Collection, 1762-1835.


Redwood, Francis T., Mrs.,. Collection, 1762-1835.

Collection, 1762-1835.

Letters of the Rev. Thomas and Mary Hopkinson, of colonial Philadelphia, on social and religious subjects. Included are letters of Benjamin Franklin, 1765; Thomas McKean, 1767; John Morgan, 1776; Mary Hopkinson; Mary Morgan; Esther Duché; Jacob Duché; Joseph Hopkinson; John Quincy Adams, 1835.

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Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 (person)

Benjamin Franklin (b. January 17, 1706, Boston, MA-d. April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, PA) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the ligh...

Hopkinson, Thomas, 1709-1751 (person)

Duché, Jacob, 1738-1798 (person)

Chaplain of the first Continental Congress. From the description of Letter to George Washington [manuscript], 1777 October 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647820264 Philadelphia clergyman. From the description of ALS : Chelsea, to F. Smith, 1792 June 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541852 ...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 (person)

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...

Redwood, Francis T., Mrs. (person)

Morgan, Mary, 1742-1785 (person)

Hopkinson, Mary Johnson, 1718-1804 (person)

McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 (person)

At this time, Thomas McKean was the chief justice of Pennsylvania. Matthew Irwin was the Philadelphia Master of Rolls and Recorder of Deeds. From the description of Letter to Matthew Irwin, 1785 June 29. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866469 Governor and delegate of the Continental Congress of Pennsylvania. From the description of Thomas McKean correspondence, 1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980914 Pennsylvania govern...

Hopkinson, Joseph, 1770-1842 (person)

Attorney, U.S. senator. From the description of Letter, 1818 Nov. 17, to Daniel Webster. (New Hampshire Newsp Project). WorldCat record id: 78356878 Pennsylvania congressman and jurist. From the description of ALS : to John Nicholson, 1794 Oct. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475381 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Richard Rush, 1817 Mar. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489380 ...

Duché, Esther, b. 1773. (person)