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Rodney, Caesar 1728-1784

Works: 136 works in 210 publications in 1 language and 2,475 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Sermons  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent
Classifications: E207.R6, 923.273
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Extracts from the votes and proceedings of the American Continental congress, held at Philadelphia, on the fifth of September, 1774 by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1774 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to and from Caesar Rodney, 1756-1784 ... Edited by George Herbert Ryden. [With portraits.] by Caesar Rodney( Book )

3 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to various correspondents by Thomas Jefferson( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1807 Sept. 18 to William H. Cabell: To the Governor of Virginia, concerning Lowrie's correspondence. Approves Cabell's instructions to Major Newton. Provisions for troops. Report from Mr. Belscher of Gloucester regarding contraventions of the proclamation denying British vessels the hospitality of American waters
by Caesar Rodney( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Order to pay 30 pounds to George Read, March 29, 1775; summons to meet to be served by the sheriff of Newcastle County, Delaware, to the General Assembly members from his county, June 8, 1778
by Caesar Rodney( )

1 edition published in 1782 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Newark, to Thomas Rodney by Caesar Rodney( )

1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reporting "that the Fleet in Delaware Consisting of upward a hundred fifty Sail, Continue in the Same place they were four or five days ago - and that the Commissioners arrived on Saturday last in the Trident of 64 Guns off New Castle and Immediately proceeded to Philadelphia in and of the Eagle's Tenders. The Commissioners are The Earl Carlisle, Lord Amherst, Lord W. Howe, Mr. Jackson & Mr. Wm. Eden, brother of the late Governor of Maryland - I suppose we shall soon hear more of them."
Letter : Dover [Delaware], to Mr. Thomas Rodney in Philadelphia by Caesar Rodney( )

1 edition published in 1773 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Business matters-Abraham Wynkoop is letting store, would give it up but they refused to take it off his hands, has 3 yrs. in it-Barber paid Wynkoop £20 a yr. when he had store-may see Wynkoop in town or write him by Tom-love to Betsy, Salley and Caesar
"Nottingham", to Caesar Rodney by William Smallwood( )

1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Acknowledging that he has been informed by Adam Dobson of his need for "direction what to do with the Body of Troops under your Command now at Cristina Bridge. I am also informed by him that Wilmington is in Possession of the Enemy and that he escaped from the Hessians there last night, who had him under Guard. I think it would be well to have that Fact ascertained in the most speedy and best manner you can and if possible know the Number of their Troops & if you find they are there I would recommend that you join me Tomorrow at the cross Roads near new London in order after our junction that we might fall on their Rear or join General Washington as Circumstances might require - any Intelligence you can communicate respecting the Enemy's Numbers Motions or designs in that or any other Quarter will be acceptable - also if you have heard of Col. Gist with the eastern Shore Militia please inform where he is posted as their being in possession of Wilmington may change his route and Views so as to render his junction with me also necessary."
Signers of the Declaration of Independence by A. S. W Rosenbach( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal and official correspondence and legal documents written or signed by all 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence, most from the Revolutionary period. The papers relate chiefly to state and national political, financial, and military affairs. Correspondents include George Clinton, John Dickinson, William Lee, and George Washington
Letter to Thomas Rodney, 1776 July 4 by Caesar Rodney( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In a letter to his brother, Rodney describes his last minute journey by horseback from Delaware to Philadelphia during a thunderstorm to break the tie in the Delaware delegation and cast the crucial vote in favor of independence. He announces that handbills of the Declaration will be printed and circulated and closes by asking his brother to attend to his harvest
Philadelphia, Pa., to the governors of the states( )

1 edition published in 1780 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter, signed by Samuel Huntington as President of Continental Congress, accompanying an act of Congress of Feb. 9, 1780, which sets the number of soldiers for the Continental Army's spring campaign and gives the quota for each state. This copy is addressed to Caesar Rodney as President of Delaware
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Alternative Names

controlled identityRodney (Family : 1728-1846 : Del.)

Caesar Rodney Amerikaans advocaat (1728-1784)

Caesar Rodney amerikansk advokat

Caesar Rodney Gouverneur von Delaware; Unterzeichner der Unabhängigkeitserklärung der Vereinigten Staaten

Caesar Rodney personnalité politique américaine

Родни, Цезарь

Цезар Родні

سيزر رودني



English (112)

A gentleman as well as a Whig : Caesar Rodney and the American RevolutionCaesar Rodney : American patriot