Found 8 collections related to United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809

Armitage family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 126
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The origins of the Armitage family can be traced to the 16th century in Lydgate, Yorkshire near Huddersfield in England. Part of the family settled in New York State in the 18th century. Collection consists of correspondence between members of the... more
Glen, Henry, 1739-1814
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1163
.3 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Glen (1739-1814) was Assistant Deputy Quartermaster General of the Continental Army. Collection consists of correspondence of Glen at Schenectady, N.Y., with General James Clinton, William Popham, General Philip Schuyler, Henry Ten Eyck,... 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
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3230
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Holograph manuscript (32 pp.), dated United States, 1796 September 19, of President George Washington’s Farewell Address to the nation, with his emendations. In this document, Washington informs his “Friends & Fellow Citizens” that he will not... more
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4580
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Timothy Pickering (1745-1829) was a Massachusetts statesman who served variously as colonel in the Continental Army, United States Secretary of War, and United States Secretary of State. The Timothy Pickering papers consist mainly of letters... more
Walton, George, 1749 or 1750-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4669
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George Walton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, was an American soldier, lawyer, and judge. He served briefly as a U. S. senator for Georgia in Congress, was Chief Justice of Georgia and also a justice of the Superior Court, and was... more
Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 20
2.25 linear feet (7 boxes, 5 oversized folders)
Samuel Adams (1722-1803) was an American revolutionary and post-revolutionary era political leader. Adams served as lieutenant-governor of Massachusetts from 1789 to 1793, and was governor from 1794 to 1797. The Adams papers contain letters to... more
Webster, Noah, 1758-1843
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3258
6.2 linear feet (8 boxes, 15 volumes, 1 oversized folder)
The Noah Webster papers consist of correspondence, writings by Webster on various topics, diaries, and miscellaneous papers. Correspondence, 1776-1843, and diaries, 1784-1820, relate to his career as lawyer, educator, editor of newspapers,... more
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