8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Politics and government--1783-1789.

  1. Letters of Delegates to Congress Project series, Library of Congress archives, 1746-2004

    28,350 items. 81 containers plus 3 oversize. 31.6 linear feet. -- Library of Congress Archives, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentary publishing project. Correspondence, editorial guidelines, financial records, search files, source files, maps, lists and photocopies of delegates’ original letters, diaries, and congressional journals created in the production of the Letters of Delegates to Congress, 1774-1789 series by the Library of Congress.

    Please note:

    Some or all content stored offsite.

  2. 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 Burnett, Cody, Lightfoot, and McGarity families; and a translation of a cipher used by the Lee family of Virginia.

  3. John Leeds Bozman family papers, 1688-1883

    800 items. 6 containers. 2.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and lawyer of Maryland. Correspondence and other material pertaining to John Leeds Bozman, John Leeds Kerr, John Bozman Kerr, J. S. Bozman, William Vans Murray, Daniel Carroll (1730-1796), and others.

  4. 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.

  5. Andrew Jackson Donelson papers, 1779-1943

    4,000 items. 24 containers plus 1 oversize. 6 linear feet. 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, editor, army officer, diplomat, and presidential secretary. Correspondence, journals, draft messages of Andrew Jackson, diplomatic papers, newsclippings, scrapbook, sketches, photos, and other papers covering Donelson's career as aide-de-camp and secretary to Andrew Jackson, charge d'affaires to Texas, minister to Prussia, editor of the Washington Union, and candidate for vice president. Includes papers of Donelson's wife, Emily Tennessee Donelson, daughter, Mary Emily Donelson, and other family material. Also original documents relating to the ratification of the Constitution by Virginia.

  6. United States Constitution collection, 1773-1944

    50 items. 1 container plus 2 oversize. .3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Reports, notes, journals, letters, memoranda, and printed items documenting the drafting of the United States Constitution, the Constitutional Convention, and proposals relating to the Bill of Rights and subsequent amendments to the Constitution.

    Please note:

    Some or all content stored offsite.

  7. Nicholas Low papers, 1773-1897

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

    Summary:

    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.

  8. 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.