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Available on microfilm. Shelf no. 15,714

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BOX 1-7  REEL 1-4Correspondence and Other Material, 1741-1858
Correspondence, invitations, envelopes, photographs, clippings and other printed matter, and miscellaneous material.
Arranged chronologically in bound volumes.
BOX REEL 11741, Sept. 1-1795, Jan. 20 undated
BOX REEL 11795, Jan. 21-1799, Apr. 16
BOX REEL 21799, Apr. 17-1811, Jan. 29
BOX REEL 21811, Jan. 30-1816, Dec. 26 See also Oversize
BOX REEL 31816, Dec. 27-1822, May 22
BOX REEL 31822, May 26-1842, Nov. 14
BOX REEL 41842, Nov. 16-1858, Jan. 19, undated
BOX 8-17  REEL 4-6Writings, 1793-1829
Published and unpublished writings.
Arranged by subject.
BOX 8-10  REEL 4Miscellaneous, 1823, undated
BOX 11  REEL 5Cadmus: or, a Treatise on the Elements of the Written Language, 1793-1802, undated For additional material see Container 18 same heading; Reel 7
BOX 12  REEL 5Julia, undated
BOX 13  REEL 5Lucy, undated
BOX 14  REEL 5African colonization, Greece, and other writings, 1804, 1823, undated
BOX 15  REEL 6Religion, undated
BOX 16  REEL 6Science, 1825-1827, undated
BOX 17  REEL 6Sleep, 1829, undated
BOX 18-20  REEL 7Miscellany, 1777-1865
Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, invitations, commissions, a diploma, financial material, notes and other writings, and printed matter.
Arranged by topic, name of person, or type of material.
BOX 18  REEL 7Visiting book, Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton, 1792-1834
Banks, Joseph, undated
Bound copies of letters, 1829-1830, 1865
Bound copies of letters from William Thornton, 1792-1801
Cadmus: or, a Treatise on the Elements of the Written Language, 1793
The Life of Dr. William Thornton, undated
Notebook, undated
Diaries, 1777-1782
BOX 19  REEL 7Notebook, circa 1783
Commission, 1784
Notebook, 1786
Commission, 1794 See also Oversize
Almanac, 1795
BOX 20  REEL 7Bankbook, 1850
Boston Investigator, 1838
Commission, 1802 See also Oversize
Diploma, 1784 See also Oversize
Expense books, 1795
Federal Republican, 1813
First annual report of the American Society for Colonizing the Free People of Color of the United States, 1818
Invitations, 1802, 1830
(2 folders)
La Grece, 1825
National Journal, 1829, June 17
Pennsylvania Packet, 1790
Printed matter, including clippings relating to George Washington memorial, 1799-1862, undated
(2 folders)
Washington assemblies, 1842, 1849
(2 folders)
Washington Gazette, 1821
Petition, Thornton et al., to Joseph Lewis, 1813 See also Oversize
Account book, 1798-1799
Expense book, 1794-1804
Thornton, Anna Maria Brodeau, copies of her letters, 1820-1826
Religious studies, extracts, undated
Thornton-Latrobe controversy, correspondence, 1798-1806
BOX 21 not filmedAddition, 1810-1812
A letter and a pamphlet.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 21Correspondence, 1810
Pamphlet, 1812
BOX OV 1-OV 3  REEL 2, 7Oversize, 1784-1813
A diploma, commissions, and a petition.
Arranged and described according to the series, folders, and containers from which the items were removed after the microfilm edition was completed.
BOX OV 1Correspondence and Other Material
1811, June 6 (Container 4; Reel 2)
Miscellany
Commission, 1794 (Container 19; Reel 7)
Commission, 1802 (Container 20; Reel 7)
BOX OV 2Diploma, 1784 (Container 20; Reel 7)
BOX OV 3Petition, Thornton et al. to Joseph Lewis, 1813 (Container 20; Reel 7)

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