Papers, 1768-1877.

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Papers, 1768-1877.

Papers, 1768-1877.

Papers of Charles Stewart, the Commissary General of Issues, Continental Army and delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey along with some family documents.

7 boxes (3.5 linear ft.)

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Trumbull, Joseph.

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Shepard, William, 1737-1817

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Born in Westfield, Mass. Served in the French and Indian War and with the Continental Army throughout the Revolutionary War. Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1785-1786; chosen major general of the 4th division of the Massachusetts Militia in 1786. From the description of General orders for the militia of the fourth division, 1786 Dec. 5. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 170581748 Army officer. From the description of Massachusett...

Jones, Thomas, 1731-1792

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Jurist and loyalist. From the description of Account of Thomas Jones, 1773. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423724 ...

Scudder, William, 1747-

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Moore Furman

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Patterson, William, 1752-1835

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Merchant of Baltimore and president of the Bank of Maryland. From the description of Bills of lading, 1789-1812. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58773226 Baltimore, Md. merchant and president of the Bank of Maryland. His daughter Betsy was married to Jerome Bonaparte. From the description of Papers, 1791-1819. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38744889 ...

Smith, Daniel

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Coxe, William

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Epithet: Archdeacon of Wiltshire, historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x0000da ...

John Magee

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U.S. Army.

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John Serjeant

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Cornell, Ezekiel, 1733-1800

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Revolutionary soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newport, to Lt. Col. Ward, 1789 Jan. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525816 ...

Draper, George

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Laurens, John, 1754-1782

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Aide and secretary to George Washington. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Col Stewart, 1780 Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598003 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to the quarter master general, 1781 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598007 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Camp before York", 1781 Oct. 19th. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595601 From the description of Autograph letter...

Walter Livingston

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Knox, George A. (George Albert), 1918-

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Anthony, Wayne

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Webb, Samuel B.

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Richardson, James, 1948-

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Epithet: merchant, of Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x0002da Epithet: of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x0002db James Richardson had been an Egyptologist. He died in 1877. Egyptology is the study of pharaonic Egypt, spanning the per...

Baron von Steuben.

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John, Sullivan

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McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786

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Epithet: General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x00016f In October 177, Alexander McDougall was appointed Major General and was put in command of a division consisting of seven Connecticut and Massachusetts regiments. In the late fall of 1777, McDougall's division attempted to prevent a British advance southwest of Philadelphia. From the description of Orderly book of Alexander McDougall's ...

H. Stewart

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Cobb, David, 1748-1830

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Revolutionary War soldier and aide-de-camp to General George Washington, speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and president of the Senate, physician, judge, member of Congress, lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. At the time of this letter, Cobb was a resident of Gouldsboro, Maine. From the description of David Cobb letter, 1806 June 29. (Duke University Library). WorldCat...

Steele, Alexander

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Nelson, John

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Robert Lettice Hooper

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Lindsay, Thomas, active 1825-1833

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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. ...

Lord Stirling

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James Craik.

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Sproat, H.

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LeTellier, James.

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Scott, Charles, ca. 1739-1813.

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American soldier; gov. of Kentucky. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Petersburg, to General Lincoln, 1780 Mar. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634213 American solider; gov. of Kentucky. From the description of Autograph note signed : [n.p.], 1782 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634774 ...

Stewart, John (John D.)

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Carter, John, 1745-1814

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John Carter (1745-1814) served as an apprentice to Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) and David Hall (1714-1772) in Philadelphia, Pa., until 1768, when he moved to Providence, R.I. He became associated with Sarah Updike Goddard ( -1770) in the publication of the Providence Gazette. In 1769 he became sole editor of the influential newspaper and remained in that position until his retirement in 1814. Carter also served as postmaster of Providence from 1772-1792. From the description of Acco...

William Frost

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Walsh, Hugh

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Lewis, Edward

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Epithet: solicitor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x00017e Epithet: of Whittingslow Shropshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x000136 Epithet: Curate of St. Philip's, Dalston British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x00017c Ep...

