Signers collection, 1770-1826.

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Signers collection, 1770-1826.

Signers collection, 1770-1826.

Collection consists of holographic letters and documents of signers of the Declaration of Independence.

60 documents.

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Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803

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Epithet: of Add MS 36068 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0001d1 Continental Congressman; of Boston, Mass.; graduated Harvard in 1740; leading spirit behind the Boston Tea Party; signer of Declaration of Independence; lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, 1789-1794; governor of Massachusetts, 1794-1797. From the description of Samuel Adams correspondence, 1775. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...

Witherspoon, John, 1760-1833.

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United States.

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Taylor, George, 1716-1781

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George Taylor was a Pennsylvania Signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of DS, 1772 September 24. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13944497 At this time, George Taylor was serving as a county judge in Pennsylvania. From the description of Estate inventory, 1769 September 18-1772 July 27. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866508 Continental congressman, signer of the Declaration of...

Nelson, Thomas, 1738-1789

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Declaration of Independence signer from Virginia. From the description of Letter to an unidentified correspondent, 1776 August 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230349 Thomas Nelson, Jr. was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of Virginia, and commander of the Virginia Militia at Yorktown. From the description of Letter, 1781 September 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122625186 Governor of Virginia, delegate from Vir...

Stone, Thomas, 1743-1787

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Epithet: of Add MS 29137 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x000299 Epithet: of Sloane MS 4061 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x00029c Epithet: surveyor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x00029e Epithet: of Lambeth ...

Wilson, James, 1742-1798

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Pennsylvania, jurist. From the description of LS, 1780 April 19 : Philadelphia, to Joseph Reed, President of Pennsylvania. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 14176957 Declaration of Independence signer from Pennsylvania. From the description of Writ, 1776 January. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230586 James Wilson was a Pennsylvania jurist and a signer of the Declaration...

Penn, John, 1729-1795

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) Grandson of William Penn, last lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania and Delaware under the proprietorship. From the description of Warrant : ...

Paca, William, 1740-1799

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Paca was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman, governor of Maryland, and federal judge. From the description of AL, 1781 November 2 : Talbot Courthouse, In Special Council, to John Voorhees. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13814151 Governor of, delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress, jurist, and public official of Maryland. From the description of Papers of William Paca, 1784-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Thornton, Matthew, 1714?-1803

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At this time, Matthew Thornton was a representing Londonderry in New Hampshire's provincial assembly. He was also a physician. From the description of Receipt, 1759 February 9. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866509 Thornton was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire. From the description of DS, 1782 January 18 : Exeter, New Hampshire. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13976679 De...

Wythe, George, 1726-1806

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Mayor of Williamsburg, Va., educator, and jurist. From the description of Judicial decisions of George Wythe, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068264 George Wythe was born in 1726 in Elizabeth City County, Va. He attended the College of William and Mary. Wythe studied law and was a member and clerk of the House of Burgesses. Member of Continental Congress. Signed Declaration of Independence. Speaker of House of Delegates. Judge of Virginia High Court of Chancery. Pr...

Lynch, Thomas, 1749-1779

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Thomas Lynch was a delegate from South Carolina at the Continental Congress. From the description of Signature and booklet, 1876 July 4. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866466 Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress of South Carolina, lawyer and planter. From the description of Entry book excerpt with biographical notes of Thomas Lynch, 1764-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451322 Signer of the Declaration of Independ...

Lee, Francis Lightfoot, 1734-1797

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Declaration of Independence signer from Virginia. From the description of Letter to Colonel Landon Carter, 1776 January 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230164 Virginia politician; member of Continental Congress, signer of Declaration of Independence; brother of Richard Henry, William, and Arthur Lee. From the description of ALS : Menokin, Richmond Co., Va., to Ludwell Lee, Richmond, 1796 Nov. 23. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat reco...

Read, George, 1733-1798

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George Read was an American politician and lawyer from New Castle, Delaware. He was a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. He served in various political offices in Delaware and as U.S. Senator from Delaware and the Chief Justice of Delaware. From the description of [Document] 1781 Jan. 5 / G. R. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 320955482 George Read (b. Sept. 18, 1733, Cecil County, Md.–d. Sept. 21, 1798, New Castle, Del.) was an Ame...

