Found 50 collections related to United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

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
Horry, P. (Peter)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1433
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Transcripts of miscellaneous letters written in South Carolina during the American Revolution
Lombart de la Neuville, Louis-Pierre Penot, b. 1744
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2122
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains a contemporary copy of plans of maneuvers, with text and diagrams, of the Chevalier de la Neuville, Inspector General of the Northern Army in the United States during the American Revolutionary War. The first section of the... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 2nd (1777-1784)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3662
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 2nd Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army, dated July 2-September 25, 1779, kept at Danfords, New Windsor, "Moore's House," and elsewhere in Connecticut. Records general orders, courts martial, and other information.... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 4th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3678
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 4th Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army, dated May-August 1780, kept at Highlands, New York. Heavily damaged by rust, so that many sections are illegible
Carmichael, William, -1795
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3796
1 folder
American diplomat. Transcripts [1850?] of letters from William Carmichael in Europe, 1776-1781, on diplomatic affairs and the conduct of the war.
Webb, Samuel Blatchley, 1753-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3252
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Samuel Blatchley Webb (1753-1807) was a general with the American army during the Revolution and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. His son, James Watson Webb (1802-1884) was a soldier, publisher and diplomat. For three decades he... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 9th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3253
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
Orderly books of Colonel Webb's Additional Continental Regiment (later known as the 9th Connecticut Regiment), 1779-1780, kept at Morristown, New Jersey. Used to record court martial, general orders, and other information
Livingston, William, 1723-1790
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1785
3 linear feet (14 v.)
William Livingston (1723-1790), a lawyer, was the first governor of New Jersey. After practicing law in New York, he was a member of the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776 and also a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. He served as... more
Van Cortlandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3130
3 linear feet (7 boxes); 3 microfilm reels
Members of the Van Cortlandt family were major Westchester County landowners and New York politicians from the 17th to the 19th century. The Van Wyck family was related to them by marriage. Collection consists of correspondence, accounts, legal... more
Sabine, William Henry Waldo, 1903-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2661
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
William Henry Waldo Sabine (1903- ), an English-born author and editor, emigrated to the U.S. in 1947 and became interested in the local history of Queens and the American colonial and revolutionary eras. Collection consists of papers relating to... more
Romeyn, Theodoric, 1744-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2615
1 box
Theodoric Romeyn (1744-1804) and John B. Romeyn (1777-1825) were clergyman of the Dutch Reformed Church. John B. Romeyn later became a minister of the Presbyterian Church. Theodoric Romeyn letters (about 38 items) dating 1767-1805 from prominent... more
South Carolina. Provincial Congress
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4021
.1 linear feet ()
"Association unanimously agreed to, in the Provincial Congress of South Carolina on Saturday, the 3d. of June, 1775," to unite and support the colonies in their effort to secure their constitutional rights from Great Britain. Subscribed to by all... 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
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 3rd (1781-1783)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6335
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Orderly books of the Third Connecticut Regiment, 1782 Feb.8 to 1783 June 2, kept at headquarters of Highland's Department, Newburgh, N.Y. Six volumes
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2050
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became... 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
United States. Continental Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2825
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book, possibly of the South Carolina line, kept at Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina, 16 February-10 May, 1780
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2865
3.25 linear feet (8 boxes and 1 v.)
David McNeely Stauffer (1845-1913) was an American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector. He worked for several railroads including the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad until 1876 when he went into private practice. He wrote scholarly... more
Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2602
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Caesar Rodney (1720-1784), statesman, was a colonial legislator in Delaware and representative to the Stamp Act Congress and to the Continental Congress. He served as a major-general in the Delaware militia, signed the Declaration of Independence... more
Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de, 1745-1837.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 203
.15 linear feet (1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Volume (166 p.) contains Barbé-Marbois's account of the conspiracy of Benedict Arnold and Henry Clinton against the U.S.
Clinton, George, 1739-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 573
1 linear foot (1 box and 1 v.)
George Clinton (1739-1812) was a soldier in the American Revolution; the first governor of New York State, 1777-1795 and 1801-1804; and Vice-President of the U.S. under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, 1805-1812. Collection consists of... more
Chandler, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3745
1 folder
American loyalists. Letters dated 1783 February 11-1787 December 5, written from Chelsea, England, to Samuel Thorne, New York City, relating to family affairs, political and financial conditions due to American Revolution, complaints of Americans... more
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 195
60 linear feet (432 v. and 15 boxes)
George Bancroft (1800-1891) was an American historian, diplomat and public official who wrote the ten-volume History of the United States. Bancroft's positions included Collector of the Port of Boston, Secretary of the Navy under Polk, Minister to... more
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1118
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Horatio Gates (1728-1806) was a general in the American Revolutionary War. He commanded the American forces at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777 and in 1780 was placed in chief command of the army in the South. During the French and Indian War, he... more
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
Bowie, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 354
.23 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains sixty-three letters to Captain John Bowie of South Carolina, commandant at Fort Independence and elsewhere, from General Andrew Williamson of Georgia and other individuals. The letters were written between 1776 and 1780... more
Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1044
75 linear feet (130 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, notes and transcripts, student notes and notebooks, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, miscellaneous papers, and printed matter. General correspondence, 1862-1938, is between Ford and historians,... more
Allen, Stephen, 1767-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 51
1 v. (239 leaves)