Jeremiah Wadsworth

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Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829

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Revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Capt. Callenden Irvine, 1803 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529279 Army officer, U.S. Secretary of War, and U.S. representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1800-1814. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70972156 Major general, politician, and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1761-1826. (Unknown). WorldCa...

Erskine, John, 1879-1951

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Epithet: Reverend; DD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000214 Title: 9th Earl of Mar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001087.0x000219 John Erskine, educator, writer and musician, was born in New York on October 5, 1879. He received an A.B. in 1900, an A.M. in 1901, a Ph.D. in 1903 and an LL.D. in 1929 from Columbia Univ...

Patterson, Alexander

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Scudder, Nathaniel, 1733-1781

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Army officer, Continental Congressman. From the description of Letter, 1780 March 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86164604 ...

John Carter

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Stewart, Charles Alexander

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Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818

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Brigadier General Jedediah Huntington was born in Norwich, Conn. He graduated from Harvard in 1763 and received his master's in 1770 from Yale. After graduating from Harvard, he became involved with the Norwich Militia, eventually becoming a Captain in May, 1774. In the spring of 1776, now a Colonel, he marched to Dorchester Heights. After the British left Boston, he marched to New York. In 1777 he became a Brigadier General. He stayed in Valley Forge in the winter of 1777. After the war became ...

Humphreys, David, 1752-1818

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Army officer, diplomat, and author. From the description of Papers of David Humphreys, 1776-1810. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71065032 Army officer, diplomat, and poet, of Connecticut; b. in Derby; d. in New Haven. From the description of David Humphreys papers, 1687-1819. (New Haven Colony Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 430490748 Connecticut Revolutionary War Officer, statesman, and poet. From the description of Poems, [...

Thomas McKean

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Bryant, William Cullen, 1908-1999

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Brearley, David, 1745-1790.

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Craik, James, 1730-1814

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Epithet: minister of Scone British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000680.0x000334 Physician. From the description of James Craik deposition, 1812. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450005 Physician to George Washington. From the description of Documents, 1757-1762. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007048 From the description of Will : of James Craik, 1813 June 5. (Gunst...

Trimble, George

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U.S. Board of War

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Joseph Reed

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Oliver Phelps

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Taylor, Robert, 1940 June 1-

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Alexander, William, 1726-1783

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American Revolutionary soldier; Lord Stirling. From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1772 July 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132554 Revolutionary soldier; better known as Lord Stirling. During the French and Indian War, he was aide and secretary to Governor Shirley, and defended Shirley before the House of Commons in 1756. From the description of Letter : on board the sloop Massachusetts, to Governor Robert Hunter Morris, 1755 July 6. (Buffalo...

Villemagny, de.

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Tillinghast, Charles

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Risberg, Gustavus.

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U.S. Continental congress, 1778.

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Charles Thomson

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White, Anthony, 1588 or 1589-1648

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Benjamin Stevens

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Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786

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Revolutionary War officer. From the description of Papers, 1778-1786. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19593641 Army officer. From the description of Nathanael Greene papers, 1775-1785. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979865 Nathanael Greene was a major general in the Continental Army. He was promoted to Quartermaster General in 1778. From the description of Papers, 1778-1780. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat ...

Malcolm, William

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Epithet: Reverend; of Firth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001032.0x000287 ...

Weed, Jacob.

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Burnside, James

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James Burnside was Quartermaster at Morristown, N.J. during the Revolutionary War. From the description of Papers, 1778-1779. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122579819 ...

Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792

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Charleston, S.C. merchant, plantation owner, and politician. In June 1775 Laurens became president of the first Provincial Congress. From the description of Correspondence, 1775. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37521798 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, S. C., to an unidentified recipient, 1762 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871270 Henry Laurens was a merchant; he w...

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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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. ...

U.S. Continental congress. Board of war.

