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    William C. Rives papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, journals, speeches, writings, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, and other papers of Rives pertaining to Jacksonianism, Whig political movement, Southern politics, slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and diplomatic relations with France. Includes diaries, journals, and correspondence of members of the Rives family; a draft of Rives's History of the Life and Times of James Madison (1868-1873); and a draft of his unpublished ...

    • Contributor: Rives, William C. (william Cabell) - Walker, Francis - Walker, Thomas
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    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and the American occupation of the Philippines in the early 20th century. Diary of Sullivan Burbank pertaining primarily to his service during the War of 1812 at forts in New York State and Detroit, Mich., area; troop movements; passing American and British ships; ...

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    Gibson-Getty-McClure families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, military papers, and other material relating to various members of these allied families from Cumberland County, Pa. Gibson family papers pertain chiefly to the Revolutionary War service of George Gibson (1747-1791). Papers of George W. Getty document his Civil War service with the Army of the Potomac in Virginia, various Indian campaigns, and the Fitz-John Porter court-martial. Papers of Charles ...

    • Contributor: Getty, George W. - McClure, Charles
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    Andrew Ellicott papers, 1777-1829

    Surveyor and mathematician. Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the United States and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty (1795) and also his surveys of the city of Washington, the boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, the town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pennsylvania, and the boundary between the United States and Canada ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew
    • Date: 1777
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    Shelby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial records, military records, genealogical data, and other papers relating primarily to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. The papers of Isaac Shelby document his activities during the Indian wars, Revolutionary ...

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    Andrew Ellicott papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, maps, charts, and reports of astronomical observations chiefly concerning Ellicott's work in surveying the boundary between the U.S. and Florida under the San Lorenzo Treaty of 1795 as well as his surveys of the city of Washington, boundary between Georgia and South Carolina, town of Presque Isle (later Erie), Pa., and boundary between the U.S. and Canada under the Treaty of Ghent, Dec. ...

    • Contributor: Ellicott, Andrew - Gillespie, David
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, journals, political documents, legal and financial records, military records, broadsides, ephemera, and other papers relating to American military, political, and social history. Documents the founding of the nation, shaping of the national government and judicial system, American endeavors in the arts, commerce, education, finance, industry, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and technology, and daily life in early America. The focus of ...

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S. - Marian S. Carson Collection (library of Congress)
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    John Hamilton and William Hamilton correspondence, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence of the Hamilton family, primarily of brothers, John Hamilton and William Hamilton. Letters (1838-1855) of John Hamilton, addressed to his mother, Rosanna Boyd Hamilton, and other family members from his home in Zavala, Texas. Subjects include family matters, the difficulties of life in Texas, relations with the Indians, African Americans and slavery in Texas, political affairs of Texas and the United States, his ...

    • Contributor: Hamilton, William
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, 1656-1995

    Collector. A collection of Americana including historical letters and documents, family and personal papers, broadsides, financial and legal papers, illustrated and printed ephemera, government and legislative documents, military records, journals, and printed matter relating primarily to the expansion and development of the United States from the colonial period through the 1876 centennial.

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S.
    • Date: 1656
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    Gibson-Getty-McClure families papers, 1777-1926

    Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, military papers, and miscellany relating to various members of these allied families from the area of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Includes correspondence of General George Gibson (d. 1861) and the jurist John Bannister Gibson (1780-1853) and papers, 1777-1854, relating to the Revolutionary War service of their father, Colonel George Gibson (1747-1791); papers of George Washington Getty (1819-1901) and members of his ...

    • Date: 1777
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    George McCully journal,

    Manuscript copy of a journal (45 pages) kept by McCully pertaining to his journey (1783 June-July) from Pittsburgh, Pa., to Detroit, Mich., on an expedition headed by Ephraim Douglass to inform the Indians of that region that the Treaty of Paris would soon be signed. McCully documents meetings at "Delaware Town," a Delaware Indian settlement on the Sandusky River, Ohio, with Delaware chief Captain ...

    • Contributor: McCully, George

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    Burbank-Van Voorhis families papers, 1814-1913

    Members of the Burbank and Van Voorhis (Voorhees) families. Diaries, correspondence, and military papers of Burbank and Van Voorhis family members spanning the War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, and American occupation of the Philippines in the early twentieth century.

