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Fitch, Jabez, 1737-1812
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1016
1 v. (ca. 500 p.); 1 item (photocopies in case)
Jabez Fitch (1737-1812) of Norwich, Connecticut and Hyde Park, Vermont, served as a soldier in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. The Jabez Fitch diary, from 22 Aug. 1776 to 15 Dec. 1777, reflects his service as a lieutenant in... more
Eells, Jeremiah B
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 906
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary kept while imprisoned in a sugar house prison, New York City, from March 14 to November 24, 1777. Describes trip from Huntington, L.I. to New York City; prison life; work, illnesses, etc. Also includes miscellaneous army and mercantile... more
Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 755
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Henry Dearborn (1751-1829) of New Hampshire was an an American army officer and statesman. He fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, attaining the rank of senior Major General in the U.S. Army. Dearborn was U.S. Congressman from... more
Livingston, Henry, 1748-1828
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1782
.25 linear feet (2 volumes)
Journal of Canadian campaign with the Continental Army, August 25-December 22 1775. Transcript in the handwriting of Abraham Tomlinson
Gordon, James, 1739 - 1810
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1178
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Recollections and Letters of James Gordon, including his arrival in America, 1758; business ventures; trip to Sandusy, Pittsburgh, Niagra, Oswego, etc.; his trade with Robert Rogers' rangers to Montreal; his capture by Sir John Johnson's corps... more
Hodgson, James Wyndlow
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3756
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Autograph letter dated July 8, 1777, from James Wyndlow Hodgson, at New York, to his mother, at Berwick-on-Tweed, England, relating to his arrival in New York, having escaped the rebels' frigates and privateers, and his intention of visiting a... more
Kearny, Ravaud, 1739-1806
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1626
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary, probably kept by Ravaud Kearny of Perth Amboy, NJ, containing farm notes, receipts, and prescriptions for home remedies. Mentions various wagers laid upon the success of the British Army. About 25 pages partially written on pages from... more
Grosvenor, Thomas, 1744-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1260
.3 linear feet (2 v.)
Thomas Grosvenor (1744-1825), a lawyer, was a Revolutionary War officer and public official of Pomfret, Connecticut. Collection consists of correspondence, military records and diary. Commonplace book, 1779-1783, contains records of Connecticut... more
Sawyer, Ebenezer
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2684
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Diary, June 8, 1778 to April 6, 1779, kept on a march from a point forty miles from Berwick, Maine, to Fishkill and West Point, New York, passing through Newmarket, N. H.; Haverhill, Concord, Worcester, and Springfield, Mass.; Simsbury and Kent,... more
Mazzei, Filippo, 1730-1816
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1927
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Filippo Mazzei (1730-1816), also known as Philip Mazzei, was an Italian physician, merchant, and agriculturist who served as state agent for Virginia in Europe during the American Revolution, from 1779 to 1782. The Philip Mazzei papers, dated... more
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