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John McAlister

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Ephraim Blaine

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Harrison, Robert Hanson, 1745-1790

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Sullivan, John, 1740-1795

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Army officer, public official of New Hampshire, and jurist. From the description of John Sullivan correspondence and warrant, 1779-1787. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980732 Army officer and statesman. From the description of Papers of John Sullivan, 1774-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78377480 Continental Army officer, Continental Congressman, Governor of New Hampshire. From the description of Letter to Noah Emery, 1789 August 28. (...

Johnston, Francis

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Hamilton, Stewart

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Cooper, Susan Fenimore

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Robert Nesbitt

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Clement Biddle.

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Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810

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Continental Army officer, collector of customs for the port of Boston; from Hingham (Plymouth Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1778-1804. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903396 Benjamin Lincoln was an American general during the Revolutionary War. He accepted the British surrender at Yorktown. From the description of Benjamin Lincoln collection, 1775-1782. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 712651132 Ma...

Stewart, Samuel Robert.

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Hugh Boyle

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Samuel Gray

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Stirling, William Alexander

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Tilghman, Tench, 1744-1786

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Continental Army officer; aide-de-campe to George Washington; resident of Talbot County, Md. From the description of Papers, 1781-1815. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20400229 Merchant, aide-de-camp to George Washington from August 1776 to the end of the Revolution. From the description of ALS : Headquarters, to Deputy Commissary, Rye, N.Y., 1776 Oct. 6. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122466219 Aide de Camp to Gener...

E Kelsey

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Spencer, Oliver

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Azariah Dunham

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McKnight, Charles

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Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796

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At this time, Samuel Huntington was the governor of Connecticut. George Clinton was the governor of New York. From the description of Letter to George Clinton, 1791 November 11. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866432 Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) was born on July 16 in Windham, Connecticut. After private study, Huntington received permission to practice law in Connecticut in 1754. He moved to Norwich in 1760. He was elected as a Representative fr...

Gamble, James.

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Latimer, Henry?

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Thomas Marks

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Munford, William Green.

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Gordon, ...

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Maxwell, William, ca. 1733-1796

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Stewart, Robert (Saxophonist)

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Meade, Richard Kidder, 1746-1805

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Army officer. From the description of Deposition of Richard Kidder Meade, circa 1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131516 ...

Allen, Mary

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Epithet: Convict British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x00003d ...

McCausland, Marcus.

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Whipple, William, 1730-1785

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire, Brigadier General. From the description of ALS, 1776 March 17 : Philadelphia, to Doctor Joshua Bracket, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14123096 At this time, William Whipple was conducting a business through sea trade. From the description of List 1755 May 4. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866516 Statesman from N...

Forman, David, 1745-1797

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Irvine, William, 1741-1804

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Pennsylvania congressman. From the description of ALS : Carlisle, Pa., to Alexander James Dallas, 1800 Oct. 12. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610821 From the description of ALS : Carlisle, Pa., to Alexander James Dallas, 1801 Jan. 19. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540688 Delegate to the Continental Congress of 1786-1788. From the description of Letter, 1788 Mar. 17. (Filson Historical Society, The). W...

Kean, John

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William Buchanan

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Stewart, S.

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Epithet: clerk, Holloway Prison British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x0003b3 ...

Moses Church

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Robert Hoops

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Stewart, C. S. (Charles Samuel), 1795-1870

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Pratt, Thomas

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Epithet: Mayor of Hertford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000614.0x00033c ...

Parr, James

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Samuel R. Stewart

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Royal Flint

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Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804

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Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress, U.S. representative and legislator, army officer, and banker from Connecticut. From the description of Papers of Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1775-1833. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067840 Merchant, soldier, and commissary general in the Continental Army; resident of Hartford, Connecticut. From the description of Jeremiah Wadsworth papers, 1776-1802. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58780060 ...

Howe, Robert, 1732-1785.

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Stewart, C. Seaforth (Charles Seaforth), 1823-1904

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Alexander Colden

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Bland, Theodorick, 1742-1790

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Represented in the collection are: Theodorick Bland, Virginia planter, Revolutionary War army officer, and politician; and Edmund Ruffin, Virginia agriculturalist and prominent Secessionist. From the description of Bland-Ruffin Papers, 1741-1865. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32960007 Army officer, U.S. representative, and delegate of the Continental Congress of Virginia. From the description of Theodorick Bland papers, 1742-1783. (Unknown). World...

