Search Manuscripts/Mixed Material

  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Bernardo de Gálvez letter, Catalog Record Only ALS written as governor of Louisiana to Daniel Clark.
    • Contributor: Gálvez, Bernardo De - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1778
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    John Forbes letter, Catalog Record Only ALS written in St. Augustine, Fla., to Capt. George Keith Elphinstone, an officer in the Royal Navy. Topics include East Florida and Britain.
    • Contributor: Forbes, John
    • Date: 1782
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    Ferdinand VI military appointment, Catalog Record Only PDS appointing Don Manuel de Montiano, governor and captain-general of the Spanish province of Florida, field marshall of the army. Signed "Yo El Rey" and contains autograph insertions.
    • Contributor: Ferdinand VI
    • Date: 1747
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    Charles Cornwallis letter, Catalog Record Only 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.
    • Contributor: Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis
    • Date: 1780
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    Filippo Mazzei letter, Catalog Record Only 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.
    • Contributor: Mazzei, Filippo
    • Date: 1791
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    George Johnstone letter, Catalog Record Only 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.
    • Contributor: Johnstone, George
    • Date: 1766
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    Memorials of the duque to Montemar, Catalog Record Only Memorials advising King Philip V on the war with England. Written in Madrid.
    • Contributor: Carrillo De Albornoz, José
    • Date: 1739
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    Introductory discourse to the state of the colony of Georgia, Catalog Record Only Mss draft in clerical hand. Topics include settlement and trade; relations with Spanish Florida; the history of Savannah; Creek, Cherokee, Chickasaw, and Choctaw Indians; and Jewish settlement.
    • Contributor: Oglethorpe, James - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1739
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    John Rose letters, Catalog Record Only 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.
    • Contributor: Rose, John
    • Date: 1752
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    Anthony Wayne letter, Catalog Record Only 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.
    • Contributor: Wayne, Anthony
    • Date: 1782
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    José de Gálvez letters, Catalog Record Only Chiefly letters to Francisco Saavedra de Sangronis. Topics include the Battle of Pensacola and Spanish operations against the British during the American Revolution.
    • Contributor: Gálvez, José De
    • Date: 1780
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    Some account of the state of that part of America called the Mosquito Shore, in 1757, Catalog Record Only 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.
    • Contributor: Hodgson, Robert
    • Date: 1760
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    Official copy of secret instructions for the new Viceroy of Peru, Catalog Record Only Official copy (ADS) of secret instructions for the Marqués de Villa Garcia, the new Viceroy of Peru. Topics include foreign settlement, land development, natural resources, mining, and Indians.
    • Contributor: Spain. Sovereign ( : Philip V)
    • Date: 1735