vernon...

Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

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Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important scientific reformer during the early nineteenth century. From his position as superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, and through leadership roles in the scientific institutions of the time, Bache helped bring American science into alignment with the professional nature of its European counterpart. In addition, Bache fostered the reform of public education in America. On July 19, 1806 Alexander Dalla...

United States. Congress. House

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U.S. House of Representatives is the lower house of Congress. From the guide to the Subscription lists, 1870, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) The first session of the Congress of the United States, under a resolution passed by the Congress of the Confederation, on September 13, 1788, was called to meet in New York City on March 4, 1789. On the appointed day only 13 Members of the House were present and, as this number did not constitute a quorum, the sessions...

Napoléon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

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Napoleon Bonaparte was a general of the French Revolution (1789-1799); the ruler of France as First Consul of the French Republic from November 11, 1799, to May 18, 1804; Emperor of the French and King of Italy under the name Napoleon I from May 18,1804, to April 6,1814; and briefly restored as Emperor from March 20 to June 22, 1815. He conquered much of Europe but lost two-thirds of his army in a disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812. After his final loss to Britain and Prussia at the Battle of...

Whipple, Abraham, 1733-1819

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Genet, Edmond-Charles, 1763-1834

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Edmond Charles Genet, often refered to as "Citizen Genet," was born in France in 1763 and followed his father into governement service. In 1793, he was appointed as France's minister plenipotentiary to the United States, but his political activities caused the American government to demand his replacement. He was, however, permitted to remain in this country. He lived near Jaimaica on Long Island for a few years, before moving to upstate New York. His first wife was Cornelia Tappen Cl...

Lewis, Fielding, 1725-1781 or 1782

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Virginia planter; brother-in-law of George Washington; member of the House of Burgesses and Committee of Correspondence. From the description of ALS : Fredericksburg, Va., to George Washington, 1776 Mar. 6. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 145506936 ...

Lewis, Fielding, Jr., 1751-1803

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Lewis, Morgan, 1754-1844

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Lewis served in the American army during the Revolutionary War. He was a member of the New York Supreme Court from 1790-1804, and governor of New York from 1804-1807. Later, her served in the New York Senate and was a general in the War of 1812. From the description of Letter, 20 November 1832. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341743 ...

Morris, Lewis, 1726-1798

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Lewis Morris (April 8, 1726 – January 22, 1798) was an American Founding Father, landowner, and developer from Morrisania, New York, presently part of Bronx County. He signed the U.S. Declaration of Independence as a delegate to the Continental Congress from New York. Born at his family's estate, Morrisania, presently part of Bronx County, in what was then the Province of New York, he graduated from Yale College before returning to Morrisania. In 1769, he was elected to the New York General A...

Lewis, Lawrence, 1767-1839

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Son of George Washington's sister Betty Washington Lewis; one of George Washington's executors. From the description of ALsS : Woodlawn, N.J., to Robert Beverley, 1830-1839. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316920 ...

Lewis, Robert, 1769-1829

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Nephew and private secretary of George Washington. From the description of Journals : of Robert Lewis, 1789. (Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union). WorldCat record id: 30358808 ...

Lewis, Andrew, 1720-1781

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Of Irish descent, Lewis was a resident of Augusta County, Va., and active in the militia there; served with distinction under Washington and Braddock during the French and Indian War; was appointed a Brigadier General in the Continental Army, 1 March 1776; took command of the forces at Williamsburg and at Gwynn Island, where in July, 1776 he was in charge of the forces that drove Gov. Dunmore out of the Old Dominion; resigned his commission, 15 April 1777 for reasons of health, but remained acti...

Moylan, Stephen, 1737-1811

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Stephen Moylan (1737-1811) was a prominent Irish American patriot leader during the American Revolutionary War. He had several positions in the Continental Army including Muster-Master General, Secretary and Aide to General George Washington, Quartermaster General, Commander of The Fourth Continental Light Dragoons and Commander of the Cavalry of the Continental Army. He was born in Cork, Ireland, and settled in what would be Philadelphia to start a shipping business. He joined the Continental A...

Ternant, Jean-Baptiste, Chevalier, 1751-1833

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French army officer and minister to the United States. From the description of Jean Baptiste, chevalier de Ternant, correspondence, 1783-1816. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980586 ...

Shelburne, William Petty Fitzmaurice, 2nd Earl, 1737-1805

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British politician. Born William Fitzmaurice, assumed surname Petty in 1751, succeeded his father as Earl of Shelburne 1761, created Marquis of Lansdowne 1784. Worked in the House of Lords to repeal the Stamp Act and continued to pursue a conciliatory policy toward the American colonies, though opposed to their independence. He became prime minister in 1782, directed peace negotiations with the United States, France, and Spain, and resigned from office shortly thereafter. ...

Maxwell, William, ca.1733-1796

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Izard, Alice DeLancey, 1745-1832

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Dwight, Timothy, 1828-1916

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Congregational minister, president of Yale. From the description of Letters of Timothy Dwight [manuscript], 1894-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812954 Timothy Dwight was born on November 16, 1828 in Norwich, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale College in 1849 (B.A.) and 1852 (M.A.). Dwight was licensed to preach in 1855 and ordained in 1861. He served Yale College as tutor (1851-1855), assistant professor (1858-1861) and professor of Sacred Liter...

Fleury, François-Louis Teissèdre de, 1749-1799

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McLane, Allan, 1746-1829

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Soldier in the Revolutionary War and War of 1812; later served as judge, U.S. Marshal, and collector for the state of Delaware, occupying the last position from 1808 until his death in 1829. Resident of Wilmington, Delaware. From the description of Papers, 1775-1821. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58670957 ...

Grayson, William, 1736-1790

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William Grayson (1736 – March 12, 1790) was a soldier, lawyer, and statesman from Virginia. He was one of the first two U.S. Senators from Virginia, and belonged to the Anti-Federalist faction. Born at Belle Aire Plantation in Prince William County in the Colony of Virginia, Grayson attended the University of Pennsylvania, and received his degree in Law from the University of Oxford and was knowledgeable in Latin, Greek, and English history. He practiced law, principally in Prince William Cou...

Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobin party. He returned to France in 1800 and was active in French and European politics until he died in 1834. From the description of Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Lafayette ...

Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1779-1849

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Son of the American Revolutionary hero, the marquis de Lafayette. From the description of Letter of Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, 1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014865 ...

Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740

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Lieutenant governor of Virginia, 1710-1722; encouraged exploration of the Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains; entrepreneur of iron industry. From the description of Proposals for leasing ironworks at Tuball, 1739. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32135435 ...

Scammell, Alexander, 1747-1781

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Continental army officer. Born in Massachusetts and educated at Harvard, Scammell moved to New Hampshire in 1772, where he studied law with John Sullivan and participated in the patriot movement. A major of the N.H. Brigade, Scammell in 1776 accepted command of the 3rd N.H. Continentals, serving until 1778 when Washington appointed him army adjutant general. In 1780 Scammell resigned to head the 1st N.H. Regiment. He was mortally wounded at Yorktown. From the descripti...

Adams, Louisa Catherine, 1775-1852

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Louisa Catherine Adams, the first of America’s First Ladies to be born outside of the United States, did not come to this country until four years after she had married John Quincy Adams. Political enemies sometimes called her English. She was born in London to an English mother, Catherine Nuth Johnson, but her father was American–Joshua Johnson, of Maryland–and he served as United States consul after 1790. A career diplomat at 27, accredited to the Netherlands, John Quincy developed his inte...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Adams, Thomas Boylston, 1772-1832

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Thomas Boylston Adams (1772-1832), one of the sons of U.S. president John Adams, was a representative to the Massachusetts legislature from 1809 to 1811 and served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts. From the guide to the Thomas Boylston Adams journal, 1798, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...

Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786

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Tudor, William, 1750-1819

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William Tudor (1750-1819) was a lawyer in Boston. He also served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and in the State Senate, and was secretary of state for the Commonwealth. He acted as attorney for many Tory sympathizers during the Revolutionary War. From the description of Guarantee of financial support for student James Savage, signed by William Tudor and John Cooper, July 25, 1799. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 589272698 ...

Vaughan, John, 1756-1841

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John Vaughan (1756–1841, APS 1784) was a wine merchant, philanthropist, and long-time treasurer and librarian of the American Philosophical Society. A native of England, Vaughan moved to Philadelphia in 1782. He soon was one of the most respected members of Philadelphia society, largely because of his tireless support of numerous literary, scientific and benevolent causes. Over the course of his five decades of service to the American Philosophical Society, Vaughan met and correspo...

Hosack, David, 1769-1835

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David Hosack was a New York physician and horticulturist; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1810. From the guide to the David Hosack letters and papers, 1795-1835, 1795-1835, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

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Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837) as well as a lawyer, general, and legislator. Born in the Carolinas, he served as a courier during the Revolutionary War. He read for the law during his teen years and became a lawyer in Tennessee by 1787. The first U. S. Representative for Tennessee (1796), Jackson was elected to the Senate in 1797, resigned in 1798, and served as a judge on the Tennessee Supreme Court, 1798-1804. He was later reelected to ...

United States. Department of State

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The Department of Foreign Affairs was established by an act of July 27, 1789 (1 Stat. 28) and redesignated the Department of State by an act of September 15, 1789 (1 Stat. 68). It was the agency of the United States created by law to assist the President in the formulation and execution of the Nation's foreign policy, and in the conduct of foreign affairs and of certain domestic affairs. The Department made plans for peace and security among all nations, participated in the United Nations and o...

Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886

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Horatio Seymour (May 31, 1810 – February 12, 1886) was an American politician. He served as Governor of New York from 1853 to 1854 and from 1863 to 1864. He was the Democratic Party nominee for president in the 1868 presidential election. Born in Pompey, New York, Seymour was admitted to the New York bar in 1832 but primarily focused on managing his family's business interests. After serving as a military secretary to Governor William L. Marcy, Seymour won election to the New York State Assem...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American lawyer and statesman who represented New Hampshire and Massachusetts in the U.S. Congress and served as the U.S. Secretary of State under Presidents William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Millard Fillmore. As one of the most prominent American lawyers of the 19th century, he argued over 200 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court between 1814 and his death in 1852. During his life, he was a member of the Federalist Party, the Nati...

Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866

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Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782 – June 17, 1866) was an American military officer, politician, and statesman. He represented Michigan in the United States Senate and served in the Cabinets of two U.S. Presidents, Andrew Jackson and James Buchanan. He was also the 1848 Democratic presidential nominee and a leading spokesman for the Doctrine of Popular Sovereignty, which held that the people in each territory should decide whether to permit slavery. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he attended Philli...

King, Rufus, 1755-1827

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Rufus King (March 24, 1755 – April 29, 1827) was an American lawyer, politician, and diplomat. He was a delegate for Massachusetts to the Continental Congress and the Philadelphia Convention and was one of the signers of the United States Constitution in 1787. After formation of the new Congress he represented New York in the United States Senate. He emerged as a leading member of the Federalist Party, serving as the party's last presidential nominee in the 1816 presidential election. The son...

Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828

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DeWitt Clinton (March 2, 1769 – February 11, 1828) was an American politician and naturalist who served as a United States Senator, Mayor of New York City and sixth Governor of New York. In this last capacity, he was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal. Clinton was a major candidate for the American presidency in the election of 1812, challenging incumbent James Madison. A nephew of long-time New York Governor George Clinton, DeWitt Clinton served as his uncle's secreta...

Hamlin, Hannibal, 1809-1891

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Hannibal Hamlin (August 27, 1809 – July 4, 1891) was an American attorney and politician from the state of Maine. In a public service career that spanned over 50 years, he served as the 15th vice president of the United States. The first Republican to hold the office, Hamlin served from 1861 to 1865. He is considered among the most influential politicians to have come from Maine. A native of Paris, Maine (part of Massachusetts until 1820), Hamlin managed his father's farm before becoming a ne...

Breckinridge, John C. (John Cabell), 1821-1875

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John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the 14th and youngest-ever vice president of the United States, serving from 1857 to 1861. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and served in the U.S. Senate during the outbreak of the American Civil War, but was expelled after joining the Confederate Army. He was appointed Confederate secretary of war in 1865. Breckinrid...

