Pendleton, Edmund (1721-1803) re permit to John Riddell to take passage to Great Britain
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[Continental Congress members]
PENDLETON, Edmund, (1717-1784), Delegate from Virginia; clerk, Caroline County Court, in 1740; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1741 and practiced; justice of the peace in 1751; member of the Virginia House of Burgesses 1752-1774; member of the committee of correspondence in 1773 and of the provincial convention in 1774; Member of the Continental Congress in 1774 and 1775; president of the committee of safety in 1775; president of the Virginia conventions in 1775 and 1776; member of the State house of delegates in 1776 and 1777; judge of the general court and the court of chancery in 1777; presiding judge of the court of appeals in 1779; member and president of the Virginia ratification convention in 1788. (excerpted from bioguide.congress.gov)
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