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Rodney, Caesar 1728-1784

Works: 138 works in 207 publications in 1 language and 2,455 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Sermons  Military history  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: Z1215, 923.273
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Letters to and from Caesar Rodney, 1756-1784 by Caesar Rodney( Book )

8 editions published between 1933 and 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiled local and family histories from the Mesa FHC
Extracts from the votes and proceedings of the American Continental congress, held at Philadelphia, on the fifth of September, 1774 by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1774 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to and from Caesar Rodney, 1756-1784 ... Edited by George Herbert Ryden. [With portraits.] by Del.) Historical Society of Delaware (WILMINGTON( Book )

2 editions published in 1933 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to various correspondents by Thomas Jefferson( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1807 Sept. 18 to William H. Cabell: To the Governor of Virginia, concerning Lowrie's correspondence. Approves Cabell's instructions to Major Newton. Provisions for troops. Report from Mr. Belscher of Gloucester regarding contraventions of the proclamation denying British vessels the hospitality of American waters
"Head quarters," South Carolina, to Governor [Caesar] Rodney by Nathanael Greene( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Writing that he is enclosing a return of the Delaware troops that shows that the state is "far short" of having its quota of troops in the field; telling him that the Delaware troops serving the army "have upon all occasions behaved with the greatest gallantry and good conduct"; congratulating him on the "happy prospects in Virginia."
by Caesar Rodney( )

1 edition published in 1782 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Philadelphia, Pa., to the governors of the states( )

1 edition published in 1780 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter, signed by Samuel Huntington as President of Continental Congress, accompanying an act of Congress of Feb. 9, 1780, which sets the number of soldiers for the Continental Army's spring campaign and gives the quota for each state. This copy is addressed to Caesar Rodney as President of Delaware
Trenton, to Lord [Stirling] by Caesar Rodney( )

1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking him the "trouble you have taken in applying to the General - But to my Great Surprise and their everlasting Shame, the last of the Delaware Militia that I, with much pains, brought out to Serve the Cause, passed through this Town, the day before yesterday, on their way Home - So that I have now no Brigade to Join, as Recommended by the General - They Spent near or Quite Three weeks in Marching up to HeadQuarters. Stayed there about one Week without Rendering a Single Copper Worth of Service to the Public - and Then, Tho Solicited by the General to Stay only two weeks now Shamefully Set off, and from any thing I can learn without a discharge - I have been in the Command at this place ever since your Lordship appointed me to it and Shall as Matters are now Circumstanced, Continue Here Untill ordered to some other Post or discharged - If I have given Satisfaction, and can be longer usefull Here or Elsewhere, I Shall, with the greatest Chearfullness Stay on the Service. If not, Shall Expect a discharge - Yesterday, I Sent to HeadQuarters, by way of Princetown, Coll. McCoy's Regiment of Continental Troops. The day before Coll. Reeds Battalion of Jersey Militia went - In the whole about Twelve hundred - more Troops are just now arrived here and Shall be forwarded."
[Kent County, Delaware], to Caesar Rodney and Charles Ridgely by George Read( )

1 edition published in 1773 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning the pressing need to set a date for the "Committee's meeting to Examine the Loan Office Acco'ts for Kent County;" explaining the necessity to prepare the Accounts as soon as possible and to let him know "what time you will be ready for our meeting."
Letter to Thomas Rodney, 1776 July 4 by Caesar Rodney( )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In a letter to his brother, Rodney describes his last minute journey by horseback from Delaware to Philadelphia during a thunderstorm to break the tie in the Delaware delegation and cast the crucial vote in favor of independence. He announces that handbills of the Declaration will be printed and circulated and closes by asking his brother to attend to his harvest
"Nottingham", to Caesar Rodney by William Smallwood( )

1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Acknowledging that he has been informed by Adam Dobson of his need for "direction what to do with the Body of Troops under your Command now at Cristina Bridge. I am also informed by him that Wilmington is in Possession of the Enemy and that he escaped from the Hessians there last night, who had him under Guard. I think it would be well to have that Fact ascertained in the most speedy and best manner you can and if possible know the Number of their Troops & if you find they are there I would recommend that you join me Tomorrow at the cross Roads near new London in order after our junction that we might fall on their Rear or join General Washington as Circumstances might require - any Intelligence you can communicate respecting the Enemy's Numbers Motions or designs in that or any other Quarter will be acceptable - also if you have heard of Col. Gist with the eastern Shore Militia please inform where he is posted as their being in possession of Wilmington may change his route and Views so as to render his junction with me also necessary."
Signers of the Declaration of Independence by A. S. W Rosenbach( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal and official correspondence and legal documents written or signed by all 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence, most from the Revolutionary period. The papers relate chiefly to state and national political, financial, and military affairs. Correspondents include George Clinton, John Dickinson, William Lee, and George Washington
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
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Alternative Names
Caesar Rodney Amerikaans advocaat (1728-1784)

Caesar Rodney amerikansk advokat

Caesar Rodney Gouverneur von Delaware; Unterzeichner der Unabhängigkeitserklärung der Vereinigten Staaten

Caesar Rodney personnalité politique américaine

Родни, Цезарь

Цезар Родні


English (105)

A gentleman as well as a Whig : Caesar Rodney and the American RevolutionCaesar Rodney : American patriot