King, William R. (William Rufus), 1786-1853

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William Rufus DeVane King (April 7, 1786 – April 18, 1853) was an American politician and diplomat. He was the 13th vice president of the United States for six weeks in 1853 before his death. Earlier he had been elected as a U.S. representative from North Carolina and a senator from Alabama. He also served as minister to France during the reign of King Louis Philippe I. A Democrat, he was a Unionist and his contemporaries considered him to be a moderate on the issues of sectionalism, slavery ...

Dallas, George Mifflin, 1792-1864

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George Mifflin Dallas (July 10, 1792 – December 31, 1864) was an American politician and diplomat who served as mayor of Philadelphia from 1828 to 1829 and as the 11th vice president of the United States from 1845 to 1849. The son of Secretary of the Treasury Alexander J. Dallas, George Dallas attended elite preparatory schools before embarking on a legal career. He served as the private secretary to Albert Gallatin and worked for the Treasury Department and the Second Bank of the United Stat...

Johnson, Richard M. (Richard Mentor), 1780-1850

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Richard Mentor Johnson (October 17, 1780 – November 19, 1850) was a politician and the ninth vice president of the United States from 1837 to 1841. He is the only vice president elected by the United States Senate under the provisions of the Twelfth Amendment. Johnson also represented Kentucky in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate; he began and ended his political career in the Kentucky House of Representatives. Johnson was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1806 in the...

Tompkins, Daniel D., 1774-1825

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Daniel D. Tompkins (June 21, 1774 – June 11, 1825) was an American politician. He was the fourth governor of New York from 1807 to 1817, and the sixth vice president of the United States from 1817 to 1825. Born in Scarsdale, New York, Tompkins practiced law in New York City after graduating from Columbia College. He was a delegate to the 1801 New York constitutional convention and served on the New York Supreme Court from 1804 to 1807. In 1807, he defeated incumbent Morgan Lewis to become the...

Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814

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Elbridge Thomas Gerry (July 17, 1744 (OS July 6, 1744) – November 23, 1814) was an American politician and diplomat. As a Democratic-Republican he served as the fifth vice president of the United States under President James Madison from March 1813 until his death in November 1814. The political practice of gerrymandering is named after Gerry. Born into a wealthy merchant family, Gerry vocally opposed British colonial policy in the 1760s and was active in the early stages of organizing the re...

Clinton, George, 1739-1812

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George Clinton (July 26, 1739 – April 20, 1812) was an American soldier and statesman, considered one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A prominent Democratic-Republican, Clinton served as the fourth vice president of the United States from 1805 until his death in 1812. He also served as governor of New York from 1777 to 1795 and from 1801 to 1804. Along with John C. Calhoun, he is one of two vice presidents to hold office under two presidents. Clinton served in the French and Ind...

Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836

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Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) was an American politician and lawyer. A Founding Father, he served as the third vice president of the United States during President Thomas Jefferson's first term from 1801 to 1805. His role in helping form the nation, however, would be overshadowed when he killed fellow Founding Father Alexander Hamilton in an 1804 duel. The duel led to the collapse of Burr's political career and tarnished his legacy in American history. Burr was born t...

Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809

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Jonathan Trumbull Jr. (March 26, 1740 – August 7, 1809) was an American politician who served as the 20th governor of Connecticut and the second Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. Trumbull was born in Lebanon, Connecticut, the second son of Jonathan Trumbull Sr. (the eventual Governor of Connecticut) and his wife Faith Robinson, daughter of Rev. John Robinson. Trumbull graduated from Harvard College in 1759, and gave the valedictory address when he received his master's de...

Sedgwick, Theodore, 1746-1813

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Theodore Sedgwick (May 9, 1746 – January 24, 1813) was an American attorney, politician and jurist, who served in elected state government and as a Delegate to the Continental Congress, a U.S. Representative, and a United States Senator from Massachusetts. He served as the fourth Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. He was appointed to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in 1802 and served there the rest of his life. Born in West Hartford in the Connecticut Colony, Sedg...

Macon, Nathaniel, 1757-1837

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Nathaniel Macon (December 17, 1757 – June 29, 1837) was an American politician who represented North Carolina in both houses of Congress. He was the fifth Speaker of the House, serving from 1801 to 1807. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1791 to 1815 and a member of the United States Senate from 1815 to 1828. He opposed ratification of the United States Constitution and the Federalist economic policies of Alexander Hamilton. Thomas Jefferson dubbed him "Ultimas R...

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Henry Clay Sr. (April 12, 1777 – June 29, 1852) was an American attorney and statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and House. He was the seventh House speaker and the ninth secretary of state. He received electoral votes for president in the 1824, 1832, and 1844 presidential elections. He also helped found both the National Republican Party and the Whig Party. For his role in defusing sectional crises, he earned the appellation of the "Great Compromiser" and was part of the "Grea...

American Philosophical Society

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Benjamin Franklin founded the American Philosophical Society in 1743 in Philadelphia, patterning it after the Royal Society of London. It's purpose was the promotion of the study of science and the practical arts of agriculture, engineering trades, and manufactures. Subjects of today's "philosophy" were generally excluded from the societies of the 17th and 18th centuries and the word "philosophy" meant to them "love of knowledge," and was essentially the equivalent of today's "science." Interest...

Ellicott, Andrew, 1754-1820

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Andrew Ellicott was a surveyor and mathematician; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1785. From the guide to the Astronomical journal, 1797-1801, 1797-1801, (American Philosophical Society) Ellicott (1754-1820) was a surveyor and matematician. He explored the Mississippi River Valley and the southern boundaries of the United States. The Clarke Historical Library has two books by Ellicott and microfilm of his papers which are housed in other institutions....

Robinson, Maria (Newport, R. I.)

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Spencer, John C. (John Canfield), 1788-1855

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John C. Spencer served as a Congressman from New York from 1817-1819, and was later Secretary of War and then Secretary of the Treasury in the administration of President Tyler. From the description of John C. Spencer letter : to John S. Larned, 1818 February 13. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 779599386 American lawyer and cabinet officer. From the description of Autograph letters (2) signed : House of Representatives, to George Boyd, Esq. Pens...

Gracie, Archibald (New York)

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Beatty, William (Camp Middlebrook, N. J.)

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Holt, John (Poughkeepsie, N. Y.)

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Hancock, Ebenezer

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Wingate, Paine (Stratham, N. H.)

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Rasberry, Thomas

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Monckton, Robert (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Chandler, John, approximately 1350-1426

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Epithet: of East Thorpe, county Essex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001196.0x0003b1 Epithet: F RS; apothecary British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001196.0x0003af Epithet: Vicar of Witley British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x0001db John Chan...

Marcy, William L. (William Learned), 1786-1857

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New York attorney and statesman; served as United States Secretary of State under President Pierce. From the description of William Learned Marcy letter, 1857 Mar. 15. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 255631874 Senator, Governor of New York, 1833-39. From the description of Letter 1834 March 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122617820 Secretary of War under Polk. Secretary of State under Pierce. From the description of Autog...

Cuyler, Henry (Albany, N. Y.)

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Stirling, Sir Thomas, Bart (Staten Island, N. Y.)

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Wheelock, John (Dartmouth College, Hanover, N. H.)

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Wedderburn, Alexander, Earl of Rosslyn (London, England)

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Ross, Robert, 1726-1799

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Epithet: formerly Distributor of Stamps at Cork British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000161.0x0001a8 Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel; 48th Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000161.0x0001aa ...

Barlow, Joel (Kalorama, Washington, D. C.)

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Hathorn, John

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Corbin, George

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Murray, James (London, England)

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Gist, Mordecai, 1743-1792

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Continental Army officer. From the description of Letterbook of Mordecai Gist, 1777-1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069942 ...

Pennsylvania. Delegates in Congress

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Bradley, Philip Burr, 1738-1821

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Prime, Nathaniel (New York)

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Allen, William (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Lewis, Abraham

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Stockton, Robert Field, 1832-1918

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Benjamin, Park (New York)

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Byrd, William (Westover, Va.)

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Palfrey, William (York, Pa.)

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Hatch, R. D.

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Hacker, Hoysted (New York)

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Hastings, Francis Rawdon (Barrackpore)

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Forman, Peter

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Weymss, James (Accabee, S. C.)

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Biddle, Charles (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Otis, James (Boston, Mass.)

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Bradford, William (Rehoboth, Mass.)

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Lodge, Abraham (New York)

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Lytle, Archibald

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Schulze, John Andrew

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Logan, James, advocate

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Epithet: author of ' The Scottish Gaël.' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000569.0x000283 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000569.0x000282 ...

Downshire, Wills Hill, Marquis of, 1718-1793

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Wills Hill (1718-1793), known as the Earl of Hillsborough, and later Marquis of Downshire. From the description of Letter to James Habersham, 1772 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38478005 British politician. Succeeded his father as Viscount Hillsborough in the peerage of Ireland, 1742; created Earl of Hillsborough in the peerage of Ireland, 1751; Baron Harwich in the peerage of Great Britain, 1756; Marquis of Downshire in the peerage of Ireland, 1789. As a member of P...

Mead, John (Greenwich, Conn.)

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Robinson, John

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Epithet: carrier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x0001ab John Robinson served as Secretary for Royal Society of Edinburgh. He wrote to John Brown regarding the Antarctic explorer James Weddell whom they both knew. From the guide to the John Robinson collection, 1839, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manusc...

Alexander, William, Earl of Stirling (Albany, N. Y.)

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Leisler, Jacob (New York)

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Van Schaick, Goose (Pompton, N. J.)

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Montgomery, Mrs. Richard (Rhinebeck House, N. Y.)

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Gamble, Robert (Staunton, Va.)

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Wood, Joseph

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Joseph Wood was a contemporary of the Arctic explorer and whaler William Penny (b 1809) From the guide to the Joseph Wood collection, 1861-1863, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge) Epithet: singer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000624.0x0001d8 Epithet: of the Ordnance Office British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/8...

Jackson, James (Savannah, Ga.)

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McKee, David (Pennsylvania)

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De Lancey, Oliver (New York, N. Y.)

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Trinity Church (New York, N.Y.). Corporation.

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Smith, Robert

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Epithet: of Add MS 46927 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00017e Epithet: of Add MS 37914 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00017d Epithet: of Add MS 36059 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00017c Epithet: of Glanbrydan ...

Allyn, Francis (New York)

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Stamp Act Congress (1765 : New York, N.Y.)

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Hardy, Charles, Sir (Fort George, N. Y.)

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Dalten, John (Alexandria, Va.)

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Biddle, Clement, 1740-1814

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Revolutionary patriot. From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1792 July 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874585 Army officer and merchant. From the description of Clement Biddle correspondence, 1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450649 Biddle informs Wharm that he is going to advertise in Washington and Philadelphia newspapers for a missing letter he sent to Wharm containing two certificates of transfer to General Pinckney. ...

Porter, Andrew (Philadelphia)

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Varick, Richard (New Windsor, N. Y.)

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Middlesex County (Mass.). Court of General Sessions

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Trumbull, Joseph

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Griswold, Matthew (Lyme, Conn.)

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Harmar, Josiah, 1753-1813

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Army officer. From the description of Orderly book of Josiah Harmar, 1794. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068546 Lieutenent Colonel Josiah Harmar commanded the Pennsylvania troops at Camp Port Vincennes. From the description of Muster roll, 1787. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122625429 Soldier in American Revolution; brigadier-general, U.S. Army; adjutant-general of Pennsylvania. In 1790 he waged a campaign near Fort Wayne, ...

Clark, Joseph (Annapolis, Md.)

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Phelps, Charles (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Woodhull, John

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Platt, Jonas (Whitestown, Oneida County, N. Y.)

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Fraser, Thomas (South Carolina)

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Eaton, John Henry (Department of War, Washington)

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Bowen, Jabez, 1739-1815

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Washington, George Fayette

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O'Kenny, Don Cornelio

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Buchanan, Andrew

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Lynch, Thomas

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MASON, JOHN

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Tilghman, Tench (Quibbletown Gap, N. J.)

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Stone, William L. (William Leete), 1792-1844

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Journalist, proprietor of the New York Commercial Advertiser, and historian. From the description of Letter, 13 Dec. 1831. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49337062 New York journalist and historian. After working for several newspapers and magazines, Stone became proprietor of the New York Commercial Advertiser in 1821. An advocate of the preservation of state historical records, Leete also wrote several works of local history. ...

