George Washington papers, 1592-1943 (bulk 1748-1799).

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Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington papers, 1592-1943 (bulk 1748-1799).

George Washington papers, 1592-1943 (bulk 1748-1799).

Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, accounts, military papers, and other papers documenting Washington's relations with the Continental Congress, his command of the Continental Army, his presidency, and other aspects of his career. Correspondents include John Adams, Samuel Adams, Theodorick Bland, Jonathan Boucher, Elias Boudinot, John Burgoyne, Edward Carrington, Charles Carroll (1737-1832), Jonathan Dayton, Robert Dinwiddie, William Duer, David Forman, Benjamin Franklin, Horatio Gates, Mordecai Gist, William Gordon, Nathanael Greene, Alexander Hamilton, Edward Hand, Ebenezer Hazard, William Heath, Patrick Henry, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Johnson, Henry Laurens, Tobias Lear, Arthur Lee, Charles Lee, Richard Henry Lee, Lawrence Lewis, Benjamin Lincoln, Robert R. Livingston, William Livingston, James McHenry, James Madison, John Mitchell, James Monroe, Daniel Morgan, Gouverneur Morris, Robert Morris, Jedidiah Morse, John Moylan, Thomas Nelson, Lewis Nicola, Matthias Ogden, William Paca, Thomas Paine, William Paterson, Charles Willson Peale, Edmund Pendleton, Richard Peters, Timothy Pickering, Joseph Reed, Benjamin Rush, John Rutledge, Arthur St. Clair, Philip John Schuyler, Artemas Ward, and Arthur Young.

77,000 items.506 containers plus 13 oversize.125 microfilm reels.215.2 linear feet.

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Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803

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Epithet: of Add MS 36068 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0001d1 Continental Congressman; of Boston, Mass.; graduated Harvard in 1740; leading spirit behind the Boston Tea Party; signer of Declaration of Independence; lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, 1789-1794; governor of Massachusetts, 1794-1797. From the description of Samuel Adams correspondence, 1775. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...

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 ...

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. ...

Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770

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Governor of Virginia. From the description of Transcripts of correspondence edited by Louis Knott Koontz, 1739-1769. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067647 From the description of Autograph signature (clipped) from a document : [n.p.]., 1754 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270534556 Colonial official; lieutenant governor of Virginia 1751-1758. From the description of LS : Williamsburg, Va., to Robert Hunter Morris, 1754 Mar. 1. (Rosenbach Museum...

Ogden, Matthias, -1791

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Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792

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Diplomat, Continental Congressman, and staunch opponent of the Constitution. From the description of ALS, 1787 October 16 : [s.l.], to Charles Lee, Richmond, Virginia. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13708313 Arthur Lee was a physician, lawyer, and diplomat. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1768. From the description of Account of the robbery of the papers of Arthur Lee, American agent at Berlin, 26 June 1777, 1777 J...

Paterson, William, 1755-1810

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St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818

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Born in Thurso, Scotland, 1734, o.s. ; studied medicine in Edinburgh; served in the British Army in America, 1757-1762; surveyor of Cumberland, 1770; colonel of Pennsylvania militia, 1775; brigadier general, 1777 to the close of the Revolution; commander of the Army, 1791-1792; delegate to the Constitutional Congress, 1785-1787, and president, 1787; governor of Northwest Territory, 1789-1802; died in Greensburg, Pa., August 31, 1818. (Bio. Cong. Dir., 1928 ed. ; Dic. Am.Biog. --gives b. date, 17...

Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810

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Continental Army officer, collector of customs for the port of Boston; from Hingham (Plymouth Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1778-1804. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903396 Benjamin Lincoln was an American general during the Revolutionary War. He accepted the British surrender at Yorktown. From the description of Benjamin Lincoln collection, 1775-1782. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 712651132 Ma...

Carroll, Charles, 1737-1832

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Doughoragen, 1792 Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133368 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Ralph Izard, 1800 Nov. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134277 Signer of the Declar. of Independence. From the description of Autograph signature to receipt, 1830 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134591 Signer of the Declar...

Moylan, John

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Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813

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Dr. Benjamin Rush was a Philadelphia physician. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1793-1821, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122647047 However, the identification of EBS is uncertain. T.C. Stockton (The Stocktons of New Jersey, etc.) lists under this name a first cousin of Rush's wife, born June 4, 1773, who died (no date) without issue. The Univ. Pa. registers of medical matriculants list EBS in 1813-14 (#73), 1814-15 (#102), ...

Gist, Mordecai, 1743-1792

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Continental Army officer. From the description of Letterbook of Mordecai Gist, 1777-1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069942 ...