Livingston, Philip, 1716-1778

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At this time, Philip Livingston was a merchant in New York. Samuel Storke and Thomas Gainsborough conducted a mercantile business in London. From the description of Letter to Samuel Storke and Thomas Gainsborough, 1736 September 15. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866465 Livingston was a signer of the Declaration of Independence from New York and a Continental Congressman. From the description of AD, 1776 October 19 : Philadelphia. Re...

Walton, George, 1749 or 1750-1804

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George Walton, a Virginia native, came to Savannah in 1769. As a representative of Georgia to the Continental Congress, Walton signed the Declaration of Independence. He later served as governor of Georgia. From the description of Manuscript, not dated. (Atlanta History Center). WorldCat record id: 43038257 Declaration of Independence signer from Georgia. From the description of Docket on a Georgia document and portrait, 1776 February 8. (University of Virginia)....

Rutledge, Edward, 1749-1800

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Delegate to the First Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, state legislator, and governor of South Carolina, 1798-1800. From the description of Papers, 1790-1802 (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 174146355 From the description of Papers, 1790-1820. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273120 From the description of Papers, 1790-1820. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122581362 At this time, E...

Sherman, Roger, 1721-1793

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Declaration of Independence signer from Connecticut. From the description of Document signed by Roger Sherman, 1764 August to 1766 November. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230754 Roger Sherman was born in 1721 in Newton, Massachusetts, and early moved to Stoughton, Massachusetts, where he attended the public schools and later learned the shoemaker's trade. He moved to New Milford, Connecticut, in 1743 and became surveyor of New Haven County in 1745. During t...

Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794

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Delegate from Virginia to the First Continental Congress. Schuyler was one of the four major generals in the Continenetal Army and delegate to the Continental Congress. Father-in-law to Alexander Hamilton. From the description of Letters, 1775. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41417645 Richard Henry Lee was a staunch defender of colonial rights and was aligned with Patrick Henry as a strong opponent of the Stamp Act. From the description of Richard Henry L...

Lewis, Francis, 1713-1803

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Epithet: Lieutenant British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000361.0x000188 Lewis was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a Continental Congressman. From the description of DS, 1770 August 23 : New York. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13725364 At this time, Francis Lewis was a member of the Continental Congress. From the description of Letter to Fran...

Paine, Robert Treat, 1729-1795.

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Morton, John, approximately 1724-1777

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Declaration of Independence signer from Pennsylvania. From the description of Signed act of the Pennsylvania General Assembly, 1776 March 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55227923 Signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Document, 1770. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853209 At this time, John Morton was a land surveyer. From the description of Land survey, 1755. (University of P...

Middleton, Arthur, 1742-1787

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U.S. delegate to the Continental Congress and U.S. representative from and governor of South Carolina, and diplomat. From the description of Papers of Arthur Middleton, 1767-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83393246 Middleton was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a Continental Congressman from South Carolina. From the description of AL, 1781 December 12 : Philadelphia, to Governor John Mathews. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record...

Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Doughoragen, 1792 Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133368 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Ralph Izard, 1800 Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134277 Signer of the Declar. of Independence. From the description of Autograph signature to receipt, 1830 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134591 Signer of the Declar...

Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833

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Governor of Connecticut, 1817-1827; Secretary of Treasury, 1795-1800. From the description of Letter, 1827 August 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122582959 Wolcott was a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He served as governor of Connecticut (1796-1797). From the description of [Letters] 1799-1811 / Oliv: Wolcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491419916 American lawyer and politician. F...

Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

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Robert Morris (1734-1806), "the Financier of the American Revolution," was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, a powerful committee chairman in the Continental Congress, an important figure in Pennsylvania politics, and perhaps the most prominent businessman of his day. From the description of Robert Morris letter, to Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1783 November 26. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat reco...

Stockton, Richard, 1730-1781

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Stockton was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey. From the description of ADS, 1765 June 14 : [s.l.]. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13911025 Declaration of Independence signer from New Jersey. From the description of Receipt for legal fees and portrait, ca. 1776. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55225749 At this time, Richard Stockton was a lawyer in New Jersey. From the descripti...

Chase, Samuel, 1741-1811

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At this time, Samuel Chase was a justice in the district of Baltimore. William Smallwood was the governor of Maryland. From the description of Letter to William Smallwood, 1788 September 6. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155866539 Jurist. From the description of Samuel Chase papers, 1776-1805. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144571402 Delegate from Maryland to the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, ...

McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817

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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...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...