The Resource Jonathan Elliot papers

Jonathan Elliot papers

Label
Jonathan Elliot papers, 1831
Title
Jonathan Elliot papers
Inclusive dates
1831
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1831, of Jonathan Elliot (1784-1846) of Washington, D.C., consisting of a letter, 28 January 1831, to James Barbour (1775-1842) in Richmond, Virginia, asking him to move in the Virginia legislature a proposal for the state to procure Elliot's volumes relating to the Constitutional Convention and to the state debates in Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Papers include two copies of advertisements, January 1831, of Elliot's work
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Biographical or historical data
Jonathan Elliot was born in England in 1784. He emigrated to the United States and became a printer, publisher, and historian. Elliot is best known for his work on the debates at the Federal Constitutional Convention and at several state ratifying conventions. Elliot and his wife Elizabeth Elliot (d. 1881) had children. Jonathan Elliot died 12 March 1846 and was buried in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington D.C.
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VIC
Label
Jonathan Elliot papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 1
  • 8
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
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001636103
Type of unit
  • leaf
  • p.

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