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Caesar Rodney letter to Thomas Rodney


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Autograph letter from Caesar Rodney to his brother Thomas Rodney. Caesar wrote to his brother from New York, where he was attending the Stamp Act Congress as a member of the Delaware delegation, that he expected he would not be home before the Delaware Assembly, which he was also a member of, ended its session in New Castle because the Congress would "not end in less than eight or ten days."

Box 3, F0058: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0098 manuscript boxes

A digitized copy of the letter is available at the University of Delaware Digital Institutional Repository .

Gift of Rev. and Mrs. Alex W. Boyer, October 1993.

Processed by Anita Wellner, 1993. Encoded by George Apodaca, June 2015.

University of Delaware Library Special Collections
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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2015 June 2
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Collection Inventory

Caesar Rodney letter to Thomas Rodney, 1765 October 7.
Box 3 Folder F0058
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