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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 1 REEL 1 1778, Oct. 11-1799, Apr. 2
BOX 2 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 3 REEL 1 1775, June 29-1781, Sept. 15
BOX 4 REEL 1 1781, Oct. 6-1794, Sept. 16
BOX 5 REEL 2 1794, Sept. 24-1797 Apr. 1
BOX 6 REEL 2 1797, Apr. 3-1798, Sept. 13
BOX 7 REEL 2 1798, Sept. 14-1799, Nov. 19
BOX 8 REEL 2 1799, Dec. 9-1804, July 16
BOX 9 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 15not 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 15not filmed Letter to David Henley, 1797
BOX 15not 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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