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Creator:Adams, Daniel J.
Title:Daniel J. Adams letter
Date(s):1782
Call No:MSS 0098, F0001
Abstract:Letter from Daniel Adams to Walter Stone, Financier's office, Philadelphia, concerning the collection of rent from a tenant, personal details about the health of Adams' family members, as well as[...] Adams' interest in procuring wholesale produce from the West Indies.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--18th century
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:Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898
Title:Thomas Francis Bayard letters
Date(s):1829-1896
Call No:MSS 0098, F0005
Abstract:Two handwritten letters from Thomas Francis Bayard, written on letterhead of the Embassy of the United States, London; one thanking "Ginn & Co" for a copy of a book, [...] the other about Bayard's interest in George Washington. Also included is a photcopy of a letter discussing Bayard's upcoming travel plans and thanking and acknowledging the receiver's recent hospitality.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856
Title:John Middleton Clayton letter to William M. Whiting Boardman
Date(s):1830
Call No:MSS 0098, F0006
Abstract:One handwritten letter, accompanied by a typed version, from Senator John Middleton Clayton (Whig-Delaware) to W. M. Boardman, detailing a bit of Clayton's personal history as well as his reasons[...] for becoming interested in politics. Also included is a typed transcription of Clayton's letter.
Subjects:Kent County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856
Title:John Middleton Clayton letter to Crawford
Date(s):1854
Call No:MSS 0098, F0007
Abstract:Handwritten letter from U.S. Senator John Middleton Clayton (Whig-Delaware), requesting a violin bow from Crawford, along with a brief refernce to politics in Delaware.
Subjects:Delaware--History--19th century
Creator:Auchincloss, W. S. (William Stuart), 1842-1928
Title:William Stuart Auchincloss letter to Wistar Morris
Date(s):1876
Call No:MSS 0098, F0024
Abstract:A handwritten letter from Jackson & Sharp Company Vice President William Auchincloss to Philadelphia lawyer Wistar Morris, regarding an enclosed write up by Auchincloss on his trip to South America.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Coleman, Leighton, 1837-1907
Title:Right Reverend Leighton Coleman letter to L. W. Wells
Date(s):1892
Call No:MSS 0098, F0026
Abstract:One handwritten letter by Frances E. Coleman, on behalf of Right Reverend Leighton Coleman, Bishop of the Delaware Diocese, concerning Leighton's illness and the denial of a request by a[...] Mr. Betts to use one of the diocese's churches.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Du Pont, Alice, 1863-1937
Title:Alice Coleman du Pont letter to Ellen C. du Pont Meeds
Date(s):1934
Call No:MSS 0098, F0029
Abstract:A typed letter from Alice Coleman du Pont to her daughter, Ellen du Pont Meeds, concerning an enclosed book on the geneaology of the Du Pont family.
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--20th century
Creator:Kimball, E. L.
Title:E. L. Kimball letter to Julian Janvier
Date(s):1882
Call No:MSS 0098, F0032
Abstract:Letter from E. L. Kimball to Julian Janvier about the publication of Janvier's book on "the game" (draughts or checkers).
Subjects:New Castle County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:Houston, Robert A.
Title:Robert A. Houston letter to Thomas Stockton
Date(s):1841
Call No:MSS 0098, F0037
Abstract:Letter from Robert A. Houston to Thomas Stockton, future governor of the state of Delaware, regarding the controversial appointment of Houston to an unnamed office in Delaware.
Subjects:Sussex County (Del.)--History--19th century
Creator:McLane, Louis, 1786-1857
Title:Louis McLane letter to Pere Biddle
Date(s):1824
Call No:MSS 0098, F0040
Abstract:Diplomat, cabinet member, and Delaware politician Louis McLane sent this one-page signed and handwritten letter to his landlord Pere Biddle concerning improvements to his rental property on December 4, 1824.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Peters, Richard, 1743-1828
Title:Richard Peters letter to George Stevenson
Date(s):1747
Call No:MSS 0098, F0041
Abstract:Provincial Secretary of Pennsylvania Richard Peters wrote this one-page handwritten and signed letter to surveyor George Stevenson requesting a survey of land in St. Georges Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware,[...] for Leonard Humphrys on May 16, 1747.
