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Spaight, Richard Dobbs 1758-1802

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Works: 35 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 388 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Sources  Archives  Portraits  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215, 973.43
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State of North-Carolina by Richard Dobbs Spaight( Book )
1 edition published in 1793 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Henry Knox papers by Henry Knox( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters and other papers of General Henry Knox. Letters pertain to his military duties, to various campaigns of the Revolutionary War, and to his duties as United States Secretary of War, including securing pensions for wounded soldiers, administration of naval embargoes, and the repatriation of prizes taken by proscribed privateers. Recipients include General Henry Jackson, Edward Carrington, Samuel Huntington, and Richard Dobbs Spaight. Other papers include discharge papers, requests for land surveys, and payrolls of invalid pensioners signed by Knox
Signers of the Constitution of the United States : ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
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
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."
Letters to John Francis Mercer 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
[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
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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