Letter from Charles Carroll
Title: Letter from Charles Carroll
Date Original: 1829-06-30
Description: Writes to his son-in-law (if addressee
is Caton) about business matters, the health of his daughter (Mrs. Harper),
and the weather’s effect on the crops. About Carroll: Member of first Maryland
Committee of Safety, Provincial Congress, 1775; Delayed member of Continental
Congress, August, 1776, Signed Declaration of Independence; Appointed to board
of War, 1776; Elected to Senate of Maryland, 1781; Elected U.S. Senator from
Maryland, 1788, returned to Maryland Senate 1789-'99. Charles Carroll was the
last surviving member of those who signed the Declaration. He died in 1832 at
the age of 96.
Creator: Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832
Subject(s): Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832
Alternative Title: 070425-02
Publisher: Wofford College
Date Digital: 2008-09-03
Format [medium]: Manuscript
Format [IMT]: image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications: 800ppi 24-bit depth color; Scanned with
an Epson 15000 Photo scanner with Epson Scan software; Archival master is a
TIFF; Original converted to JPEG with Irfan View software.
Resource Identifier: 070425-02
Source: The original, accession number 070425-02, from which
this digital representation is taken is housed in The
Littlejohn Collection at Wofford College,
located in the Sandor Teszler Library.
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