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Found 3 collections related to Nicholson, John, 1757-1800

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Blythe, Benjamin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 325
.06 linear feet (1 volume)
July 3, 1788 letter from Benjamin Blythe, at Cumberland County, to John Nicholson, at Philadelphia. Calls for a general convention of the state to meet at Harrisburg on Septmber 3, 1788, in order to propose amendments to the Constitution of the... more
Conewago Canal Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 624
4.5 linear feet (26 boxes)
The Conewago Canal Company built the Conewago Canal on the Susquehanna River at Conewago Falls, Lancaster County, Penn. The company was founded in 1792 by a group of Pennsylvania investors with the support of the state legislature. The locks were... more
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2066
1.1 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Robert Morris (1734-1806) was a Founding Father of the United States, a businessman, and statesman. As a Philadelphia merchant, Morris helped to finance the American Revolution with the wealth he acquired through his real estate and shipping... more
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