Found 12 collections related to United States. Continental Congress

Penn, Richard, approximately 1736-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22996
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection of three letters signed collectively or individually by Richard Penn (approximately 1736-1811) and Arthur Lee (1740-1792) while representing American interests in England. In July 1775, Richard Penn was entrusted by the Second... more
Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4228
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers generated by Samuel Huntington in his capacities as Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, president of the Connecticut Convention, and congressional delegate. Material includes resolutions; commissions for justices of the peace and militia... more
Hancock, John, 1737-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4434
.2 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, and documents signed by Hancock in his capacity as president of the Continental Congress and governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Letters are largely outgoing and most pertain to his... 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
Duffield, George, 1732-1790
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 854
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
George Duffield was pastor of the Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia and served as chaplain to the Continental Congress and the Pennsylvania Militia. These seven sermons are dated "at P[ine] St." June 18, 1775; July 30, 1775; and... 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
Reed, Joseph, 1741-1785
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4594
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers, including correspondence, council resolutions, autographs, and a deposition taken by Joseph Reed (1741-1785), American jurist and president of Pennsylvania. Papers relate to legal cases and to his official business with the Continental... more
United States.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2291
.3 linear feet (2 volumes)
Manuscript petition (7 p.) signed by forty-six members of the Second Continental Congress on July 8, 1775, asking King George III to use his authority and influence to address grievances and restore harmony in the government's relations with the... more
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 348
.15 linear feet (1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Elias Boudinot (1740-1821), an American statesman and lawyer of New Jersey, was a member of the Continental Congress, 1778 and 1781-1783, serving as president of that body in 1782 and 1783. After election to Congress in 1789, he was appointed... more
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4051
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Elias Boudinot (1740-1821) was an American lawyer and statesman. Born in Philadelphia, he resided in New Jersey for most of his life. During the Revolution Boudinot served in the New Jersey Provincial Congress, was Commissary General of Prisoners... more
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4494
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Henry Laurens (1724-1792) was a South Carolina merchant, plantation owner, and Revolutionary-era statesman. The collection of Henry Laurens letters and documents, 1769-1792, includes letters written by him to Lachlan McIntosh, 1769; to his son... more
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 927
30.83 linear feet; 108 boxes, 21 volumes
The portion of the Emmet Collection housed in the Manuscripts and Archives Division consists of approximately 10,800 historical manuscripts relating chiefly to the period prior to, during, and following the American Revolution. The collection... more
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