Mitchell, John, 1711-1768

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Physician and artist. From the description of Papers of John Mitchell, 1745-1749. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454577 John Mitchell (1711-1768), Virginia born and Edinburgh educated physician, botanist, and cartographer, the author of the Mitchell Map (1755). He moved from Virginia to London in 1746, and in November 1748 elected to the Royal Society. From the description of Letter from John Mitchell to Cadwallader Colden, London 1749, Mar. 25. (Huntington Lib...

Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816

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Lawyer, diplomat, and U.S senator from New York. From the description of Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834 (bulk 1789-1816). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980176 American politician and diplomat; appointed minister to France 1792, replaced in 1794 by James Monroe. From the description of ALS : Villeneuve la Guyard, France, to James Monroe, 1794 Oct. 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165772 Morris was a Continental Congressm...

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...

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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Benjamin Franklin (b. January 17, 1706, Boston, MA-d. April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, PA) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the ligh...

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...

Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

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Patrick Henry, born in Hanover County, Virginia, was a symbol of America's struggle for liberty and self-government. Henry was a lawyer, patriot, orator, and participant in almost every aspect of the founding of America. He studied law on his own, and in 1760, he appeared in Williamsburg to take his attorney's examination before Robert Carter Nicholas and others. Henry served in the Virginia House of Burgesses, was a member of the Virginia committee of Correspondence, a delegate to the Virginia ...

Morgan, Daniel, 1736-1802

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Morgan was a frontiersman who prospered as a Virginia farmer. His military career began when he served as Captain of one of the two Virginia rifle companies, and led Arnold's march to Quebec (1775). He rose to the rank of brigadier general in 1780, serving until July, 1781 when he retired to "Saratoga," his estate near Winchester, Va. He commanded militia troops during the Whiskey Insurrection of 1794, and was elected to the Fifth Congress as a Federalist representing Virginia. From ...

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...

Young, Arthur, 1741-1820

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Arthur Young was an English civil servant and writer on agriculture and social economy. Born and raised in Suffolk, he began farming his family land and managed a farm in Essex; his agricultural experiments were largely unsuccessful, but he learned from the experience and produced several popular books on farming. He continued to write and travelled extensively, ultimately establishing himself at a farm in Bradfield. He became England's best-known advocate of agricultural reform, founded and edi...

Duer, William, 1747-1799

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New York delegate to U.S. Continental Congress, army officer and jurist. From the description of Papers of William Duer, 1776-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009562 Mercantilist, financier, army contractor. From the description of Papers, 1752-1802. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 476442112 Duer was born in Devonshire, England, and settled in New York in 1768. During the Revolution he held a number of public offices, inc...

Madison, James, 1751-1836

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James Madison (1751-1836) was the fourth president of the United States, born in Port Conway, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia legislature from 1776 to 1780 and from 1784 to 1786, and the Continental Congress from 1780 to 1783. His proposals at and management of the Constitutional Convention in 1787 earned him title "father of the U.S. Constitution." He cooperated with Alexander Hamilton and Jay in writing a series of papers (pub. 1787-88 under title of The Federalist) explaining the ne...

Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809

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Political theorist, New York. From the description of Letter, 1779 Jan. 17. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476963318 Thomas Paine, English author and revolutionary. From the guide to the Thomas Paine manuscript material : 1 item, 1788, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Revolutionary pamphleteer, author of Common Sense and The Rights of Man. From the description of ALS, [1803] ...

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...

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...

Boucher, Jonathan, 1738-1804

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Jonathan Boucher (1738-1804) was an Anglican clergyman in Virginia, Maryland, and England. He was one of the most prominent ejected loyalists of the American Revolution, and later a prominent figure in the conservative faction of the Church of England. He authored two books, A View of the Causes and Consequences of the American Revolution and A Glossary of Archaic and Provincial Words. From the description of Papers, 1759-1803. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 286...

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. ...

Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785

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Continental Congressman. From the description of ALS : Burlington, to Ester DeBerdt, 1767 Nov. 17. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525172 Donop, a Hessian mercenary fighting for the British in the Revolutionary War, was fatally wounded at the Battle of Red Bank and died 25 Oct. 1777. From the description of Letter : to Thomas Wharton, 1777 Oct. 24. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612882108 Delegate from Pennsylvania to ...

Nelson, Thomas, 1738-1789

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Declaration of Independence signer from Virginia. From the description of Letter to an unidentified correspondent, 1776 August 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55230349 Thomas Nelson, Jr. was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, governor of Virginia, and commander of the Virginia Militia at Yorktown. From the description of Letter, 1781 September 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122625186 Governor of Virginia, delegate from Vir...

