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John Gilchrist Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01085
Scope and Contents Letters, 1778-1781, of John Gilchrist to 'Peggy' while on board the Galatea and the Loyalist while serving in the Royal Navy. Letters discuss sailing conditions, meeting a French Squadron near Rhode Island, being escorted by the Charon into the Chesapeake Bay, impressions of his ship captains, and other.

Peter Goelet Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 92 G55
Scope and Contents Papers of the Goelet family of Amsterdam and New York, N. Y. Includes invoice, 1762, of Jacob Goelet at Amsterdam; and letters, 1763-1779, to Peter Goelet from merchants in Bristol and London, England (including Quakers), concerning goods, finances, and the American Revolution. Also includes receipt, 1879, signed by John Adams Dix; letter, 1882, from Henry V. Poor concerning routes of travel from Terre Haute [Ind.] to New York City; copy of letter of G. F. R. Henderson concerning Richard S....

Samuel Henley Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.023
Scope and Contents Collection includes the Henley-Horrocks Inventory of books received by the College December 8, 1772, a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Henley (June 9, 1778) concerning Henley's books left in storage at the College of William and Mary (also includes notes by James Madison), a letter dated December 14, 1774 from Henley to the Reverend Dr. Percy, Northumberland House, London, in which Henley laments the actions of the patriots, and a letter dated October 1804 Henley to T.J. Mathias, Esq. of...

James Jarvis Reminiscences

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Identifier: SC 01226
Scope and Contents Reminiscences, 1846 February 22, of the War of 1812 and of the American Revolution. Concerns the Battle of Great Bridge, Norfolk County, Va., 9 December 1775; and the attack on and defense of Craney Island, also in Norfolk County, 22 June 1813. 122 p. ; 32 cm.

John Francis Mercer Letter

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Identifier: SC 00551
Scope and Contents John Francis Mercer, Fredericksburg, Virginia to an unknown person where he talks about military debts and how the change in the value of currency will affect planters and their crops, especially those of corn and tobacco.  January 20, 1781.  Transcript included.

John Littlefield Memorandum Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Me3
Scope and Contents Photocopy, 1761-1782, of a memorandum book used by John Littlefield, of Wells, Maine which mentions The Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, resolves of the Wells, Maine Committee; and notations concerning soldiers. It was later used, 1790-1823 and 1845, for recipes for various medicines, legal forms, and Littlefield family records.

Francis Scott Key Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 K52
Scope and Contents Accounts and a signed check, 1832-1842, of Francis Scott Key. Papers also include a letter, 22 August 1779, from Levin Handy, Paramus, N. J. to George Handy, Snow Hill, Md. describing the battle of Paulus Hook, N.J.; and notes, n.d., concerning the Revolutionary War claim of [?] Cazeau.

Marquis de Lafayette Letter to Lewis Morris

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Identifier: SC 01343
Scope and Contents Letter, 1781 April 4, to Lewis Morris. 2 p. ; 21 cm. Concerns military operations in Virginia, a delayed meeting in Williamsburg, and mentions Benedict Arnold, Nathanael Greene, and Henry Lee. Typescript also available.

Marquis de Lafayette Letter to General Nathanael Greene

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Identifier: SC 01342
Scope and Contents Letter from the Marquis de la Lafayette, at camp near Pamunkey, Virginia to General Nathanael Greene. Lafayette writes about the defense of Richmond with 900 men against the British with superior numbers of 2,300 men; at Richmond was General Nelson with a corp of militia and General Stuben and Mulenburg; enemy moved to Manchester burning warehouses; enemy retreated from Richmond to Osburns; since the enemy landed at City Point, no public property has been destroyed.

Richard Henry Lee Letter to John Page

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Identifier: SC 00920
Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Henry Lee, Philadelphia, PA to John Page, Williamsburg about the arrival of a French squadron, plans to defeat the English navy, the French minister's audience before Congress, a court-martial and anticipated news from Spain that she "has acceeded [sic] to our alliance and acknowledged our independence."  July 25, 1778.

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Anderson Seminary 1
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Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879 1
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Infant Sanitarium (Virginia Beach, Virginia) 1
James, John, 1729-1785 1
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843 1
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Maury, James, Sr., 1718-1769 1
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McAllister, J. T. (Joseph Thompson), 1866-1927 1
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New York Weekly Journal of Commerce 1
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Petersburg Index (Va.) 1
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