John Irwin

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Plunket, William.

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Dumas, ...

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Robert Johnston

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Boyle, John

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Title: 2nd Earl of Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000173 Title: 5th Earl of Orrery British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000174 Title: Earl of Glasgow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000175 ...

Colfax, W.

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Bray, John

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Epithet: of Felsted British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000567.0x000042 ...

Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

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American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

U.S. Continental congress, 1779.

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Daniel Marsh

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Popham, W.

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Stewart, Charles

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Title: 5th Earl of Lennox British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000306 Title: 5th Earl of Traquair British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000307 Epithet: Captain; of Add MS 34920 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x0002fb Epithet: C...

William Livingston

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Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796

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Anthony Wayne was a soldier and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1780. From the description of Receipt book, 1785-1792. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540852 Wayne was one of the great generals in the Revolutionary War. Here he was an Indian fighter. From the description of DS, 1795 November 16 : Greenville. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14283513 U.S. representative from Geor...

Peter Lloyd

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Farge.

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David Frazer

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Brown, Benjamin

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David Pye

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Arthur St. Clair

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Dunham, Aaron.

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Smallwood, William, 1732-1792

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Army officer. From the description of Papers of William Smallwood, 1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71071024 Born in Charles County, MD., William Smallwood, a delegate to the Maryland Assembly in 1761, was wounded in the Battle of White Plains and became Brigadier General in 1776. He served as Major General from 1780-1783 and began three terms as Govenor of Maryland in 1785. From the description of Orderly book, 1778-1779. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania)...

Joseph Banks

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New Jersey. Colony. Council.

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Meigs, Return Jonathan, 1740-1823

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Jeremiah Olney

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Ebenezer Winship

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Burnet, J.

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Thomas Jones

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Thomas Stockton

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Southwick, Solomon, 1773-1839

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Journalist. Southwick was owner and editor of the Albany Register, 1808-1817. From the description of Letter, 1835 April 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122641024 American poet and editor, who founded "The Ploughboy," one of the earliest newspapers for farmers and wrote articles for it under pen name, Henry Homespun, Jr. From the description of Letter to Mr. Hammond [manuscript], 1821 January 31. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647881072 ...

Nathaniel Peabody

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U.S. Continental congress.

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Poor, Enoch, 1736-1780

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Army officer. From the description of Military order of Enoch Poor, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449736 Enoch Poor was a brigadier general for the Continental Army, 1777-1780. As a colonel, he commanded the 2nd New Hampshire Regiment in 1775, reinforced Benedict Arnold's retreating forces in Canada in 1776 and fought at Trenton and Princeton, 1776-1777. From the description of Orderly book, 1778. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id:...

Mathews, John

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Epithet: Soldier, at Tangier British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x000028 Epithet: Merchant, of Cadiz British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x000024 Epithet: of Kilbaggan British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_10000000013...

William Green Munford

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Blaine, Ephraim, 1741-1804

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Ephraim Blaine was an officer during the French and Indian War; a member of the Committee of Correspondence for Cumberland County, Pa., 1774; and a Revolutionary officer, who became a Commissary-General for the Continental Army. From the description of Receipt book, 1772-1798. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 151372323 ...

Pye, Mary E.

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Nesbitt, Robert

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Epithet: MD British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x000145 ...

Scott, John

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Epithet: afterwards Earl of Clonmell British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x00006c Epithet: of Add MS 38309 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x000082 Title: 1st Earl of Clonmell 1793 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x000093 Epi...

Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794

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Prussian army officer who trained the American forces during the American Revolution. From the description of Letter, February 28, 1781. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 436785682 Prussian army officer, volunteered service to United States in Revolution; as Inspector General of Continental Army introduced drilling procedures and directed reorganization; later assisted in plans for national defense. From the description of LS : to the pr...

