Found 17 collections related to Military commissions

Brause, [?] von
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 374
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection consists of official papers of Prussian war and domain councillor von Brause (given name unknown), kept at the Royal Chambers at Peterkau and Posen; papers of the field war commissaries during the Polish campaign; commissions,... more
Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4228
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers generated by Samuel Huntington in his capacities as Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, president of the Connecticut Convention, and congressional delegate. Material includes resolutions; commissions for justices of the peace and militia... more
Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4473
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
One letter, dated September 7, 1777, to Captain Hector McNeill in Boston; a transcript of Jones' commission probably sent to John de Neufville & Son in 1779; and an undated autograph
Braman, Edward, 1833-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18113
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
Edward Braman (1833-1907) of Hyde Park, N.Y. was a genealogist and local historian. The Braman family genealogical research papers consist of genealogical notes, compiled by Edward Braman, on the Braman family of Hyde Park, N.Y., New London... more
Stillman, George, 1751-1799
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2890
.21 linear feet (1 box)
General George Stillman was born in Wethersfield, Connecticut, in 1751. He defended the coast of Maine from British attack during the American Revolution. He died in Machias, Maine, in 1799 Stillman's papers include his diary (1775-1776), which... more
Ward, John Henry Hobart, 1823-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4671
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
These papers of Brigadier General John Henry Hobart Ward of New York include various commissions to him as Commissary General of the New York Militia (1854-1857) and Colonel of the 38th Regiment, New York Volunteers (1861). Also included are... more
Brooks, Liberty D
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4078
1 folder
Physician of New Harmony, Ind. Papers include household accounts, financial receipts, licenses to practice medicine, etc., 1838-1883; also, a few commissions of New Hampshire Militia, 1834-1837.
Smith, John Cotton, 1765-1845
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4231
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Various letters and documents signed by Connecticut lawyer and statesman John Cotton Smith, chiefly judicial and military appointments, and letters of introduction or recommendation.
Swanton, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4639
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Commissions passed, legionary orders, and regimental orders given to Roberts Swanson, an officer of the New York State Militia.
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
Sawyer, John (John G.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4611
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Papers relating to the service and responsibility of Captain John Sawyer of the 110th New York Volunteers (New York Infantry Regiment), Company E. Includes Sawyer's commission certificate, general orders, correspondence, muster rolls and... more
Wolcott, Oliver, 1760-1833
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4684
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Oliver Wolcott Jr. (1760-1833) was United States Secretary of the Treasury, 1795-1800; United States Circuit Court judge for the Second Circuit, 1801-1802; and governor of Connecticut, 1817-1827. Oliver Wolcott Jr. letters and documents,... more
Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4229
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Oliver Wolcott Sr. (1726-1797) was lieutenant governor of Connecticut, 1786-1796, and governor, 1796-1797. He was major general of the Connecticut militia during the Revolutionary War and served in the Continental Congress. Oliver Wolcott Sr.... more
Gansevoort, Peter, 1749-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23873
2.07 linear feet (9 volumes)
Peter Gansevoort was an officer in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. He took part in the invasion of Canada and commanded Fort Stanwix (renamed Fort Schuyler), defending it against a British attack in August of 1777. This... more
Smith, William, 1728-1793
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2796
4.18 linear feet (6 boxes, 10 volumes)
William Smith Jr. (1728-1793), an American Loyalist of New York and Quebec, was a prominent jurist, statesman, journalist and historian. The William Smith Jr. papers comprise the papers of William Smith Jr., 1683-1793; those of his son William... more
Wetmore, David W., 1798-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24503
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
David W. (David Woodhull) Wetmore (1798-1879) was a New York City iron merchant. David W. Wetmore letters and documents, 1822-1869, consist of letters addressed to David W. Wetmore at New York, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, and Liverpool, England,... more
Ronckendorff, William, 1812-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2617
.21 linear feet (1 box)
William Ronckendorff (1812-1891) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was an American naval officer. He joined the U.S. Navy as midshipman in 1832 (passed 1838), and was commissioned Lieutenant in 1843, Commander in June 1861, and Captain in 1866,... more
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