23 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Washington, George, 1732-1799--Correspondence.

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

  2. William C. Rives papers, 1674-1939

    50,400 items. 172 containers. 68 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. senator and representative from Virginia. Correspondence, journals, diaries, draft of Rives's incomplete "Life and Time of James Madison," and drafts of speeches, novels, and an unpublished autobiography by Rives. Includes papers of Thomas Walker (1715-1794), U.S. Army officer, guardian of Thomas Jefferson, physician, and explorer; and of Walker's son, Francis (1764-1806), U.S. representative and lawyer from Virginia.

  3. 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.

  4. James Grant of Ballindalloch papers, 1740-1819

    49 microfilm reels. (8,000 items. 49 containers. 9 linear feet). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    British army officer, governor, and member of Parliament. Microfilm edition of selected items including diaries; correspondence; maps and plans; military commissions; regimental returns; financial, land, and plantation records; parliamentary acts and speech; and lists. The selections document Grant’s activities related to North America and the West Indies, including military service in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, participation in military expeditions against Cherokee Indians on the South Carolina frontier in 1760-1761, and his governorship of East Florida from 1763 to 1773.

  5. Tobias Lear papers, 1790-1816

    70 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary to George Washington, businessman, and diplomat. Correspondence, account books, and other papers relating primarily to George Washington, Lear's diplomatic missions, and business affairs, and family matters.

  6. Gouverneur Morris papers, 1771-1834

    75 items. 25 containers plus 1 oversize. 5.8 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, diplomat, and senator from New York. Letterbooks, diaries, legal and financial papers, and miscellany relating to Morris's mission to London, 1790-1791, his service as minister to France, 1792-1794, and in the United States Senate, 1800-1803. Also includes material relating to social life in Paris, the French Revolution, Morris's New York estate, the War of 1812, the Hartford Convention, and other events of the period, and financial memoranda of his wife, Anne Cary Randolph Morris.

  7. Shippen family papers, 1671-1936

    6,500 items. 26 containers plus 2 oversize. 11.5 linear feet. 15 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, diaries, account books, memorandum books, legal and business records, indentures, and miscellaneous papers of Thomas Lee Shippen, William Shippen, Anne Home Shippen Livingston, Edward Shippen, and other family members. Also included are some papers of the Nicholson family.

  8. Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, papers, 1777-1794

    1,800 items. 16 containers. 2.5 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Commander-in-chief of the French army in America. Correspondence, histories, and other papers chiefly concerning French participation in the American Revolution and the establishment of the French branch of the Society of the Cincinnati. Includes material on the siege of Yorktown, Virginia.

  9. Galloway-Maxcy-Markoe families papers, 1654-1888

    15,000 items. 92 containers. 25 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, business records, financial records, legal documents, speeches, reports, essays, memoranda, and other papers of members of the Galloway, Maxcy (Maxey), and Markoe families relating to economic conditions in Maryland and foreign affairs and political events in the 1840s and 1850s.

  10. James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers, 1674-1923

    400 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. 0.8 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers (1778-1828) relating to soldier and engineer Pierre C. L'Enfant, including material concerning the Society of the Cincinnati, the design of the city of Washington, D.C., Robert Morris's home in Philadelphia, and Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania, and Fort Washington, Maryland. Also includes papers relating to the Digges family of Prince Georges County, Maryland, especially Thomas Atwood Digges and William Dudley Digges, and to James Dudley Morgan's research interest in L'Enfant and the Digges family.