Found 24 collections related to United States -- History -- War of 1812

Swartwout, Robert, 1778-1848
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2932
.5 linear feet (2 boxes, 4 v.)
Robert Swartwout (1778-1848) was an Army officer and merchant of New York City. Collection consists of Swartwout's correspondence, accounts and other papers relating to personal matters, business and politics. Includes materials on the reclamation... more
Great Britain. Foreign Office
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1218
.19 linear feet (2 volumes)
Precis books (2 vols.) of dispatches sent from America by Francis J. Jackson, John P. Morier, and Augustus J. Foster, addressed to George Canning, Earl Bathurst, and Marquis Wellesley. The dispatches, dated November 14, 1809 through December 21,... more
Hunter, Robert, fl. 1805-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1466
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Robert Hunter (fl. 1805-1845), of Manchester, England, lived briefly in New York City. Collection consists of letters received chiefly by Hunter and four letters, 1894-1895, of Moncure D. Conway to W. A. Hunter, concerning Conway's Writings of... more
Whitmore family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3320
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Whittemores were a family of industrialists in West Cambridge, Mass., and New York City. Collection consists of personal and business correspondence of Amos Whittemore and his sons, Timothy, Henry and Gershom, relating mainly to the... more
Gardner, Charles K. (Charles Kitchell), 1787-1869
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1115
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book labeled "Headquarters, New York City," and dated July 20, 1812 to September 7, 1812. The book mainly contains the orders of Captain Charles Kitchell Gardner as Brigade Major of the U. S. Army 3rd Artillery, detailing troop movements,... more
Lawrence, Samuel, 1801-1880
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1701
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Prominent Massachusetts merchant Samuel Lawrence wrote these reminiscences of his childhood and early life in Groton and Boston while in Stockbridge in March 1875. The reminiscences cover the years 1803-1844 and mention James Madison, Noah... more
Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 7630
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letter concerning the prisoners of war taken at Detroit, sent from the East District Headquarters at Boston on January 9, 1813.
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4167
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lewis Cass (1782-1866) was an American soldier, diplomat, and politician. The papers consist of regimental orders delivered by Cass during the War of 1812; letters relating to his military duties during and after the war; and letters sent by Cass... more
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17897
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
William Henry Harrison was a general in the War of 1812 and the ninth president of the United States. The collection contains letters from William Henry Harrison, mainly to Kentucky governor Isaac Shelby, concerning Harrison's military activities... more
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
Croghan, George, 1791-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 695
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
George Croghan (1791-1849) was an Army officer who served in Ohio in the War of 1812. Later he was an inspector-general in the U.S. Army, postmaster general in New Orleans and then served during the War with Mexico. Collection consists of... 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
Gordon, Charles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4004
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from Charles Gordon, United States Navy, to Naval Agent John Bullus in New York, 1811-1813. Letters relate to both military and social matters
New York (State). Militia. Regiment, 2nd
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2184
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book documenting Captain Seth Belknap's company of the 2nd (Delamater's) Regiment of the New York Militia during the War of 1812 (August-November 1814). Entries record the company's accounts with the United States government and with... more
Wortman, Denis, 1835-1922
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3393
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Denis Wortman (1835-1922) was an American clergyman, writer and poet. Collection consists of correspondence with transcripts, genealogy, notes, and memoranda relating to the military career of Lt. Col. George Croghan (1791-1849). Correspondence,... more
Argus (Brig)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6374
.13 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the Argus, a United States Navy ship commanded by Brigadeer William H. Allen. Entries date from April 7-August 1, 1813 and describe cruising in Long Island Sound and past Sandy Hook, New Jersey and the Battery... more
H.M.S. Niemen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1270
.19 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the H.M.S. Niemen, a British ship of war captained by S. Pym, from May 6, 1812 through May 5, 1814 by Lieutenant Charles Tindal. The ship traveled from the Basque Roads to Cherbourg, Lisbon, Portsmouth, St. Helena,... more
Success (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2918
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the H.M.S. Success was kept from April 1909-August 1811, while the ship was under Captain Axscough and from August 24, 1812-August 23, 1813, while the ship was off the American coast, under Captain Th. Barclay, during the War of 1812
Mitchell, David Brydie, 1766-1837
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4551
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
David Brydie Mitchell was Governor of Georgia and a U.S. Indian agent. He received these letters, which relate mainly to the affairs of East Florida, the Creek and Seminole Indians, the recovery of Negro slaves held by the Indians, the Georgia... more
Allen, Stephen, 1767-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 51
1 v. (239 leaves)
Dearborn, H. A. S. (Henry Alexander Scammell), 1783-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 756
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn (1783-1851) of Roxbury, Massachusetts was a politician, militia officer, author and horticulturist. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he was the son of Henry Dearborn (1751-1829), an American army officer and... more
Colles family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17772
14 linear feet (33 boxes, 3 vols)
The Colles family papers contain extensive correspondence, diaries, financial records, photographs, and personal miscellany of three generations of the Colles family, 1801-1957. Over half of the collection is devoted to the papers of prominent New... more
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1537
1 box
Andrew Jackson (1767-1845) was a soldier, politician, and seventh President of the United States. The Andrew Jackson papers consist of his correspondence and related material, 1805-1836; a letter from Rachel Jackson and Harriet C. Berryhill to... more
Madison, James, 1751-1836
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1833
1.78 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
James Madison (1751-1836) was one of the key contributors in the drafting of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights and the fourth President of the United States. The James Madison papers, dated 1773-1847, primarily consist of... more
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