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De Hart, John (1728-1795) Warrant for arrest of Moses Bishop

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02471.10 Author/Creator: De Hart, John (1728-1795) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1768/10/11 Pagination: 1 p. + docket

Summary of Content: [Continental Congress members]

Background Information: DE HART, John, (1728-1795), Delegate from New Jersey; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; was made a sergeant-at-law on September 11, 1770; was one of the ...signers of the Articles of Association in 1774; Member of the Continental Congress 1774-1776; member of the committee who prepared the draft for the New Jersey State constitution in June 1776; elected chief justice of the State supreme court September 4, 1776, and served until February 5, 1777; mayor of Elizabethtown under the revised charter and served from November 1789 until his death in 1795. (excerpted from bioguide.congress.gov) See More


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: CrimeLawAmerican Statesmen

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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