Bland, Theodorick, 1742-1790

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Represented in the collection are: Theodorick Bland, Virginia planter, Revolutionary War army officer, and politician; and Edmund Ruffin, Virginia agriculturalist and prominent Secessionist. From the description of Bland-Ruffin Papers, 1741-1865. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32960007 Army officer, U.S. representative, and delegate of the Continental Congress of Virginia. From the description of Theodorick Bland papers, 1742-1783. (Unknown). World...

Livingston, Robert R., 1746-1813

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First chancellor of New York State; agriculturalist and ambassador to France. From the description of Robert R. Livingston papers, 1707-1862. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779437 Continental Congressman, diplomat, member of the New York Provincial Covention, the Continental Congress and served as U.S. Minister to France. From the description of Letter, 1802. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145407295 Robert R. Livingston ser...

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...

Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792

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Charleston, S.C. merchant, plantation owner, and politician. In June 1775 Laurens became president of the first Provincial Congress. From the description of Correspondence, 1775. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37521798 American politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charleston, S. C., to an unidentified recipient, 1762 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871270 Henry Laurens was a merchant; he w...

Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821

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Lawyer; member of Continental Congress from New Jersey, 1777-1784, president 1782-1784; member of first three federal congresses; director U.S. Mint, 1795-1805. From the description of ALS (draft), 1797 Aug. 27-Sept. 5, Philadelphia, to Samuel Bayard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617033 Pres. of the Continental Congress. 1st Pres. of the American Bible Society. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burlington, to Jonathan S...

Carrington, Edward, 1749-1810

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Delegate of the U.S. Continental Congress of Virginia and army officer. From the description of Edward Carrington papers, 1781. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452709 Revolutionary officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Greene, 1781 Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133791 ...

Ward, Artemas, 1727-1800

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Revolutionary general. From the description of Order for payment signed : [Boston], 1777 July 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867855 Army officer, delegate to the Continental Congress and U.S. representative from Massachusetts, state legislator, and jurist. From the description of Orderly book of Artemas Ward, 1775 June 7-Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71070590 U.S. representative of Massachusetts and army officer. From the desc...

Lewis, Lawrence, 1767-1839

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Son of George Washington's sister Betty Washington Lewis; one of George Washington's executors. From the description of ALsS : Woodlawn, N.J., to Robert Beverley, 1830-1839. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122316920 Son of George Washington's sister Betty Washington Lewis. From the description of ALS : Mount Vernon, to George Washington, Philadelphia, 1798 Nov. 21. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489376 From...

Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806

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American revolutionary general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Traveller's Rest, to F. Meriwether, Esq., 1787 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864014 Revolutionary general. Born in England, Gates settled in Virginia in 1772 after a career in the British army that included service in the French and Indian War. He was commissioned adjutant-general of the Continental Army in 1775, and was in command at the pivotal victory of Saratoga. After Saratoga...

Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792

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Burgoyne was a Lieutenant General of British forces during the American Revolution, who surrendered at Saratoga in Oct. 1777. From the description of John Burgoyne letter : to M.G. Gates, 1777 Dec. 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936829 British general. From the description of ALS : near Bemis Heights, N.Y., to Horatio Gates, 1777 Sept. 27. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591552 General and Dramatist. ...

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...

Nicola, Lewis, 1717-1807

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Editor, army officer, and businessman. From the description of Papers of Lewis Nicola, 1777-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452337 ...

Lear, Tobias, 1762-1816

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Secretary to George Washington. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dept. of war, 1816 Sept. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595729 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dept. of War, to Capt. J.M. Russell, 1816 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270595725 Private secretary to George Washington. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dept. of war, Acc't office, to Mr. Wm. B. Bend, Baltimore, 1816 Aug. 9. (U...

Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803

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Edmund Pendleton (1721-1803) was born in Caroline County, Virginia, and died in Richmond. He was a statesman and member of the Continental Congress of 1774. The recipient of this letter, Francis Preston (1765-1835), was the son of William Preston, who accompanied Washington on several exploring expeditions in the West. Francis studied law under George Wythe, and practiced in Montgomery, Washington, and other counties. He was a friend of Madison, Monroe, Jefferson, and Chief Justice Marshall. He ...

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...

