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HENDERSON, Archibald

1768–1822

Biography

HENDERSON, Archibald, a Representative from North Carolina; born near Williamsborough, Granville County, N.C., August 7, 1768; attended the common schools and was graduated from Springer College; moved to Salisbury, N.C., about 1790; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Salisbury; clerk and master in equity 1795-1798; elected as a Federalist to the Sixth and Seventh Congresses (March 4, 1799-March 3, 1803); member of the State house of commons 1807-1809, 1814, 1819, and 1820; resumed the practice of law in Salisbury, N.C., and died there October 21, 1822; interment in the City Cemetery.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of North Carolina
Southern Historical Collection

Chapel Hill, NC
Papers: Biographical data in Archibald Henderson papers, 1891-1964, 6 feet including 10 volumes.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: In the John Glassford and Company papers, 1743-1886, 62 linear feet. Henderson included among subjects covered.
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