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Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Caesar Rodney postcard

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0161

A first-day issue of the 1976 US 9-cent postal card honoring Caesar Rodney, Continental Congressman and signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Dates: 1976 July 4

John Dickinson and Thomas McKean letter to Caesar Rodney

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0054

Letter from John Dickinson and Thomas McKean, delegates to the Continental Congress, to Caesar Rodney, then President of Delaware. Writing at the direction of Congress, Dickinson and McKean request Rodney appoint a sufficient guard to take custody of sixty-four prisoners captured aboard the British sloop-of-war Harlem.

Dates: 1779 July 22-1779 July 30

John Fisher letter to Caesar Rodney

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0070

Autograph letter from Delaware lawyer John Fisher to Continental Congressman from Delaware and signer of the Declaration of Independence, Caesar Rodney, regarding a libel case against the ship, Superior, on October 6, 1812. John Fisher also served as Delaware politician and United States District Court Judge.

Dates: 1812 October 6

Thomas McKean letter to Caesar Rodney

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0094

Letter from Thomas Mckean, Signer of the Constitution from Delaware, President of the Continental Congress, and Governor of Pennsylvania, to Delaware Governor Caesar Rodney, concerning McKean's inability to act as Rodney's lawyer in a legal matter due to McKean's illness.

Dates: 1762 October 6

John Penn document certifying Caesar Rodney as Colonial Supreme Court Justice

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0049

One autograph document by Lieutenant Governor of Colonial Pennsylvania, John Penn, certifying Caesar Rodney's role as a Colonial Supreme Court Justice in the counties of New Castle, Kent, and Sussex in Delaware. The lower portion of the document is missing.

Dates: 1770

Caesar Rodney letter to Thomas Rodney

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0093

Letter from Caesar Rodney, Governor of Delaware (1778-1781) and Continental Congressman for the state of Delaware, to his brother, Colonel Thomas Rodney, Continental Congressman for the state of Delaware, concerning Caesar's ill health and his desire to return to Delaware.

Dates: 1782 June 14

Caesar Rodney letter to Thomas Rodney

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0058

Autograph letter from Caesar Rodney to his brother Thomas Rodney. Caesar wrote to his brother from New York, where he was attending the Stamp Act Congress as a member of the Delaware delegation, that he expected he would not be home before the Delaware Assembly, which he was also a member of, ended its session in New Castle because the Congress would "not end in less than eight or ten days."

Dates: 1765 October 7

Caesar Rodney receipts

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0108

Receipt issued to Continental Congressman from Delaware and signer of the Declaration of Independence Caesar Rodney from Reese Bishop, Joseph B. McKeary, and Isaac Wharton dated from January 7, to January 10, 1794.

Dates: 1794 January 7-10

Shipley--Bringhurst--Hargraves family papers

Identifier: MSS 0684
Abstract Shipley, Bringhurst, and Hargraves are the family names associated with Rockwood, a Victorian Rural Gothic Revival mansion and estate that was built in North Wilmington, Delaware, between 1851 and 1854. The Hargraves were the last family to privately own Rockwood before its donation to New Castle County in the mid-1970s as a historic house museum and public park. The Shipley-Bringhurst-Hargraves family papers document the personal and professional lives of several generations of Delawareans...
Dates: 1660-1987; Majority of material found within 1735 - 1975

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