Found 10 collections related to Great Britain -- Colonies -- America

Great Britain. Board of Trade
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1215
.25 linear feet (2 volumes)
These two volumes contain transcripts, possibly contemporary, of reports of the Commissioners of Trade and Plantations of the Board of Trade in Great Britain. The reports are dated 1702-1707 and were reprinted in the Bulletin of the New York... more
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3603
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
A contemporary copy or draft of King George III's speech at the opening of Parliament, October 26, 1775, discussing the situation in the American colonies and the steps he had taken to meet it. Referred to as a reply to the Olive Branch Petition
Champion, Richard, 1743-1791
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 511
1 v. (173 leaves), 22 cm; 1 v. (173 leaves), 22 cm
Richard Champion (1743-1791) of Bristol, England was a noted merchant and porcelain manufacturer. Champion, a Quaker, was active in political and civic affairs and sympathetic to American interests. He worked to elect Edmund Burke to Parliament... 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
Winslow, Edward, 1722-1780
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3360
1 v. (97 [1] p.), 20 cm; 1 v. (97 [1] p.), 20 cm; 1 item (123 p. in case), 20 cm; 1 item (123 p. in case), 20 cm
Edward Winslow (1722-1780), a native of Boston and the son of Joshua and Elizabeth Winslow, graduated from Harvard College in 1741 and was ordained an Anglican priest in England in 1755, where he was appointed by the Society for the Propagation of... 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
Chalmers, George, 1742-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 507
4.08 linear feet (2 boxes, 27 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
George Chalmers (1742-1825) was a British historian, civil servant, and author. Born in Scotland, he emigrated to Maryland in 1763. He was a lawyer in Baltimore until the American Revolutionary War broke out, when he left for England. Chalmers... more
Fales, DeCoursey, 1888-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 972
3 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 v.)
De Coursey Fales (1888-1966) was a New York City lawyer and banker who collected books and manuscripts. He donated his book collection to New York University and split his manuscript gifts between N.Y.U. and the New York Public Library. Autograph... more
Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1690-1764
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1313
26.5 linear feet (140 v., 1 box)
Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (1690-1764) was a judge who served for many years as Lord Chancellor of England. Collection consists of British correspondence and official documents (handwritten transcripts in part), dealing mainly with... more
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