United States--Revolutionary War--1775-1783
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SC 01078
Scope and Contents Collection of paper money; 1775-1780; issued by the Continental Congress and each of the thirteen original English colonies, during the Revolutionary War period.
Identifier: UA 14
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.
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.172
Scope and Contents Coat of Arms bookplate of John Randolph of Middle Temple London. Letter of John Randolph the Tory, from London, addressed to his Excellency Thomas Jefferson, Governor of Virginia, dated Oct 25,1779. Friendship and difference of opinion, war news in Great Britain, danger of America using Spanish and French help in war, English Government, newspaper and libel and need to rethink war and all will be forgiven by Great Britain. (Note: letter probably never sent). Printed...
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.
Identifier: SC 01469
Scope and Contents One page letter from the Washington D.C. pension office writing to an unknown applicant to inform them that their application is in the process of being examined. The letter explains that due to the large number of pension applications, that a delay in response and review of the application is a result. The letter appears to be a copy that was utilized by the Pension Office as there are clear marks that it was reprinted somehow but the date and signature of the letter are clearly handwritten. ...
Identifier: SC 00917
Scope and Contents Letter from A. Little, Hanover (Va.?) to an unknown person about the number of prisoners he saw on the way to Frederick [Md.?], the exchange of officers, and the prediction by Major [?] Hughes that the fate of New York will soon be decided and General [William] Howe will be in possession of the city. July 26, 1776. Incomplete.
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1930.108
Scope and Contents Notebooks of typescript or handwritten abstracts of land documents and Revolutionary War records kept by J[oseph] T . McAllister, a lawyer from Warm Springs, Virginia. Most of the land abstracts are from Bath County, Virginia from the late 1700's to mid 1800's, though some records are from the 1910/11 era for Bath County and 1904 era for Highland County. The Revolutionary transcripts include many war service declarations from many Virginia Counties. He was author of several...
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M99 Group A
Scope and Contents Group A; Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk and Pensacola, Fla. and John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk. Includes papers of Barton Myers (1853-1927), mayor of Norfolk, Va. and his family.
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2004.08
Scope and Contents Letter, January 13, 1781, Williamsburg, Virginia, Thomas Nelson, Jr. to Thomas Jefferson (then Governor of Virginia) referring to British ships on the James River. References to Cobham in Surry, Milchfield, Suffolk, and Portsmouth. Mentions Benedict Arnold. 1 page - address on verso in another hand.