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Creator:Bancroft, George, 1800-1891
Title:George Bancroft letter to Meredith Read
Date(s):1860
Call No:MSS 0098, F0002
Abstract:Letter from George Bancroft, prominent scholar of American history, to General J. Meredith Read, informing General Read of Bancroft's inability to obtain a copy of the Journal of Delaware in[...] 1776, Delaware revolutionary records. The letter is attached to a board with "letter of George Bancroft[,] the emiment American historian[,] to General Meredith Read" printed on it.
Subjects:Delaware--History--18th century
Creator:Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784
Title:Caesar Rodney letter to Thomas Rodney
Date(s):1782
Call No:MSS 0098, F0093
Abstract:Letter from Caesar Rodney, Governor of Delaware (1778-1781) and Continental Congressman for the state of Delaware, to his brother, Colonel Thomas Rodney, Continental Congressman for the state of Delaware, concerning[...] Caesar's ill health and his desire to return to Delaware.
Subjects:Delaware--History--18th century
Creator:Read, George, 1765-1836
Title:George Read letter to Henry Clark
Date(s):1785
Call No:MSS 0098, F0092
Abstract:Handwritten letter from Delaware lawyer and signer of the Constitution, George Read, to Henry Clark, detailing a case involving a deposition over the ownership of a slave from the estate[...] of Hance Hanson.
Subjects:Slavery--Delaware--History--18th century | Delaware--History--18th century
Creator:Ward, Christopher, 1868-1943
Title:Christopher Ward papers
Date(s):1894-1966
Call No:MSS 0107
Abstract:The Christopher Ward papers record the career of popular early 20th century Delaware author Christopher Ward (1868-1943). The papers comprise manuscript drafts, typescripts, poetry, correspondence, clippings, and scrapbooks, and reflect[...] Ward's career as a professional author during the latter half of his life.
Subjects:American poetry--20th century | American literature--20th century | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 | Delaware--History--18th century
Creator:Kirkwood, Robert, 1756-1791
Title:Robert Kirkwood documents from the collection of Helen and Paul Elm
Date(s):1779-1780
Call No:MSS 0777
Abstract:This collection features a letter, dated June 23, 1777, from Captain Robert Kirkwood of Newark, Delaware, to his father (Robert Kirkwood, Sr.) during the Continental Army's New Jersey Campaign of[...] the American Revolutionary War. The collection also contains military records related to officer appointments, muster rolls, subsistence rolls, and clothing supplies.
Subjects:United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Personal Narratives | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--American forces | Soldiers | Military officers | More Subjects