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

  1. Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas papers, 1775-1793

    125 items ; 2 containers ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Scholar, translator, and charge d'affaires for the United States in the Netherlands. Diplomatic correspondence from the Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary periods.

  2. Breneman family collection of early American manuscripts, 1755-1825

    18 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, oath of allegiance, notes, certificates, and other papers pertaining to early American and Pennsylvania history.

  3. Roger Sherman papers, 1746-1827

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

    Summary:

    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.

  4. Declaration of Independence collection, 1776-1942

    60 items ; 1 containers plus 11 oversize ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Miscellaneous copies of documents, mostly photostats, relating to the creation of the Declaration of Independence and its Virginia antecedents.

  5. 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.

  6. Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1858

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

    Summary:

    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.

  7. Neil Jamieson papers, 1757-1789

    2,000 items ; 8 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3.2 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Merchant of Norfolk, Va. Chiefly business correspondence relating to Jamieson's role as a resident partner of the firm Glassford, Gordon, Monteath & Company, of Glasgow, Scotland, and to various mercantile enterprises in North America and the West Indies, especially Antigua.

  8. Society of the Cincinnati records, 1714-1938

    630 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet ; 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1783 to preserve the ideals and fellowship of Revolutionary War officers and to pressure the government to honor pledges made to officers who fought for American Independence. Microfilm and photocopies of correspondence, circular letters, journals, minutes, proceedings of the General Society and of the Standing Executive Committee, resolutions, membership lists,...

  9. 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.

    Summary:

    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,...

  10. Morris and Popham families papers, 1669-1892

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

    Summary:

    Correspondence, notebooks, account books, and legal papers including the papers of Lewis Morris (1671-1746), Lewis Morris (1698-1762), Richard Morris (1730-1801), Robert Hunter Morris (1700-1764), and Major William Popham (1752-1847). Included is a record of the court martial of Colonel Moses Hazen in 1780.