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1790 July 12
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1790 July 12
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 12 July 1790 from Edmund Pendleton (1721-1803) of Caroline County, Virginia, and writing from Richmond, Virginia, to Francis Preston (1765-1835) of Montgomery County, Virginia, regarding debts owed Pendleton by Robert Craig and Samuel Vance for western lands purchased from Pendleton before the American Revolution. Pendleton asks Preston to collect the monies owed him, or to bring suit for him against Craig and Vance. A transcript of the letter is also provided
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Biographical or historical data
Edmund Pendleton was born 9 September 1721 in Caroline County, Virginia, to Henry Pendleton (1683-1721) and Mary Taylor Pendleton (1688-1770). He married first Elizabeth Roy 21 January 1741/2 and she died in childbirth 17 November 1742. Pendleton then married Sarah Pollard (1725-1815) in June 1743. Pendleton was licensed to practice law in front of the general court in 1745, and was appointed a justice for Caroline County in 1751. He was elected to the House of Burgesses in 1752. Pendleton was a member of all five Virginia Conventions in 1775-1776, and was a member of the 1788 convention and supported ratifying the federal Constitution. Pendleton died in Richmond, Virginia, 26 October 1803.
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Vi
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Letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
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2
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000489694
Type of unit
leaves.

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