Alexander Hamilton Papers 1708-1903 (bulk 1777-1804)

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Alexander Hamilton Papers, 1708-1903, (bulk 1777-1804)

Alexander Hamilton Papers 1708-1903 (bulk 1777-1804)

Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, his service as United States secretary of the treasury, his New York law practice, and his service as inspector general of the army.

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Tousard, Louis de, 1749-1817

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Louis de Tousard (1749-1817) was a French military officer who served in the American Revolution with Marquis de Lafayette. He was involved in the ill-fated Canadian campaign and in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown. After being wounded on August 28, 1778, he returned to France. In 1784 he was commissioned lieutenant colonel and went to Santo Domingo where he became involved in an effort to put down the 1791 slave insurrection led by Toussaint L'Ouverture. The French government arrested h...

Swan, Caleb, -1809

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Mint of the United States

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Smith, William Stephens, 1755-1816

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William Stephens Smith (b. November 8, 1755, Suffolk County, NY–d. June 10, 1816, Lebanon, NY) was a United States Representative from New York. He married Abigail "Nabby" Adams, the daughter of President John Adams, and was a brother-in-law of President John Quincy Adams. He graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1774. He served in the Revolutionary Army as aide-de-camp to general John Sullivan in 1776. Smith fought in the Battle of Long Island, was wounded...

King, Rufus, 1755-1827

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Americal political leader. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mr. Hopkins, 1797 Jul. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270488877 Banker and diplomat who served as delegate to the Continental Congress from Massachusetts and U.S. senator from Massachusetts and New York. From the description of Rufus King papers, 1784-1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980830 Member of the Continental Congress, Signer of the Constitution, Mini...

Hamilton family.

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Troup, Robert, 1757-1832

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Soldier, jurist, and land agent. From the description of Robert Troup letter, 1822 Sept. 28. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71130654 From the description of Robert Troup correspondence, 1780-1820. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981043 Epithet: Sergeant; 78th Regt British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x000393 Revolutionary officer, lawyer in Albany a...

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania concerning the payment of indents to Pennsylvania [manuscript] 30 September 1790. 1790. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647960750 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was influential in founding the United States government and served as its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795) under President George Washington. ...

Hamilton, Elizabeth Schuyler, 1757-1854

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Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (b. August 9, 1757, Albany, NY–d. November 9, 1854, Washington, DC) was the daughter of Continental Army General Philip Schuyler, a Revolutionary War general, and Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler. The Van Rensselaers and Schuylers were some of the richest and most politically influential families in the state of New York. Elizabeth was described as very strong willed. She met Alexander Hamilton in 1780 and they married soon after. Elizabeth aided her husband dur...

Clay, Henry, 1777-1852

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Congressman, U.S. senator, and secretary of state. From the description of Papers 1812-1849. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 704551603 Henry Clay was born in Hanover Co., Va. in 1777 and died in 1852. He served as United States Secretary of State under John Quincy Adams (1825-1829) and was elected to the Senate in 1831. John Randolph (1773-1831) was an American statesman known as John Randolph of Roanoke. He was born in Prince George Co., Va. Randolph's fiery denun...

Lee, Henry, 1756-1818

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Henry Lee III (b. January 29, 1756, Dumfries, VA–d. March 25, 1818, Cumberland Island, GA) was an early American Patriot and politician who served as the ninth Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. Lee's service during the American Revolution as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army earned him the nickname by which he is best known, "Light-Horse Harry". Lee was the father of Civil War-era Confederate general Robert E. Lee....

United States. Constitutional Convention 1787

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Jay, John, 1745-1829

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Statesman and jurist. From the description of Letter, 1813 Jan. 1. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49243562 Governor of New York State; U.S. Secretary of Foreign Affairs; Chief Justice of U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Letter, 1797 October 27 : Albany, to John Trumbull, London. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50806321 From the description of Letter, 1778 January 2 : Poughkeepsie, to Marinus Willet. (New Yo...

Hamtramck, John Francis, 1756-1803

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Soldier. From the description of Papers of John Francis Hamtramck, 1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132137 John Hamtramck was a Pittsburgh, PA glass manufacturer. From the description of Papers, 1799-1800. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 147437758 Col. Hammtramck was an officer in the United States Army during the American Revolution until his death in 1803. From the description of Hamtramck, John Francis, 1756-1803 1796-1798 ...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...

First Church in Albany. First Church in Albany records. 1780.

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McLane family.

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Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834

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Charles Nicoll Bancker was a merchant and financier. From the guide to the Charles Nicoll Bancker family papers, 1733-1894, 1733-1894, (American Philosophical Society) The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French patriot who enlisted in the Continental Army with the rank of Major-General. He was second-in-command to General Washington. He also participated in the French Revolution until 1790 when he was forced out of the country under the rule of the Jacobi...

United States. Department of the Treasury

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The Department of the Treasury was created by an act of Congress (1 Stat. 65), approved September 2, 1789. The orginal act established the Department to superintend the manage the National finances. This act charged the Secretary of the Treasury with the preparation of plans for the improvement and management of the revenue and the support of public credit. It further provided that the Secretary should prescribe the forms for keeping and rendering all manner of public accounts and for the ma...

L'Enfant, Pierre Charles, 1754-1825

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Soldier and engineer. From the description of Papers of Pierre Charles L'Enfant, 1787-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78163246 ...

Sedgwick, Theodore, 1746-1813

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Delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. senator and representative from Massachusetts, and jurist. From the description of Theodore Sedgwick correspondence, 1791 January 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980427 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, to Peter Van Schaack, 1792 Oct. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663748 ...

Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804

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Epithet: American Major -General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x000312 Revolutionary War general and agent appointed to negotiate with the Oneida, Onondaga and Cauyga Indians. From the description of Account with New York State for Expenses as Indian Agent, 1795-1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122364391 Revolutionary War general. From the descripti...

New York (State). Supreme Court of Judicature

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Between 1786 and 1829 the Supreme Court and the county courts of common pleas shared with the Surrogate's Courts the power to prove and record wills devising real property, and also wills whose witnesses were unable to appear in court. In addition, between 1801 and 1829 the Supreme Court had the exclusive power to prove and record wills devising real property located in several counties. (Wills proved in the courts of common pleas were recorded by the county clerks). After a will was proved and ...

Rice, Nathan, 1754-1829

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Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825

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James Wilkinson was born in Maryland and served as an officer in the American Revolution. In 1783 he settled in Kentucky, where he engaged in politics, land speculation, and trade. In 1805 he was appointed governor of Upper Louisiana. Wilkinson's activities in the West implicated him in the Spanish Conspiracy and the Burr Conspiracy; he was acquitted by a court of inquiry during the Burr investigation and by a court martial in 1811. He served as a military commander in the West during the War of...

McHenry, James, 1753-1816

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James McHenry, son of Daniel and Agnes McHenry, was born in Ballymena, Ireland, November 16, 1753, and was educated in Dublin. In 1771 he came to Philadelphia; studied medicine under Benjamin Rush, and did hospital service the revolution. In August, 1780, he was on Lafayette's staff. He was a state senator in Maryland from 1781 to 1786, and a member of Congress from 1783-1786. He sat in the Maryland Assembly until 1791, and then became a U.S. Senator. In 1796 he succeeded Thomas Pickering as Sec...

Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures

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First business corporation formed in New Jersey. Established by Alexander Hamilton and others in 1791. Manufacturers of textiles. Suspended operations briefly in 1796, but continued in various endeavors into the twentieth century. Mills at Paterson, N.J., and other locations. From the description of Records of the Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures, 1791-1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981763 ...

Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829

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Timothy Pickering (b. July 17, 1745, Salem, MA–d. January 29, 1829, Salem, MA) was a politician from Massachusetts who served as the third United States Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams. He also represented Massachusetts in both houses of Congress as a member of the Federalist Party. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, Pickering began a legal career after graduating from Harvard University. He won election to the Massachusetts General Court and served as a cou...

Seton, William, 1746-1798

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Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Wadsworth, Jeremiah, 1743-1804

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Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress, U.S. representative and legislator, army officer, and banker from Connecticut. From the description of Papers of Jeremiah Wadsworth, 1775-1833. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067840 Merchant, soldier, and commissary general in the Continental Army; resident of Hartford, Connecticut. From the description of Jeremiah Wadsworth papers, 1776-1802. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58780060 ...

Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833

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Governor of Connecticut, 1817-1827; Secretary of Treasury, 1795-1800. From the description of Letter, 1827 August 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122582959 Wolcott was a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation. He served as governor of Connecticut (1796-1797). From the description of [Letters] 1799-1811 / Oliv: Wolcott. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 491419916 American lawyer and politician. F...

Morris, Robert, 1734-1806

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Robert Morris (1734-1806), "the Financier of the American Revolution," was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, a powerful committee chairman in the Continental Congress, an important figure in Pennsylvania politics, and perhaps the most prominent businessman of his day. From the description of Robert Morris letter, to Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1783 November 26. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat reco...

Heth, William, 1735-1808.

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Customs collector for Bermuda Hundred (Charles City Co.), Va. From the description of Papers, 1795-1799. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793984 ...

Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825

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After serving as a brigadier general in the Continental Army, Pinckney held several legislative and diplomatic posts before being placed in command of all federal forces in the South during the war scare of 1798. From the description of ALS : Harper's Ferry, Va., to James McHenry, 1800 Mar. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122409546 Pinckney was a South Carolina politician, U. S. Revolutionary War veteran, and member of the U.S. Constitutional Conven...

Schuyler family.

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Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794

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Prussian army officer who trained the American forces during the American Revolution. From the description of Letter, February 28, 1781. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 436785682 Prussian army officer, volunteered service to United States in Revolution; as Inspector General of Continental Army introduced drilling procedures and directed reorganization; later assisted in plans for national defense. From the description of LS : to the pr...

Rivardi, John J. U. (John Jacob Ulrich)

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United States. Continental Congress

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The central governing body of the American colonies from 1774, continuing during the American Revolution; and also the first governing body of the U.S. until the establishment of the U.S. Constitution in 1789. From the description of Continental Congress minutes, 1778 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 429918299 Noah Cooke, Jr. (1749-1829) earned his Harvard AB 1769. His early career was as a clergyman, but he later became a lawyer. He was admitted to the bar in Cheshir...

United States. Continental Army

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In response to the expansion of the Continental Army the number of staff was increased and reorganized in 1776. Changes included the creation of a new unit to supplement George Washington's personal staff. This special unit, the Commander in Chief's Guard, was formed on March 12, 1776 with Captain Caleb Gibbs (formerly adjutant of the 14th Continental Regiment and appointed Aid to Major General Greene) as commander. The unit protected Washington, the army's cash, and official papers. ...

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

United States. Army. Office of the Inspector General

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Church, Angelica Schuyler, 1756-1815

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Daughter of General Philip Schuyler; married British businessman John Barker Church, George Washington's Commissary General and later member of Parliament; friend of Thomas Jefferson in Paris; instrumental in release of Lafayette from prison in Olmutz; sister-in-law of Alexander Hamilton. From the description of Correspondence of Angelica Schuyler Church and other family members [manuscript], 1716-1865. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879658 ...

Church family.

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Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...