McArthur, John (Georgia)

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Hampden Sidney College.

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Delasons, John (New York)

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Shall, Michael (Northampton County, Pa.)

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Randall, Henry Stephens, 1811-1876

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Henry Stephens Randall (1811-1876), educator and historian, author of Life of Thomas Jefferson (1858). Hugh Blair Grigsby (1806-1881), newspaper editor, man of letters, and Virginia historian. From the description of Correspondence between Henry Stephens Randall and Hugh Blair Grigsby, 1856-1861. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228736119 Agriculturalist, educator, politician, and writer. Author of numerous books and articles...

Stanton, Amos (Middletown, R. I.)

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Tilghman, James (Alexandria, Va.)

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Governeur, Isaac

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Ogden, Lewis (Newark, N. J.)

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Gore, Christopher (Boston, Mass.)

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MacIntosh, Lachlan

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Pinckney, C. C.

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Beach, Abraham (New York)

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Virginia (Colony). Governor

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New York State, Supreme court

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Czolgosz fatally wounded President William McKinley at the Pan- American Exposition, 6 Sept. 1901. From the description of The People of the State of New York vs. Leon Czolgosz : transcript, 1901 Sept. 23-26. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33113709 Mr. Shaeffer, trader, lived in the village of Manlius, in the county Onondaga, New York. He was in debt (2,882 pounds or $7,205) to Leonard Ganswoort and Philip S[chuyler?] Van Rensselaer. From the descr...

Hutchins, Thomas (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Rutledge, Henry M. (Henry Middleton), 1775-1844

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U.S. Army officer. Born in Charleston, S.C., he was the son of Edward Rutledge (1749-1800), a signer of the Declaration of Independence. In 1799 Henry Middleton Rutledge married Septima Sexta Middleton (1783-1865). He died in Nashville, Tennessee. From the description of Letter : Nashville, [Tenn.], to Henry Izard, 1807 March 25. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36865668 ...

Cooke, Nicholas (Providence)

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Louis XVI (Paris)

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Essex County (N.J.). Court of Common Pleas

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Hardy, Charles, Sir (Albany)

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Townshend, Charles (Grosvenor Square London)

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Le Roy, ...

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Virginia. Delegates in Congress

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Kinnoull, Earl of

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Morrell, Andrew (New York)

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Mathews, Robert (Quebec)

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Nicholson, James (New York)

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Greene, Thomas A.

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New Jersey (Province). Assembly

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Page, John

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John Page was born 17 April 1743 at Rosewell in Gloucester County, Virginia, to Mann Page (b. 1718) and Alice Grymes Page (1723-1746). He attended the College of William and Mary. When the American Revolution began, Page raised a regiment from Gloucester County and received a commission of colonel in the army. He served as lieutenant governor from 1776 to 1779, and in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1781 to 1783, from 1785 to 1788, and from 1797 to 1801. Page was a member of th...

Shippen, William, 1673-1743

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Epithet: MP for Newton, county Lancashire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x0003d8 Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x0003d7 ...

Cadwalader, John (Morris Town, N. J)

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Linzee, John (Boston Light-House)

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Tootell, Richard

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Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809

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Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were explorers. Nicholas Biddle was requested by William Clark to write a narrative of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, which was published in 1814 as "History of the Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark." From the description of Journal, 1803 Aug. 30-1803 Dec. 12; 1810. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 154298060 From the guide to the Meriwether Lewis journal, August 30, 1803 - December 12, 1803; 1810, August 3...

Warren, James (Watertown, Mass.)

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Byron, J. (Pirbright, England)

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Sumter, Thomas, 1734-1832

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Army officer and U.S. senator from South Carolina. From the description of Papers of Thomas Sumter, 1761-1838 (bulk 1780-1832) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78618773 American soldier and legislator. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [n.p.], to the President of the United States, 1804 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574308 Virginia soldier and legislator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n...

Warren, Sir Peter

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Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

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Timothy Pickering (b. July 17, 1745, Salem, MA–d. January 29, 1829, Salem, MA) was a politician from Massachusetts who served as the third United States Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams. He also represented Massachusetts in both houses of Congress as a member of the Federalist Party. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Pickering began a legal career after graduating from Harvard University. He won election to the Massachusetts General Court and served as a cou...

Hubbard, Nehl.

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Johnson, John, 1798-1856

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Epithet: Lord Mayor of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x0001da Epithet: witness of Wolley Ch iv.37 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000700.0x00014c Epithet: of Add MS 28234 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000356.0x0001dc Epithet...

Massachusetts. Delegates in Congress

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New Hampshire (Province). Provincial Congress

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Nicholson, John (Richmond, Va.)

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Henderson, Richard (Halifax, N. C.)

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Amherst, Jeffrey (Staten Island, N. Y.)

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White, Anthony Walton (Albany, N. Y.)

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Cruger, John (Kinderhook, N. Y.)

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Warner, Jonathan (Worcester, Mass.)

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Van Braam, Jacob (Exeter, England)

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Scott, Edward (Charles Town)

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Coultas, James (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Georgia. Chief Justice

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Morgan, Daniel, 1977-

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Daniel Morgan was born in 1736, probably in New Jersey. After quarreling with his father, Morgan moved to the Shenandoah Valley. After working several years as a laborer and a teamster, Morgan became an independent wagoner and in that role accompanied Edward Braddock's futile expedition against Fort Pitt in 1755. Morgan later served as a lieutenant during Pontiac's Rebellion. Commissioned a captain of a rifle company 22 June 1775, Morgan took his command and joined the Continental Army outside o...

Martin, Alexander (Hillsboro, N. C.)

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Schenck, John (Trenton, N. J.)

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Cochin, Pierre Susanne Augustin (Paris)

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Holker, John (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Vanvleek, Isaac (New York)

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Prevost, Augustine (Ebenezer, Ga.)

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Baylor, George (Valley Forge, Pa.)

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Pitkin, William, 1694-1769

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Judge, Connecticut Superior Court, 1741; chief judge, 1742-54; deputy governor of Connecticut, 1754-66; governor, 1766-69. From the description of Letter, 1769 February 2, Hartford, [Connecticut], to Lord Botetourt, [Williamsburg, Virginia]. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 11803230 William Pitkin served several roles within the government of the State of Connecticut including Judge for the Connecticut Superior Court, 1741; Chief Judge, 1742-54; Deputy...

Graeme, Eliza

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Amherst, Jeffrey (Albany, N. Y.)

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Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801

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Revolutionary patriot, Continental Army general, and traitor. From the description of Benedict Arnold papers, 1761-1794. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 432702702 Prior to the U.S. Revolutionary War Arnold was a merchant and trader in the West Indies. He served in the Revolutionary Army, but defected to the British in 1780 and served until the War was over. He then went to Canada and eventually to England. He was married to Margaret Mansfie...

Payne, P. R.

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 324 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x000330 ...

Seymour, Daniel (New York)

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Hanson, John (Frederick Town, Md.)

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Ellsworth, Oliver (New York)

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Ellsworth, Oliver (Windsor, Conn.)

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Spencer, Michael (East Greenwich)

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Shelby, Evan

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Nicholas, Wilson Cary, 1757-1820.

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Wilson Cary Nicholas, from Albemarle County, Virginia, fought in the Revolution, and became a politician, serving in the Virginia General Assembly, 1784-89, 1794-1799, as a U.S. senator, 1799-1804, and as a congressman, 1807-1809. He was governor of Virginia from 1814-1816, and a close associate of Jefferson. From the description of Papers, 1800-1805, 1815-1816. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609119 The son of Robert Carter Nicholas (1728-1780) and Anne Cary Nicholas (173...

Gibbs, Caleb (West Point, N. Y.)

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Williams, William, Rev.

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Suffolk County (N.Y.). Sheriff

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Shepherd, David (Fort Henry, Va.)

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Cole, Jonathan (Montreal)

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Monckton, Robert, 1726-1782

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Epithet: Lieutenant-General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000570.0x000236 Epithet: Major British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000570.0x000237 Epithet: Brigadier-General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000570.0x00023c British army officer and gov...

Neilson, John (Monmouth Court House, N. J.)

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Vioménil, Marshal

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Jauncey, James (New York)

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North, William

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Title: 6th Baron North British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000499.0x000173 Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000269.0x000085 Title: 1st Earl North British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x0000d5 ...

Hodgdon, Alexander

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Tarleton, Banastre, Bart (Bath)

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Splatt, Edward

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Huger, Isaac (Charles Town, S. C.)

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Burrall, Jonathan

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O'Brian, William

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Lobinière, M. de

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Hunter, Moses (Richmond, Va.)

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Bryan, Jonathan (Savannah, Ga.)

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Hyrne, Edmund (Georgetown, S. C.)

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Downing, Capt.

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Wells, James M.

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Manning, William (London, England)

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Forman, William

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Fox, Joseph (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Clarke, Elijah (Watersfort, Ga)

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Pennsylvania. Supreme Executive Council

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Andrew Galbraith (b. 1750) was the son of James Galbraith. He married Barbara Kyle in 1780. -- Roberts, Thomas. "Memoirs of John Bannister Gibson." James Trimble (b. 1755) was the son of Alexander and Eleanor Trimble. He was Deputy Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1777-1837. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was an "American printer and publisher, author, inventor and scientist, and diplomat. One of the foremost of the Founding Fathers, Franklin...

Mazzei, Philip (Paris)

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Lee, Charles (Williamsburg, Va.)

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Huntington, Ebenezer (Tiverton, R. I.)

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Livingston, Peter Van Brugh, 1710-1792

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Livingston was a New York businessman who was active in New York political affairs before and during the American Revolution. Johnson signed the U.S. Constitution for Connecticut, served as a Senator from Connecticut, and was President of Columbia University (1787-1800). From the description of [Letter] 1772 Jun. 24, Stratford [to] Sam.l Wm Johnson / P. V. B. Livingston. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245202632 Merchant and land owner; resided in New York City, and la...

Percy, Hugh, 2nd Duke of Northumberland (Drogheda, Ireland)

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Wolfe, James, 1955-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hz1s75 (person)

Epithet: Major-General; of Add MS 45562 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x00039d Epithet: Brigadier - General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x000398 Epithet: Major; Major -General 1759 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000354.0x00039b ...

Randolph, John (Charlotte, Va.)

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Sumter, Thomas (Claremount County, S. C.)

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Estaing, Charles Hector d'

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Eliot, Jared

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North, William (Duanesburgh, N. Y.)

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Baker, John (Georgia)

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Gilman, John Taylor, 1753-1828

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John Taylor Gilman (December 19, 1753 – September 1, 1828) was a farmer, shipbuilder and statesman from Exeter, New Hampshire. He represented New Hampshire in the Continental Congress in 1782 and 1783 and was the fifth governor of New Hampshire for 14 years, from 1794 to 1805, and from 1813 to 1816. Born in Exeter in the Province of New Hampshire, Gilman received a limited education before entering into the family shipbuilding and mercantile businesses. Aged 22, he read aloud a Dunlap Broadsi...

Powell, Henry W. (Henry Ward), 1924-2000

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Connecticut. Naval Office

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Livingston, John Henry, 1746-1825

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Livingston was a minister in the Reformed Church in America and a professor at New Brunswick Theological Seminary from 1784-1825. From the description of Papers, 1813-1829. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30451919 Letter to his brother, Henry Livingston. "Please to pay whatever is due from you to me, on the settlement of our late honoured father's estate, to my son and take his receipt for the same, which will be equally acknowledged ...

United States. Congress, Continental, 1775–1789

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Smith, Devereux (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

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Hooper, Robert Lettice (Belleville, N. J.)

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Cartwright, Thomas, 1535-1603

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United States. Commissioners for the City of Washington

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Hull, William (Newburg, N. Y.)

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Lingan, James Maccubin, 1752?-1812

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Tefft, Israel Keech

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Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885

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American publisher born in Philadelphia. He was involved with two prominent publishing firms of his time, including Carey & Hart and, later, Hart & Baird. Served in many leadership positions in the Jewish charitable and educational societies of Philadelphia. From the description of A. Hart letter to R. W. Griswold [manuscript] 1854 Jul 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420463339 ...

