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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
Huntington, Jedediah, 1743-1818
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1468
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Jedediah Huntington was an American general in the Continental Army during the American revolution. The collection consists largely of letters written to Huntington during his tenure as collector of customs at New London, Connecticut from Gabriel... 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
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4494
.2 linear feet (1 oversized folder, 1 folder)
Henry Laurens (1724-1792) was a South Carolina merchant, plantation owner, and Revolutionary-era statesman. The collection of Henry Laurens letters and documents, 1769-1792, includes letters written by him to Lachlan McIntosh, 1769; to his son... more
Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2865
3.25 linear feet (8 boxes and 1 v.)
David McNeely Stauffer (1845-1913) was an American civil engineer, editor, artist, and collector. He worked for several railroads including the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad until 1876 when he went into private practice. He wrote scholarly... more
Chandler, Edward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3745
1 folder
American loyalists. Letters dated 1783 February 11-1787 December 5, written from Chelsea, England, to Samuel Thorne, New York City, relating to family affairs, political and financial conditions due to American Revolution, complaints of Americans... more
Clinton, George, 1739-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 573
1 linear foot (1 box and 1 v.)
George Clinton (1739-1812) was a soldier in the American Revolution; the first governor of New York State, 1777-1795 and 1801-1804; and Vice-President of the U.S. under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, 1805-1812. Collection consists of... more
Bowie, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 354
.23 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection contains sixty-three letters to Captain John Bowie of South Carolina, commandant at Fort Independence and elsewhere, from General Andrew Williamson of Georgia and other individuals. The letters were written between 1776 and 1780... 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
Boston Committee of Correspondence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 343
2.4 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The Boston Committee of Correspondence was formed at the Boston Town Meeting of November 2, 1772 in response to the British government’s decision to pay the governor and Superior Court judges of Massachusetts with Crown stipends, thereby making... more
United States. Continental Army
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2825
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book, possibly of the South Carolina line, kept at Charlestown [Charleston], South Carolina, 16 February-10 May, 1780
Livingston, William, 1723-1790
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1785
3 linear feet (14 v.)
William Livingston (1723-1790), a lawyer, was the first governor of New Jersey. After practicing law in New York, he was a member of the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776 and also a brigadier general in the New Jersey militia. He served as... more
Webb, Samuel Blatchley, 1753-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3252
.4 linear feet (1 box); 1 microfilm reel
Samuel Blatchley Webb (1753-1807) was a general with the American army during the Revolution and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. His son, James Watson Webb (1802-1884) was a soldier, publisher and diplomat. For three decades he... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 9th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3253
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
Orderly books of Colonel Webb's Additional Continental Regiment (later known as the 9th Connecticut Regiment), 1779-1780, kept at Morristown, New Jersey. Used to record court martial, general orders, and other information
Carmichael, William, -1795
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3796
1 folder
American diplomat. Transcripts [1850?] of letters from William Carmichael in Europe, 1776-1781, on diplomatic affairs and the conduct of the war.
Romeyn, Theodoric, 1744-1804
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2615
1 box
Theodoric Romeyn (1744-1804) and John B. Romeyn (1777-1825) were clergyman of the Dutch Reformed Church. John B. Romeyn later became a minister of the Presbyterian Church. Theodoric Romeyn letters (about 38 items) dating 1767-1805 from prominent... more
Yates, Abraham, 1724-1796
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3405
2.99 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Abraham Yates, Jr. (1724-1796) was an American lawyer, politician, and pamphleteer. He held numerous elected offices and political appointments throughout his life including sheriff of Albany city and county from 1754 to 1759, chairman of the... more
Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron, 1724-1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4158
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Sir Guy Carleton (1724-1808) served as Governor of the Province of Quebec, Governor General of British North America, and commanded British troops in Quebec during the American War of Independence. He oversaw the evacuation of British forces,... more
Deane, Silas, 1737-1789
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4310
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Silas Deane (1737-1789) was an American lawyer and merchant, member of the Continental Congress from Connecticut, 1774-1776, and Congressional agent and diplomat in France, 1776-1778. Recalled in 1778 under controversial circumstances, Deane... more
Horry, P. (Peter)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1433
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Transcripts of miscellaneous letters written in South Carolina during the American Revolution
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 2nd (1777-1784)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3662
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 2nd Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army, dated July 2-September 25, 1779, kept at Danfords, New Windsor, "Moore's House," and elsewhere in Connecticut. Records general orders, courts martial, and other information.... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 4th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3678
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Orderly book of the 4th Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army, dated May-August 1780, kept at Highlands, New York. Heavily damaged by rust, so that many sections are illegible
Lombart de la Neuville, Louis-Pierre Penot, b. 1744
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2122
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This volume contains a contemporary copy of plans of maneuvers, with text and diagrams, of the Chevalier de la Neuville, Inspector General of the Northern Army in the United States during the American Revolutionary War. The first section of the... more
Committee of Brookhaven, Manor of St. George and Patentship of Moriches
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 405
.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Manuscript meeting minutes, 1775 August 3-September 2, for the Committee of Brookhaven, Manor of St. George and Patentship of Moriches. The Committee was established as a local committee of observation during the Revolutionary era by the Town of... more
United States. Continental Army. Canadian Regiment, 1st
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 19034
.1 linear feet (1 oversized folder)
The First Canadian Regiment was formed in 1775 to support the American invasion of Quebec. The unit was raised by James Livingston (1747-1832), a native New Yorker then living in Montreal. The First Canadian Regiment records consist of nine... more
Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4680
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
James Wilkinson (1757-1825) of Maryland was a United States Army officer and first governor of the Louisiana Territory. Wilkinson was implicated in the Burr Conspiracy and resigned from the Army in 1815. He was later appointed U.S. envoy to Mexico... more
Smith, William, 1746-1822
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15664
.01 linear feet (2 items in 1 folder)
Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson (1737-1801) was a prominent American poet and author, known especially for the literary salon she established in colonial Philadelphia, and her association with the family estate of Graeme Park in Horsham, Pennsylvania.... more
United States. Continental Army. Connecticut Regiment, 3rd (1781-1783)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6335
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Orderly books of the Third Connecticut Regiment, 1782 Feb.8 to 1783 June 2, kept at headquarters of Highland's Department, Newburgh, N.Y. Six volumes
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
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4424
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of a small quantity of letters written by American Revolutionary War General Nathanael Greene. Letters discuss preparations for the Battle of Long Island; the preservation of public stores and mobilization of troops under... more
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