20 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--19th century.

  1. Peter Force papers and collection, 1492-1977

    150,000 items ; 770 containers plus 14 oversize ; 300 linear feet ; 168 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. Chiefly Force's personal papers and papers he collected for his nine-volume American Archives. Force's personal papers document his career as a Washington printer, newspaper editor, compiler, and collector. The collection records political, military, scientific, and social aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century America.

  2. Louisiana miscellany, 1724-1837

    11 containers plus 5 oversize ; 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, reports, legal papers, maps, sketches, financial matter, a surveyor’s notebook, and other material relating to the early history of Louisiana under French, Spanish, and American control, including personal and official documents.

  3. 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.

  4. Alex. Brown & Sons records, 1796-1908

    circa 80,000 items ; 266 containers ; 51 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lettercopy and letterpress books (1802-1880), daybooks (1800-1867), cashbooks (1829-1876), ledgers (1796-1878), and other business records of the firm founded by Alexander Brown in Baltimore, Md., circa 1800 which grew from a mercantile business into an international banking house.

  5. Scrap books compiled by Thompson and Chesson

    19 scrapbooks ; Linear feet of shelf space occupied: 3 ; Approximate number of items: 2500 . -- Rare Book & Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection comprises of 19 scrapbooks consisting of newspaper clippings from various sources documenting the activities of George D. Thompson and writings by F.W. Chesson. The volumes also include handwritten notes by Thompson, pamphlets and handbills, letters to the editor, newspaper reports, essays and book reviews written by Chesson. The first six volumes, (volumes 1-6 of the scrapbooks)...

  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. Western range cattle and other industries study papers, 1823-1947

    75 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reproduces business records and personal papers including incorporation agreements, stockholder lists, journals, correspondence, maps, photographs, and printed matter relating to the cattle industry in Colorado, Kansas, Texas, and other areas. Also contains material concerning mining, including articles of agreement, stockholder lists, and summaries of capital and shares.

  8. John Richardson Latimer papers, 1679-1906

    6,000 items ; 22 containers plus 15 oversize ; 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant and business agent, trading in opium and other commodities while residing in Canton, China; native of Wilmington, Del. Correspondence, account books, orders, bills of lading, ledgers, daybooks, cashbooks, invoices, bills, receipts, and similar business papers on the China trade and related dealings in India, England, Turkey, and elsewhere, chiefly 1824-1833, when Latimer resided in...

  9. Jonathan D. Meredith papers, 1795-1859

    9,000 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, army officer, and businessman of Baltimore, Md. Family and general correspondence, legal files, financial papers, and other material relating chiefly to Meredith's associations with the Savings Bank of Baltimore and the Bank of the United States; the War of 1812; impeachment proceedings against James Hawkins Peck; shipping and trade with Europe and South America; and settlement of the...

  10. Lee-Palfrey families papers, 1780-1932

    1,500 items ; 4 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, clippings, maps, photographs, and other papers of William Lee (1772-1840) of Boston, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and France and members of his family. Of particular interest are Lee's diaries and letters detailing his experiences as a commercial agent and secretary to the United States Legation in France. Also includes a journal and photographs of a...