|Title||Alfred Moore document set|
|Date||1790 April 10 [letter]; n.d. [engraving]|
|Description||1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving|
Moore, Alfred, 1755-1810
Iredell, James, 1751-1799
|Scope & Content||
Alfred Moore document set. 1 item - 3 leaf pamphlet with letter and engraving.
A.L.S., 1790 April 10, Hillsboro [N.C.?], to James Iredell
Alfred Moore portrait engraving. "Engraved by J.Heath. ALFRED MOORE" No inscription
Alfred Moore (1755-1810): Born 21 May 1755 in New Hanover County, North Carolina, British America; died15 October 1810 in
Bladen County, North Carolina, U.S. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of North Carolina state senate, 1782; North Carolina state attorney general, 1782-91; member of North Carolina state legislature, 1792; state court judge in North Carolina, 1799; Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1799-1804.
James Iredell was the state court judge in North Carolina, 1778; North Carolina state attorney general, 1779-82; Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1790-99; received 3 electoral votes, 1796.
Alfred Moore and James Iredell were revolutionary patriots and Association Justices of the Supreme Ct. of the U.S., 1899.
|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.|