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Guide to the John Tabor Kempe Papers
1678-1782 (bulk 1752-1774)
 MS 344

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Biographical Note

1752 Nov. William Kempe appointed Attorney General for the Province of New York
1759 July/Aug. William Kempe dies; his son, John Tabor Kempe, is appointed Attorney General for the Province of New York
1766 John Tabor Kempe marries Grace Coxe
1767 John Tabor Kempe travels to England; James Duane serves as acting Attorney General in his absence
1768 John Tabor Kempe resumes position, is re-appointed
1777 John Tabor Kempe's tenure as Attorney General ends
1783 John Tabor Kempe returns to England, makes Loyalist land claims
1791 John Tabor Kempe dies in England