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McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania land grant for "Buckwheat Patch"

Identifier: MSS 0099-F1035

A grant of land called “Buckwheat Patch” in Sadsbury Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, to John Moore, executor of the estate of Anne Simcock, dated November 24, 1800. The grant is signed by Thomas McKean, then governor of Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1800 November 24

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

Document admitting Francis Nichols as member of the Hibernian Society for the Relief of Emigrants from Ireland signed by Thomas McKean and Mathew Carey

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0181

This folder includes one original certificate of membership from the Hibernian Society for the Relief of Emigrants from Ireland (Philadelphia, Pa.) certifying the membership of Francis Nichols, Esq. into the society. The document, which is dated November 1, 1796, is signed by Thomas McKean (president) and Mathew Carey (secretary).

Dates: 1796 November 1

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

Thomas McKean letter to George Clinton

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0056

Letter from Thomas McKean, as President of the Continental Congress, to Governor of New York, George Clinton, as cover for two acts of Congress, dated August 31, 1781, and September 14, 1781, concerning Consular and Vice-Consular powers. The acts referred to in the letter are not present.

Dates: 1781 September 21

Thomas McKean letter to James Rogers

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0071

Autograph letter from Pennsylvania politician Thomas McKean to James Rogers about a farm possibly purchased in his name at a Sheriff's sale. He also requests that a deed be drawn and presented to the Sheriff for execution. Thomas McKean served as a delegate to the Continental Congress and governor of Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1814 November 9

Thomas McKean receipt

Identifier: MSS 0098-F0067

Holograph receipt signed by Delegate to Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of Independence Thomas McKean related to money received from Rev. John Ewing concerning land purchased for the Academy of Newark.

Dates: 1773 September 29

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Letters (correspondence) 4
Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
Appoquinimink Hundred (Del.) 1
Certificates 1
Delaware--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 1