Order, 1776 Aug. 12, Philadelphia, to the Council of Safety.


Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention (1776). Order, 1776 Aug. 12, Philadelphia, to the Council of Safety.

Order, 1776 Aug. 12, Philadelphia, to the Council of Safety.

Orders the Council of Safety to pay George Ross, Timothy Matlack, and Henry Stagle £10,000 on account of the public service of the state. Signed by Benjamin Franklin as president of the convention; endorsed by Thomas Wharton, president of the council; and receipted on the verso by Stagle.

1 item (1 p.) ; 16 x 21 cm.

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Wharton, Thomas, 1735-1778

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Philadelphia merchant; president of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania 1777-1778; commander-in-chief of Pennsylvania military forces. From the description of Autograph cover of letter : [Philadelphia?], to Elias Boudinot, 1777 Dec. 4. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591672 ...

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention (1776)

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Elected July 8, the day the Declaration was read in public, the convention first met on July 15, approved the Declaration, removed the governor, and elected a new Council of Safety to exercise interim executive powers while it framed a new constitution. It disbanded when the constitution was adopted on Sept. 28. From the description of Order, 1776 Aug. 12, Philadelphia, to the Council of Safety. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610599 ...

Pennsylvania. Council of Safety

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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...

Stagle, Henry

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Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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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...

Ross, George, 1730-1779

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George Ross (1730-1779) was a lawyer, a member of the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly, vice-president of the Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, a member of the First and Second Continental Congresses and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Ross was born in New Castle, Delaware, the son of the Anglican rector of Immanuel Church Rev. George Ross and his wife Catherine Van Gezel. He received a sound private classical education at home. He read the Law in his brother John’s law firm a...