Found 9 collections related to United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Prisoners and prisons

Fitch, Asa, 1809-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 17996
2 v, 34 cm. (2 v. in 1 phasebox); 2 v, 34 cm. (2 v. in 1 phasebox)
Asa Fitch (1809-1879) of Salem, New York was an entomologist and genealogist. He was the grandson of Jabez Fitch (1737-1812) of Norwich, Connecticut and Hyde Park, Vermont, a soldier in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. The... more
Eells, Jeremiah B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 906
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept while imprisoned in a sugar house prison, New York City, from March 14 to November 24, 1777. Describes trip from Huntington, L.I. to New York City; prison life; work, illnesses, etc. Also includes miscellaneous army and mercantile... more
Gordon, James, 1739 - 1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1178
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Recollections and Letters of James Gordon, including his arrival in America, 1758; business ventures; trip to Sandusy, Pittsburgh, Niagra, Oswego, etc.; his trade with Robert Rogers' rangers to Montreal; his capture by Sir John Johnson's corps... more
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.). Park Commissioners
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22911
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The minutes of the Brooklyn Park Commissioners, 1860-1862, 1864-1873, in one volume, document the formative years of Brooklyn’s park system and its crown jewel, Prospect Park, as established and developed by acts of the New York State Legislature.... more
Fitch, Jabez, 1737-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1016
1 v. (ca. 500 p.), 18 cm; 1 v. (ca. 500 p.), 18 cm; 1 item (photocopies in case), 34 cm; 1 item (photocopies in case), 34 cm
Jabez Fitch (1737-1812) of Norwich, Connecticut and Hyde Park, Vermont, served as a soldier in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. The Jabez Fitch diary, from 22 Aug. 1776 to 15 Dec. 1777, reflects his service as a lieutenant in... more
Hawley, Joseph, 1723-1788
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1360
.6 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Joseph Hawley (1723-1788) of Northampton, Massachusetts, a lawyer, legislator and militia officer, was one of the foremost political leaders of the American revolutionary movement in Massachusetts. The Joseph Hawley papers, dating 1653 to 1804,... more
Mazzei, Filippo, 1730-1816
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1927
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Filippo Mazzei (1730-1816), also known as Philip Mazzei, was an Italian physician, merchant, and agriculturist who served as state agent for Virginia in Europe during the American Revolution, from 1779 to 1782. The Philip Mazzei papers, dated... more
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24825
.21 linear feet (2 volumes)
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 1695
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Laurens (1724-1792) was a South Carolina merchant, plantation owner, and Revolutionary-era statesman. The Henry Laurens diary, 1780 August 13-1781 December 6 (1 volume) is a manuscript notebook recording his voyage to Europe as U.S. envoy to... more
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