2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Continental Navy--Officers.

  1. Richard Dale papers, 1778-1918

    7 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize. 0.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Naval officer; served with the British navy from 1776 to 1777 when he joined the Continental Navy, serving as first lieutenant to John Paul Jones on the Bonhomme Richard. Correspondence, commissions, mathematics notebook, and journal/logbook (1787-1789) kept on a voyage aboard a merchant ship to Canton, China, and to New Guinea. Includes letterbook (1801-1802) of Dale's outgoing correspondence while in command of the U.S. frigate President in the Mediterranean during the Tripolitan War.

  2. 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.


    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, certifications of delegates, accounts and account book, drawings, and other records. Includes records of state societies and papers of Pierre Charles L'Enfant.