U.S. Board of Treasury

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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 ...

Putnam, Rufus, 1738-1824

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Putnam commanded the defensive works around Boston in 1775 and later served under Gates against Burgoyne. From the description of Letter, 1781 March 13, Boston [Mass.], [to] Major General Heath, West Point. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 50844673 Continental army officer. From the description of Papers of Rufus Putnam, 1781-1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061883 Co-founder of Ohio University; trustee from 1804 to ...

Charles Stewart

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Thomas Anderson

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Sheftall, Mordecai, 1735-1797

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Mordecai Sheftall (1735-1797) was born in Savannah, a son of Benjamin and Elizabeth Sheftall who emigrated to Georgia in 1733. He served as magistrate of Chatham County and as Deputy Commissioner of Issues for the Continental troops in Georgia. He and his son, Sheftall Sheftall, were taken prisoner in 1779, but exchanged and released in 1780. From the description of Mordecai Sheftall papers, 1780-1796 (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 76945104 Mordecai Shefta...

William, Alexander

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John Cheeseborough

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Cortlandt, Philip.

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John Patton

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DeLancy, Mrs.

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Lyman, D.

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Lutterloh

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William Heath.

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Giles, A.

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Henry Laurens

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Elisha Crane

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Nathaniel Lewis.

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Samuel Woodruff

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John Erskine

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Alexander McDougall.

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Tench Francis

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Knight

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Epithet: of the Army Medical Office British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x00039a Epithet: of Add MS 15856 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x000397 Epithet: Captain; Folkestone volunteer Artillery British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Descripti...

Robert Stewart

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Blair, Robert

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Epithet: Lord President of the Court of Session in Scotland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000126.0x000124 Epithet: Solicitor- General for Scotland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000126.0x000125 Epithet: FSA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000126.0x...

Gustavus Risberg

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Brodrick, Anthony.

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Langborn, William.

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Udney Hay

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Varnum, James M. (James Mitchell), 1748-1789

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American lawyer and soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Camp at Valley Forge," to Colonel Wadsworth, 1778 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574184 First Brown playwright. Author identified by Professor S. Foster Damon and Col. Howard V. Allen of East Greenwich. From the description of Ministerial Oppression, or the Grievances of America with The Battle of Bunker Hill. A Tragedy: Play. 1775. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122545896 ...

David Johnston

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McDonald, William

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William McDonald was born in Brook Co. Virginia in 1836. As an Adult he had black eyes, black hair, and was 5'8" tall. He married his Ohio neighbor Sarah Elizabeth Allen. She was born in Ohio in 1839. In the year of 1860 William and Sarah were living in Pike County. They had one daughter whose name was Mary J. McDonald. William's parents lived in the house next to theirs. His father's name was Samuel and his mother's name was Christina. William had two brothers, one named Thomas and the other na...

Morris, Lewis, 1726-1798

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At this time, Lewis Morris had retired from political life and was rebuilding his manor, Morrisania, in New York. From the description of Receipt, 1792 July 24. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866473 Morris was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman, and a Brigadier General. From the description of ALS, 1788 August 23 : Morrisania, to his son, Jacob Morris, Susquehannah. (Copley Press, J S Copley Librar...

Alexander Steele

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Moylen, John.

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Bowzer, William.

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Pennsylvania (Colony) General Assembly

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Stephen Lowrey

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Stuart, Robert

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Epithet: Subject of IOR Neg 4233-47 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x000231 Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x000251 Epithet: Lord D'Aubigny British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x00028b Epithet: Prior of...

William Sharpe.

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Rapalje, J.

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James Thompson

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Hanna, John

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Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

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American revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Thomas Jefferson, 1793 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to General Henry Jackson, 1796 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270596669 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westpoint, to Colonel Pickering, Quartermaster General, 1782 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598200 ...

James Gray

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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...

Col. Bassett's

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Cadwalader, Lambert, 1743-1823.

