25 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Continental Congress.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. United States. Continental Congress records, 1765-1825

    700 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.2 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Original and reproduced records of the United States Continental Congress including letters and extracts from letters, circular letters, orders, resolutions, contracts, oaths of allegiance to the United States, financial documents, extracts from journals and minutes of the congress and its committees, committee reports, lists, and requisitions.

  4. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  5. William Torrey papers, 1777-1904

    24 volumes ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Continental Army officer. Orderly books of the Second Massachusetts Regiment, 1777-1783, kept primarily by Torrey, including general, division, brigade, and regimental orders, a muster roll of the regiment, memorandum book containing returns, Continental Congress resolves, and miscellaneous material.

  6. Joseph Galloway family papers, 1743-1823

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

    Summary:

    Chiefly family correspondence of Joseph Galloway, his wife, Grace Growden Galloway, their daughter, Elizabeth, and Mrs. Galloway's brother, Thomas Nickelson, of Dorset, England. Includes letters of Grace describing her trials as a Loyalist wife during the American Revolution.

  7. Carroll family papers, 1684-1838

    350 items ; 5 containers ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Carroll family members including Charles Carroll (1702-1782), landowner, of Annapolis, Maryland, and his son, Charles Carroll, member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and United States senator, of Carrollton, Maryland. Letters, deeds, bills, accounts, and account books of Charles Carroll of Annapolis, Maryland, and other family papers.

  8. 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.

  9. Read family papers, 1568-1906

    35 items ; 8 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Read (Reed) family of New Castle, Delaware, later of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, deeds and indentures, genealogical records, commissions, printed matter, and other material. Papers of George Read relate chiefly to his activities during the American Revolution and his law practice in New Castle. Papers of John Read include a notebook of correspondence and memoranda which he kept as secretary of...

  10. 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...