Papers, 1771-1833. [microform].


Tichenor, Isaac, 1754-1838. Papers, 1771-1833. [microform].

Papers, 1771-1833. [microform].

The papers of Isaac Tichenor cover the years 1771 to 1833 and consist of both personal and business correspondence. Sprinkled throughout the collection are letters from various political figures, including Timothy Pickering, John Lansing, and Vermont Governors Thomas Chittenden and Moses Robinson. Papers relating to Tichenor's service as a purchasing agent for the Northern Department and as a Commissioner to settle with New York have been separated from the general correspondence. The purchasing records include receipts and accounts from 1777 to 1780; these documents are oversize. Tichenor's papers as Commissioner are all dated 1790 and relate to the terms of settlement between Vermont and New York.

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Tichenor, Isaac, 1754-1838 (person)

Isaac Tichenor was born on February 8, 1754 in Newark, New Jersey. A 1775 graduate of Princeton College, Tichenor studied law in Schenectady, New York before his appointment as assistant to Jacob Cuyler, Deputy Commissary General of purchases for the Northern Department, in 1777. His job as purchasing agent took him throughout New England, and he settled in Bennington and opened a law practice at the close of the Revolutionary War. Tichenor's political career began in 17...

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Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829 (person)

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Chittenden, Thomas, 1730-1797 (person)

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Robinson, Moses, 1741-1813 (person)

Lansing, John, 1754-1829 (person)

Lansing was serving as Chancellor of New York at this time. He had served as a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787, but withdrew in opposition. From the description of ADS, 1804 April 26 : Albany. Deed. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17437247 Lansing was a New York lawyer. He was a member of the U. S. Constitutional Convention, but did not sign the U. S. Constitution. He served as Chancellor of New York (1801-1814). ...