McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817
||1779 July 22
||MSS 0098, F0054
||Materials entirely in English.
||Founding Father of the United States and politician John Dickinson along with Delegate to the Continental Congress and signer
of the Declaration of Independence Thomas McKean wrote to President of Delaware Caesar Rodney concerning the capture of sixty-four
prisoners aboard the British sloop-of-war, Harlem, and requesting the appointment of a sufficient guard to take them into custody in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 22,
|Immediate Source of Acquisition:
||Purchase, October 1988.
||Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, June 2015. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard