4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Claims.

  1. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

    36,000 items. 100 containers plus 4 oversize. 40 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    New York merchant, financier, land speculator, and state legislator. Family and business correspondence, business and ship's papers, legal papers, accounts of voyages to Asia, Europe, and South America, and printed matter. Includes correspondence with foreign merchants and relates to trade conditions, Loyalist matters, and to events in Congress during the first session following the adoption of the Constitution.

  2. Lovering-Taylor family papers, 1727-1926

    2,000 items. 11 containers plus 2 oversize. 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The Lovering-Taylor families of Boston, Mass.; New York, N.Y.; and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, business records, legal papers, biographical and genealogical material, clippings, printed material, and other papers chiefly of Joseph Taylor (1745(?)-1816), merchant and Loyalist, relating to business and trade during the Revolution, the Loyalist cause, mercantile insurance, and French spoliation claims. Other family members represented include William Taylor (1714-1789), Abigail Taylor Amory (born 1739), Charles Taylor (died 1837), Hannah Jones Welles Taylor (1776-1845), Mary Taylor Lovering (born 1813), Charles T. Lovering (born 1846), and members of the allied Amory (Emery) and Welles (Wells) families.

  3. United States. Department of the Treasury records, 1775-1890

    975 items. 9 containers plus 29 oversize. 12 linear feet. 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Chiefly accounting records but also correspondence, letterbooks, circulars, daybooks, digest of laws, reports, indexes, newspapers, printed matter, and other records produced by various offices of the U.S. Department of the Treasury reflecting a portion of the activities of the department. Subjects include military pay and pensions from the American Revolution and War of 1812, the Civil War, customs collection, property assessment in Washington, D.C., 1835, claims for losses to Indian property, claims resulting from hostilities with Spain in Florida, financial accounts of diplomatic agents to the Barbary States, a loan made by Congress in 1790, a direct tax levied on the states in 1798, the U.S. Commissioner of Insolvency, and the hire of the brigantine Ranger by the Continental Navy.

  4. Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858

    4,000 items. 13 containers. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Lawyer. Correspondence and financial and business papers relating to Morfit's Washington, D.C., practice as a claims lawyer and as a political figure in the administrations of Andrew Jackson.