Found 3 collections related to Delaware -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865

Dickinson, John, 1732-1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4343
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Dickinson (1732-1808) was an American lawyer and politician. Dickinson authored a series of essays published as Letters from a Farmer in Pennsylvania, the Articles of Confederation, and drafted the Olive Branch... more
McLane, Allan, 1746-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4542
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Several letters written by Continental Army officer and Delaware statesman Allan McLane pertaining to his service in the Continental Army, and to his work as Collector of the Port of Wilmington. An undated essay or statement by McLane titled "A... more
Rodney family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2602
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Caesar Rodney (1728-1784), his brother Thomas Rodney (1744-1811) and Thomas Rodney’s son Caesar A. (Caesar Augustus) Rodney (1772-1824) were prominent American politicians and statesmen from Kent County, Delaware. The Rodney family papers, dating... more