Letters to John Francis Mercer, 1783-1814.

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Mercer, John Francis, 1759-1821,. Letters to John Francis Mercer, 1783-1814.

Letters to John Francis Mercer, 1783-1814.

Political and personal correspondence of John Frances Mercer. Correspondents include: James Colquhoun, Richard Forrest, Thomas Peabody Grosvenor, John Marshall, Battaile Muse, Richard Dobbs Spaight, and Henry Tazewell. The letters from Henry Tazewell, Richard Dobb Spaight, Richard Forrest, and Thomas P. Grosvenor discuss state and national politics, including payments to officers of the Virginia revolutionary armed forces, the 1783 peace negotiations, Quasi-War with France, presidential elections of 1800-1801, War of 1812, and the policies of the Madison administration. The petition of Aug. 25, 1809 signed by members of prominent Maryland families urges John F. Mercer to run for a seat in Maryland General Assembly. John Marshall's letter describes his legal practice in Richmond. The letters from John F. Mercer's agents Muse Battaile and John Colquhon concern with the financial and legal matters, including the lands in Kentucky.

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Mercer, John, 1788-1848

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Spaight, Richard Dobbs, 1758-1802

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Spaight was a delegate to the U.S. Contential Congress, 1782-1785, from North Carolina, as well as the U.S. Constitutional Convention, 1787, and signator to the U.S. Constitution. He was Governor of North Carolina, 1792-1795, held other public offices in the North Carolina and was in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1798-1801. From the description of [Letter] 1784 Aug. 22, Port Tobacco [to] Jacob Reed / Rich.d D. Spaight. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 433579619 Dele...

Mercer family.

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Marshall, John, 1755-1835

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John Marshall (1755-1835) was born near Germantown, Prince William (currently Fauquier) County, Virginia on 24 September 1755 to parents Thomas Marshall and Mary Randolph Keith. From 1775-1781, Marshall served in the Continental Army and fought in the Revolutionary War. During the spring and summer of 1780, Marshall attended classes at the College of William and Mary and received his license to practice law. After the war, he moved to Richmond, Virginia and began his practice. Marshall married M...

Muse, Battaile, fl. 1792-1803

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Mercer, John Francis, 1759-1821

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Mercer was an American lawyer and politician who at various times represented both Virginia and Maryland in U.S. Congresses. He was Governor of Maryland (1801-1803). From the description of [Letter, 17]84 May 25 [to John Lawson] / J. Mercer. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 289534850 Governor of and U.S. representative from Maryland, delegate from Virginia to the U.S. Continental Congress, and army officer. From the description of Letter of John Francis Merce...

Colquhoun, James, Sir, 1741-1805

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Grosvenor, Thomas Peabody, 1778-1817

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U.S. representative from New York and lawyer. From the description of Letter of Thomas Peabody Grosvenor, 1813. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450584 ...

Tazewell, Henry, 1753-1799

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Jurist and U.S. senator from Virginia. From the description of Henry Tazewell papers, 1795-1999 (bulk 1795-1798). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980578 Lawyer, judge, and U.S. Senator from Va. From the description of Letter, 1798 July 5. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 28395132 From the description of Letter, 1798 July 5. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 28395134 ...

Forrest, Richard, active 1818-1819

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Mercer, John, 1788-1848

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Lee, Henry, 1787-1837

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Epithet: Master of the Armoury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000219.0x0002fc Washington. D.C. resident. From the description of Letters, 1769-1825. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36212266 Epithet: of Keystone British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000219.0x00026e Henry Lee was born 29 January 17...

Legislators

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