Papers collected by George Green Shackelford, 1714-1835.

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Shackelford, George Green,. Papers collected by George Green Shackelford, 1714-1835.

Papers collected by George Green Shackelford, 1714-1835.

Include receipt, 1714 April 21, of Godfrey Kneller, for three months' annuity from the British Exchequer; letter, 1759 July 27, from Thomas Secker, Archbishop of Canterbury, Lambeth, Eng., regarding the right of presentation claimed by the clergy of the Church of England in Virginia; and letter, 1784 Aug. 4, from Mann Page to Oliver Towles, Spotsylvania County, Va., regarding the legal claim of a slave for freedom based on his descent from a free Indian woman. Also include letter, 1802 July 28, from Henry Dearborn to Joseph Perkins, regarding pensions for invalid veterans in Massachusetts; letter, 1802 Nov. 27, from Alexander James Dallas to Elias Boudinot, regarding an alleged theft at the U.S. Mint; and letter, 1835 Sept. 28, from Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, Philadelphia, Pa., to Nathaniel Fish Moore, New York, N.Y., regarding Greek linguistics.

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Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821

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Elias Boudinot was an American lawyer and public official who represented New Jersey in the Continental Congress. Born in Philadelphia in 1740, Boudinot became a lawyer in 1760. At the onset of the American Revolution, he became a member of the Revolutionary Party although he was a conservative Whig. He served as deputy in the New Jersey provincial assembly and then as a New Jersey representative in the Continental Congress. He later served as a member of the House of Representatives ...

Page, Mann, fl. 1784,

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Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723

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German portrait painter in England. From the description of Printed document signed : London, 1706 Jul. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270496280 From the description of Printed document signed : Twickenham, 1714/15 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270496294 From the description of Printed document signed : London, 1701 Mar. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270496248 From the description of Printed document signed : London, 1703 Oct. 22. (Unknown...

Moore, Nathaniel Fish, 1782-1872

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Professor, librarian, and president of Columbia College (N.Y.), 1842-1849. Having unsuccessfully attempted in May, 1845, to resign a college presidency assumed out of a sense of duty, Nathaniel Fish Moore escaped in July, 1845, for a six-week tour to the upper Mississippi. Sixty-three years old, Moore travelled by steamboat, train, and stage up the Hudson River and west to Buffalo, across the Great Lakes to Detroit and Chicago, west to Galena, up the Mississippi to St. P...

Perkins, Joseph, 1772-1803

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Dallas, Alexander James, 1759-1817

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Lawyer; U.S. district attorney for eastern Pennsylvania, 1801-1814; secretary of the Treasury, 1814-1816. From the description of AL (draft), [ca. 1811 Aug.], Philadelphia, to [Caesar Augustus Rodney?]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122524906 From the description of AL, [ca. 1809 Nov.], Philadelphia, to Albert Gallatin. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122585765 U.S. secretary of the treasury, lawyer, and author. ...

United States Mint

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Indian head pennies or cents were minted from 1859 to 1909. They were designed by James Barton Longacre. Buffalo nickels were minted from 1913 through 1938, they were designed by James Earle Fraser. The nickels were different from previous coins that pictured an Indian in that the Indian portrayed was more than a European looking individual adorned with a headdress and instead had more accurate facial characteristics. From the description of Indian head penny and buffalo nickel, 1905...

Secker, Thomas, 1693-1768

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Thomas Secker (1693-1768) was born at Sibthorpe, Nottinghamshire. He was educated under Samuel Jones (c. 1680-1719), and studied medicine in London and Paris, 1716-1720 (M.D., Leyden, 1721). He graduated at Exeter College, Oxford, in 1721, and was ordained deacon in 1722, and priest in 1723. He became a prebendary of Durham in 1727, and was Bishop of Bristol, 1735-1737, and of Oxford, 1737-1738. He became Dean of St Paul's, London, in 1750, and was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1758 until his de...

Shackelford, George Green

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute history professor. From the description of Papers of George Green Shackelford [manuscript], 1955-1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806773 From the description of Papers, 1955-1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32958877 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University history professor. From the description of Papers of George Green Shackelford and the Shackelford family [manuscript],...

Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829

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Revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Capt. Callenden Irvine, 1803 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529279 Army officer, U.S. Secretary of War, and U.S. representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1800-1814. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70972156 Major general, politician, and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1761-1826. (Unknown). WorldCa...

Du Ponceau, Peter Stephen, 1760-1844

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Du Ponceau was a Philadelphia lawyer who arrived in Portsmouth, N.H., from France in 1777, achieved early prominence as an aide to von Steuben, and as secretary to Robert Livingston, Secretary of Foreign Affairs for the Congress in 1781. Du Ponceau was admitted to the Philadelphia Bar in 1785 where his familiarity with both American and European law brought him an important practice. His intellectual interests included both history and linguistics and he published extensively in both fields. He ...

Church of England

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According to the Canons of 1604, XLIX-LII, of the Church of England, only those persons whose faith and learning are known to their bishop are licensed to preach. Such is the case because the Anglican bishop has pastoral charge of his entire diocese, and the ministers of that diocese, and the ministers of that diocese are considered to be his assistants. From the description of Church of England licensing document, 1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122406060 The major mis...

Towles, Oliver, fl. 1784,

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