Biography of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence
written by Robert Waln Jr
. and Published by R.W. Pomeroy
This set was the property of Michael Warner Hewes, (the relative of North Carolina native and Wilmington, NC shipping maganate, Joseph Hewes who signed The Declaration of Independence) and is autographed by him to the ffep of Volume VII (H). Hewes was one of the most famous signers of the Declaration of Independence for North Carolina, along with William Hooper and John Penn.
Also included in this set is a newspaper clipping from The Baltimore Sun with and article “North Carolina to honor memory of Joseph Hewes”.
This rare nine volume set covers all signers of the American Declaration of Independence.
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A nine volume set of the Biographies of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence published by R.W. Pomeroy in Philadelphia, PA. 1827. Finding a complete set is quite rare. It’s amazing to think that the children of Jefferson, Washington, Hancock et al may have read these very volumes.
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