5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Bourne, Sylvanus, 1761-1817.

  1. Sylvanus Bourne papers, 1775-1859

    4100 items ; 39 containers ; 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Massachusetts businessman and United States consul in Santo Domingo (1790-1791) and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1794-1817). Drafts and photocopies of Bourne’s personal and diplomatic correspondence, business and commercial papers, a scrapbook, and account books. Consists primarily of correspondence relating to commerce between the United States and European countries, primarily France and...

  2. William Taylor papers, 1775-1859

    40,000 items ; 83 containers ; 20 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant. Correspondence and business and legal records of Taylor, a merchant of Baltimore, Maryland, who carried on a business trade through Sylvanus Bourne & Co. of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  3. Tobias Lear papers, 1790-1816

    70 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary to George Washington, businessman, and diplomat. Correspondence, account books, and other papers relating primarily to George Washington, Lear's diplomatic missions, and business affairs, and family matters.

  4. William Eustis papers, 1757-1908

    650 items ; 2 containers ; .8 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, diplomat, United States secretary of war, and United States representative and senator from Massachusetts. Correspondence, family papers, legal documents, and other material relating to the Burr-Clinton controversy, the Louisiana Purchase, Indian affairs, war between England and France, and relations between the United States and the Netherlands.

  5. Elbridge Gerry papers, 1772-1901

    500 items ; 4 containers ; 1.4 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States vice president, delegate to the Continental Congress, and United States representative from and governor of Massachusetts. Chiefly correspondence relating to various aspects of Gerry's public career, including his memberships in the Massachusetts General Court and Provincial Congress (where he was active on committees of correspondence, safety, and supply during the Revolution),...