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United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Acosta, Moulton, and Ridgely families papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS 3120

Contains correspondence, legal documents, and financial records of the Acosta, Moulton, and Ridgely families, as well as many other associated Maryland families.

Dates: 1634-1979; Majority of material found in 1760-1850

Captain Thomas Bourk's Company accounts

Identifier: MS 0136

Accounts of Captain Thomas Bourk's Company (Dorchester County); Colonel Richardson's Battalion, MD, Flying Camp, June-December 1776; also Job Brerewood's accounts of rents of land of James and Hugh Eceleston, 1808-1816.

Dates: 1776 - 1816

Cheston-Galloway papers

Identifier: MS 1994

This collection is primarily comprised of the business papers of Samuel Galloway (1720-1785) and his son-in-law James Cheston (1747-1798), who were both merchants based in West River, Maryland.

Dates: 1684-1961; Majority of material found in 1747-1889

Cohen family papers collection

Identifier: MS 3132

The collection consists of documents relating to several members of the Cohen family collected by Margaret Cohen. It includes material connected to Jacob I., Israel I., Colonel Mendes, Joshua I., Harriett, and Catharine Cohen.

Dates: 1773 - 1876; Majority of material found within 1777 - 1845

Eliza Custis-Lafayette correspondence

Identifier: MS 2408

This collection primarily contains letters written by the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) to Elizabeth Parke Custis Law (1776-1832) and several other acquaintances.

Dates: 1778-1828

Forman papers

Identifier: MS 0403

The Forman papers contains the diaries, account books, and family papers of Major General Thomas Marsh Forman and his wife, Martha Brown Forman.

Dates: 1732-1908

George W. Archer historical scrapbooks

Identifier: MS 1678

This collection contains scrapbooks kept by George W. Archer on Harford County historical material, primarily news clippings of articles by him in local papers.

Dates: 1859-1930

James McHenry papers

Identifier: MS 1476

This collection contains one original letter, manuscript copies of letters, and typed copies of letters from James McHenry and various other political and military leaders during the Revolutionary War. Also included is the diary of Captain Wilson Mile Cary, C.S.A., 1862-1864.

Dates: 1776-1963

John Eager Howard papers

Identifier: MS 0469
Abstract The John Eager Howard Papers is an artificial collection and is comprised of thirteen smaller collections of various original manuscripts and papers. The collection spans over three centuries, beginning during the mid to late 17th century with items from the Howard family and letters from John Eager Howard, a soldier and politician. Eager was named governor of Maryland in 1788, and was elected to the Continental Congress, U.S. Congress, and U.S. Senate. The collection concludes with...
Dates: 1662-1952

Maryland Convention of 1776 Journal of Accounts

Identifier: MS 1776

This collection contains the account journal from the Maryland Consitutional Convention of 1776, listing all delegates, length of service and payment made.

Dates: 1776