American Revolution (1775-1783)
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Dates: 1910 - 1965
Scope and Contents This collection includes three original George Washington letters and multiple copies and transcripts of letters. Originals include a letter from Washington to Capt. William Bronaugh dated January 18, 1775, a letter to the "Officers and Soldiers of the Militia in the Counties of Hunterdon, Burlington, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland," 1777, encouraging them to fight for freedom, and a letter dated August 26, 1787, from George Washington to his nephew, George Augustine Washington, with...
Dates: 1775 - 1798
Scope and Contents This collection consists 115 total items. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee; his wife, Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee; his children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis; and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson military and family circles. Prominent...
Dates: 1847 - 1905; Majority of material found within Bulk dates 1847-1869
Identifier: WLU -Coll-PP-0138
Content Description Print of Charles Willson Peale's 1779 oil portrait of Marquis de Lafayette. The original painting is owned by Washington and Lee University. This print was published by Washington and Lee University in the early 20th century.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 1950
Scope and Contents The account and barter book contains handwriting samples and aphorisms. Account notations are in British currency. Rum and molasses are the predominant products listed. It also includes a poem on the American Revolutionary War effort of New Hampshire's soldiers by William Proctor. The poem includes a mention of General George Washington.
Dates: Inclusive 1759-1792
Scope and Contents This collection contains an engraved card commemorating the closing events of the American Revolutionary War at Newburgh, New York.
Scope and Contents This collection is a typescript of Rouse's book 'The great wagon road from Philadelphia to the south,' which contains editorial notes.
Scope and Contents Series 1 of this collection primarily covers the period from 1763 through Samuel McDowell Reid's death in 1869. There are also a few later items dealing chiefly with his estate. The bulk of the papers deals with business matters. Documents concern such matters as the James River and Kanawha Company, the North River Navigation Company, Washington College's relationship with the Society of the Cincinnati, slavery, and the financial dealings of John Robinson and the Hare family. ...
Dates: 1760 - 1896
Scope and Contents Printed pamphlets about the U. S. Navy in the American Revolution, the American Civil War, and in modern times; also includes pamphlets on shipbuilding.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined
Scope and Contents Contains miscellaneous papers, 23 documents, photocopies from microfilm, a medical journal dated 1765, and an account book. Includes items of Col. William Fleming and the Fleming family, including the diaries of Col. Fleming, 1782-1790, with accounts of his trips to Kentucky; Fleming's journal of the first Kentucky convention, 1784-1785, of which he was chairman; c.250 letters to and from Fleming and his family about business, Kentucky land claims, and family affairs; commissions, wills, land...
Dates: Inclusive 1755-1833