23 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804.

  1. Alexander Hamilton papers, 1708-1917

    12,000 items. 44 containers plus 3 oversize. 22.4 linear feet. 34 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Delegate from New York to the United States Continental Congress, United States secretary of the treasury, United States army officer, statesman, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hamilton's personal life and public career, especially his service as an aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War, his participation in the United States Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, his service as United States secretary of the treasury, his New York law practice, and his service as inspector general of the army.

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  2. Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    14,250 items. 57 containers plus 27 oversize. 26.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

  3. 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), service in the Continental Congress and the U.S. House of Representatives, governorship of Massachusetts, term as vice president of the United States, and especially his role in the 1797-1798 mission to France, known as the XYZ Affair.

  4. United States. War Department records, 1794-1848

    500 items. 6 containers plus 21 oversize. 24.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, letterbooks, ledgers, account books, legal records, lists, and other material relating primarily to the United States Arsenal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, later know as the Frankford Arsenal, and to superintendents of military stores William Irvine and his son Callender Irvine.

  5. William Maclay journals and note, 1789-1791

    4 items. 3 containers. .4 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator from Pennsylvania, lawyer, and jurist. Three volumes (later published) of a journal kept by MacLay as a senator in the first United States Congress and one note to John Nicholson.

  6. Harwood family papers, 1767-1940

    1 microfilm reel . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, documents, autographs, maps, and signed photographs relating to the naval career of A. A. Harwood (1802-1884), his collection of historical material, and papers of other members of the Harwood family.

  7. James Kent papers, 1779-1854

    1,500 items. 17 containers plus 4 oversize. 7 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist and legal commentator. Correspondence, including family letters, journals of official and personal travels, diplomas, and commissions pertaining primarily to Kent's service as judge of the New York supreme court and as chancellor of the New York court of chancery.

  8. Francis Baylies papers, 1814-1843

    150 items. 5 containers. 2.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scholar, diplomat, politician, and historian. Primarily writings by Baylies relating to the American Revolution, the Confederation and the Constitution, Alexander Hamilton, and the administrations of George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.

  9. Sarah Stone autograph collection, 1720-1962

    200 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Resident of Salem, Massachusetts. Letters, clipped signatures, and other autograph items of prominent American and a few British figures, chiefly of the nineteenth century.

  10. Worthington Chauncey Ford papers, 1900-1926

    1,000 items. 11 containers. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Librarian and historian. An untitled writing by Ford, indexes of historical papers, and notes on China, Cuba, Netherlands East Indies, France, Germany, Greece, Russia, and other countries and topics compiled by Ford while chief of the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. Also includes correspondence, notes, and notebooks from later in his career.

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