    • Date: 1814
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    Shelby family papers, 1738-1916

    Correspondence, memoranda, legal and financial papers, military records, genealogical data, and memorabilia relating mainly to Evan Shelby, soldier and frontiersman, and to his son, Isaac Shelby, soldier and political leader, providing a record of frontier life and political and economic developments in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

    • Date: 1738
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    Treaty of Easton minutes. Catalog Record Only

    Two volumes of minutes from the treaty of Easton

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    Robert McCready orderly books and journal, Catalog Record Only

    Two orderly books and a journal relating to McCready's Revolutionary War service (1778) under Lachlan McIntosh and John Stephenson in a campaign against the British and their Indian allies between Fort Pitt, Pa., and Fort Laurens, Ohio. Also included are entries relating to McCready's private life in Cross Creek, Pa., his service as a justice of the peace, church accounts, financial statements, and personal ...

    • Contributor: McCready, Robert
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    George Bryan papers, Catalog Record Only

    Memoranda of events concerning Indian wars, Society of Friends, and local events in Philadelphia, entered in the back of "The Gentleman's Almanack" (1760); and ALS (28 March 1786; Philadelphia) from Bryan to John Nicholson concerning public funding for a hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.

    • Contributor: Bryan, George
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    David Scott correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    ALS written by Scott to Gen. Edward Hand relating to a military expedition against Indians in Pennsylvania during the Revolution.

    • Contributor: Scott, David
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    Christopher French papers, Catalog Record Only

    Three journals (1756-1764 and 1776-1778) kept by French while serving with the British Army in America. The first segment covers his service during the French and Indian War, especially during the siege of Louisbourg. Includes descriptions of New York City, Philadelphia, Princeton, Trenton, and Albany, as well as accounts of journeys through Canada and a trip to South Carolina during which conferences with various ...

    • Contributor: French, Christopher
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    Moravian Indian mission records, Catalog Record Only

    Letters, missionaries' travel journals, diaries of the missions, lists of members, reports, word lists and dictionaries, and translations into Indian languages. Most of the material is in German; some is in English, and some in Indian languages. Includes material on the Delaware, Mohican, Chippewa, and Cherokee Indians in New York State (at Shekomeko), Connecticut (at Pachgatgoch), Pennsylvania (at Gnadenhütten, Nain, Philadelphia, Shamokin, Wyalusing, Goschgoschünk), ...

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    Christian Frederick Post papers, Catalog Record Only

    Moravian lay missionary and emissary of the Pennsylvania government. Contemporary copies of journals (1758 July 15-September 22, October 25-1759 January 10) kept by Post on journeys to visit the Ohio Indians. Also minutes (1759 February 8-9) of a conference with the Cayuga Indians in Philadelphia and minutes (1759 October 24-25) of an Indian conference at Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh).

    • Contributor: Post, Christian Frederick
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    Anthony Wayne papers, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, notes, treaty, military documents, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Wayne's service as an army officer in the Revolutionary War and during campaigns against the Indians of the Old Northwest and as a member of the Pennsylvania State convention for the ratification of the U.S. Constitution. Correspondents include Thomas Burke, James Madison, Benjamin Rush, George Washington, and Wayne's son-in-law, William R. Atlee.

    • Contributor: Wayne, Anthony
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    J.S. Negley correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Letters (1873 January 8-August 16) from Negley to James O'Connor pertaining chiefly to political affairs in Washington, D.C., during the Ulysses S. Grant presidential administration and to Negley's business and financial affairs. Subjects include Cabinet appointments; the Modoc Indian War in 1873; and the Fredericksburg, Orange & Charlottesville Railroad.

    • Contributor: Negley, J. S. (james Scott)
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    George Morgan papers, Catalog Record Only

    Volume containing official and personal correspondence, reports, commission, survey, and other papers relating chiefly to Morgan's official duties as Indian agent for the U.S. during the Revolution and to his dealings with the Delaware, Shawnee, Mingo, and Wyandot Indians in Virginia and Pennsylvania. Also includes a 1789 report on territory and settlements along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, information relating to Morgan's speculation in ...

    • Contributor: Morgan, George
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    Conrad Weiser correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Letter (November 2, 1756) from Weiser to William Denny, lieutenant governor of colonial Pennsylvania, concerning Weiser's meeting with Delaware leader Teedyuscung at Easton, Pa.; and letter of introduction (March 30, 1750) from Weiser to Richard Peters, secretary to the governor of Pennsylvania, for Andrew Wackerberg.

    • Contributor: Weiser, Conrad
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    Indian land grants record, Catalog Record Only

    Record of Indian land grants in Georgia, New York State, and Pennsylvania by Choctaw Indians, Creek Indians, Delaware Indians, and others to the colonial governments.