WorldCat Identities

Mathews, John 1744-1802

Overview
Works: 18 works in 24 publications in 1 language and 115 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Signer
Classifications: Z1215, 973.312
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about John Mathews
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by John Mathews
Philadelphia, to General Greene by John Mathews( )
1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Saying he has been laid up with the gout; congratulating him on his victory; encouraging him to stay on as commander; saying "...our country essentially depends on your abilities, for her deliverance, the progress you have already made in this great work, has given them a confidence in you which could not be readily impressed on them by a successor; in the mean time, confusion & a thousand inconveniences must ensue. I'll say no more;" expressing his desire for retaliation for the murder of Colonel Hayne; adding, in a postscript, "Victory seems at length to have taken her seat on the American standard, & if that fickle Bitch madam fortune does not out-maneuver Us, we shall, I think, regain Ch's Town ere long. I don't yet despair of seeing Cornwallis neck stretched, as some small sacrifice to the names(?) of the numbers whose necks he has stretched."
Chancery decree by South Carolina( )
1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Decree in the case of George John Fardo v. Commissioners of Confiscation. Signed by Richard Hutson, John Mathews and John Rutledge
( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A collection of autograph letters, documents, or signatures of each signer of the Articles of Confederation. The items, which are organized roughly alphabetically, are described in 56 individual records (MA 557.1-55 and MA 1083, a contemporary copy of the thirteen Articles of Confederation laid in at the front of the volume)
Philadelphia ( )
1 edition published in 1780 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Introducing a Captain in the 1st South Carolina Continental Regiment, "should you esteem his exchange practicable....we can safely recommend him as an officer of merit, & as one who may render service."
Charleston, to Charles Pinckney by John Mathews( )
1 edition published in 1797 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Resigning from his position as a judge because of the "severe fit of illness [he] got on the last Circuit"; noting that he has "served the Public uninterruptedly for upwards of Thirty years."
Philadelphia, to [General Greene] by John Mathews( )
1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Informing him he has received intelligence which is "not public" but acknowledging that he most likely gets his intelligence from the Governor of South Carolina [John Rutledge]; expressing his hopes for the defeat of Cornwallis and for the admission by Cornwallis of the superiority of the Americans; saying "I fancy he will lower his tone very much; & perhaps will tell his Masters he is at last convinced these fellows can fight;" saying "In short, that a variety of circumstances concur to induce in me a belief that the haughty & imperious Britons will soon be brought to think like reasonable beings;" saying that they are waiting for word on what will be done with respect to the execution of Colonel Hayne; enclosing a speech made by Charles Fox which he believes will "afford you much entertainment;" adding that the "extract from Heath gives a striking picture of N:York, & shows that the invincible British navy has got a most damnable drubbing."
AL, Philadelphia, to Governor John Mathews by Arthur Middleton( )
1 edition published in 1782 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writes of the lack of intelligence from Carolina, "either respecting the Proceedings of the Legislature, or the Operations of the Army." Sends intelligence of nineteen British transports bound for Charles Town. Mentions the impending exchange of Cornwallis for Henry Laurens
AL, Philadelphia, to Governor John Mathews by Arthur Middleton( )
1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"By the Art(icle)s of Confed(eratio)n The States are to make returns of their White Inhab(itant)s as a ground for fixing their respective Quotas of the United Army ..." Also, "Congress have passed an Ordinance respecting Capture, intended to check the increasing Circuitous Commerce with GB impolitic as being destructive to our Interests."
 
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.81 (from 0.00 for Mathews, J ... to 1.00 for Nathanael ...)
Alternative Names
Mathewes, John, 1744-1802
Matthews, John, 1744-1802
Languages
English (24)