Subjects:New Castle (Del.)
Creator:Björk, Ericus
Title:Ericus Björk letter to Carl Wistrom
Date(s):1711
Call No:MSS 0098, F0043
Abstract:First pastor of Old Swedes' Church Rev. Ericus Björk handwrote this one-page letter indicating receipt of several hundred books from King Charles XII of Sweden and acknowledging setbacks faced by[...] the Swedes as they fought Russia in the Great Northern War in this letter dated May 3, 1711.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:Bates, Martin W. (Martin Waltham), 1786-1869
Title:Martin Waltham Bates letter to Joseph Boyd
Date(s):1858
Call No:MSS 0098, F0047
Abstract:Handwritten autograph letter from Delaware Senator Martin Waltham Bates to Joseph Boyd, complying with his request for an autograph on January 30, 1858.
Subjects:Dover (Del.)
Creator:Booth, James, 1753-1828
Title:James Booth letter to John Clark
Date(s):1777
Call No:MSS 0098, F0051
Abstract:Handwritten document by Revolutionary War patriot, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court, and Delaware Secretary of State James Booth to Governor of Delaware John Clark, certifying that Peter Stallup[...] was elected as one of the constables of Newcastle Hundred during the August sessions of 1777.
Subjects:New Castle (Del.)
Creator:McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817
Title:John Dickinson and Thomas McKean letter to Caesar Rodney
Date(s):1779
Call No:MSS 0098, F0054
Abstract:Founding Father of the United States and politician John Dickinson along with Delegate to the Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of Independence Thomas McKean wrote to President of[...] Delaware Caesar Rodney concerning the capture of sixty-four prisoners aboard the British sloop-of-war, Harlem, and requesting the appointment of a sufficient guard to take them into custody in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 1779.
Subjects:Philadelphia (Pa.) | United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Creator:Dickinson, John, 1732-1808
Title:John Dickinson letter to Tench Coxe
Date(s):1788
Call No:MSS 0098, F0055
Abstract:Founding Father of the United States and politician John Dickinson sent this letter to American political economist and Pennsylvania Delegate to the Continental Congress Tench Coxe expressing gratitude for his[...] reply accompanied with an etched profile portrait of Dickinson sent on July 5, 1788.
Subjects:Wilmington (Del.)
Creator:McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817
Title:Thomas McKean letter to George Clinton
Date(s):1781
Call No:MSS 0098, F0056
Abstract:Delegate to the Continental Congress and Governor of Pennsylvania Thomas McKean sent a handwritten letter to Governor of New York George Clinton enclosing two acts of Congress dated August 31,[...] and September 14, 1781, relating to the powers of the Consular and Vice Consular.
Subjects:Philadelphia (Pa.)
Creator:Read, George, 1733-1798
Title:George Read letter to William and Samuel McAntier
Date(s):1786
Call No:MSS 0098, F0057
Abstract:Delaware signer of the Declaration of Independence George Read penned this letter in his capacity as an attorney for William and Samuel McAntier concerning litigation triggered by a will that[...] disrupted the McAntier family. The letter refers exclusively to his actions in pursuing the case.
Subjects:White Clay Creek Hundred (Del.)
Creator:Rodney, Caesar, 1728-1784
Title:Caesar Rodney letter to Thomas Rodney
Date(s):1765
Call No:MSS 0098, F0058
Abstract:Continental Congressman from Delaware and signer of the Declaration of Independence Caesar Rodney wrote this handwritten letter to his younger brother and Continental Congressman from Delaware Thomas Rodney informing him[...] he will not be able to depart the assembly at New Castle, Delaware, until it convenes in eight or ten days on October 7, 1765.
Subjects:New York (State)
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