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Varick, Richard, 1753-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4664
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Collection consists of signed documents and miscellaneous correspondence, 1770-1831, of Richard Varick (1753-1831), an American attorney, Revolutionary War soldier, politician, and Mayor of the City of New York from 1789-1801. Most items are... more
Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3245
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists almost exclusively of correspondence between General Anthony Wayne and various other officers of the Continental Army and Legion Army dating from 1776 to 1796
Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4392
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Five letters written by British General and colonial Governor Thomas Gage. A 1766 letter to John Bradstreet notes the arrival of the 46th Regiment at Albany; A 1767 letter to John Penn, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, discusses "the... more
Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4158
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Sir Guy Carleton (1724-1808) served as Governor of the Province of Quebec, Governor General of British North America, and commanded British troops in Quebec during the American War of Independence. He oversaw the evacuation of British forces,... more
New York (State). Militia
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3661
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the New York Militia (Graham's Regiment), 1776, bound together with the New York Militia (Orange County) orders of Reuben Hopkins, 1797-1805
Burbeck, Henry, 1754-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4094
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Brigadier General Henry Burbeck served in the United States army for more than forty years, most notably during the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Papers consist mainly of letters to Burbeck from other officers relating to military... more
United States. Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19071
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
This collection consists of muster rolls from various artillery companies in New York and unnamed locations dating from 1798 to 1811, and inspection returns for New York infantry and artillery companies, 1809-1910
Heath, William, 1737-1814
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4444
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and orders from Major General William Heath of the Continental Army written between 1777 and 1782 and pertaining to his official duties. Includes the dishonorable discharge of a soldier in 1777, letters outlining the terms of parole given... more
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4424
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of a small quantity of letters written by American Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene. Letters discuss preparations for the Battle of Long Island; the preservation of public stores and mobilization of troops under... more
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4490
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from the Marquis de Lafayette to various parties written between 1791 and 1834. Letters to Colonel Timothy Pickering and Maryland governor Thomas Sim Lee pertain to military matters; an 1834 letter to Joseph Hume expresses concern for... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23227
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. Correspondence consists of Joseph Hawley's draft... more
Troup, Robert, 1757-1832
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6413
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Robert Troup (1757-1832) was a lawyer and land agent from New York State. He served as an officer with the American army during the Revolution, practiced law in Albany and New York City, was elected to the State Assembly, and in 1796 was appointed... more
Van Rensselaer, Stephen, 1764-1839
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4661
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Stephen Van Rensselaer (1764-1839) was an American soldier, New York State lieutenant governor, U.S. congressman, and the last patroon of the manor of Rensselaerswyck, near Albany. Letters to Van Rensselaer (1786-1826) and from him (1790-1838)... more
Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4230
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (1740-1809) was Governor of Connecticut from 1797 until his death in 1809. He was the son of Jonathan Trumbull (1710-1785), Governor of Connecticut from 1769 to 1786. During the American Revolution, Trumbull was a Paymaster... more
Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4224
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. (1710-1785) was governor of the Colony and State of Connecticut (1769-1786). Letters date predominantly from the Revolutionary War period and pertain to military orders, supplies, troop movements, location of the British... more
Walker, Benjamin, 1753-1818
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4670
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Walker (born 1753 in London) was an American soldier, land agent, and U.S. representative from New York, 1801-1803. He served as aide-de-camp to Friederich Wilhelm von Steuben and George Washington during the Revolutionary War, and was... more
Walton, George, 1749 or 1750-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4669
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George Walton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was an American soldier, lawyer, and judge. He served briefly as a U. S. senator for Georgia in Congress, was Chief Justice of Georgia and also a justice of the Superior Court, and was... more
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 755
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) of New Hampshire was an an American army officer and statesman. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, attaining the rank of senior Major General in the U.S. Army. Dearborn was U.S. Congressman from... more
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23122
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Notebook kept by George Washington, first President of the United States, while a colonel in charge of the Virginia militia during the French and Indian War, 1757. Memoranda concern military matters and consist of his outlines for letters to be... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1212
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Fort Ontario, a British Army garrison located at Oswego in New York, was constructed in late 1759 and commanded by Colonel Frederick Haldimand of the 4th Battalion Royal Americans (60th Regiment of Foot). The Fort Ontario ledger, 1759-1761, 1763,... more
Greene, F. V. (Francis Vinton), 1850-1921
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1235
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 11 v.)
Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921) was an American soldier, engineer and author. His military duties included serving as military attaché in Russia in 1877, teaching at West Point, and commanding volunteers during the Spanish-American War. In 1903... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4680
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James Wilkinson (1757-1825) of Maryland was a United States Army officer and first governor of the Louisiana Territory. Wilkinson was implicated in the Burr Conspiracy and resigned from the Army in 1815. He was later appointed U.S. envoy to Mexico... more
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1661
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Henry Knox (1750-1806), United States Army general, was chief artillery officer of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, and first United States Secretary of War from 1789 to 1794. The Henry Knox papers consist of letters sent by Knox... more
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2701
19.79 linear feet (55 boxes, 17 volumes, 15 oversized folders)
Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary War general and statesman, was a prominent member of the landed aristocracy of New York State. The collection consists of correspondence, accounts, military records, land records, and other papers... more
Deane, Silas, 1737-1789
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4310
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Silas Deane (1737-1789) was an American lawyer and merchant, member of the Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1774-1776, and Congressional agent and diplomat in France, 1776-1778. Recalled in 1778 under controversial circumstances, Deane... more
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23900
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Philip John Schuyler (1733-1804), a Revolutionary War general and statesman, was a prominent member of the landed aristocracy of New York State. The collection consists of various autograph letters and documents of Philip Schuyler, including... more
Gansevoort, Peter, 1749-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23873
2.07 linear feet (9 volumes)
Peter Gansevoort was an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He took part in the invasion of Canada and commanded Fort Stanwix (renamed Fort Schuyler), defending it against a British attack in August of 1777. This... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2796
4.18 linear feet (6 boxes, 10 volumes)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., 1683-1793; those of his son William... more
Rodney family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2602
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Caesar Rodney (1728-1784), his brother Thomas Rodney (1744-1811) and Thomas Rodney’s son Caesar A. (Caesar Augustus) Rodney (1772-1824) were prominent American politicians and statesmen from Kent County, Delaware. The Rodney family papers, dating... more
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