Papers of the Carter family, 1682-1789.

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Carter family. Papers of the Carter family, 1682-1789.

Papers of the Carter family, 1682-1789.

Include letter, 2 January 1682, from John West, New York, N.Y., to William Penn, Pennsylvania, regarding West's admiration for Penn; letter, 11 November 1733, from Simon Gallard, regarding a shipment of grain; and letter, 11 August 1738, from John Carter, Rosewell, Va., to William Prentis, Williamsburg, Va., regarding the settlement of an account. Also include account, June 1734, of John Carter with William Kennan, for medical treatment for slaves; and letter, 1 July 1737, from John Carter, Corotoman, Va., to George Turberville, Westmoreland County, Va., regarding the settlement of a debt. Also include letter, 8 October 1777, from Jacob Duché, Philadelphia, Pa., to George Washington, giving his reasons for resigning as chaplain of the first Continental Congress, and urging Washington to give up his efforts for United States' independence from Great Britain. Also include receipt, 20 March 1783, signed by Henry Tazewell, for legal fees in a suit in chancery involving the Carter family; letter, 5 May 1789, from Francis Smith to Robert Carter, Nomini Hall, Va., regarding payment for a shipment of corn; and account, n.d., of court costs of a suit between Theodorick Bland and Thomas Waring.

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Waring, Thomas

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Charleston, South Carolina resident. From the description of Thomas Waring scrapbook, ca. 1845-1877. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32138896 ...

Carter, Robert, 1728-1804

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Tobacco planter and iron manufacturer. From the description of Robert Carter papers, 1685-1828 (bulk 1774-1804). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979882 Resident of Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia; Williamsburg, Virginia; and Baltimore, Maryland. Carter was made a member of the Governor's Council in 1764. He was married to Frances Anne Tasker, youngest daughter of Benjamin Tasker of Maryland. From the guide to the Robert Carter Wastebook, 1762-1790., (...

West, John, active 1687-1688

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Carter, John W., 1951-

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American filmmaker. From the description of Telegram : Seattle, to Pare Lorentz, 1938 Sept. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 457064632 Epithet: of Add MS 32490 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000986.0x000343 A graduate student in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin, John W. Bill Carter, completed his Master's thesis, Invasion and Stagnation: The Roles of Loc...

United States. Continental Congress

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The central governing body of the American colonies from 1774, continuing during the American Revolution; and also the first governing body of the U.S. until the establishment of the U.S. Constitution in 1789. From the description of Continental Congress minutes, 1778 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 429918299 Noah Cooke, Jr. (1749-1829) earned his Harvard AB 1769. His early career was as a clergyman, but he later became a lawyer. He was admitted to the bar in Cheshir...

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 ...

Smith, Francis,

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Gallard, Simon,

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Duché, Jacob, 1738-1798

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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 ...

Carter family.

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Virginia family. From the description of Papers of the Carter family, 1682-1789. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34567065 ...

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...

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...

Prentis, William,

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Penn, William, 1644-1718

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English Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers, 1660-1982. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 25898071 Thomas Lloyd was Penn's appointed Deputy Governor of Pennsylvania. From the description of ALS, [16]91 June 16, England to T[homas] L[loyd] / Wm. Penn. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 27471458 Francis Daniel Pastorius (1651-1719) was a German settler of Colonial Pennsylvania. As the agent for th...