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Revolutionary patriot. From the description of Document signed : Whitehall [London], 1785 July 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874593 Member, Continental Congress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Trenton, to George Mitchell, 1785 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134311 Member of Continental Congress. From the description of Autograph receipt signed on behalf of Messrs. Lathem & Reed, 1760 Dec. 31. (Unknown...

McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885

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George Brinton McClellan was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1826. He entered the United States Military Academy in 1842 and graduated in 1846, second in his class of cadets. He was commissioned a brevet second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In the fall of 1852, he received an assignment to the Department of Texas, with orders to perform a survey of Texas rivers and harbors. In 1853 he participated in the Pacific Railroad surveys to select an appropriate route for the upcoming trans...

Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785

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Continental Congressman. From the description of ALS : Burlington, to Ester DeBerdt, 1767 Nov. 17. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525172 Donop, a Hessian mercenary fighting for the British in the Revolutionary War, was fatally wounded at the Battle of Red Bank and died 25 Oct. 1777. From the description of Letter : to Thomas Wharton, 1777 Oct. 24. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612882108 Delegate from Pennsylvania to ...

Robert Morris

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Dickinson, John, 1894-1952

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Epithet: of Bermuda British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x000383 Epithet: solicitor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x000386 Epithet: of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000355.0x000384 ...

John Jacob Faith

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Capt. Clasby

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Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

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Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte (1808-1873) was elected President of the French Second Republic in 1848 and, as the nephew and heir of Napoleon I, became the Emperor of the Second French Empire in 1851 as Napoleon III. Louis LeBreton (1818-1866) was a French painter who primarily painted naval subjects. From the description of Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte letter to M. LeBreton, 1848 November 14. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 766004431 Louis Napoleon, president of ...

Walter Stewart

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James Johnston

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Alexander Hamilton

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Joseph Hugg

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Samuel Johnston

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Stewart, C. S. (Charles Samuel), 1795-1870

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Edward Hand.

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Roger Sherman

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Livingston, Walter, 1740-1797

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Eli Parsons

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John Mitchell

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Lee, Henry, 1756-1818

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Henry Lee III (b. January 29, 1756, Dumfries, VA–d. March 25, 1818, Cumberland Island, GA) was an early American Patriot and politician who served as the ninth Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. Lee's service during the American Revolution as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army earned him the nickname by which he is best known, "Light-Horse Harry". Lee was the father of Civil War-era Confederate general Robert E. Lee....

Nathaniel Stevens

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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...

William Finnie

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U.S. Continental congress, 1780.

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R Norcross

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Stewart, Charles Alexander

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Meredith, Samuel, 1741-1817

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Lt. Col. Meredith later served as Brigadier General, then became U.S. Treasurer. From the description of ALS, 1776 December 25 : Bristol, to Captain Thomas Rodney. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13772684 Samuel Meredith (1741-1817) was a Philadelphia merchant, local government official, Revolutionary War officer, and first Secretary of the Treasury who was most active in business and public life during the late eighteenth century. From th...

Benjamin Stoddert

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Houston, William Churchill, approximately 1746-1788

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Houston was a delegate to the Continental Congress and Constitutuional Convention from New Jersey. He was a professor (1771-1783) at the College of New Jersey (later Princeton University) and lawyer -- Walton from Georgia was in the Continental Congress, (1776-1778), served as Governor of Georgia (1779-1780), the U.S. Congress (1780-1871), served as Chief Justice of Georgia (1783-1789), Governor of Georgia (1789-1790) and in the U.S. Senate (1795-1796). From the description of [Docum...

Oliver Towle

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Hay, Udney

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Samuel Tucker

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Sussex Court House

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Dunlop, E.E. (Ernest Edward), 1907-1993

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Nicola, Lewis, 1717-1807

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Editor, army officer, and businessman. From the description of Papers of Lewis Nicola, 1777-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452337 ...

Clinton, George, 1739-1812

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Colonial governor of New York State, later elected Vice-President of the U.S. From the description of Letter, 1780 June 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122487881 Member of the Continental Congress, Vice-President of the U.S. & Governor of N.Y. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Thomas Jefferson, 1801 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904181 From the description of Autograph signature to Resolution, 1790 Mar. 22. (Unknown...

