Samuel Blachley Webb papers, 1756-1819 (inclusive).

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Webb, Samuel Blachley, 1753-1807. Samuel Blachley Webb papers, 1756-1819 (inclusive).

Samuel Blachley Webb papers, 1756-1819 (inclusive).

The Webb papers consist of letterbooks, correspondence, journals, notebooks, orderly books, papers, and military records documenting the personal life and military career of Samuel Blachley Webb, who served in the American Revolutionary forces under Israel Putnam and George Washington. Notable correspondents include: Joseph Barrell, Silas Deane, Nathanael Greene, Alexander Hamilton, Robert Morris, Samuel Otis, Timothy Pickering, Jonathan Trumbull, George Washington, and Catharine Hogeboom Webb.

7 linear ft. (14 boxes)

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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...

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. ...

Livingston, Edward, 1764-1836

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Livingston's varied career as American lawyer and statesman is described in detail in the following descriptions of his papers. From the description of Edward Livingston papers, 1683-1877 (bulk 1764-1836). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 81576848 Eminent jurist - Minister to France - Secretary of State under Andrew Jackson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Judge Breckenridge, 1821 Sept. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27...

Deane, Silas, 1737-1789

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Continental Congressman from Connecticut. First American agent appointed to deal with European governments, authorized by Congress to purchase arms and supplies and begin negotiations for alliance with France, 1776-1778. From the description of ALS, 1776 Dec. 1, Paris, to Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316894 Continental Congressman from Connecticut. First American agent appointed to deal with European government...

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...

Barrell, Joseph, d. 1804.

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Spencer, Ambrose, 1765-1848

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Congressman, jurist. From the description of Ambrose Spencer letter, 1846 February 16. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935138 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to Mr. Peter Lansing, 1830 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574413 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to Hon. Wm. Jones, Sect. of the Navy, 1813 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574407 P...

Pinckney, Charles, 1758-1824.

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Ames, Fisher, 1758-1808

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Massachusetts attorney elected to first four Congresses; Federalist and supporter of Hamilton's fiscal program. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Colonel Joseph Ward, Boston, 1791 Feb. 16. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 37601637 Member of the 1st-4th Congresses from Massachusetts. From the description of ALS : New York, N.Y., to John Lowell, 1789 Apr. 8. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645434 Lawyer and...

Webb, Samuel Blachley, 1753-1807

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Samuel Blachley Webb was born in Wethersfield, Connecticut on December 15, 1753. His mother later married Silas Deane, whom Webb served as private secretary. In 1775 Webb was appointed aide to General Israel Putnam and in 1776 was made aide-de-camp to General George Washington, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He wrote the order making public the Declaration of Independence, was a prisoner of the British for three years (1777-1781), served as grand marshall at Washington's inauguration, and ...

Morris, Lewis, 1750-1824.

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McDougall, Alexander, 1732-1786

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Epithet: General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x00016f In October 177, Alexander McDougall was appointed Major General and was put in command of a division consisting of seven Connecticut and Massachusetts regiments. In the late fall of 1777, McDougall's division attempted to prevent a British advance southwest of Philadelphia. From the description of Orderly book of Alexander McDougall's ...

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...

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...

Livingston, Henry Brockholst, 1757-1823.

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American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [New York], to Richard Varick, 1789 April 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590954 From the description of Letter signed : New York, to M. Cabonnet, 1794 July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593058 ...

Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785

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Governor of Conn. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lebanon, to Major-General Huntington, 1779 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573362 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hartford, to Thomas Mumford in Groton, 1781 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573366 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lebanon, to Major-General Huntington and Captain Mumford, 1779 Jun. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573357 ...

Pintard, Lewis, 1732-1818

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Merchant, New Rochelle, New York. From the description of Letter book, 1795 Nov.-1799 Jan. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58774943 New York merchant, commissary for American prisoners during the British occupation of New York in the Revolution. From the description of Notes on the exchange of prisoners : ms. : New York, N.Y. [1776 or 7]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617139 ...

Heath, William, 1737-1814

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American Major-General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Ebenezer Hancock, 1777 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864067 Army officer. From the description of Papers of William Heath, 1776-1782. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71061920 Army officer in the Revolution, Massachusetts state senator, and jurist. From the description of Papers of William Heath, 1774-1777. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83784932 ...

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 ...

Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786

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Revolutionary War officer. From the description of Papers, 1778-1786. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19593641 Army officer. From the description of Nathanael Greene papers, 1775-1785. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979865 Nathanael Greene was a major general in the Continental Army. He was promoted to Quartermaster General in 1778. From the description of Papers, 1778-1780. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat ...

Otis, Samuel Allyne, 1740-1814

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Delegate from Massachusetts to U.S. Continental Congress, secretary of the U.S. Senate, businessman, and Massachusetts public official. From the description of Samuel Allyne Otis correspondence and notice, 1766-1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980318 Member of the Continental Congress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to the Hon. Mr. Langdon, 1792 Apr. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610684 Member of Continental...