Van Dam, Anthony (New York)

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Swann, John (New York)

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Calvert, Charles, 6th Baron Baltimore (Burlington, N. J.)

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Cushing, Nathaniel (Highlands, N. Y.)

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Bryan, George, 1731-1791

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Public official and jurist from Pennsylvania. From the description of George Bryan papers, 1764-1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982717 Epithet: of Northall, county Middlesex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000795.0x0002ce ...

Bache, Richard (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Williams, Stephen, Rev.

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Sturt, John

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Epithet: Engraver British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x00031a ...

Lee, William (Brussels)

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Gatchell, Samuel H.

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Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844

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Abel Parker Upshur (June 17, 1790 - February 28, 1844) was an American lawyer, judge and politician from Virginia. Upshur was active in Virginia state politics and later served as Secretary of the Navy and Secretary of State during the Whig administration of President John Tyler. From the description of Letter, February 9, 1842. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 18168810 U.S. secretary of the navy, jurist, and Virginia public official. From the description...

Fletcher, Benjamin (New York)

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Scott, John Morin, 1789-1858

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John Scott was a lawyer and mayor of Philadelphia. His son, Lewis A. Scott, joined his law office in 1841. From the description of Court docket, 1819-1865. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122465115 Lawyer, Philadelphia mayor. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Joseph Mickle Fox, 1824 May 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525033 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Joseph Mickle Fo...

Ford, Benjamin (Hillsborough, N. C.)

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Seymour, Thomas

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Cushing, William (Scituate, Mass.)

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Ransome, Richard (Virginia)

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Stagg, John (New York)

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Great Britain. Army. 17th Regiment of Foot.

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Yates, Robert (Poughkeepsie, N. Y.)

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Rivington, James (New York)

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Page, John (Rosewell, Va.)

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Great Britain. Postmaster General

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Bussing, Peter (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6264d57 (person)

Richardson, Richard (South Carolina)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6q083rg (person)

Lucas, Henry

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gv5rd5 (person)

Howell, David, 1945-....

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61p80v8 (person)

Epithet: Vicar of Wrexham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x00020d ...

Dinwiddie, Robert (Williamsburgh, Va.)

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Gordon, Patrick (Philadelphia, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65r7qqq (person)

Coote, Richard, 1st Earl of Bellomont (London)

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Lowndes, Rawlins (Charleston, S. C.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w681822d (person)

Otis, James (Boston)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rs4rdk (person)

Lewis, Lawrence (Virginia)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66j7c5n (person)

Willett, Marinus, 1740-1830

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Officer during the American Revolution, Mayor of New York, N.Y. From the description of Letter book, 1781 June-September. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 122487915 Revolutionary War officer, commander of the New York Levies. From the description of Petition to the New York State Legislature, 1807 March 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122519509 Revolutionary War army officer; when writing the orders and letters in this volume, he was a Lie...

Barry, John, 1948-

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Epithet: of Add MS 37084 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x000370 Epithet: RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x000371 ...

Hughes, Hugh, 1805-1864

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Epithet: Rector of St. John's, Clerkenwell British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x0003cb ...

Forman, David (Freehold, N. J.)

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Walton, George H.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x47swd (person)

George Walton was born in Glasgow in 1867. After becoming a bank clerk Walton left to take up art and design, after studying it at evening classes. Walton became known as one of the 'Glasgow School' of artists and designers of the late 19th and early 20th Century, a group which was known for their art nouveau designs and included, amongst others, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Edward A. Walton, George Walton's elder brother. In 1888 Walton set up his own company in Glasgow, where one...

Hamilton, James, 1749-1835

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Title: Duke of Hamilton and Brandon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x0000cf The Presbyterian minister James Hamilton was born in Paisley on 27 November 1814. He was educated by a tutor at home, and then he studied at Glasgow University where he graduated in 1835. In 1836 he began studies at Edinburgh University with the intention of entering the Church. Hamilton was licensed as a Minister in the Church ...

Harrison, B.

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Harrison, Robert Hanson, 1745-1790

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Hart, Levi, 1738-1808

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Hopkins, Esek (Kingston, Jamaica)

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Cabell, William H., 1772-1853

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67d3527 (person)

Governor of Virginia. From the description of William H. Cabell papers, 1808. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452457 From the description of Letter : Richmond, to Thomas Jefferson, 1824 May 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 30793173 At the time of these appointments, Cabell was serving as governor of Virginia. From the description of Appointments as Justices of the Peace, 1806 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122498093 Ame...

Van Ness, William W., 1776-1823

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William W. Van Ness was a judge of the Supreme Court 1807-1822. Samuel Jones was a lawyer, Chancellor of New York 1826-1828, and Chief Justice of the New York City Superior Court 1828-1847. From the description of William W. Van Ness autograph letter signed to Samuel Jones, 1822 November 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 781435071 ...

De Lancy, Oliver (London, England)

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Campbell, Archibald, -1856

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Dunbar, Thomas

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Dean, James (Montreal)

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Vanderclyff, Dirck

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63040br (person)

New York Colony Council

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Massachusetts railroad. From the description of At a Council held at Fort George in the City of New York ..., 1748-1775. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 670295340 The Dutch West India Company (WIC) appointed Petrus Stuyvesant director-general of New Netherland, Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, and their dependencies in 1647, a position in which he served until 1664. During the first six years of his term he successfully dealt with significant problems which had mou...

Savile, Sir George (Leicesterfields, London)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qp95s1 (person)

Bourn, Benjamin

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65n92wt (person)

United States. Army: Maryland Line

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qm0mnh (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Commissioners of the Public Accounts

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fs30pw (corporateBody)

Leiper, Thomas (Philadelphia, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dg9r37 (person)

Fairfax, Bryan, 8th Baron Fairfax (Staunton, Va.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rd01vd (person)

Elbert, Samuel (Auguata, Ga.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68f2s59 (person)

Lewis, Addison (South Amboy, N. J.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63s3p8p (person)

Heathcote, Caleb (Mamorinack, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jj6fbf (person)

Irvine, Matthew

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c957zp (person)

Sykes, Thomas

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mm647p (person)

Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x00035d ...

Lawrence, Samuel (New York)

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Hood, Samuel Hood, Viscount, 1724-1816

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6q05zv1 (person)

Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood (b. 12 December 1724, Butleigh, England–d. 27 January 1816. London, England) was an officer in the British Royal Navy. The son of Samuel Hood, a vicar, he entered the Royal Navy in 1741 and served on Ludlow. He became a lieutenant in 1746 and was commander of Jamaica in 1754. During the Revolutionary War battle of the Mona Passage, Hood led the British Fleet and later became the commander of Mediterranean Fleet in 1793 during the French Revolution. He rose to admir...

De Peyster, Abraham

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Price, William, 1794?-1868

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Epithet: of Knockholt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000706.0x00036e Epithet: of Add MS 38306 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000706.0x00036c Epithet: of Rhiwlas, county Merioneth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000706.0x00036f Epithet: of A...

Duncan, Alexander (Fort Ontario, N. Y.)

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Thomas, John (Charlestown Gaol, S. C.)

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Treadwell, John

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Epithet: senior, of Sibford Ferris British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x00002f ...

Hyrne, Edmund M. (South Carolina)

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Ceracchi, Giuseppe (Vienna)

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Bouquet, Henry

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b40n3h (person)

Nicholson, Joseph (Lancaster, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wz0ctv (person)

Moore, Nathaniel Fish, 1782-1872

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Professor, librarian, and president of Columbia College (N.Y.), 1842-1849. Having unsuccessfully attempted in May, 1845, to resign a college presidency assumed out of a sense of duty, Nathaniel Fish Moore escaped in July, 1845, for a six-week tour to the upper Mississippi. Sixty-three years old, Moore travelled by steamboat, train, and stage up the Hudson River and west to Buffalo, across the Great Lakes to Detroit and Chicago, west to Galena, up the Mississippi to St. P...

Francis, Ebenezer

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gc4zc0 (person)

Prescott, Robert (Newport, R. I.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f31sg2 (person)

Rice, Oliver

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65462s5 (person)

Great Britain. Army: 28th Regiment

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Cruger, John, -1744

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Morris, Jacob (Lancaster, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69t4nt1 (person)

Verplanck, Gulian (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dp7344 (person)

Jones, John Paul, 1955-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64c5q47 (person)

Dauphin County (Pa.). Orphans' Court

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Colden, Cadwallader D. (Cadwallader David), 1769-1834

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Craft, Thomas (Boston, Mass.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6332t48 (person)

Pattison, James (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t859vv (person)

Cabell, William (Union Hill, Amherst County, Va.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fk5fhq (person)

Cilley, Joseph

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6972b0x (person)

Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863

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Kentucky lawyer and statesman, from Frankfort (Franklin Co.). From the description of Papers, 1786-1932. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19490792 From the description of Letters, 1835-1860. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32410179 John Jordan Crittenden (1787-1863) was born September 10, 1787. He attended the College of William and Mary, graduating in 1807. In 1809 he became the Attorney-General for the Illinois Territory. During the Wa...

Van Rensseler, Jeremiah (Albany, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w2248k (person)

Washington, Lawrence (Virginia)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6109vkh (person)

Tiebout, Albartus (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p39qx8 (person)

Ogden, Aaron (Newark, N. J.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cq00f9 (person)

Beekman, John (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68b42tv (person)

Hudson, Charles (Fort Moultrie, S. C.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qm0h50 (person)

Wingate, Paine

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65k0gdd (person)

Gibbon, William (Georgia)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6458gpk (person)

Poellnitz, Julius Ludwig August von (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6g867v9 (person)

McEean, Thomas (Philadelphia, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66z22v4 (person)

Hutson, Thomas

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6914z3d (person)

Macpherson, John (south side of St. Johns)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ds5skh (person)

MacCaughry, Hugh

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p39vrp (person)

Dale, Richard (Havana)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p39x9p (person)

Barras, Louis de, Count (Toulon, France)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63c8th7 (person)

White, Alexander (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62937tb (person)

HAYS, ROBERT

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Moultrie, William (Charles Town, S. C.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sk4bgr (person)

Middletown (Conn.). Selectmen.

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Jones, Joseph, 1727-1805

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68p6c1g (person)

Militia officer and customs collector, of Petersburg, Va. From the description of Papers, 1681-1895; (bulk 1794-1842). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19933044 U.S. Continental Congress delegate from and public official of Virginia, jurist, and army officer. From the description of Papers of Joseph Jones, 1780-1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423714 ...

Henry, James (Virginia)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64p21hv (person)

Chew, Benjamin (Philadelphia, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66r4p3d (person)

New Jersey (Province). Governor

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Phillips, William (Duer House, N. Y.)

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Goodrich, Chauncey (Hartford, Conn.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bd6wdg (person)

Pine, Robert Edge, 1730?-1788

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Bouquet, Peter

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Pickering, Timothy (Philadelphia, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xn1fgs (person)

Sprague, Joseph E., 1782-1852

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Brooklyn businessman and public official. From the description of Papers, 1802-1836. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155476472 Owner of a shipping and distillery business in Salem, Mass. From the description of Joseph E. Sprague correspondence, 1832 October 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980510 ...

New York (N.Y.). Common Council

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New Amsterdam was founded by the Dutch in 1625 and quickly grew into a center of commerce between North America and Europe. In 1664, the British seized control of the island from Dutch Governor Peter Stuyvesant, and renamed it New York City. In 1686, British Governor Thomas Dongan received a royal charter for the city. Governor John Montgomerie's charter of 1730/1731 established the city as a local government and as a corporation, allowing the city to own land and to hold legislative authority o...

Unger, Johann Ludwig von (Charlottesville, Va.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fp45sn (person)

Petty, William, Marquis of Lansdowne (London, England)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dk89gf (person)

Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816

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Lear became George Washington's private secretary in 1785 and for seven years was a member of the official family at Mount Vernon. After his first wife's death he married Frances Bassett Washington, who was Martha Washington's niece and the widow of George Washington's nephew George Augustine Washington. He later married another niece of Martha's, and served in a number of consular positions. 1762, Sept. 19 ...

