Draper manuscripts: Pittsburgh and Northwest Virginia papers, 1768-1854.


Draper manuscripts: Pittsburgh and Northwest Virginia papers, 1768-1854.

Copies and original papers dealing with the military commanders, popular heroes, and events in the Fort Pitt, Pennsylvania region, created by or about leaders Daniel Brodhead, William Irvine, Edward Hand, William Harrod, John McCulloch (Jr. and Sr.), Samuel Brady, Hugh Brady, David Williamson, Benjamin Biggs, John Redd, and Nathan Reid.

2.0 c.f. (10 volumes)

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Irvine, William, 1741-1804

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William Irvine (November 3, 1741 – July 29, 1804) was an Irish-American physician, soldier, and statesman from Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He practiced medicine as a ship's surgeon for the Royal Navy before he sympathized with the American Revolution and fought against the British during the American Revolutionary War. As tensions escalated between the American colonies and the British government during the 1770s, Irvine sympathized and allied himself with the revolutionary cause. He subsequently se...

Hand, Edward, 1744-1802

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Edward Hand (31 December 1744 – 3 September 1802) was an Irish soldier, physician, and politician who served in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, rising to the rank of general, and later was a member of several Pennsylvania governmental bodies. Born in Clyduff, King's County (now County Offaly), Ireland, Hand earned a medical certificate from Trinity College, Dublin before enlisting as a Surgeon's Mate in the 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot. On 20 May 1767, he sa...

Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891

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Lyman Copeland Draper (1815-1891), American historian known for his studies of the history of trans-Allegheny West. From 1854 to 1886, he served as director of The State Historical Society of Wisconsin from 1854 to 1886. From the description of Letters from Lyman C. Draper to Benson J. Lossing, 1855-1864. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 302021153 Lyman Copeland Draper was born in Lockport, New York on September 4, 1...

Williamson, David, 1752-1814.

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Guthrie, Alexander

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Stuart, John, 1700-1779.

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Campbell, Collin.

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McCulloch, John, journeyman shoemaker

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Brodhead, Daniel, 1736-1809

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Born in 1736 in Marblehead, New York, Daniel Brodhead served as a colonel in the Revolutionary War, commanding the Western Department from his headquarters at Fort Pitt from 1779 to 1781. In the years preceding the outbreak of war, Brodhead operated a gristmill and worked as a deputy-surveyor for the colony of Pennsylvania. Disturbed by the passage of the Coercive Acts in 1774, Brodhead represented Berks County at a protest congress held in Philadelphia. In 1776, he was commissioned as an office...

Orr, Robert D. (Robert Dewey)

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Paull, James

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Beall, Robert.

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Crawford, John, 1772-1831

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Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818

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Surveyor; noted Indian fighter in the American midwest in the latter half of the 18th century. From the description of Documents, 1778-1818. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28287330 American Revolutionary Colonel in the Old Northwest. Clark first came to Detroit from Cleveland in 1817, and was followed by his parents in a commercial fisherman and deputy collector of customs in China, Mich. (from M.P.C., I, 501-507: Clark's "Recollections".) (blue ...

Canon, John.

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Brady, Hugh J.M.

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Guthrie, John T., 1942-

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Brady family.

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Reid, Nathan, 1753-1830.

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Redd, John, 1755-1850.

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Rosenthal, Gustavus Henri de.

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Wetzel family.

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Pentecost, Dorsey, approximately 1739-1802

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McLaughlin, Edward W. (Edward William)

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Harrod, William, 1737-1801.

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Brady, Samuel, 1756-1795

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Crawford, John Lynn.

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Bedell family.

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Amberson, William R.

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William R. Amberson was a professor at the University of Tennessee Medical School at Memphis, 1930-1937, advisor to the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union, and trustee of the Delta and Providence cooperative farms in Mississippi. From the description of William Ruthrauff Amberson papers, 1919-1968; 1971 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 25678031 ...

Doddridge, Joseph, 1769-1826

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Wuibert, Antoine Felix.

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Girty, Simon, 1741-1818

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Biggs, Benjamin, 1754-1823.

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Wallace, John, Junr.

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Hughes, Elias

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Laughlin, Samuel.

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Wilson, James Q.

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Army officer. From the description of Orderly book of James Wilson, 1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066712 Sheriff, Cochise County, Ariz. From the description of Oral history interview, 1973 [sound recording]. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 45076926 ...

Jolly, Henry, 1757-1842

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McCulloch, John, journeyman shoemaker

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Whittlesey, Elisha, 1783-1863

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Ohio lawyer, Whig Congressman, and Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury. From the description of Letter, 1858 August 9, Canfield, Ohio, to Charles Lanman, Norwich, Conn. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13827736 Lawyer, U.S. Representative from Ohio for eight terms from 1823-1838, and comptroller of the Treasury under Taylor, Fillmore, Pierce, and Lincoln. A resident of Canfield, Ohio, Whittlesey was prosecuting attorney for the entire Western Reserve from 1807-1823, ...

Crawford family.

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Girty family.

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Dunlevy, Francis, 1762-1839.

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Brant, Joseph, 1742-1807

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Mohawk Indian Chief. From the description of Letter signed : Niagara, to James Wheelock, 1802 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134743 Indian chief and British Army officer. From the description of Joseph Brant correspondence, 1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451277 Mohawk Indian leader. Close friend of Sir John Johnson. From the description of Letter, 1789 August 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122434125 ...

McIntosh, Lachlan, 1725-1806

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Army officer and delegate to U.S. Continental Congress form Georgia. From the description of Letters of Lachlan McIntosh, 1777-1778. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454519 Lachlan McIntosh (1725-1806), Army General, married Sarah Threadcraft McIntosh. From the description of Lachlan McIntosh family papers, 1755-1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477289 Lachlan McIntosh (1725-1806), Revolutionary War brigadier general and delegate from Georgia to the...

Biddle, James W.

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Kennon, Abel.

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DeHass, Wills, 1818?-1910.

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McDonald, Angus, 1750-ca. 1790.

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Morgan, Zackwell.

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Shepard, David, 1734-1795.

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Orr, Robert, 1786-1876

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Doddridge, Narcissa, 1796-1874

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Hildreth, Samuel P. (Samuel Prescott), 1783-1863

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Physician and historian, of Marietta, Ohio. From the description of Inventory and notes, ca. 1936. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 40309654 ...