5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Washington (D.C.)--History--Capture by the British, 1814.

  1. Joseph Hopper Nicholson papers, 1789-1827

    2,200 items ; 7 containers ; 1.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist and U.S. representative from Maryland. Correspondence and other papers relating chiefly to Nicholson's service as U.S. representative and judge of the U.S. Circuit Court and U.S. Court of Appeals.

  2. Margaret Bayard Smith papers, 1789-1874

    3,600 items ; 5 containers plus 11 oversize ; 8.4 linear feet ; 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Social leader, author, and prominent Washingtonian. Family and general correspondence, diaries, journals, and commonplace books consisting mainly of family correspondence between Smith and her sisters, Jane Bayard Kirkpatrick and Maria Bayard Boyd, and her husband, journalist and banker, Samuel Harrison Smith (1772-1845).

  3. Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847

    4,400 items ; 18 containers ; 7 linear feet ; 11 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    British naval officer. Correspondence, logbooks, journals, fleet orders, reports, and other papers relating to Cockburn's career in the British Royal Navy. Subjects include the War of 1812 and British naval activities against France and Spain, especially in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean.

  4. Joseph Desha and John R. Desha papers, 1773-1871

    1,900 items ; 5 containers ; 1.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier and politician (Joseph Desha) and physician (John R. Desha). Correspondence, contracts, land records, wills, receipted bills, and newspapers dealing with the War of 1812, Kentucky politics, and national affairs.

  5. Anna Maria Brodeau Thornton papers, 1793-1861

    7 items ; 7 containers ; 1.3 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Wife of architect William Thornton. Diaries and notebooks primarily describing social life in Washington, D.C., with extensive detail about housekeeping and expense matters. Also contained in the diaries are memorandum books, poems, sketches, and silhouettes of unidentified people.