Peyton, Francis

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nt3pqt (person)

Elliot, Andrew (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c66khb (person)

Holden, Abel (Van Schaick's Island, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nh7jnp (person)

Caughnawaga (N.Y.). Committee of Safety

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Mason, George.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60960wv (person)

Epithet: of Egerton MS 2628 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x00013c George Mason was an employee of Timex Electronics group, employed in their manufacturing plant in Dundee during the Timex dispute. The Timex corporation had been a major employer within the city for a number of decades when, in the early 1980s, citing difficulties with competing with cheaper workforces and production costs in the Far Ea...

Twiggs, John (Richmond County, Ga.)

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Hart, William (Saybrook, Conn.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jv2m0m (person)

McNab, Hugh (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xb54gg (person)

Rau, Charles (280 Broome St., New York, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64g4gm8 (person)

St. Clair, Arthur (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6j22xgp (person)

Kemp, John Tabor

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zt5qsp (person)

Barney, Joshua (L'Orient, France)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sg5vts (person)

Lightner, Joel

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cp9zhv (person)

Duke of Portland

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Braddock, Edward (Frederick, Md.)

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Prevost, Augustine (Lines, Savannah, Ga.)

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Livingston, Edward (Washington, D. C.)

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Febiger, Christian (Cumberland old Court House, Va.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67b6wgr (person)

Hall, David (Dover, Del.)

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Curtis, Jeremiah

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cm1bpx (person)

Ewing, James, 1744-1823

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Shippen, Edward (Lancaster, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mj0p1n (person)

Morton, Perez (Boston, Mass.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cw7hzm (person)

Conway, Henry Seymour, 1721-1795

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Henry Seymour Conway (1719-1795) was an army general and politician. He fought in the War of the Austrian Succession; served in Ireland during the Jacobite Rebellion, and in Germany during the Seven Years' War. He was successively promoted to major general in 1756 and to lieutenant general in 1759. Sitting in the House of Commons from 1741 to 1774 and from 1775 to 1784, Conway became a leading member of the opposition, opposing the King's action against John Wilkes regarding general warrants in ...

Murray, James (Quebec)

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Braddock, Edward (Williamsburg, Va.)

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Clark, Elijah

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Johnson, William, 1715-1774

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British official in America. From the description of Receipt signed to an autograph letter signed (signature obliterated) dated Schonectady [sic] 24 December, 1764 : [n.p.], 1764 Dec. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270496465 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Johnson Hall, to an unidentified correspondent, 1769 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270487684 Sir William Johnson was a wealthy land owner and trader, controlling most of the lands in...

Hawkins, Philemon

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Baumann, Sebastian (New York)

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James, Demetrius (Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia)

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Hesse-Cassel. Army: Regiment von Bose

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Houston, Thomas (Great Egg Harbour, N. J.)

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Trumbull, John (New York)

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Gall, W. R. von (Cambridge, Mass.)

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Massachusetts. Governor

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Under the 1786 agreement between New York and Massachusetts settling land claims west of the Hudson River (see: Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State. Agreement between Massachusetts and New York relating to western lands, 1784-1793 ((M-Ar)31X)), the Commonwealth retained the right of preemption to purchase lands from the several Indian nations, and the obligation to supervise the sale of any of these lands should the right of preemption be transferred to third parties. After a final s...

Mercer, George (Williamsburg, Va.)

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Woormdan

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Saint Simon, Claude Anne de, Marquis (Camp, Va.)

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Hampton, Wade (South Carolina)

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Bollan, William (London, England)

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Morgan, John (General Hospital, Kingsbridge, N. Y.)

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Woodford, William (Charles Town, S. C.)

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Hopkins, Ruth G.

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Gibbs, Caleb (New Windsor, N. Y.)

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Hyrne, Edmund

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Smallwood, William

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Wereat, John (Augusta, Ga.)

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Welles, Samuel (Boston, Mass.)

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Clarke, Joseph (Providence, R. I.)

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Wheelock, Eleazar, 1711-1779

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Eleazar Wheelock was born in Windham, Conn. in 1711. A Congregational minster, he was the founder and first president of Dartmouth College. He died in Hanover, N.H. in 1779. From the description of Records, 1882-1965. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237296583 American congregational divine. First president of Dartmouth College. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dartmouth College, 1773 Nov. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705874...

Livingston, William

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Epithet: the elder; merchant, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x000311 Epithet: the younger; merchant, of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x000312 Title: 3rd Viscount Kilsyth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x0003...

Sutherland, Nicholas (Cambridge, Mass.)

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Elbert, Samuel (Savannah, Ga.)

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Broom, James M. (James Madison), 1776-1850

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Great Britain. Stamp Office

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Everald, Thomas

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Nicholas, Wilson Cary, 1757-1820.

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Wilson Cary Nicholas, from Albemarle County, Virginia, fought in the Revolution, and became a politician, serving in the Virginia General Assembly, 1784-89, 1794-1799, as a U.S. senator, 1799-1804, and as a congressman, 1807-1809. He was governor of Virginia from 1814-1816, and a close associate of Jefferson. From the description of Papers, 1800-1805, 1815-1816. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609119 The son of Robert Carter Nicholas (1728-1780) and Anne Cary Nicholas (173...

Logan, James (Stenton, Pa.)

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Johnson, William, Baronet (Johnsonhall, N. Y.)

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Sumter, Thomas (South Carolina)

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Traille

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Tonyn, Patrick (St. Augustine, Fla.)

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Jones, Thomas (Baltimore County, Md.)

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Durkee, Robert (Hartford, Conn.)

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Templeman, John

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Livingston, Peter Robert, 1766-1847

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New York state senator, grand sachem of the Tammany Society, 1795-1796. From the description of Letter : [N.Y.], to James Tallmadge, Poughkeepsie, [N.Y.], 1812 Nov. 29. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38273592 ...

Berthier, M.

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Epithet: cartographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x00008b ...

Carroll, John (Baltimore)

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Geddes, David (Charlottes Ville, Va.)

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Washington, Robert (Bellmont, Va.)

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United States. Continental Navy Board

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New Hampshire (Province). House of Representatives

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Nixon, John (Boston, Mass.)

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Grimké, John Faucheraud (South Carolina)

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New Hampshire. Assembly

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Osborne, Francis, Marquis of Carmarthen, afterwards 5th Duke of Leeds

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Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780

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Member, Virginia House of Burgesses and Virginia House of Delegates, judge. From the description of Letter, 1773 August 27, Williamsburg, Va., to an unidentified recipient [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825639 Epithet: Commissioner of Excise British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000216.0x0000dd Virginia public official. From the description of Receipt ...

Fonda, Jelles

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Lawrence, John (Burlington, N. J.)

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Williams, Nathaniel F., -1864

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Sweden

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Bloom, Aaron (Fort William Henry, N. Y.)

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Howard, Frederick, 5th Earl of Carlisle (New York)

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Nixon, John (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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New York (N.Y.). Council

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Glass, Henry, 1844-1908

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Warner, Jonathan (Pawlet)

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Preston, William

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Bailey, Jacob

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Woodford, William (Smith's Clove, N. Y.)

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Percy, Hugh, 2d Duke of Northumberland (London, England)

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Houstoun, George

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Knox, Henry (Head of Elk, Md.)

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Dooly, John (Wilks County, Ga.)

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Nichols, William (Reading, Pa.)

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Van Buren, Martin (Washington, D. C.)

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Craig, Thomas (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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South Carolina. Legislature

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Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811

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Thomas Percy was the editor of the Reliques of ancient English poetry and of The Regulations and establishment of the household of Henry Algernon Percy (London, 1770). From the description of Thomas Percy letter, Northumberland House [London], to Dear Sir, [1767] Saturday, May 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38929735 Epithet: Bishop of Norwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/...

Cist, Lewis J.

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Brunswick. Army: Dragoon Regiment

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Jasper, William, approximately 1750-1779

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Litle

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White, Alexander

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Loxley, Benjamin (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Eliot, John (Pensacola, Fla.)

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Meeker, Uzal (Minisink, N. Y.)

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Harrison, George (Fairfax County, Va.)

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Hartley, David (Paris)

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Carroll, Charles (Doughoregan, Md.)

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Yates, Abraham, 1724-1796

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Abraham Yates, Jr. (1724-1796) was an American politician and pamphleteer. A radical Whig who was elected to New York provincial congresses and conventions, he was chairman of the convention (1776-1777) which drafted the first state constitution, served as a state senator from 1777 to 1790, and was mayor of Albany from 1790 to 1796. He wrote anti-federalist pamphlets with his relative, jurist Robert Yates (1738-1801), under the pen-name The Rough Hewer. From the guide to the Abraham ...

Deslandes, Loyer (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Morrow, John (Shepherds Town, Va.)

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Hopkins, Samuel Miles, 1772-1837

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Epithet: Deputy Commissary-General of British Forces at Messina British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000789.0x00017e Samuel Miles Hopkins was a US Representative from New York 1813-1815 and Reporter of the New York Court of Chancery 1813-1826. Samuel Jones was a lawyer, Chancellor of New York 1826-1828 and Chief Justice of the New York City Superior Court 1828-1847. From the desc...

Cornwallis, Earl

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Fraser, Simon (Saratoga)

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Whitcomb, Asa

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Duportail, Louis Lebègue (Murderers Creek, N. Y.)

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Smallwood, William (New York)

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Wilkinson, Edward (Keowee, S. C.)

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Allen, William

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Epithet: Bishop of Exeter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x000075 Epithet: Receiver-General of land taxes in Norfolk British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x000084 Epithet: Rector of Kirkby Mallory British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923....

McIntosh, John

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Litchfield (Conn.). Town Committee

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Woolsey, William Walton, 1766-1839

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Thacher, George (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Harrison, Robert Hanson, 1745-1790

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Simpson, George

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001034.0x0003c3 Epithet: administrator of the Hudson's Bay Co.'s territories in Canada British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001130.0x00002a ...

Great Britain. Army: 26th Regiment

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Vioménil, Charles Joseph Hyacinth du Houx de, Marquis (Paris)

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Hazen, Moses (Montreal)

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Morgan, Daniel (Saratoga, Winchester, Va.)

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Robertson, Alexander

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None available. From the guide to the Appointment, 1789 December, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) Epithet: Presbyterian minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x00002a Epithet: Vicar of Otley, West Riding of Yorkshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ar...

Scott, Edward (Charleston)

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Wayne, Anthony (Ebenezer, Ga.)

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Cambray Viller

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New York. Convention

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Brown, John (Providence)

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Boerum, Carel (New Lots, N. Y.)

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Ruggles, Timothy (Massachusetts)

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Vernon, Thomas

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Bond, Thomas (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Boteler, Alexander Robinson, 1815-1892

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Alexander R. Boteler (1815-1892) was Virginia political leader, congressman, and Civil War soldier. He graduated from Princeton College, Princeton, New Jersey. He was active in politics before the Civil War and much of his correspondence relates to the election of 1860 and the Constitutional Union Party. He was later a member of the U.S. Tariff Commission from 1882-1884. From the guide to the Alexander Robinson Boteler papers, Bulk, 1836-1889, 1707-1924, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Boo...

Cruger, Nicholas (New York)

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Lewis, Matthew

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Taylor, John (Caroline, Va.)

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Arbuthnot, Marriot (Europe, Charleston Harbor, S. C.)

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Alston, Joseph, 1778-1816

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Lee, William (Bruxelles)

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Weedon, George, 1734-1793

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George Weedon was born in late 1734 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Weedon was appointed an ensign in the Virginia militia during the French and Indian War and rose to the rank of lieutenant in 1757 and to the rank of captain lieutenant in 1762. After the war, he moved to Fredericksburg, Virginia, and married Catharine Gordon (d. 1797). He operated a tavern in Fredericksburg. Weedon was appointed a lieutenant colonel in the 3rd Virginia Regiment in January 1776 and received a commission in the...

Couden, Robert

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Maryland. Militia

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Wilmington District (N.C.). Superior Court

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Chester, John (Cambridge, Mass.)

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Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839

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Mathew C. Carey (1760-1839) was a publisher, economist, and humanitarian. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, and came to America in 1784, after involvement in Irish revolutionary activity. He took up his trade as a printer, publishing the Pennsylvania Herald and the periodical, The American Museum. His book publishing ventures prospered and his firm was a leader in American printing and publishing in the period 1795-1835. He was an active proponent of the protective tariff, as well as an ardent cha...

