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James McHenry papers, 1775-1862

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Available on microfilm. Shelf no. 19,006

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BOX 1-14  REEL 1-6 Correspondence, 1775-1862
BOX 1-2  REEL 1 Series A, 1778-1814
Bound volumes of mostly negative photocopies of letters received and drafts and copies of letters sent.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX REEL 1 1778, Oct. 11-1799, Apr. 2
BOX REEL 1 1799, June 1-1814, Dec. 20
BOX 3-10  REEL 1-3 Series B, 1775-1862
Bound volumes of mostly negative photocopies of letters received and drafts and copies of letters sent. Includes negative photocopies of draft of Declaration of Indepencence.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX REEL 1 1775, June 29-1781, Sept. 15
BOX REEL 1 1781, Oct. 6-1794, Sept. 16
BOX REEL 2 1794, Sept. 24-1797 Apr. 1
BOX REEL 2 1797, Apr. 3-1798, Sept. 13
BOX REEL 2 1798, Sept. 14-1799, Nov. 19
BOX REEL 2 1799, Dec. 9-1804, July 16
BOX REEL 3 1804, July 28-1813, May 30
BOX 10  REEL 3 1813, May 31-1862, Nov. 4, undated
BOX 11  REEL 3-5 Series C, 1776-1816
Mostly letters received and drafts and copies of letters.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 11  REEL 3-4 1776, Aug.-1799, Feb.
(8 folders)
BOX 12  REEL 4 1799, Mar.-Oct.
(6 folders)
BOX 13  REEL 4 1799, Nov.-1816, Feb.
(12 folders)
BOX 14  REEL 5-6 Series D, 1775-1822
Personal, official, and financial correspondence in loose, extract, letterbook, letterpress, and transcribed form.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX 14  REEL 5-6 Extracts of letters from James Wilkinson, 1797
BOX 14  REEL 5-6 Letterbook copies regarding Fort McHenry, 1799
BOX 14  REEL 5-6 Letterbook of John McHenry & Co., 1790-1810
BOX 14  REEL 5-6 Letterpress book: correspondence, speeches, statements and miscellany, 1796-1797
BOX 14  REEL 5-6 Personal, 1775-1822, undated
BOX 14  REEL 5-6 Transcripts, typewritten, of letters to McHenry, 1779-1812
BOX 14-15  REEL 5-6 Miscellany, 1783-1829
A diary of the Constitutional Convention, drafts of bills and memoranda, drafts of writings, an account and commonplace book, and miscellaneous printed and biographical material.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 14  REEL 5-6 Account book of James McHenry in the hand of John McHenry, 1815-1829
BOX 14  REEL 5-6 Biographical data, 1822, undated
BOX 14  REEL 5-6 Commonplace book of John McHenry, 1815-1824
BOX 15  REEL 6 Diary of the Constitutional Convention, 1787
BOX 15  REEL 6 Draft of a bill establishing a military academy, undated
BOX 15  REEL 6 Draft of a bill organizing the army, undated
BOX 15  REEL 6 Drafts of articles for The Mirror, undated
BOX 15  REEL 6 Drafts of letters and articles for newspapers and periodicals, 1794, undated
BOX 15  REEL 16 Memorandum concerning a fit person to serve as minister to France, 1798
BOX 15  REEL 6 Memorandum outlining the reorganization and regulation of the army, circa 1798
BOX 15  REEL 6 Memorandum on disbanding the army, 1800
BOX 15  REEL 6 Military affairs, 1799, undated
BOX 15  REEL 6 Remarks on a plan for new money, 1783
BOX 15  REEL 6 Speech to the Maryland Assembly concerning proposed constitution, 1787 See Oversize
BOX 15  REEL 6 Thoughts on the policy of France regarding obtaining the Floridas, circa 1798
BOX 15  REEL 6 Unidentified and miscellaneous writings, undated
BOX 15 not filmed Addition, 1797-1798
Letter of 1797 to David Henley and McHenry's draft version of George Washington's 1798 letter to John Adams.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 15 not filmed Letter to David Henley, 1797
BOX 15 not filmed Letter draft, George Washington to John Adams accepting the office of commander in chief of the army, 1798
BOX OV 1  REEL 6 Oversize, 1787
Speech. Arranged and described according to the series, container, and folder from which the item was removed.
Listed as Container no. 16 on microfilm.
BOX OV 1  REEL 6 Miscellany
BOX OV 1  REEL 6 Speech to Maryland Assembly concerning proposed constitution, 1787
(Container 15)

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