Found 60 collections related to United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

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
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
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
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
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
Barbé-Marbois, François, marquis de, 1745-1837
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 203
.15 linear feet (1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Volume (166 p.) contains Barbé-Marbois's account of the conspiracy of Benedict Arnold and Henry Clinton against the U.S.
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
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
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
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2050
1.8 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
George Henry Moore (1823-1892) was an American librarian, historian and bibliographer. He was librarian at the New York Historical Society from 1850 to 1876. He also was elected superintendent and trustee for the Lenox Library in 1872 and became... 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
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
Sabine, William Henry Waldo, 1903-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2661
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
William Henry Waldo Sabine (1903- ), an English-born author and editor, emigrated to the U.S. in 1947 and became interested in the local history of Queens and the American colonial and revolutionary eras. Collection consists of papers relating to... more
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
Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1044
75 linear feet (130 boxes)
Collection consists of correspondence, writings, notes and transcripts, student notes and notebooks, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, miscellaneous papers, and printed matter. General correspondence, 1862-1938, is between Ford and historians,... 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
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
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4490
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters from the Marquis de Lafayette to various parties written between 1791 and 1834. Letters to Colonel Timothy Pickering and Maryland governor Thomas Sim Lee pertain to military matters; an 1834 letter to Joseph Hume expresses concern for... more
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4524
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810) served as a major general in the Continental Army, as Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, and was appointed customs collector for the Port of Boston in 1789. The papers consist predominantly of letters sent by... 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
Penn, Richard, approximately 1736-1811
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22996
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection of three letters signed collectively or individually by Richard Penn (approximately 1736-1811) and Arthur Lee (1740-1792) while representing American interests in England. In July 1775, Richard Penn was entrusted by the Second... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 24608
3.06 linear feet (7 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Mercantile Collection, 1726-1950, is a synthetic collection documenting mercantile and other business activities from the early-17th to the mid-20th centuries, especially in the northeastern United States. It consists of papers and records... more