Lemmon, Robert (Baltimore, Md.)

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Bruin, Peter Bryan (Charlestown, Berkeley County, Va.)

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Thomson, William (Camp Amelia, Fuquetts Old Field, S. C.)

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Fleming, William

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Title: 8th Earl of Wigton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001161.0x0003d8 Title: 5th Earl of Wigton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001161.0x0003d7 Epithet: Professor of Oriental Languages at Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001161.0x0003d5 ...

Dart, I. S.

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Fitzimons

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White Eyes

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Stevens, Ebenezer (West Point, N. Y.)

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Parsons, Samuel Holden, 1800-1871

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Boucher, Jonathan (The Vicarage, Epsom, England)

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Dooly, John (Butler's Creek, Ga.)

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Harris, William (Columbia College, New York, N. Y.)

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Smith, J. Hyatt (John Hyatt), 1824-1886

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Epithet: of Sloane MS 1700 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000090 Epithet: Pastor of Nijmegen British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x000097 Epithet: of Add MS 36190 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x00007e Epithet: of Egerto...

Henry, John V...

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MACCLURE, DAVID

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Smith, Clement

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Sands, Comfort (Hoboken, N. J.)

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Stoddert, Benjamin (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Spalding, Simon (Fort Penn, Pa.)

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North Carolina. Governor

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Bull, William (Charleston)

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Preston, William (Montgomery County, Va.)

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Wyllys, John Palsgrave, 1754-1790

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Atkinson, Theodore (Portsmouth, N. H.)

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Spencer, Joseph (Providence, R. I.)

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Colden, Cadwallader (Fort George, New York)

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Gerlach, Heinrich Daniel (Hampton Road)

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Lewis, Meriwether (Albemarle County, Va)

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Varick, Richard (New York)

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Cheney, Thomas (Pennsylvania)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69t4pd2 (person)

Smith, William (New Haven, Conn.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tg2vbp (person)

Noirmont de la Neuville, (West Point, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ch2m69 (person)

O'Neill, Ferdinand (Sheldon, S. C.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b987bf (person)

Viator, 1818-1874

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Cambray, Count de

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North, Thomas (Queens Burrough, N. Y.)

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Vioménil, Antoine Charles du Houx de, Baron (Nancy)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68b3xkp (person)

Mason, Charles (Newark, N. J.)

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Aylett, Philip

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69q5tmr (person)

Great Britain. Commonwealth: Council of State

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Barret, William

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6745hpf (person)

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Pennsylvania. Council of Censors

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The Council of Censors approved amendments to Pennsylvania's state constitution. From the description of Journal, 1783-1784. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122489959 ...

Humpton, Richard (New Jersey)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6s025zb (person)

Oswald, Richard, 1880-1963

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Hazard, Ebenezer (New York)

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Day, Jeremiah

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63w2728 (person)

Conkling, Benjamin

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North, Robert (Poughkeepsie, N. Y.)

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St. Clair, Sir John (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Pennsylvania (Province). Governor

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Alexander, James, 1972-....

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gn6fnw (person)

Epithet: MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000813.0x000278 Dr. James Alexander, English physician in Genoa. In 1823 he prescribed for Byron, and advised him on some warts. From the guide to the Dr. James Alexander manuscript material : 1 item, 1823, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: of the Bengal Committee of Inspection ...

Henry, John N.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xx7jmv (person)

Leffingwell, Christopher (New London, Conn.)

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Harris, Francis Henry (Charles Town, S. C.)

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Franklin, William Temple

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New York (Province). Governor

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Washington, William A., 1833-1889

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Cooke, Nicholas

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gj9h43 (person)

Epithet: deanery of Nottingham and Bingham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000759.0x000013 ...

Fitch, Thomas, 1700?-1774

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6866kmr (person)

The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Governor, Connecticut (Colony) From the description of Thomas Fitch letter, 1755. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451592 ...

Townsend, Gregory

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Phillips, T.

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Epithet: of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000243.0x00035d ...

Nicholas, Robert C., 1802?-1854

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Bayard, Nicolas

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rk79j2 (person)

Anderson, John

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dw1gxs (person)

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Biddle, Owen, 1977-

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Ewen, William (Georgia)

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Hutchings, John

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Smith, William (Manor of St. Georges, Long Island N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tc4424 (person)

Morgan, George (York Town, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p68jjx (person)

Wright, Turbutt (Queenstown, Md.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zt5snq (person)

Wyllys, Samuel (Hartford, Conn.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6070d1n (person)

McClean, Archibald (York, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p68nm2 (person)

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69g5qp0 (person)

Soldier and engineer. From the description of Papers of Pierre Charles L'Enfant, 1787-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78163246 ...

Johnston, Lewis

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68x635c (person)

Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Laurent (Boulogne)

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Antill, Edward (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jj6kff (person)

Shippen, Joseph

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63w2d2b (person)

Hall, Lyman (Georgia)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t27xn9 (person)

Fitch, John (Warminster, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67b74s2 (person)

Hale, Nathan, 1784-1863

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Penn, Hannah (London, England)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62p7wq5 (person)

Glover, John (Marble-head, Mass.)

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McKesson, John (Convention Hall, Kingston, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zm8dn7 (person)

Stockton, Mrs. Richard (Morven, N. J.)

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Medhurst

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Wilkinson, James (Washington, D. C.)

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Graham, Morris

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sc75f9 (person)

Shoemaker, Henry

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cq045c (person)

Lillington, John Alexander, 1790-1839

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p58zjj (person)

John Alexander Lillington (1790-1839) appears to have been the son of George Lillington. From the guide to the John Alexander Lillington Diary, 1800, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) John Alexander Lillington appears to have been the son of George Lillington. From the description of John Alexander Lillington diary, 1800. WorldCat record id: 24342134 ...

Clyde, Samuel (Fort Planke, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69x376n (person)

Massachusetts (Province). House of Representatives

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Croghan, George (Fort Johnson, Johnstown, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jb91df (person)

Knox, Henry (Pluckemin, N. J.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6555kv7 (person)

King, Joseph (New York)

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Gridley, Richard (Fort Edward, N. Y.)

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Lightenston, John

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66f8mmq (person)

Armstrong, James (Hillsborough, N. C.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6196674 (person)

Tilghman, Edward (Wye, Md.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sk4cmz (person)

Riker, Richard (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t85gg0 (person)

Kingston, Robert (Cambridge, Mass.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xf3wfd (person)

Ellery, Benjamin (Newport)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64p22t9 (person)

Van Schaick, Goose (Albany)

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Morris, Jacob

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w681806c (person)

Hunter, James

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rs21th (person)

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New Hampshire. General Assembly

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Putnam, Israel (Peekskill, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bt1njm (person)

Villers, F. D. Petit de

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62d1t71 (person)

Wilkinson, James (Fort Washington Cincinnati, O.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6nd8x2z (person)

Ruggles, Timothy (Hardwicke, Mass.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69b14j8 (person)

Elderkin, Jedediah

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64s0sk4 (person)

Mathew, Edward (Grenada)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64k39mv (person)

Penn, John (York, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pd5zvv (person)

Boston (Mass.). Town Meeting

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Duffield, Samuel (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Adams, John (London, England)

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Francis, John W. (John Wakefield), 1789-1861

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Physician, New York City. From the description of Reminiscences of Samuel Latham Mitchill : holograph, [1859]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58761170 New York physician. From the description of Letter, 1853, Dec. 20 : New York City, to Mr. Randall. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35073168 John Wakefield Francis was a prominent New York physician, medical lecturer, patron of the arts and author, notably of "Old New Yor...

Elmer, Ebenezer (New Jersey)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6972h8k (person)

Baldwin, Henry, 1780-1844

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Baldwin was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1817-1822), and served as associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1830-1844). From the description of Letters to George Duffield and Charles McAllister, 1807, 1826. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338603 ...

Hawley, Joseph (Northampton, Mass.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67j4jb4 (person)

Campbell, Thomas (New Town, Pa.)

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Threadcraft, George (Darien, Ga.)

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Maryland (Province). Council of Safety

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Jones, John, 1796-1857

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pm05dp (person)

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Stevenson, George (Carlisle, Pa.)

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Smallwood, William (Charles County, Md.)

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South Carolina (Province)

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Marion, Francis (Santee, S. C.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b69hjs (person)

Washington, Lawrence

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Boudinot, Mrs. Elias

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qh1n50 (person)

Vincent, John (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z73f7k (person)

Whitehill, John, 1729-1815

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Epithet: Governor of Fort St George British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x000143 ...

Moultrie, Alexander (Charleston)

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Reade, Joseph (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r052vk (person)

Nicholls, Richard Vaughan

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Morgan, Maurice

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61962r6 (person)

Ross, David (Richmond, Va.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69d9vjp (person)

Hartley, Thomas (Philadelphia, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h83d8x (person)

Purviance, Samuel (Baltimore)

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Craven

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qd2w3b (person)

Kennedy, Archibald

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Epithet: of Egerton Ch 7926 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000576.0x000033 Title: Earl of Cassillis British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000576.0x000034 ...

Denning, William (New York)

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Oothoudt, Henry

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Brodhead, John Romeyn, 1814-1873

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Historian. From the description of John Romeyn Brodhead correspondence, 1863. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451493 John R. Brodhead was the compiler of "Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New York." Brodhead was appointed in 1841, by New York Governor William Seward, to collect manuscripts in Europe that related to New York State's colonial history. From the description of Papers, 1839-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122519971 ...

Sears, Isaac (New Haven, Conn.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rg8rsx (person)

Steele, John

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63p4zcp (person)

Adams, John (Philadelphia, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rp67wc (person)

Lincoln, Abraham (Washington, D. C.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64k3b40 (person)

Yates, Joseph Christopher, 1768-1837

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66h51dj (person)

Gist, Christopher (Virginia)

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Carter, Robert Wormeley

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Mauduit Duplessis, Thomas Antoine de

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Bainbridge, William, 1774-1833

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60c4w4p (person)

Commodore of the U.S. Navy; of Princeton, N.J. From the description of Pay order, 1829 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965932 From the description of Receipt, 1829 Apr. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70965933 U.S. Navy officer. From the description of Papers of William Bainbridge, 1804-1828. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130858 American naval officer From the guide to the William Bainbridge letters and documents, 1807-18...

Garden, Alexander (Charleston, S. C.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t27x4k (person)

Vaughan, John (West Indies)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69h8czx (person)

Selden, Samuel (Virginia)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63g7jcs (person)

Howard, Frederick, 5th Earl of Carlisle (Castle Howard, England)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jn52wq (person)

Montague, Rev.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6r91cd2 (person)

McKee, William (Rockbridge County, Va.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62h0k13 (person)

Douw, Volckert Pieterse (Green Bush, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6264jb4 (person)

Pemberton, Izaak

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jj6jp5 (person)

Fletcher, Benjamin, 1640-1703

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x63pcm (person)

Epithet: of Stowe MS 200 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000025 Epithet: of Add MS 28887 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000024 ...

Wooster, David, 1711-1777

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69k4xdj (person)

American soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Rye Neck, to Col. William Duer, 1777 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584086 Army officer in colonial Connecticut Militia and in the American Revolution and colonial legislature in Connecticut. From the description of Orderly book of David Wooster, 1759. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070567 ...

Bowman, J.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61q0sbc (person)

Washington, George Steptoe (Montgomery County, Va.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6972dfk (person)

Lyon, Samuel (Georgia)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65r7vpx (person)

Phillips, William (Nomonoy Hall, Va)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60h6ctk (person)

Peabody, N.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67b73sn (person)

Cecil, Robert, Earl of Salisbury (Westminster, England)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6914xvv (person)

Walker, Thomas (Virginia)

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Estaing, Charles Hector d', Count

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Wentworth, Joshua (Portsmouth, N. H.)

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Great Britain. King

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Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de, 1719-1787

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gr7mrq (person)

French statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Versailles, to an unidentified recipient, 1777 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583336 French foreign minister. From the description of Letter, 1779 Feb. 13, Versailles, to John Adams. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 173971950 Title: Comte British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000563.0x00...

