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Collection Title: Nolan (Philip) Marriage Certificate

Accession Number: AM 96-46

Inclusive Dates: 1799

Volume: 1 item

Given By : Donated by Mr. Lawrence Stone.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Copy of the marriage certificate of Philip Nolan and Fanny Lintot, who were married in Adams County, Mississippi Territory, on December 19, 1799 by Justice of the Peace William Dunbar. Nolan, a Kentuckian associated with General James Wilkinson, was killed by Spanish troops on March 26, 1801. His life served as the inspiration for Edward Everett Hale's short novel The Man Without a Country.


Copies of Edward Everett Hale's The Man Without a Country are available in the Cook and McCain Libraries:

The Man Without a Country, and Other Stories (Boston: Little, Brown 1900), call number PS1772 .M3 1900 (Cook).

The Man Without a Country (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1915), call number PS1772 .M3 1915 (McCain).

The Man Without a Country, and Other Patriotic Stories, edited by John M. Foote (Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1925), call number PZ5.F74 Ma (McCain).

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