7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--1783-1865.

  1. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  2. Custis-Lee family papers, 1700-circa 1928

    740 items. 4 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, letterbooks, genealogical papers, notebooks, financial records, indentures, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting the activities of several generations of the Custis and Lee families of Virginia, who served as diplomats, statesmen, politicians, planters, and military officers during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

  3. James Monroe papers, 1758-1839

    5,200 items. 50 containers plus 1 oversize. 16 linear feet. 13 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president, secretary of state, secretary of war, and diplomat; delegate to the Continental Congress from and governor of Virginia. Correspondence relating primarily to negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, the Monroe-Pinkney treaty with Great Britain, the War of 1812, the purchase of Florida, South American independence, and Virginia politics and a diary, an account book of memoranda and official and personal accounts, and other papers.

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  4. Shippen family papers, 1671-1936

    6,500 items. 26 containers plus 2 oversize. 11.5 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, account books, memorandum books, legal and business records, indentures, and miscellaneous papers of Thomas Lee Shippen, William Shippen Jr., Anne Home Shippen Livingston, Edward Shippen, and other family members. Also included are papers of the Nicholson family.

  5. Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834

    75 items. 25 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.8 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the period, and financial memoranda of his wife, Anne Cary Randolph Morris.

  6. Charles Nicoll Bancker correspondence, 1803-1830

    220 items. 3 containers. .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant of Philadelphia, Pa. Correspondence addressed to Bancker primarily from his father-in-law, John Teackle, and brother-in-law, Littleton Dennis Teackle, as well as other members of the Teackle family of Maryland. Pertains to family and business matters and documents national economic and political issues related to the family's interests in banking, commerce, and shipbuilding.

  7. Marquis de Lafayette papers, 1757-1990

    64 microfilm reels (34.5 linear feet, 25,000 items). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, writings, speeches, reports, minutes, notes, military records, financial and legal documents, family papers, broadsides, and other papers relating chiefly to the Marquis de Lafayette's military, political, and private life, as well as to French and American history of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Subjects include Lafayette's involvement in the American Revolution and in the French revolutions of 1789 and 1830, his imprisonment in Prussian and Austrian jails (1792-1797), and his dealings with French and American political figures and with leaders of revolutionary movements in other countries.

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