Letter to Samuel Dexter, 13 November 1796

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About this Item

Creator
Tilghman, Edward , 1751-1815
Language
English
Origin
Pennsylvania
Description
1 folded sheet (3 p.) ; 22.5 cm.
Date
1796
Repository
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Identifier
colonialnorthamerica.library.harvard.edu/990022148260203941

Content Notes

Letter regarding a bankruptcy case, later heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1797 (3 Dallas 369; Emory v. Greenough) and the upcoming national election.

Biographical Notes

Edward Tilghman was a leading Philadelphia lawyer; Samuel Dexter, of Charlestown, Mass., was a lawyer and politician.