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Dickinson, John, 1732-1808


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Leon De Valinger papers

Identifier: MSS 0686
Abstract Leon De Valinger, Jr., served as Delaware State Archivist from 1941 to 1970. The Leon De Valinger papers contain his personal and professional records, primarily related to his work as State Archivist and as a historian of Delaware. His professional, administrative, and subject files offer a window into the varied concerns of the archives profession as it evolved during the 20th century. Additionally, his work to document, preserve, and promote Delaware history and culture forms a theme...
Dates: 1752-1999; Majority of material found within 1930-1980

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 Dickinson letter to Tench Coxe

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0055

Autograph letter from John Dickinson, Founding Father of the United States and politician, to Tench Coxe, American political economist and Pennsylvania Delegate to the Congress of Confederation, thanking him for his reply. The letter is accompanied by an etched profile portrait of Dickinson.

Dates: 1788 July 5

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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