Livingston, William, 1723-1790

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William Livingston was born in Albany, New York, on November 30, 1723. After graduation from Yale College in 1741, he practiced law in New York. In 1772 he moved to Elizabethtown (now Elizabeth), New Jersey. He served as a member of the Continental Congress from 1774-1776 and also served as a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. From 1776 until his death in 1790 Livingston served as governor of New Jersey. In 1787 he was a delegate to the Federal Constitutional Convention and was a signe...

Hand, Edward, 1744-1802

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Physician and army officer. From the description of Papers of Edward Hand, 1777-1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450752 Continental Army officer, delegate to Continental Congress, and physician from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers of Edward Hand, 1775-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79082413 Edward Hand (1744-1802) was a physician and Army officer. From the description of Edward Hand papers, 1775-1801. (Unknown). World...

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...

Forman, David, 1745-1797

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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 ...

Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824

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U.S. representative and senator from New Jersey. From the description of Papers, 1789-1821. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70954598 From the description of Papers, 1783-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 28413018 Dayton was a Representative (1795-1799) and Senator (1799-1805) in the U.S. Congress from New Jersey. He was also in the Continental Congress and was the youngest signer of the U.S. Constitution. The city of Dayton, Ohio is n...

Morse, Jedidiah, 1761-1826

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Congregational clergyman and geographer of Connecticut and Massachusetts. From the description of Papers, 1783-1826. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770513 From the description of Account book, 1816-1820. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58770209 Jedidiah Morse (1761-1826), a Congregational clergyman, was known as "the father of geography". His lectures on geography included Geography Made Easy (1784), the fir...

Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794

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Delegate from Virginia to the First Continental Congress. Schuyler was one of the four major generals in the Continenetal Army and delegate to the Continental Congress. Father-in-law to Alexander Hamilton. From the description of Letters, 1775. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41417645 Richard Henry Lee was a staunch defender of colonial rights and was aligned with Patrick Henry as a strong opponent of the Stamp Act. From the description of Richard Henry L...

Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827

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Philadelphia painter and naturalist. From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to David Porter, 1823 Nov. 30. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165786 Charles Willson Peale was an artist and naturalist. From the description of Sketchbook, 1801. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173465905 From the description of Portrait list, [ca. 1772]. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122439811 From the descrip...

Rutledge, John, 1739-1800

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American statesman and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter in third person : [Charleston?], to William Drayton, 1788 Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270633315 State legislator, militia officer, and U.S. Representative from South Carolina. From the description of Papers, 1760-1862; (bulk 1788-1798). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20159068 Governor of South Carolina, delegate from South Carolina to U.S. Continental Congr...

Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817

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U.S. postmaster general, public official, and publisher. From the description of Papers of Ebenezer Hazard, 1788-1814. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450833 American collector of historical records and Postmaster-General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Noah Webster, 1788 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470811 Postmaster and editor of historical records. From the description of American chronology, ...

Johnson, Thomas, 1732-1819

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Continental congressman, Maryland governor, and U.S. Supreme Court justice. From the description of Letter, 1793 Sept. 25. (Historical Society of Washington, Dc). WorldCat record id: 70942009 Johnson was a leader in the American Revolution and a member of the Continental Congress (1774-1777). He served in the Continental army and nominated Washington as Commander in Chief. He was the first governor of Maryland (1777-1779) and served as Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme C...

Lee, Charles, 1758-1815

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United States Attorney-General. From the description of Letter, 1813 May 2, Alexandria, Va., to William Broadfoot, Charleston, S.C. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825399 Charles Lee was born in 1758. He was brother of Richard Bland Lee and Henry "Light-horse Harry" Lee. A.B. degree from College of New Jersey. Collector of port of Alexandria, Va. Admitted to bar. Served in Virginia General Assembly. Attorney-general of the United States, 1795-1...

Gordon, William, 1728-1807

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Massachusetts minister. Author of The rise, progress and establishment of the United States of America (1788). From the description of ALS : Jamaica Plain, N.Y., to Nathanael Greene, 1785 Sept. 26. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525034 ...

Paca, William, 1740-1799

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Paca was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, a Continental Congressman, governor of Maryland, and federal judge. From the description of AL, 1781 November 2 : Talbot Courthouse, In Special Council, to John Voorhees. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 13814151 Governor of, delegate to the U.S. Continental Congress, jurist, and public official of Maryland. From the description of Papers of William Paca, 1784-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

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 ...

Peters, Richard, 1743-1828

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This is Judge Richard Peters, of Belmont in Philadelphia. He was the nephew of the Rev. Richard Peters. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1818-1819. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 190879130 Revolutionary war patriot, jurist. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, to J. Maddison, 1801 June 1 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647834404 From the description of Letter : Philadelphi...