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Label
1780 Oct. 28
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1780 Oct. 28
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Language
eng
Summary
Commission, dated 28 October 1780, from Governor Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) of Virginia to William Jones (d. 1793) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, appointing him an ensign in the Virginia militia. Also includes typescript biography and genealogy of Jones and his family
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Biographical or historical data
William Jones of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, served with the Continental Army during the American Revolution. While serving in Virginia, he was granted a commission in the Virginia militia by Governor Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826). After the Revolution, he returned to Philadelphia and married Elizabeth Ranstead Lewis in 1783. They had two sons before Jones died in the yellow fever epidemic which hit Philadelphia in 1793.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Commission
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Jones, Paul
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000499122
Reproduction note
positive photostat.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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