Cochran, John, 1730-1807

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Surgeon. From the description of John Cochran correspondence, 1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452743 Army surgeon, Continental Army. From the description of Papers, 1783-1942, [New York state]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35006776 ...

Clinton, James, 1733-1812,

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Craig, Thomas

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Livingston, William, 1723-1790

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William Livingston was born in Albany, New York, on November 30, 1723. After graduation from Yale College in 1741, he practiced law in New York. In 1772 he moved to Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), New Jersey. He served as a member of the Continental Congress from 1774-1776 and also served as a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. From 1776 until his death in 1790 Livingston served as governor of New Jersey. In 1787 he was a delegate to the Federal Constitutional Convention and was a signe...

Samuel Meredith

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Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804

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Epithet: American Major -General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x000312 Revolutionary War general and agent appointed to negotiate with the Oneida, Onondaga and Cauyga Indians. From the description of Account with New York State for Expenses as Indian Agent, 1795-1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122364391 Revolutionary War general. From the descripti...

Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776

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Scientist, New York colonial official. From the description of Cadwallader Colden Papers, 1677-1832 (bulk 1711-1775). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476912237 Governor of New York (Colony) and scientist. From the description of Cadwallader Colden family papers, 1686-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453882 Colonial New York philosopher and scientist, and political official. From the description of Letter : New York, [N.Y.], t...

Chesterfield Court House

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Elias Dayton

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Cogswell, Thomas, 1952-....

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Edward Dunlop

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Tench Tilghman

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Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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John Hancock (b. January 23, 1737, Braintree, MA-d. October 8, 1793, Boston, MA) was a prominent Boston merchant and leading statesman during the American Revolutionary War period. A 1754 graduate of Harvard College, he served as its treasurer from 1773 until 1777. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, Hancock moved to Boston after the death of his father, the Reverend John Hancock (1702-1744) and lived with his uncle and aunt, Thomas (1703-1764) and Lydia Hancock (1714-1776). Upon grad...

Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

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Robert Morris (1734-1806), "the Financier of the American Revolution," was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, a powerful committee chairman in the Continental Congress, an important figure in Pennsylvania politics, and perhaps the most prominent businessman of his day. From the description of Robert Morris letter, to Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1783 November 26. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat reco...

John Ewing

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Thomas Sukel

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Martin, James

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Epithet: of Add MS 35789 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x0000ce Epithet: of Vaterard, county Galway British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x0000d0 Epithet: Paston's Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x0000d1 Epithet: steam...

Nathanael Greene

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Strachan, William

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Billy Strachan was born in Kingston, Jamaica. He arrived in England in March 1940 and joined the Royal Air Force. He became an air gunner and then a flight lieutenant. He returned briefly to Jamaica and then came back to England in 1947. He was a member of the Communist Party and the secretary of the London branch of the Caribbean Labour Congress. He founded and edited a monthly journal, Caribbean News. He left the Communist Party in 1967 but continued to take a great interest in the politics an...

Stevens, Nathaniel.

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Stewart, Charles, 1729-1800

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Charles Stewart (1729-1800) was the Commissary General of Issues, Continental Army and delegate to Continental Congress from New Jersey. Charles Samuel Stewart (1795-1870) was Senior Chaplain, U.S. Navy. Charles Seaforth Stewart (1823-1904) was Colonel, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. From the description of Papers, 1768-1877. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122556351 From the guide to the Papers, 1768-1877., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Unive...

John Penn

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Stewart, Walter

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Epithet: of Fife, Lennox and Menteith British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x000165 ...

Irwin, John, 1929-....

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Epithet: Major-General MP, KB 1775 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x00010f Epithet: Colonel; of Tanragoe British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00031b John Irwin was the head of Special Collections and Archives at Northern Arizona University in the 1970s. From the guide to the John Irwin Collection, 1972,...

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...

