Nathaniel Pendleton Papers 1767-1867


Nathaniel Pendleton Papers, 1767-1867

Nathaniel Pendleton Papers 1767-1867

Correspondence, legal, financial, and real estate material of Nathaniel Pendleton. The collection also includes correspondence and papers of his son, Edmund Henry Pendleton, and father-in-law, Dr. John Bard, as well as material relating to Pendleton's role as Alexander Hamilton's second in his duel with Aaron Burr.

0.65 Linear feet; (2 boxes)

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Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 (person)

Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania concerning the payment of indents to Pennsylvania [manuscript] 30 September 1790. 1790. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647960750 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was influential in founding the United States government and served as its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795) under President George Washington. ...

Gaines, Edmund Pendleton, 1777-1849 (person)

Soldier, U.S. Army; served in War of 1812, Black Hawk War, Florida War and Mexican War; commanded Western Department and later Eastern Department; at odds with War Department over frontier defense during most of his career. From the description of Letter : Sand Hills near Augusta, Ga., 1825 Sept. 30. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 31023735 U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1815-1857. (Duke University Library). WorldCa...

Ray, Paul (person)

Greene, Catherine Littlefield (person)

Bard, John, 1716-1799 (person)

Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School, founded in 1765, became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine In 1779. From the guide to the Joseph Carson letters, 1789-1858, 1789-1858, (American Philosophical Society) ...

Van Ness, William Peter, 1778-1826 (person)

Politician and jurist; born in Claverack, Columbia County, New York, later a resident of New York City. From the description of William Peter Van Ness papers, 1800-1825. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 58780319 Jurist and defender of Aaron Burr. From the description of Letter, 1805. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36050519 ...

Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803 (person)

Edmund Pendleton (1721-1803) was born in Caroline County, Virginia, and died in Richmond. He was a statesman and member of the Continental Congress of 1774. The recipient of this letter, Francis Preston (1765-1835), was the son of William Preston, who accompanied Washington on several exploring expeditions in the West. Francis studied law under George Wythe, and practiced in Montgomery, Washington, and other counties. He was a friend of Madison, Monroe, Jefferson, and Chief Justice Marshall. He ...

Hamilton, Elizabeth, 1756?-1816 (person)

Scottish author. From the description of Letter, l804, Dec. 21 : Edingurgh, Scot., to John Robinson. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23371588 Elizabeth Hamilton, British novelist and essayist. Born in Ireland to Scottish parents, she lived many years in England, finally settling in Scotland. In two of her books, the satirical novels Translations of the Letters of a Hindoo Rajah (1796) and Memoirs of Modern Philosophers (1800), she mocks the philosopher and nov...

Pendleton family (family)

Varaigne, Mary Jauncey de (person)

Mc Intyre, Arch'd (Archibald), 1772-1858 (person)

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 (person)

Congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state. From the description of Papers 1812-1849. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 704551603 Henry Clay was born in Hanover Co., Va. in 1777 and died in 1852. He served as United States Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) and was elected to the Senate in 1831. John Randolph (1773-1831) was an American statesman known as John Randolph of Roanoke. He was born in Prince George Co., Va. Randolph's fiery denun...

Pendleton, Edmund Henry, 1788-1862 (person)

Johnson, William, 1771-1834 (person)

Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court, 1803-1834; native of Charleston, S.C.; member, South Carolina House of Representatives, 1794- 1798; Speaker, 1798; Judge, South Carolina Court of Common Pleas, 1798- 1804. From the description of William Johnson papers, 1806-1822. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 30846616 Johnson served as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1804-1834. From the description of Correspondence of Will...