9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792.

  1. United States. Continental Congress records, 1765-1825

    700 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.2 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Original and reproduced records of the United States Continental Congress including letters and extracts from letters, circular letters, orders, resolutions, contracts, oaths of allegiance to the United States, financial documents, extracts from journals and minutes of the congress and its committees, committee reports, lists, and requisitions.

  2. Horace Porter papers, 1853-1922

    1,500 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, railroad official, and diplomat. Correspondence, diary, family papers, photographs, and speeches relating to Porter’s Civil War service, Ulysses S. Grant, Porter’s activities with the Pullman Company and the New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railroad, the Union League, his interest in Republican Party politics, his role in the inaugural of William McKinley, and his service as United...

  3. Edward Lee Dorsett naval historical collection, 1814-1926

    150 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collector of naval history. Correspondence, congressional bills and reports relating to the United States Navy, photographs of the specifications for the Constitution (frigate), and printed matter concerning John Paul Jones, the Battle of Lake Erie, and the history of the navy collected by Dorsett.

  4. Jerauld Wright papers, 1853-1960

    3,500 items ; 13 containers ; 4.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Wright's naval career especially during World War II and after.

  5. Edward Ellsberg papers, 1891-2008

    10,000 items ; 43 containers ; 17.2 linear feet ; 123 digital files (3.1875 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer and author. Notebooks, correspondence, memoranda, lectures, articles, book drafts, short stories, play drafts, radio scripts, patents, military files, newspaper clippings, digital files, and other material relating to Ellsberg's service as an engineer and naval salvage expert. Also included are drafts and research files relating to John Doughty Alden's book entitled...

  6. Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas papers, 1775-1793

    125 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scholar, translator, and charge d'affaires for the United States in the Netherlands. Diplomatic correspondence from the Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary periods.

  7. William Vans Murray papers, 1778-1805

    250 items ; 3 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1 linear foot ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat and United States representative from Maryland. Correspondence, diaries, and official documents pertaining to Murray’s diplomatic activities as minister to the Netherlands (1797-1801) and as minister plenipoteniary to France (1799-1800).

  8. Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918

    7 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; 0.6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard. Correspondence, commissions, mathematics notebook, and journal/logbook (1787-1789) kept on a voyage aboard a merchant ship to Canton, China, and to New Guinea. Includes letterbook (1801-1802) of Dale's outgoing correspondence...

  9. Benjamin Franklin papers, 1726-1907

    8,000 items ; 40 containers ; 12 linear feet ; 12 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesman, publisher, scientist, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, records, articles, and other material relating to Franklin's life and career. Includes manuscripts (1728) of his Articles of Belief and Acts of Religion; negotiations in London (1775); letterbooks (1779-1782) of the United States legation in Paris; records (1780-1783) of the United States peace commissioners, including...