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

  1. Robert Morris papers, 1734-1839

    3,200 items. 18 containers plus 1 oversize. 4 linear feet. 12 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Superintendent of finance for the Continental Congress during the Revolution, merchant, land speculator, and statesman. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals and proceedings of the Continental Congress, accounts, and other papers relating to the financing of the American government and its forces during the Revolution and to Morris’s private business affairs.

  2. 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.

  3. Roger Sherman papers, 1746-1827

    125 items. 3 containers. .9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. senator and representative, and jurist from Connecticut. Financial material, legal documents and agreements, correspondence, notebooks, and other items, including while Sherman was a member of the Continental Congress and a U.S. senator and representative.