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Spaight, Richard Dobbs 1758-1802

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Works: 46 works in 63 publications in 1 language and 431 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Sources  Archives  History  Portraits  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215, 973.43
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Signers of the Constitution of the United States :( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 82 autograph letters and documents signed by the signers of the Constitution of the United States and by non-signing members of the Federal Convention. Items in the collection have been described individually in separate catalog records (MA 555.1-82; see related records for more information
[Letter] 1784 Aug. 22, Port Tobacco [to] Jacob Reed by Richard Dobbs Spaight( )

1 edition published in 1784 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The letter concerns his difficult journey homeward towards South Carolina from Philadelphia, complicated by a fever and "still labouring under the disagreeable feelings of uncertainty." Transcription available. -- Also, Spaight's signature on the title page of Edward Gibbon's: History of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, v. 6, Dublin, 1781
New Bern, to Governor Davie by Richard Dobbs Spaight( )

1 edition published in 1799 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recommending a physician for the Port of Washington [NC] "to prevent the introduction of contagious diseases; confirming that he understands this is an appointment to be made by the Governor; adding "I do not think that our present health laws are sufficient to answer the purpose fully. Our Legislature ought to amend them as almost every state in the Union has done within the last two years finding that their former laws on that subject were not effectual."
John Francis Mercer letters by John Francis Mercer( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The letters from Henry Tazewell, Richard Dobb Spaight, Richard Forrest, and Thomas P. Grosvenor discuss state and national politics, including payments to officers of the Virginia revolutionary armed forces, the 1783 peace negotiations, Quasi-War with France, presidential elections of 1800-1801, War of 1812, and the policies of the Madison administration. The petition of Aug. 25, 1809 signed by members of prominent Maryland families urges John F. Mercer to run for a seat in Maryland General Assembly. John Marshall's letter describes his legal practice in Richmond
John Francis Mercer letters by John Francis Mercer( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The letters from John F. Mercer's agents Muse Battaile and John Colquhon concern with the financial and legal matters, including the lands in Kentucky
State of North-Carolina by Richard Dobbs Spaight( Book )

1 edition published in 1793 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers by Richard Dobbs Spaight( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters and papers of Spaight and of his son, establishing the claim of the elder Spaight to a large tract of land in Craven County; and a paper endorsing a political appointment, 1785. There are also papers of his son, Richard Dobbs Spaight, Jr., including a certificate of William Hill's appointment as secretary of state, 1836, and a letter from William Gaston, concerning a meeting of the trustees of a New Bern theater
DS, New Bern, North Carolina. Land Grant by Richard Dobbs Spaight( )

1 edition published in 1795 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A printed land grant of 265 acres in Moore County to David Allison. Attached official survey document dated 1794 November 20, also pendant Great Seal of North Carolina
 
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Alternative Names
Ricardus Dobbs Spaight

Richard Dobbs Spaight American politician

Richard Dobbs Spaight Amerikaans politicus

Richard Dobbs Spaight amerikansk politikar

Richard Dobbs Spaight amerikansk politiker

Richard Dobbs Spaight amerykański prawnik i polityk

Richard Dobbs Spaight politicien américain

Richard Dobbs Spaight político estadounidense

Richard Dobbs Spaight politico statunitense

Richard Spaight senior US-amerikanischer Politiker

Річард Доббс Спейт

Спейт, Ричард Доббс

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