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American Revolution (1775-1783)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Carroll collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0363
Overview Charles Carroll of Carrollton was born in Annapolis, MD on September 30, 1737. He was a member of the (Revolutionary) Maryland Convention (1774-1776), a member of the Continental Congress (1776-1778), and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The Charles Carroll collection is an artificial collection formed by both original and copied letters and documents, some related to the interests of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, and others related to persons and events important during the...

Confiscations of Loyalists' Holdings documents

 Collection — Box 1: [31151030056513]
Identifier: MS-0380
Overview The collection consists of one bound holographic ledger (1787-1801) containing copies of petitions from citizens who hoped to purchase lots and estates in Maryland formerly held by persons loyal to the British crown during the period of the American Revolution.

Francis Lieber papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0071
Overview Francis Lieber was a publicist, educator, and political philosopher born in Berlin on March 18, 1800. The Lieber Papers span the years from 1829 to 1873 and include correspondence; interleaved copies of Lieber's books; a small number of original manuscripts; printed speeches, lectures, articles and poems; administrative materials, printed briefs and manuscript decisions for the United States and Mexican Claims Commission (1868-1872).

George Washington letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-GAR-021
Overview This collection includes six letters, two printed certificates, and an inscribed set of two volumes of Buffon's Natural History Abridged, all signed by George Washington between 1776 and 1798.

John Thomas Scharf papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0081
Overview John Thomas Scharf (1843–1898) was a United States historian and author. The collection consists of his original documents as well as those of other historians, including Henry B. Dawson and Thompson Westcott. The materials span in date from 1750-1947.

John Weatherburn collection

 Collection — 1: [31151030048338]
Identifier: MS-0044
Overview John Weatherburn was born in the village of Kenton, England, April 23, 1750 and immigrated to the United States in 1772. The collection consists of a diary, letterbook, daybook, and two journals of Baltimore merchant, John Weatherburn ranging from 1766-1816.