CollectionAndrew Jackson Papers The Andrew Jackson Papers is one of twenty-three presidential collections in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The Jackson archival collection contains more than 26,000 items dating from 1767 to 1874. Included are memoranda, journals, speeches, military records, land deeds, and miscellaneous printed matter, as well as correspondence reflecting Jackson’s personal life and career as a politician, military officer, president, slave holder ...
- Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialEnglish military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, and Matance's Fort,
Plan & view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort | Plan and view of St. Augustine Castle and Matance's Fort Manuscripts with detailed watercolor views and a plan of the Spanish fort at St. Augustine, Fla., written by an Englishman, apparently a first-hand witness, three years after the failed attempt of Governor Oglethorpe to capture St. Augustine's main fort, at a time when Englishmen were barred from Spanish Florida. Includes a south prospect of St. Augustine Castle; plan of St. Augustine Castle; north prospect ...
- Contributor: Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1743
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CollectionJosé 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
CollectionPhilipp Waldeck diary, Catalog Record Only Typewritten transcription and translation of a diary kept by Waldeck while chaplain with the 3rd English-Waldeck Regiment (Waldeckische Regiment, 3te, of the principality of Waldeck) during the American Revolution. Documents military events in New York, New Jersey, and Florida and voyages from Germany to New York (October 1776) and from New Jersey to West Florida via Jamaica (October 1778). Includes Waldeck's observations on social ...
- Contributor: Waldeck, Philipp - Burgoyne, Bruce E.
- Date: 1776
CollectionSir William Cornwallis naval records, Catalog Record Only Chiefly records relating to the HMS Swift. Includes logbook (112 leaves; 14 Oct. 1762 to 31 May 1764); and volume of letters (16 p.; 22 Oct. 1762 to 8 Nov. 1765) and orders (15 p.; 15 Oct. 1762 to 12 July 1764) received. The second volume also contains an addendum (2 p.) of an account of books and papers sent from His Majesty's ship ...
- Contributor: Cornwallis, William
- Date: 1762
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialGeorge 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
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialFerdinand 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
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialIntroductory 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
Manuscript/Mixed MaterialJohn 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