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Chew, Benjamin 1722-1810

Overview
Works: 56 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 1,008 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Trials, litigation, etc  Sources  Military history  Personal narratives  Bibliography 
Roles: Compiler, Author, Composer
Classifications: Z1215, 348.751022
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Most widely held works about Benjamin Chew
 
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Most widely held works by Benjamin Chew
Laws of the government of New-Castle, Kent and Sussex upon Delaware by Delaware( )
5 editions published in 1752 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laws of the government of New-Castle, Kent and Sussex upon Delaware Published by order of the Assembly by Delaware( Book )
5 editions published in 1752 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miscellaneous manuscripts by Thomas Penn( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
to Mr. Griffith by Benjamin Chew( )
1 edition published in 1807 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Chew requests that the lease and any survey of the land adjoining the falls be sent to him. With note by Griffith at the foot of page
Dorothy Merriman Schall papers ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection as a whole provides an important view, especially of 18th- but also of 19th-century Philadelphia. The greatest emphasis of the collection is on legal matters within the range of cases appearing before the Pennsylvania courts: divorce, assault, trespassing, murder, theft, counterfeiting, burglary, and property. There are also personal financial accounts, which provide a picture of life in 18th-century Philadelphia for people of means
To James Marshall, the principal creditor of William Baldwin ... [Appointment of James Marshall as administrator of the estate of William Baldwin] by Benjamin Chew( Book )
1 edition published in 1766 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letter to Benjamin Chew, from Judge James Read : concerning letters of administration on the estate of Jacob Ziegler by James Read( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
New Windsor [New York], to Benjamin Chew by Tench Tilghman( )
1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Telling him "that the Corner Stone of peace is laid, and that it will probably be happily built upon."
City of Philadelphia by the mayor, recorder, and aldermen, and the commissioners for paving and cleansing the streets, &c by Philadelphia (Pa.)( Book )
1 edition published in 1765 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
by Benjamin Chew( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A collection of land office warrants, patents, surveys, indentures, agreements, and land transactions in Fayette, Somerset and Westmoreland counties, in which Benjamin Chew was financially interested. Some of the early legal instruments contain the signatures of John Penn, 1776; John Dickinson, 1783; Edward Shippen, 1787; Thomas Mifflin, 1793; Thomas McKean, 1803; William Tilghman, 1813; and others
American military and financial correspondence ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters and a few legal documents concerning financial and military affairs before, during, and after the American Revolution, written by various people, mainly in Connecticut and New Jersey, with a few from New York City and Pennsylvania. Included are a document written by attorney Benjamin Chew, filing suit against Henry Heiger at Easton, Pennsylvania for refusing to pay a debt of five pounds (1758); a letter from Joseph Chew to Sir William Johnson, Baronet, informing him that some "gentlemen from Long Island" are interested in buying some of his land, and passing on some political gossip (1776); a letter from Jonathan G. Tompkins and William Duer [?] to Major General Wooster, and another two from Lord Stirling (William Alexander) to Major General Lincoln, about finding forage for the troops (1777-1778); a letter from Joseph Chew to Killian Van Rensselaer, in Chew's capacity as the executor for Sir William Johnson's will (1792); and a note from Sarah Alexander, Lady Stirling, appointing attorney Elias Boudinot to act on her behalf at a stockholders' meeting of the Bank of the United States (dated only December 22)
Authorization : Chester, Pa., to James Marshall by Benjamin Chew( Book )
1 edition published in 1766 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Signed by W.H. Graham: "June 4th 1768 This Estate is Settled in my Office this day and Balanced." This document was printed by Benjamin Franklin, who was official printer for the Pennsylvania Assembly from 1730 to 1766
Miscellaneous manuscripts by Richard Peters( )
1 edition published in 1765 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Consists of two letters: one dated 30 July 1765 to Mrs. Betsy Graeme, and one undated letter to Benjamin Chew
Historical Society of Delaware Collection by Historical Society of Delaware( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The collection contains photostat reproductions of original letters and documents in the Historical Society of Delaware, including state and county records, military documents, and about 350 letters, mostly from the time of the American Revolution. The inclusive dates are 1660 to 1929, with an emphasis on the 18th century. Notable authors represented by 4 or more pieces are: James Asheton Bayard, Benjamin Chew, Joshua Clayton, John Dagworthy, John Dickinson, David Hall, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas McKean, John McKinly, Allan McLane, Samuel Osgood, Samuel Patterson, Timothy Pickering, Edmund Randolph, George Read, Caesar Rodney, and Thomas Rodney
by Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of Women and Children in Reduced Circumstances( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Records consist of the Association's constitution, by-laws, minutes, financial and legal papers, reports and correspondence. Correspondents include Hannah Boudinot, Susan Bradford, Gladys Connelly, Mary Hodge and Mary Stocker, all officers of the Association and Elias Boudinot, Benjamin Chew, Benjamin Rush and James Vanuxem. Also letters written to Rebecca Gratz
by Chew family( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Correspondence and other documents of Benjamin, Joseph, and Beverly Chew, and of James Alexander, William Alexander (Lord Stirling), William Duer, Nathanael Greene, Benjamin Lincoln, William Paterson, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, and George Washington
 
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English (79)