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Guide to the Papers of Nathaniel Pendleton
1767-1867
  MS 483

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Biographical Note

1756 Nathaniel Pendleton born in Culpeper County, Virginia
1775 Joins Revolutionary Army; serves as aide-de-camp to Gen. Nathaniel Greene
1787 Serves as delegate to Constitutional Convention, but is not present at signing
1789 Appointed U.S. District Judge of Georgia
1796 Moves to New York City; marries Susan Bard
1804 Acts as Alexander Hamilton's second in his fatal duel with Aaron Burr
1821 Dies near residence in Duchess County, New York