Documents, 1728-1816, relating to the province of Pennsylvania and to the American Revolution 1728-1816

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Documents, 1728-1816, relating to the province of Pennsylvania and to the American Revolution, 1728-1816

Documents, 1728-1816, relating to the province of Pennsylvania and to the American Revolution 1728-1816

This volume includes messages and proclamations of governors of the province, a petition to the King from the province of Georgia [n.d.], the draft of an address of the University of the State of Pennsylvania to George Washington (1781), a letter from Arthur Lee to Alexander Wedderburn (1774), letters of Timothy Matlack to Abiel Holmes (1819), and George Wythe's draft resolutions (1775).

1.0 volume, 50 p.

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Coffin, Nathaniel

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Bradford, William, 1719-1791

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American printer and soldier; patriot printer of 1776; colonel in Pennsylvania militia; grandson of William Bradford (1663-1752). Printed in Pennsylvania Archives, Volume 5, p.575. From the guide to the William Bradford, Sr. note to Thomas Wharton, 1777, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) From the Sugar Act of 1764 through the Tea Act of 1773, the British Parliament imposed a variety of taxes upon their American colonies in an effo...

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...

West India Planters and Merchants (London, England)

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Stanwix, John, 1690?-1766

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Epithet: Lieutenant-General formerly Roos MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000257 British army officer serving in colonial America. From the description of John Stanwix correspondence, 1760 April 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980523 ...

Peters, Richard, 1704-1776

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Rev. Richard Peters was a clergyman. He was the uncle of Judge Richard Peters of Philadelphia. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1765, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190878612 Philadelphia clergyman, provincial secretary and councillor. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to [John Penn?], 1772 Mar. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165787 From the description of ALS : Phila...

Pollock, James, 1810-1890

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Jurist, public official, governor of and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. From the description of Letters of James Pollock, 1844-1845. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449972 Born in Milton, Pennsylvania, in 1810, James Pollock graduated from the College of New Jersey at Princeton in 1831. He was admitted to the county bar in 1833 and a year later opened a law office in his hometown. From 1835-1837 he served as a deputy Attorney-General for Northumberland County. In 18...

Great Britain - Commissioners of the customs

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Till, Willm. (William)

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Egremont, Charles Wyndham, Earl of, 1710-1763

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British statesman. From the description of Papers of Charles Wyndham, Earl of Egremont, 1672-1769. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068314 ...

Pennsylvania (Colony) Proprietary governor - Penn, John

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Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829

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Revolutionary patriot. From the description of Document signed : [Philadelphia], to Thomas Nicholson, 1795 Apr. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874656 Timothy Matlack was a revolutionary soldier and Pennsylvania state official. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1780. From the description of Account book, 1783-1800. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 86165458 From the guide to the Timothy Matlack acco...

Massachusetts (Colony) - Committee of correspondence.

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Pennsylvania (Colony) Governor - Denny, William

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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...

Burd, Edward, 1751-1833

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Edward Burd was a member of a prominent Pennsylvania family active in social, economic and political affairs of the state. Edward Shippen was a merchant in Philadelphia and was active in the political and economic affairs of both Philadelphia and Lancaster. From the description of Papers, 1766-1830. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122590613 Edward Burd was a member of a prominent Pennsylvania family active in social, economic and political affairs o...

Wharton, Thomas, 1730-1782

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Mease, James, 1771-1846

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James Mease (Aug. 11, 1771-May 14, 1846), physician, scientific thinker and author, was one of Philadelphia's most prominent citizens and an ardent booster of both the United States and Pennsylvania. His interests were wide-ranging, as were his contacts with notable figures in science, agriculture and natural history in the United States and abroad. Mease was born in Philadelphia into a wealthy and patriotic shipping merchant family; during the Revolutionary War his father, John Mease, served in...

University of Pennsylvania. Trustees

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Wythe, George, 1726-1806

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Mayor of Williamsburg, Va., educator, and jurist. From the description of Judicial decisions of George Wythe, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068264 George Wythe was born in 1726 in Elizabeth City County, Va. He attended the College of William and Mary. Wythe studied law and was a member and clerk of the House of Burgesses. Member of Continental Congress. Signed Declaration of Independence. Speaker of House of Delegates. Judge of Virginia High Court of Chancery. Pr...

Pennsylvania (Colony) Governor - Hamilton, James

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Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837

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Congregational clergyman of Cambridge, Mass. From the description of Meteorological register of Abiel Holmes, 1795-1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069604 American Congregational clergyman and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to Noah Webster, 1809 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523484 Congregational clergyman and historian; father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. From the description of Ab...

Great Britain. Parliament

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Pennsylvania (Colony) Governor - Thomas, George

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Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792

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Diplomat, Continental Congressman, and staunch opponent of the Constitution. From the description of ALS, 1787 October 16 : [s.l.], to Charles Lee, Richmond, Virginia. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13708313 Arthur Lee was a physician, lawyer, and diplomat. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768. From the description of Account of the robbery of the papers of Arthur Lee, American agent at Berlin, 26 June 1777, 1777 J...

Pennsylvania (Colony) - Governor - Gordon, Patrick

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Wedderburn, Alexander, -1678

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Epithet: of Blackness British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001028.0x000062 Epithet: of Kingennie, Town Clerk and Commissioner of Estates for Dundee British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001028.0x000054 Epithet: of Egerton Ch 7440 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Perso...

Great Britain. Sovereign (1727-1760 : George II)

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Georgia (Colony) - Assembly

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Desligneris, Capt.

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Allen, William, 1704-1780

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Chief justice of Pennsylvania. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Samuel Galloway, 1770 Oct. 12. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86102603 Merchant and jurist. From the guide to the William Allen letters, 1730-1738, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Pennsylvania (Colony) Governor - Morris, Robert Hunter

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Menunist church in Lancaster

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Purviance, Samuel, jr.

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