Papers, 1778-1843.


Irvine family. Papers, 1778-1843.

Papers, 1778-1843.

Correspondence and other papers od General William Irvine and his son Callander Irvine. General Irvine's papers, 1778-1804, concern his command of Fort Pitt, his services as Commissioner of Accounts, 1793, and as Superintendent of Military Stores, 1801-1804. The papers also relate to national and state politics, particularly in letters from William Findley and Andrew Gregg. Over half of the letters, 1803-1843, to Callander Irvine, U. S. Army Commissary General, are from John Armstrong who writes as Secretary of War, 1813-1814, and later as a retired gentleman farmer.

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