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Title Tench Coxe document set
Date 1787 April 30 [letter]; ca. 1880 [engraving]
Description 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter
People Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824

Shippen, Edward, 1729-1806
Search Terms Continental Congress

Scope & Content Tench Coxe document set. 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter. A.L.S., 1787 April 30, Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] to Edward Shippen promising to send Mr. Yates more money and apologizing for the delay in setting up some new accounts. Coxe was a delegate to Continental Congress from Pennsylvania. Edward Shippen, Edward was the justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1791; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1799-1806, and also a delegate to the Annapolis Convention.
Admin/Biographical History John S. H. Fogg, compiler of this collection, born in Eliot, Maine. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1846, earned a degree in medicine from Harvard College in 1850 and established his practice in South Boston, Massachusetts. While a student at Bowdoin, Dr. Fogg developed a lifelong interest in collecting autograph letters and documents, particularly those relating to the history of the United States. Paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair in 1873, Fogg gave undivided attention to building his magnificent collection. Beginning in 1875, he had completed the task by 1881.