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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

Type: Text

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.

Language:En-us English

Relation [is part of]:The

Littlejohn Collection

Rights Management: This digital representation has been

licensed under an Attribution

- Noncommercial- No Derivatives Creative Commons license.


Contributing Institution: Wofford College

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