Varnum, James M. (James Mitchell), 1748-1789

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American lawyer and soldier.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Camp at Valley Forge," to Colonel Wadsworth, 1778 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574184

First Brown playwright. Author identified by Professor S. Foster Damon and Col. Howard V. Allen of East Greenwich.

From the description of Ministerial Oppression, or the Grievances of America with The Battle of Bunker Hill. A Tragedy: Play. 1775. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122545896

Army officer.

From the description of Papers of James M. Varnum and John Stark, 1777-1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78293664

Major General of Continental Army, Continental Congressman.

From the description of ALS, 1780 May 19 : at Genl. Cornell's, to Genl. Nathanael Greene. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13994461

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referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Varnum, James Mitchell. Ministerial Oppression, or the Grievances of America with The Battle of Bunker Hill. A Tragedy: Play. 1775. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Arnold, Peleg, 1751-1820. Letter to Governor George Clinton, 1787 April 7. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Papers, 1775-1782. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Varnum, James M. (James Mitchell), 1748-1789. ALS, 1780 May 19 : at Genl. Cornell's, to Genl. Nathanael Greene. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Papers, 1768-1877. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Varnum, James M. (James Mitchell), 1748-1789. Papers of James M. Varnum and John Stark, 1777-1780. Library of Congress
creatorOf Varnum family papers, 1788-1935 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Benjamin Franklin Papers Part 9 -- Letters to Franklin, 1787-1790 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Parker, Benjamin S. (Benjamin Strattan), 1833-1911. Benjamin S. Parker papers, 1844-1923. Indiana State Library - ISL
referencedIn George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-1945. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Varnum, James Mitchell, 1749-1789. Autograph letter signed : "Philadelphia," to Gen. Greene, 1781 Oct. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Varnum, James Mitchell, 1744-1789. Autograph letter signed : "Camp at Valley Forge," to Colonel Wadsworth, 1778 May 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sullivan, John, 1740-1795. Papers, 1769-1792. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Varnum, James Mitchell, 1748-1789. James M. Varnum papers, 1788 July 4 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Nathanael Greene Papers, 1777-1780 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Varnum, James Mitchell, 1749-1789. Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Greene, 1779 Jul. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Smith, Samuel, 1752-1839. Letter, [ca. 1800-1839?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part I: The Revolution and the Administration, 1669-1958. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Nathanael Greene Papers, 1777-1780 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Orderly books collection, 1758-1813. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Nathan T. Porter, Jr. Collection of Bookplates by Edwin Davis French, 1893-1906 Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library Special Collections
referencedIn Washington, George, 1732-1799. Letters, 1776-1797. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn King's County (R.I.). Superior Court of Judicature. Writ of entry, 1774, April 4, South Kingston. Brown University, John Hay Library
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associatedWith Arnold, Peleg, 1751-1820. person
associatedWith Cooke, Nicholas, 1717-1782 person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 person
associatedWith Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786, person
associatedWith Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904 person
associatedWith King's County (R.I.). Superior Court of Judicature. corporateBody
associatedWith Parker, Benjamin S. (Benjamin Strattan), 1833-1911. person
associatedWith Porter, Nathan T., Jr., 1867-1947 person
associatedWith Smith, Samuel, 1752-1839. person
associatedWith Stark, John, 1728-1822. person
correspondedWith Stewart, Charles, 1729-1800 person
correspondedWith Sullivan, John, 1740-1795. person
associatedWith United States. Continental Army. corporateBody
associatedWith Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804, person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Valley Forge (Pa.)
Providence (R.I.)
New York (State)
Peekskill (N.Y.)
United States
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
United States
Subject
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Military history
Judges
Battles in literature
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Army officers
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Birth 1748-12-17

Death 1789-01-09

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