Manuscript Collection

Arthur Middleton Papers - Accession 668

Title

Arthur Middleton Papers - Accession 668

Files

Download Arthur Middleton Papers - Index (8.4 MB)

Identifier

Accession 668

Inclusive Dates

1767-1783

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

10 microfiche

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The papers relate to the life and career of Arthur Middleton (1742-1787) of Charleston, SC who was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, state legislator, Revolutionary leader, and member of the Continental Congress. The collection contains correspondence and memoranda regarding both public and military affairs in Charleston and Philadelphia, and such issues as the Currency, the national debt, motions made in Congress, naval and army defenses. Notes in code about the deliberations concerning the Declaration of Independence.

Additional Notes

There are digital scans of the microfiche available for use in the Pettus Archives Research Area.

Provenance

The papers of Arthur Middleton on microfiche were purchased from the South Carolina Historical Society and reprinted by the Reprint Publishers Company on March 27, 1986.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Arthur Middleton Papers - Accession 668

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