Christopher Marshall (revolutionary)
Christopher Marshall (November 6, 1709 – May 4, 1797) was a leader in the American Revolution. Born in Dublin, Ireland, he went to America in 1727, settled in Philadelphia and worked as a chemist and pharmacist. Marshall is best known for The Remembrancer, a diary he kept during the Revolution, which was not published until 1839 (edited by William J. Duane) as Extracts from the Diary of Christopher Marshall, 1774-1781.
He died in Philadelphia.
- Short biography
- The Christopher Marshall Papers, including original diaries, handwritten transcripts and other printed materials, are available for research use at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
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