2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) McPherson family.

  1. James Grant of Ballindalloch papers, 1740-1819

    49 microfilm reels. (8,000 items. 49 containers. 9 linear feet). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    British army officer, governor, and member of Parliament. Microfilm edition of selected items including diaries; correspondence; maps and plans; military commissions; regimental returns; financial, land, and plantation records; parliamentary acts and speech; and lists. The selections document Grant’s activities related to North America and the West Indies, including military service in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, participation in military expeditions against Cherokee Indians on the South Carolina frontier in 1760-1761, and his governorship of East Florida from 1763 to 1773.

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  2. Edward McPherson papers, 1738-1936

    18,000 items. 100 containers plus 1 oversize. 40.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Editor, statistician, and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, and other material relating to four generations of the McPherson family in central Pennsylvania, to McPherson's career in the House of Representatives as legislator and clerk of the House, and to Republican Party politics nationally and in Pennsylvania during Reconstruction. Includes estate papers of Thaddeus Stevens and material collected for a biography of Stevens.