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United States--Revolutionary War--1775-1783

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Brainard Charlton Collection of Colonial and Continental Paper Money

 Collection
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.

16 items.

College Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 14
Scope and Contents This collection includes a variety of material formats and subjects from throughout the College's history.

John Francis Mercer Letter

 Collection
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.

Francis Scott Key Papers

 Collection
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.

S. M. Knight Revolutionary War Claim

 Collection
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. ...

A. Little Letter

 Collection
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.

J.T. McAllister's Notebooks on Revolutionary War and Virginia Counties

 Collection
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...

Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group A

 Collection
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.

Leven Powell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 P87
Scope and Contents This collection is largely comprised of the correspondence of Leven Powell, who served in American Revolution, the Virginia House of Delegates, and the U. S. House of Representatives.The letters reflect military and civilian situations in Virginia during the Revolution, United States and Virginia politics, and foreign relations in the early national period. The collection also includes financial records concerning the Revolutionary War and Loudoun County, Va.A major...

Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R58
Scope and Contents Includes a couple of originals, copies prepared in the 18th century as well as typed transcripts of letters, 1782, of the Comte de Rochambeau concerning a variety of topics: seizures of blacks belonging to state of Virginia; reenforcements for French troops and acknowledgment of thanks of Williamsburg, Va. for French aid; a letter, 6 Sept, 1789, written while Rochambeau was commander of garrison at Strasbourg, France and dealing with riots (original and typed transcript); photostats of...