Thomas Rawle

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Olney, Jeremiah, 1749-1812

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John Fitch

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David Forman

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Dickinson, Philemon, 1739-1809

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Appointed commander-in-chief of New Jersey militia, 1776; member of Continental Congress from Delaware, 1782-1783; vice-president of New Jersey Council, 1783-1784. From the description of ALS : Hermitage, near Trenton, N.J., to William Churchill Houston and James Mott, Princeton, 1778 July 29. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316873 ...

Scammell, Alexander, 1747-1781

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Revolutionary soldier, adjutant general of the Continental Army 1778-1781. Captured by the British at Yorktown and died sixteen days later. From the description of ALS : Northern Camp, to Dr. Samuel Scammell, Mendon, Mass., 1777 Sept. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617088 Alexander Scammell (1747-1781), son of a prominent doctor, grew up in Mendon, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard in 1769. He studied law in the office of John Sullivan i...

Varick, Richard, 1753-1831

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Revolutionary soldier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Greene, 1780 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574176 Varick was military secretary to Schuyler, later to Arnold, then Washington. From the description of AMS, 1775 November 30-1776 August 27 : Albany. Major General Schuyler's Account Current with Capt. Richard Varick. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14105134 Richard Varick (1743-1831), an Am...

Stewart, William, 1927-

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Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x0003cb Epithet: BrigadierGeneral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x0003e1 Epithet: Lieutenant-General Hon; KB British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x000187 Epithet: Lieuten...

Henry Knox

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Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806

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American revolutionary general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Traveller's Rest, to F. Meriwether, Esq., 1787 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864014 Revolutionary general. Born in England, Gates settled in Virginia in 1772 after a career in the British army that included service in the French and Indian War. He was commissioned adjutant-general of the Continental Army in 1775, and was in command at the pivotal victory of Saratoga. After Saratoga...

Princeton divinity school.

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Gray, Samuel

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Pettit, Charles, 1736-1806

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Businessman, lawyer, and government official in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Because of his financial expertise he was chosen to present Pennsylvania's Revolutionary War claims to the federal government in 1790. From the description of Correspondence : with Elias Boudinot, 1790. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138990 Pennsylvania delegate to U.S. Continental Congress, New Jersey and Pennsylvania public official, businessman, and army officer. ...

Robert Taylor

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Hand, Edward, 1744-1802

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Physician and army officer. From the description of Papers of Edward Hand, 1777-1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450752 Continental Army officer, delegate to Continental Congress, and physician from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers of Edward Hand, 1775-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79082413 Edward Hand (1744-1802) was a physician and Army officer. From the description of Edward Hand papers, 1775-1801. (Unknown). World...

U.S. Continental congress. Treasury.

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Pennsylvania. Colony. Governor.

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Harvey

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Epithet: of Stowe MS 972 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000218.0x000182 Epithet: of Add MS 39828 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000218.0x000181 ...

William Joyce.

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Heath, William, 1737-1814

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American Major-General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Ebenezer Hancock, 1777 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864067 Army officer. From the description of Papers of William Heath, 1776-1782. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061920 Army officer in the Revolution, Massachusetts state senator, and jurist. From the description of Papers of William Heath, 1774-1777. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83784932 ...

Martha Wilson

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Harnett, Cornelius, 1723? -1781

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James Gamble

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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...

Coffin, Mr.

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Penn, John, 1729-1795

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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) Grandson of William Penn, last lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania and Delaware under the proprietorship. From the description of Warrant : ...

Ewing, John, 1732-1802

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Presbyterian minister and professor of natural philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. A vice-president of the American Philosophical Society, he contributed articles on astronomy to their Transactions. Ewing served on commissions with D. Rittenhouse to settle boundary disputes. The 1784 notebook contains astronomical observations made during an expedition in the summer of 1784 to settle such a dispute. Ewing's lectures on natural philosophy were published, posthumously, as "A Plain Elemen...

New Jersey (Colony) General Assembly

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Edward Lewis

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Thomas, Ramsay

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