De Peyster, Abraham (New York)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6458dmv (person)

Maxwell, Robert

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v21x35 (person)

Epithet: 4th Lord Maxwell British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x0002c5 Title: 2nd Earl of Nithsdale British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x0002cb Epithet: afterwards 2nd Baron and Earl of Farnham; MPfor Taunton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...

Richmond, C.

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Stark, John (Bennington)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6555kbh (person)

Paterson, William (New Brunswick, N. J.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64v9bdm (person)

Field, David (Middlesex County, Mass.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wb83rg (person)

Kuhn, Adam (Philadelphia, Pa.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p1131f (person)

Blair, John (Williamsburgh, Va.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c08xqv (person)

Coleman, Samuel

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La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, François-Alexandre-Frédéric, duc de, 1747-1827

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French philanthropist and author. From the description of Voyage dans les États-Unis d'Amérique fait en 1795, 1796 et 1897: manuscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061796 Francois-Alexandre-Frédéric de La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt was born into a distinguished French noble family which had strong ties to King Louis XIV. He was educated as a literary collector, but at the age of sixteen left school to join the army. By age twenty-three he was marr...

Redman, John (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Cotton, John (Cambridge)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w221kc (person)

Moncrieff, T. (Landing Place of Niagara)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61h3d63 (person)

Clark, Jonathan (Jonathan D.)

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Biography A 1970 graduate of UCSC, Jonathan Clark is an award winning photographer and designer whose work is in major collections in Europe, Japan and the United States. Publications created at his Artichoke Press in Mountain View are highly regarded in fine art and printing collections internationally. From the guide to the Jonathan Clark photographs, 1969-1973, (University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special ...

Gerry, Samuel B.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63044rs (person)

Prevost, James Mark (Georgia)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gc5142 (person)

Scott, Edward (Charles Town, S. C.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bm4928 (person)

Storke, Samuel

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bd6ss5 (person)

Langdon, John (Boston, Mass.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t85hm6 (person)

Martin, John (Savannah, Ga.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67n33v4 (person)

Smith, Mrs. James

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bh5n0v (person)

Malbone, Godfrey (Blank - Hall, Pomfret, Conn.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65c31xt (person)

Harrison, Benjamin Jr.

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Anderson, J. M. (James McMurry), 1926-

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Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828

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Charleston, S.C. attorney, politician, plantation owner, and Revolutionary War officer. He was the son of Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758) and Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793). Thomas Pinckney was interested in scientific agriculture and authored a number of articles on the subject. From the description of Thomas Pinckney papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1825. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 35953391 Charleston, South Carolina attorney, soldier, and politici...

Poang, John (Charles Town, S. C.)

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College of New Jersey.

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Jackson, James

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Peirsons, George

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Pennsylvania. Committee of Safety

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Lee, Edmund I.

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Virginia (Colony). Burgesses, House of

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Tabb, John

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Boudinot, Elisha

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Weedon, George (Fredericksburg, Va.)

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Russell, William (Aspin Ville, Va.)

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Cranch, Richard

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Williams, John

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Pepperrell, Sir William (Louisbourg)

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Waller, Benjamin (Williamsburg, Va.)

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Livingston, James (Johns Town, N. Y.)

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Great Britain. Army: 29th Regiment of Foot

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Gardner, Silvester (North Kingstown, R. I.)

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Rogers, John

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Kelly, William, S.J.

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Epithet: Mayor of Waterford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x000310 Epithet: Wesleyan minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000207.0x0001eb Epithet: Chairman, Douglas Reform Association British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x00030e ...

Brown, Moses (Providence)

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Sullivan, William

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Bowen, P. (Savannah, Ga.)

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Barclay, John (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Wentworth, Sir John (New Hampshire)

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Fairfax, Thomas, 6th Lord Fairfax of Cameron (Lancaster, Va.)

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Randolph, John (New York)

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Colden, Cadwallader (Fort George, N. Y.)

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Bellecour, Le Brun de (Georgia)

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Kennon, William

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Tennent, William, 1705-1777

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Avery, John (Boston, Mass.)

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Gunnells, Joseph

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Duportail, Louis Lebègue (Murderers Creek, N. Y.)

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St. Clair, Arthur (Pottsgrove, Pa.)

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Parsons, Samuel Holden, 1737-1789

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In January 1789 the Connecticut General Assembly appointed Samuel Parsons, legislator and revolutionary major-general, and James Davenport, lawyer and judge, as commissioners to purchase Indian land titles held in the Connecticut Reserve in Ohio. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, to his excellency Governor [Samuel] Huntington, 1789 Apr. 6. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 39287161 Army officer. From the description of Orderly books of Samuel H...

Hartley, Thomas (New York)

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Hyrne, Edmund M.

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Tucker, Samuel (Trenton, N. J.)

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Wallis, Samuel, 1728-1795

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Rotch, Samuel

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Mann, David, 1934-

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Carrington, Paul (Mount Pleasant, Charlotte, Va.)

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Montcalm de Saint-Véran, Louis Joseph de (Camp du Portage)

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Webb, Samuel Blatchley (New York)

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Dulany, Daniel (Baltimore Town)

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Scott, Edward (Charlestown, S. C.)

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Cruger, John Harris (Charles Town, S. C.)

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Dufour, Vevay, Ind.

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Lyman, Phineas (Conajohary, N. Y.)

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Brown, John

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Epithet: King's Painter British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000704.0x000282 Epithet: private in the 51st regiment British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x000256 Epithet: attendant on Qu Victoria British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x000305 Ep...

Penn, Richard (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Patent, Wallkill

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Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792

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Burgoyne was a Lieutenant General of British forces during the American Revolution, who surrendered at Saratoga in Oct. 1777. From the description of John Burgoyne letter : to M.G. Gates, 1777 Dec. 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936829 British general. From the description of ALS : near Bemis Heights, N.Y., to Horatio Gates, 1777 Sept. 27. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591552 General and Dramatist. ...

Baxter, George A. (George Addison), 1771-1841

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Lynch, Charles (Lynchburg, Va.)

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Fleming, William N.

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New Jersey Governor

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Leonard, Samuel, 1788-1825

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Massachusetts. Board of War

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During the Revolution, the Massachusetts General Court designated the Board of War to administer the war effort on behalf of the colony, including the provisioning of troops. From the description of Accounts of officers' clothing, 1777-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79151733 Faced with the necessity of organizing the state's response to military hostilities with Britain, the General Assembly of Massachusetts mandated the creation of the Board of War. The board was char...

Avery, John, 1837-1887

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B.A., Amherst, 1861; studied at Yale, 1863-1867; professor of Latin and Greek, Iowa College, Grinnell, 1870-1877; professor of Greek, Bowdoin, 1877-1887; steady contributor to the American Oriental Society. From the description of John Avery papers, ca. 1867-1885 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165958 From the guide to the John Avery papers, 1867-1885, (Manuscripts and Archives) ...

Custis, Eleanor Parke, 1897-1983

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Bollmann, Eric (London, England)

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New Netherland. Governor

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Bryant, Samuel Bryan

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Weare, Meshech, 1713-1786

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Continental Army officer, jurist, legislator, and president of New Hampshire (1784-1785) From the description of Meshech Weare family papers, 1669-1808. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981589 American jurist. Speaker, General Assembly of New Hampshire. From the description of Autograph signatures (2) and 6 lines of writing to an agreement : Province of New Hampshire, 1755 Jun. 9-10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589013 Weare served as President of t...

Waln, Robert

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Law, Thomas (Washington, D. C.)

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Baker, John

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Hartley, Thomas (Sunbury, Pa.)

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Anspac. Army: Yäger Battalion

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Wertenbaher, William (University of Virginia)

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United States. Congress, 1789 (New York)

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Ipswich (Mass.). Militia

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Fairweather, Thomas

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Staats, Samuel

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Pollard, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 33057 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000408.0x0003b8 William Pollard was a longtime member of the Ann Arbor Airport Advisory Committee and an outspoken critic of attempts to expand the Ann Arbor airport. The Ann Arbor Municipal Airport, located near the intersection of State Street and Ellsworth Road in south Ann Arbor, was built in 1928 surrounded by what was then farmland. By the 1970s nea...

Franklin, Josiah (Boston, Mass.)

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Penn, Richard, approximately 1736-1811

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Epithet: of Add MS 41367 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x000342 Epithet: Agent for Ceylon British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000149.0x0000af ...

Murdock, William (Prince George County, Md.)

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Marion, Francis

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Philadelphia (Pa.). Committee of Merchants

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Great Britain. Army: 33rd Regiment

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Watts, John (New York)

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Gibson, George (Carlisle, Pa.)

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McArthur, Arthur (Beaufort, S. C.)

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Butler, Zebulon (Pennsylvania)

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Baker, Lafayette Curry

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Bradford, John, 1948-

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Epithet: Methodist preacher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x00025f ...

Holten, Mrs.

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Parker, Sir Hyde (Savannah, Ga.)

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Tazewell, John (Williamsburg, Va.)

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Paterson, John (West Point, N. Y.)

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Findlay, William (Capitol Hill, Washington, D. C.)

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Pigot, Hugh

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Epithet: Captain RN, CB British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000142 ...

Clark, Myron Holley, 1806-1892

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Clark was an American politician, sheriff of Canandaigua, N.Y., and subsequently governor of New York State. From the description of Myron Holley Clark letter : to Henry P. Sartwell, 1846 Sept. 23. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937084 Source: Dictionary of American Biography / Allen Johnson ed. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. Myron Holley Clark was born on a farm in the town of Naples, Ontario County, a son of Maj. Jose...

Wharton, Charles H.

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Dr. Charles H. Wharton was a conservationist and field biologist who worked at the University of Georgia's Institute of Ecology. Dr. Wharton died in 2003. From the description of The natural enviroments of Georgia, xerox, 1977. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 316883362 ...

United States. Army Medical Department

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Howe, Robert (Middle Brook, N. J.)

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Riedesel, Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von, 1738-1800

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German army officer. From the description of Papers of Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von Riedesel, 1775-1791. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450242 From the description of Letter of Friedrich Adolf Freiherr von Riedesel, 1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131550 Hessian army officer. From the description of Papers of Friedrich Adolf, Freiherr von Riedesel, 1776-1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455943 Riedesel commanded German troops in t...

Whiting, Nathan (Fort Edward, N. Y.)

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Buchanan, James (Washington, D. C.)

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New York (N.Y.). Treasurer.

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Middleton, E. C.

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Stanwix, John (Carlisle, Pa.)

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Riker, Jeronimus (New York)

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Baldwin, Jeduthan (Saratoga, N. Y.)

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Snow, Joseph

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Epithet: secretary to the Literary Fund British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x000254 Epithet: Secretary to Literary Fund Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001304.0x000253 ...

Hall, John, of Richmond

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Epithet: of Liverpool British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x00022a Epithet: schoolmaster, of Cambuslang British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000233 Epithet: of Egerton Ch 6171 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x000225 The John Ha...

Lee, William

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Epithet: of the Adelphi Theatre British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000219.0x0002ec Epithet: of Lothbury London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0002de Epithet: RC Bishop of Clifton British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x0001e6 Epithet:...

Hyde, Edward, 3d Earl of Clarendon (New York)

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Tucker, St. George (Richmond, Va.)

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Nelson, William (Richmond, Va.)

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Willson, Ebenezer (New York)

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Drayton, Stephen (Saint Andrews Parish, Ga.)

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Stiles, Ezra

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Bailie, Maj.

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Yates, Joseph Christopher, 1768-1837

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Tyler, Bezaleel (Coshecton, N. Y.)

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Sevier, John, 1745-1815

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Continental Army officer and governor of Tennessee. From the description of Papers, 1778-1812. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314043 Army officer, U.S. representative from North Carolina and Tennessee, and governor of Tennessee. From the description of John Sevier correspondence, 1797-1812. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980429 ...

Nicolls, Richard (James Fort, New York)

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Hubbard, David (Hartford, Conn.)

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Winchester, William

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Bowman, John (Harrodsburg, Ky.)

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Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857

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George Washington Parke Custis was the son of John Parke Custis who was the stepson of George Washington. Custis' mother was Eleanor Calvert. He grew up at Mount Vernon in Virginia after the death of his father. He married Mary Lee Fitzhugh and lived at "Arlington." His daughter Mary Anna Randolph Custis married Robert E. Lee. George Washington Parke Custis was a playwright and agricultural reformer. From the description of Papers, 1832-1856. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat re...

