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Approximately 6,500 items from the Samuel F. B. Morse Papers in the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress have been digitized, including correspondence, diaries, printed matter, maps, drawings and miscellany. These document Morse's invention of the electromagnetic telegraph, his participation in the development of telegraph systems in the United States and abroad, his career as a painter, his family life, his travels, and ...
- Contributor: Morse, Samuel Finley Breese - Clausing, Ludwig
Orderly book of the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
AMs orderly book of the British 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot while stationed in Haiti during the expedition against the French in the West Indies. Written at headquarters, Port-au-Prince, and elsewhere. There apparently is some evidence to suggest that the volume is written in the hand of the British commander-in-chief, General Sir Ralph Abercromby.
- Contributor: Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 66th (berkshire)
- Date: 1796
English military report on St. Augustine, with plans and views of St. Augustine Castle, the Spanish watch tower on Anastasia Island, 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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The Martin Van Buren Papers, one of twenty-three presidential collections in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, contains more than 6,000 items dating from 1787 to circa 1910. The bulk of the material dates from the 1820s, when Van Buren (1782-1862) was a U.S. senator from New York, through his service as secretary of state and vice president in the Andrew Jackson administrations (1829-1837), ...
- Contributor: Van Buren, Martin - Van Buren, John