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Collection Manuscript/Mixed Material Breneman family collection of early American manuscripts,

[ Breneman Family Collection of Early American Manuscripts at the Library of Congress ]

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Title

  • Breneman family collection of early American manuscripts,

Summary

  • Correspondence, oath of allegiance, notes, certificates, and other papers pertaining to colonial Pennsylvania, the American Revolution, and the experiences of German immigrants in the mid- to late-eighteenth century Pennsylvania. Individuals represented include Edward Braddock; Richard Butler; John Harris; George II, King of Great Britain; Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette; Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de Lafayette; Phillip Marsteller; Robert Hunter Morris; Samuel Morris; Henry Melchior Muhlenberg; Thomas Penn; Timothy Pickering; George B. Porter; Christian Reinick, Edward Shippen; William Smith, Arthur St. Clair, Henry William Stiegel, and George Washington.

Names

  • Breneman, Franklin, collector.

Headings

  • -  Braddock, Edward,--1695?-1755
  • -  Butler, Richard,--1743-1791
  • -  George--II,--King of Great Britain,--1683-1760
  • -  Harris, John,--1726-1791
  • -  Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier,--marquis de,--1779-1849
  • -  Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier,--marquis de,--1757-1834
  • -  Marsteller, Phillip,--1742-1803
  • -  Morris, Robert Hunter,--approximately 1700-1764
  • -  Morris, Samuel,--1734-1812
  • -  Muhlenberg, Henry Melchior,--1711-1787
  • -  Penn, Thomas,--1702-1775
  • -  Pickering, Timothy,--1745-1829
  • -  Porter, George B.--(George Bryan),--1791-1834
  • -  Reinick, Christian,---1777
  • -  Smith, William,--1727-1803
  • -  St. Clair, Arthur,--1734-1818
  • -  Stiegel, Henry William,--1729-1785
  • -  Washington, George,--1732-1799
  • -  Breneman family
  • -  German Americans--Pennsylvania
  • -  Pennsylvania--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
  • -  Pennsylvania--History--1775-1865
  • -  United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783

Notes

  • -  Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent or by type of material.
  • -  Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Container number, Breneman Family Collection of Early American Manuscripts, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
  • -  Breneman Family Collection of Early American Manuscripts available through the Library of Congress Web site at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/collmss.ms000055
  • -  Gift, Breneman family, 2014.
  • -  Collection material in English.
  • -  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms016047

Medium

  • 18 items.
  • 1 container.
  • 0.2 linear feet.

Repository

  • Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home

Library of Congress Control Number

  • mm2015085973

Access Advisory

  • Open to research.

Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

Breneman, Franklin, Collector. Breneman family collection of early American manuscripts. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/mm2015085973/.

APA citation style:

Breneman, F. Breneman family collection of early American manuscripts. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mm2015085973/.

MLA citation style:

Breneman, Franklin, Collector. Breneman family collection of early American manuscripts. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mm2015085973/>.