Williams, Elisha (London, England)

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Davidson, William (Camp Rockey River, N. C.)

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Cocke, Catesby (Westmoreland County, Va.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67b6wvp (person)

Stirling, Lord

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Society of the Sons of St. George

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Clymer, Daniel (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Burr, Hugh

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Boscawen, Edward (Halifax Harbor)

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Duane, James (New York)

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Caldwell, James (Elizabeth Town, N. J.)

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Townshend, George, 1st Marquis Townshend (Quebec)

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West, Benjamin (Charlestown, N. H.)

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Kidd, John, 1775-1851

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English chemist and anatomist. From the description of Letter, 1837 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387603 ...

Stark, John (Fort Ticonderoga, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6c66cp3 (person)

Platt, Richard (Pecks Kill, N. Y.)

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Campbell, John, Earl of Loudon (Albany, N. Y.)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rg8v19 (person)

Moore, James (Fort Rensselaer)

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Broeck, Dirck Ten

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Smith, William Stephens, 1755-1816

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William Stephens Smith (b. November 8, 1755, Suffolk County, NY–d. June 10, 1816, Lebanon, NY) was a United States Representative from New York. He married Abigail "Nabby" Adams, the daughter of President John Adams, and was a brother-in-law of President John Quincy Adams. He graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1774. He served in the Revolutionary Army as aide-de-camp to general John Sullivan in 1776. Smith fought in the Battle of Long Island, was wounded...

Craig, James Henry, Sir, 1748-1812

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Battell, William

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Bentinck, William Henry Cavendish, Duke of Portland

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Marmajou, Anthony (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Cabell, William (Amherst County, Va.)

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Green, William

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Wentworth, Charles Watson

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North Carolina (Province). Supreme Court

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Grasse, François Joseph Paul de Grasse, comte de, 1722-1788

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French naval officer. From the description of Papers of François Joseph Paul de Grasse, comte de Grasse, 1781-1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452775 François Joseph Paul Count de Grasse (1722-1788) was a French admiral who commanded the French fleet during the American revolution. From the guide to the Campagne d'Amérique de M. Le Comte de Grasse Tilly en 1781 et 1782, holograph, 1782?, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Brooks, John (Phillipsburgh, N. Y.)

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Gist, Mordecai (Jones' Tavern, Reading, Pa.)

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Great Britain. Army: 46th Regiment

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Tupper, Benjamin (White Plains, N. Y.)

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Smith, James (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Ireland. Lord Lieutenant

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Huger, Isaac (Camp Purysburg, S. C.)

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Duché, Jacob (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Laboulaye, Edouard Rene Lefebvre de (Paris)

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Nicholson, Joseph (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Bigelow, Timothy, 1767-1821

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Williams, William (York, Pa.)

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Bellows, Benjamin

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Paterson, John

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Epithet: schoolmaster of Cleist, near Kinross British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001300.0x0003af Epithet: Dean of Edinburgh, Bishop successively of Galloway and Edinburgh, afterwards Archbishop of Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001300.0x0003a9 Epithet: Provost and Commissioner of Estates for Perth British Lib...

Randolph, William (Virginia)

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Montgomery, William

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Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000678.0x000169 ...

Johnston, Samuel

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Samuel and Carolyn Johnston were students at the University of Florida in the early 1960s. They worked as photographers for the student annual, the Seminole. After graduation, they set up their own studio, and continued to photograph for the University for several years. From the guide to the Johnston Photograph Collection, 1960-1968, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida) ...

Leonard, J.

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O'Hara, James

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Title: 2nd Baron Tyrawley British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000192 ...

Vernier, Pierre J. F. (South Carolina)

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Hyde, Caleb (Fort Edward, N. Y.)

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New Brunswick (N.J.). Common Council

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Bowers, Margaret

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Stevens, Ebenezer (White Plains, N. Y.)

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Polk, William (Raleigh, N. C.)

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Ashe, John Baptista, -1734

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Graeme, Elizabeth

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St. Clair, Arthur (Springfield, N. J.)

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De Saussure, Daniel (Beaufort, S. C.)

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Reed, Andrew

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McAllister, John

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Sherwell

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Pickering, Timothy (New Windsor, N. Y.)

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Barbour, James (Washington, D. C.)

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Dart, Sanford

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Tilghman, James (Walnut Street, Philadelphia)

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New Hampshire. Governor

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Cochran, Jonathan (Georgia)

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Hamilton, James (Ticonderoga)

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Oliver, Andrew (Boston, Mass.)

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Whiting, Francis (County of James City, Va.)

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Sutherland, Nicholas (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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England. King

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Hill, William (Camden, S. C.)

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Ogden, David (Newark, N. J.)

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Bedford, John (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Fitzsimmons, Thomas (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Van Rensselaer, Robert (Albany, N. Y.)

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Congdon, John

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Don Antonio Claraco y Santo

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Hathorn, John (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Flucker, Thomas (Boston, Mass.)

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Andrew, Benjamin

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Freeling, Francis, Sir, 1764-1836

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Freeling began his career in the Bristol Post Office and moved to London in 1787. There he held the successive Postal Service positions of surveyor, principal and resident surveyor, joint secretary, and sole secretary. In 1828, baronetcy was conferred on him for his public service. He was elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries in 1801 and was one of the original members of the Roxburghe Club, founded in 1812. From the description of Freeling correspondence, 1794-1841. (Unknow...

Cabell, James Laurence (University of Virginia)

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Green, Ashbel

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Alderton, Thomas (London, England)

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Smith, Thomas

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Carroll, Charles (York, Pa.)

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Key, Francis Scott (Georgetown, Washington, D. C.)

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Loring, Joshua (Boston, Mass.)

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McTavish, John (British Consulate, Baltimore)

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Clajon, William (Baltimore, Md.)

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Pownall, Thomas (Castle William, Boston Harbor)

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Jackson, Andrew (The Hermitage, Tenn.)

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Trumbull, Jonathan (New York)

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Montagu, John (Boston, Mass.)

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Key, Thomas Hewitt (London, England)

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Hopkinson, Joseph (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Geddes, David (Boston, Mass.)

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Hall, Lyman (Savannah, Ga.)

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Burke, Thomas, active 1801-1815

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Schureman, James (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Yorke, Sir Joseph (Hill Street, London)

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Powell, Henry Watson (St. John's)

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Moore, James

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Woedtke, Friedrich Wilhelm von, Baron (Merrit's Tavern, N. Y.)

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Clarke, George (London, England)

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Carter, George

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Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (Versailles)

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Jenkinson, Charles, 1st Earl of Liverpool (Treasury Chambers, London)

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Griffin, William

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Pulaski, Casimir, Count (Camp, S. C.)

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Anstruther, John (Fort Edward, N. Y.)

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Delaplace, William (Hartford, Conn.)

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Marbois, François Barbé de (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Westchester County (N.Y.). Committee of Safety

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Eustis, William, 1753-1825

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Revolutionary War veteran, politician, and secretary of war. From the description of Letter, 1818 Oct. 20. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49215753 William Eustis was born in Cambridge, Mass., and graduated from Harvard College in 1772. He served as a surgeon during the American Revolutionary War and in the Massachusetts General Court (1788-1794). Eustis was a U.S. Representative for Massachusetts (1801-1804, 1820-1823), Secretary of War (1809-1813), Am...

Lomax, John Tayloe (University of Virginia)

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Stark, John, 1728-1822

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John Stark, American revolutionary war general. He was promoted to Brigadier General in October 1777. In September 1780, he was ordered to relieve General Saint Claire at West Point. While at West Point, Stark was a member of the board that convicted John André of treason. From the description of Orderly book of John Stark, 1780, Sept. 17 - Nov. 19. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288813 U.S. Continental Army general; of...

Holmes, James (Ticonderoga)

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Allen, Thomas (Pittsfield, Mass.)

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Georgia (Colony). Convention

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Smith, John (Washington County, Pa.)

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Armstrong, John (Clermont, N. Y.)

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Huger, Isaac, 1742 or 1743-1797

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Charleston and St. Matthews Parish, South Carolina plantation owner, politician, and Revolutionary War general. From the description of Letter : South Carolina, to Major Hyrne, 1783 Aug. 17. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32145034 ...

Martin, Luther (Maryland)

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Goussencourt, de

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Malmedy, Francis, Marquis de (Fogather's Landing, S. C.)

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Jones, Walter (Westmoreland County, Va.)

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Ogden, Aaron (Elizabeth Town, N. J.)

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Pinckney, Thomas (Charles Town, S. C.)

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Gearey, Ebenezer

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Lee, Richard Bland, 1761-1827

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Washington, D.C. resident. From the description of Papers, 1816-1818. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36200136 American statesman and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Thomas Jefferson, 1819 Aug. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598193 American statesman; served as Congressman from Virginia, 1789-1795 and 1825-1827. From the description of Letter : Washington, to the President and Dire...

Ingersoll, Charles Jared, 1782-1862

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U.S. representative from Pennsylvania and author. From the description of Papers of Charles Jared Ingersoll, 1826-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451119 Epithet: American author; brother of Joseph Reed Ingersoll British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00038e American lawyer, author, congressman. From the description of Letter to Dolley Madisonl [manuscript], 1836 Septemb...

Baldwin, Jeduthan (Croton Ferry, N. Y.)

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Richardson, Richard

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Epithet: Dr; of North Bierley British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x00031c Epithet: Merchant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x000320 Epithet: junior British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x00031e ...

Johns, John (South Carolina)

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Connecticut (Colony). Committee of Correspondence

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Alexander, William, Earl of Stirling (New York)

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Neilson, John (New Brunswick, N. J.)

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Campbell, George (George F.)

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Epithet: of Add MS 36057 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000843.0x000289 Epithet: merchant, of Edinburgh British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000843.0x000287 Epithet: of Add MS 32735 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000843.0x000288 Epithet: Sergean...

Spencer, Benjamin

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Morris, Lewis R. (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Coe, Judge

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Arnold, Welcome, 1744-1798

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Barron, James (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Williams, Otho Holland, 1747-1794

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Army officer. From the description of Otho Holland Williams correspondence, 1781-1793. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981380 Williams, of Maryland, was a Revolutionary War officer and, after the war, collector of the port of Baltimore. From the description of Letter, November 27, 1781. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 477274243 ...

Grant, John (New York)

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Johnson, Samuel W. (Samuel William), 1830-1909

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Agricultural chemist, Yale professor, and author. Organized and directed American Agricultural Experiment Station. From the description of Receipt of S. William Johnson to the New York Tribune, 1875 January 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 71842404 ...

Count de Beaumont

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Host, William (Charleston, S. C.)

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Channing, William

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Maclean, Allan (Niagara)

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Bryan, George (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Daniel, Peter V. (Peter Vivian), 1784-1860

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Peter Daniel was a member of the Privy Council of Virginia (1812-1835), a judge for the U.S. district court of Virgina (1836-1840) and an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1841-1860). Philip Nicklin was a Philadelphia bookseller. From the description of Letter to Philip Nicklin, 1828. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234342900 United States Supreme Court Justice. From the description of Will and two codicils [manuscript] 1857-1859. (Un...

Heister, Daniel (Frederick Town, Md.)

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Benson, Robert (Poughkeepsie, N. Y.)

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Anderson, James (Londonderry, N. H.)

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Trumbull, Joseph (Cambridge, Mass.)

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Beckman, Bernard

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New Jersey Council

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Baylor, George (New York)

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Clay, Joseph

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Draper, (Boston, Mass.)

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Dobbs, Arthur (New Bern, N. C.)

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Chew, Benjamin, 1722-1810

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Chief Justice Benjamin Chew (1722-1810) was the only surviving son of Dr. Samuel Chew and his first wife, Mary Galloway. Born in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, he would eventually serve as recorder of Philadelphia, attorney general, recorder-general, and chief justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania under the colonial government. After the Revolution, he was selected as the president of the High Court of Errors and Appeals. His 1747 marriage to Mary Galloway (1729-1755), produced four survi...

Moore, Alfred (Brunswick County, N. C.)

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Olney, Stephen, 1755-1832

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Walter, Robert, 1981-....

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White, John (Annapolis)

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