Found 3 collections related to United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789

Coxe, Tench, 1755-1824
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4259
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Tench Coxe (1755-1824) was an American political economist and a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress in 1788-1789. He was the son of William Coxe and grandson of English physician and governor Daniel Coxe and jurist Tench... more
Jones, Joseph, 1727-1805
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4472
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist predominantly of outgoing letters from American statesman Joseph Jones of Virginia to various parties concerning political issues and legal matters. Letters written to Edmund Pendleton in 1782 document Jones' participation in... more
United States. Board of Treasury
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3105
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
The Board of Treasury, established by the Continental Congress in 1776, was a standing committee of five members responsible for superintending the Treasury and finances of the United States. In 1781, its duties were assumed by Robert Morris as... more
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