6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Confederation, 1783-1789.

  1. William Paterson papers, 1760-1806

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

    Summary:

    Jurist, member of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, and U.S. senator from and governor of New Jersey. Correspondence, legal and business records, essays, and notes of debates and resolutions from the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787.

  2. 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.

  3. Rodney family papers, 1771-1824

    200 items ; 4 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.2 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cabinet officers, diplomats, farmers, jurists, lawyers, senators, soldiers, and statesmen. Correspondence and other material of Caesar Rodney, Thomas Rodney, and C. A. Rodney.

  4. Edmund Cody Burnett papers, 1765-1967

    21,550 items ; 63 containers ; 25.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, editor, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, drafts of writings, speeches, notes, research material, financial records, legal papers, and a project file from Burnett's work as editor of Letters of Members of the Continental Congress, published from 1921 to 1936; including also material on the Burnett family and farm in Tennessee, original and edited Civil War correspondence of the...

  5. James Madison papers, 1723-1859

    12,000 items ; 71 containers plus 3 oversize ; 33 linear feet ; 28 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States president and secretary of state, delegate to the United States Continental Congress, and United States representative from Virginia. Correspondence, memoranda, autobiography, notes of debates in the Continental Congress (1776) and the Federal Convention (1787), and related material.

  6. Clinton family papers, 1776-1806

    55 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; 0.4 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, governor of New York, and public officials. Chiefly correspondence (mainly transcripts and drafts) of George Clinton and James Clinton relating to military engagements during the Revolution, drafting of the Articles of Confederation by the Continental Congress, and land transactions in New York; orderly book of James Clinton containing orders given during the expedition against the...