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R. Weir & Co
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3266
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Letter book containing correspondence from 1797-1800, chiefly on commercial matters. Contemporary copies
Wallace, Johnson, & Muir
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3207
.33 linear feet (1 volume)
A letterbook kept in Nantes, France, by the firm Wallace, Johnson, & Muir, containing copies of letters to various commercial houses, mostly in America. Wallace, Johnson, & Muir was a mercantile partnership formed in 1781 that concentrated on the... more
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
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
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4368
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Dr. Thomas Addis Emmet (1828-1919) was a renowned surgeon and early collector of American manuscripts of the revolutionary era. His collection was purchased by John S. Kennedy and presented to The New York Public Library in 1896. Emmet's papers... more
Galphin, George, -1780
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4398
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters, land, and estate papers belonging to American trader George Galphin (1708-1780) of South Carolina
Cranch, William, 1769-1855
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4262
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The papers consist of correspondence and legal papers belonging to American lawyer and jurist William Cranch. Correspondence dates from 1794 to 1831, with much of it relating to his real estate and land speculation activities and resultant... more
Franklin, William, 1731-1813
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4388
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Various documents created or endorsed by William Franklin, son of Benjamin Franklin, in his capacity as Royal Governor of New Jersey, including a warrant for a provincial treasurer's salary; a marriage license, a law license, a request to pardon... more
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6406
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters written by Swiss-born American statesman and educator Albert Gallatin. Letters are both professional and social in nature, and include an 1808 letter to President Thomas Jefferson relating to the Embargo Act of 1807; a biographical... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19082
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A commonplace book kept around 1780 containing notes on a colony between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River during the French and Indian War. Also includes notes and excerpts from books by ancient and contemporary writers on... 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
Harper, Robert Goodloe, 1765-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4438
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American politician Robert Goodloe Harper between 1798 and 1824, with the bulk written between 1806 and 1823. Letters are generally professional in scope, and include discussions of the capture of the ship "Clyde" in September,... more
Howard, John Eager, 1752-1827
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4457
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written between 1790 and 1827 by American statesman John Eager Howard from his Baltimore estate, Belvedere, to fellow Maryland statesman Virgil Maxcy. The letters cover political, financial, social, and familial matters, including the... 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
Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4473
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
One letter, dated September 7, 1777, to Captain Hector McNeill in Boston; a transcript of Jones' commission probably sent to John de Neufville & Son in 1779; and an undated autograph
Greenleaf, James, 1765-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4425
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
Correspondence and land papers of American land speculator James Greenleaf. Correspondence dates from 1788 to 1834, with no letters present for the period of 1800 to 1804. Letters are incoming, and almost exclusively concern Greenleaf's real... more
Grimké, John Fauchereaud 1752-1819
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4427
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The miscellany consists of incoming letters to South Carolina jurist John Faucheraud Grimké discussing both legal and social matters; a 1789 subpoena signed by Grimké in his capacity as Justice of South Carolina's Court of Common Pleas and General... more
Granger, Gideon, 1767-1822
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4421
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American politician and lawyer Gideon Granger to various parties relating to business and legal affairs, such as money owed on land purchases. Also present is an 1805 circular letter from Granger addressing charges made against him... more
Gore, Christopher, 1758-1827
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4419
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters from American politician Christopher Gore to various parties relating to business and financial matters
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
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4445
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
A small quantity of letters and papers of American attorney, planter and politician Patrick Henry, including deeds and a law license signed by Henry as Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, a 1786 letter to Thomas Madison, and several receipts
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
Lee, Arthur, 1740-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4520
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from American diplomat and essayist Arthur Lee to various parties chiefly concerning social, personal, and financial matters. One 1785 letter to Robert Carter expresses his interest in the purchase of ten slaves; several relate to Lee's... more
United States. Continental Army. Massachusetts Regiment, 16th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1897
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 16th Massachusetts Regiment (formerly Colonel Jackson's Additional Continental Regiment) kept at Highlands, Peekskill, Orangetown, Ten Eyck, and elsewhere in New York and New Jersey. The orderly book records general orders,... more
Pliny, the Elder
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2438
1.15 linear feet (5 volumes)
Historia natural de Plinio, translated by Dr. Francisco Hernandez. Libros 1-3, 9-25. [Transcripts, partially from the original draft, and partly from a copy made in the time of Hernandez]. Madrid, 1785
Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1468
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Jedediah Huntington was an American general in the Continental Army during the American revolution. The collection consists largely of letters written to Huntington during his tenure as collector of customs at New London, Connecticut from Gabriel... more
De Lancey, James, 1703-1760
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4312
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James De Lancey (1703-1760) served as chief justice of the Supreme Court of New York, and as lieutenant governor, and acting colonial governor of the Province of New York. The papers include charges brought against De Lancey in his capacity as... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24608
3.06 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Mercantile Collection, 1726-1950, is a synthetic collection documenting mercantile and other business activities from the early-17th to the mid-20th centuries, especially in the northeastern United States. It consists of papers and records... more