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Charles Thomson and the making of a new nation, 1729-1824

by J. Edwin Hendricks

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in Rutherford, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824.,
    • United States. Continental Congress -- Biography.,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. Edwin Hendricks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.6.T48 H4 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4561979M
      ISBN 100838620728
      LC Control Number77074392

      Charles Thomson is best known as secretary of the Continental Congress. For nearly 15 years he kept the records of debate and saw the evolution from oratory to the revolution. He was a strong advocate of separation from Britain. After retiring as Secretary of the Continental Congress in , Charles Thomson began translating the Bible from Greek into English. After 19 years of work on it, he published the first translation of the Septuagint, the version of the Old Testament in use at the time of Jesus, whose references to the Old Testament are from the n also published a translation of the New Testament.

      Charles THOMSON Ruth MATHER Hannah HARRISON: Husband: Charles THOMSON Birth: 29 Nov , Maghera, co. Derry, Ireland Death (of tuberculosis): 16 Aug , Lower Merion, Montgomery Co., PA Migration: /40, immigrated w/father (landed New Castle, DE) Father: John THOMSON (/40), of Kirkaldy, Scotland; s/o Alexander THOMPSON.   The copy from which this reprint is made was published in America, A.D. and the author was Charles Thompson"--Editor's preface Spine title: Thomson's Septuagint / by S.F. Pells Cover title: The Septuagint: the Bible used by our Saviour and the Apostles, used in the Christian church for a thousand years; first English translationPages:

      Charles Thompson Esqr. Secretary to Congress. Pierre Eugène du Simitiére (). Engraving, in Portraits of the Generals, Ministers, Magistrates, Members of Congress & others, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ () Charles Thomson, Philadelphia merchant and politician, was active in colonial resistance against . The new nation now had to govern and determine its own future. Presbyterian Charles Thomson (), Secretary of the Continental Congress from to and Secretary of the Assembled Congress from to , signed this act of Congress stipulating that salaries for persons charged with maintaining the household of the “president of Congress” not exceed $8, per year.


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Charles Thomson and the making of a new nation, 1729-1824 by J. Edwin Hendricks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Charles Thomson and the making of a new nation, [J Edwin Hendricks]. Burnett, DAB ; Lewis R. Harley, The Life of Charles Thomson (Philadelphia, ); J. Edwin Hendricks, Charles Thomson and the Making of a New Nation (Rutherford, NJ, ); Thomas H.

Montgomery, A History of the University of Pennsylvania from Its Foundation to A.D. (Philadelphia, ) ; Cyril M. White, "Charles Thomson: The Irish-Born Secretary of the.

Charles Thomson and the Making of a New Nation, by J. Edwin Hendricks (p. Charles Thomson – Principal Designer of the Great Seal Although few people today have heard of Charles Thomson (), he was one of America's most significant and influential Founding Fathers – a man very well qualified to translate the idea and ideals of America into symbolic imagery.

Charles Thomson and the making of a new nation, / J. Edwin Hendricks Hendricks, J. Edwin (James Edwin), [ Book: ] At 2 libraries. Charles Thomson is one of those forgotten Founders, but in his day his contributions to liberty and the founding of this nation were understood and valued.

From throughthe government of this country was the Continental Congress. During its 15 years of existence, it went through many presidents, including the well-known John : The Founders, Religion And Government.

By Thomson began classical studies under Rev. Francis Alison, and in he became a Latin tutor at Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia Academy, later the University of Pennsylvania. Thomson was a member and later a leader of Benjamin Franklin’s “Junto,” the forerunner of.

Charles Thomson on Founding Fathers Wiki Page Charles Thomson Biography Of all the patriots of the Revolution, no man was better acquainted with the men and events of that struggle, than Charles Thomson, who was the permanent Secretary of the Continental Congress for more than fifteen years.

Charles Thomson (Novem – Aug ) was a Patriot leader in Philadelphia during the American Revolution and the secretary of the Continental Congress (–) throughout its existence. Thomson was born in Gorteade townland, Maghera parish, County Londonderry, Ireland, to Scots-Irish s: John Thomson, Elizabeth Thomson.

Charles Thomson (Founding Father of the United States) Quotes, Biography, Information and Discussion. Learn more about the founding fathers, read quotes, biographies, and some of their political writings.

This site is dedicated to the sharing of information on the founding fathers. Charles Thomson (–) is best known as the first translator of the Septuagint, or Greek Old Testament, into English—or for that matter into any modern : J.

Ramsey Michaels. Charles Thomson was born in the town of Gortede, parish Maharan, County Derry, Ireland, the first week in November, He was the son of John Thomson, one of the most respectable men of Ulster.

His birth occurred at a time when Protestant emigration. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Charles Thomson (29 Nov –16 Aug ), Find a Grave Memorial no. citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A : Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia.

Thomson' appears as the signer of the Congressional resolution in the front of the Aiken Bible"-Hills Charles Thomson emigrated to America from his native Ireland in On recommendation of Benjamin Franklin, he served as a tutor at the College of Pennsylvania (later the University of Pennsylvania).

Charles Thomson (Novem - Aug ) Irish, Ireland, Politician, Revoluntary War, Designer. The name of Charles Thomson is not as familiar today as it was in the early days of America when it was widely known and respected. Born in County Derry, Ireland, Thomson was one of the most influential men of the entire American Revolution.

Charles Thomson () made the first English translation of the New Testament published in America and the first translation of the Septuagint into the English language (The Septuagint is the Greek translation of the Hebrew Old Testament made in the third century B.C.

This was the translation often quoted by the apostles).Author: Houston Baptist University. Charles Thomson traveled to Mt Vernon in April,to inform George Washington that he had just been elected first President of the United States under the new Constitution.

By July, Thomson was retired from Congress, having submitted his resignation to President Washington and having turned over the Great Seal of the United States to him.

August 16th marks the anniversary of the death of Charles Thomson. Charles Thomson, Secretary of the Continental Congress and a strong Christian, was one of only two people who signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th (John Hancock was the other; the rest signed weeks later). [1] Thomson is also responsible for the Great [ ].

Title Charles Thomson papers, Summary Correspondence relating to official business of the U.S. Continental Congress and other aspects of the American Revolution and to scientific and scholarly matters and personal affairs; petitions, notes on debates in Congress ( July ), and ordinance ( July 13) concerning government territory northwest of the Ohio River; and translations of.

Charles Thompson, Founding Father August 16th marks the th anniversary of the death of Charles Thomson. Charles Thomson, Secretary of the Continental Congress and a strong Christian, was one of only two people who signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th.

By Charles Thomson, Late Secretary to the Congress of the United States, Philadelphia: Printed by Jane Aitken,* N. 71 North Third Street,4 vols.” Jefferson was very much interested in the translation, and wrote to Thomson in January,making a number of suggestions in regard to the proper size of the volumes.

Thomson’s translation of the New Covenant/Testament is the first American translation of the New Covenant. Thomson’s personal copy, containing final corrections to the manuscript, is in the Philadelphia library.

Charles Thomson also published a Synopsis of the Four Evangelists ina book which came out of the notes for this work.Charles Thomson () was the first to translate the Septuagint Bible into English.

Thomson was Secretary of the Continental Congress of the United States of America, a close friend of Thomas Jefferson, and was highly respected by most of the Founding Fathers. Manly P Hall / The Bible, the Story of a Book.