Letters (ALS) written from Charleston, S.C., to his brother, James Rose, and his uncle, Charles Irvine, in Aberdeen, Scotland. Topics include shipbuilding, plantation life, slaveholding, family news, and smallpox. Persons represented include Capt. Julian Legge.
Original Format:Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
Letter (ALS), written from headquarters in Savannah, Ga., to Captain Hughes, commander of the Georgia cavalry. Topics include the Continental Army campaign in Georgia. Persons represented include Thomas Posey.
Retained manuscript copy of a letter to his friend, Hutchinson Muso, in England. Topics include the British colonial administration of West Florida, plans for the development of Pensacola, and West Florida's climate, natural resources, horticulture, industry, commerce, and trade. Persons represented include John Lindsay and Col. Wedderburne.
ALS, written from Charlestown [Charleston], S.C., to Lieut. Col. Alured Clarke. Topics include the British southern campaign against American forces led by General Nathanael Greene. Persons represented include Brig. Gen. James Paterson, Maj. Gen. Nisbet Balfour, Sir James Wright, and Col. Maxwell von Westerhagen.
AMsS. "Confined to what is actually possessed by the subjects of Great Britain alone. The whole from immediate observation only." Includes transcript of treaty signed (his mark) by Edward, King of the Mosquito Indians, ceding land to Great Britain.
ALS, written from Paris while serving as the agent of the Polish king Stanislaus II, to the Marquis de Lafayatte. Mazzei writes that he misses Lafayette (in exile) and Jefferson since their departure and comments on the poor conduct of those who remain. Persons represented include the French queen, Marie Antoinette, and King Stanislaus. Letter contains many emendations.