Collections tagged The Revolution and Early America

Practicing Law in the Early American Republic

Practicing Law in the Early American Republic

The papers offered here feature documents written by major figures from the American Revolutionary era. These include Samuel Chase, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and future Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court; President James Monroe and future president John...

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William Henry Harrison letters, 1811-1824.

William Henry Harrison letters, 1811-1824.

This collection consists of letters written to Colonel James Taylor and Major (later General) Thomas Bodley by General William Henry Harrison. The first letter, written to Taylor on Dec. 28, 1811, discusses the arrival of hospital stores at a military post. The other letters, written between...

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District Superior Court Records

District Superior Court Records

Collection Status: Temporarily Closed Due to Technical Difficulties Transcription Difficulty Rating: Expert About the Collection The supreme courts of justice system, in effect briefly from 1755 to 1759, served as the immediate predecessor and the pattern on which the district...

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The Courant

The Courant

Collection of the 1859 issues of The Courant Southern Literary Journal. Includes poems, short stories, serial novels, and essays.

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Virginia Revolutionary Conventions, 1774-1776

Virginia Revolutionary Conventions, 1774-1776

This collection contains the records of the five Virginia conventions that met before the creation of a new state government in 1776. The first convention was held at the Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg on May 30, 1774. Twenty-five members of the House of Burgesses gathered to protest the...

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Regulator Movement

Regulator Movement

Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection The Regulator Movement was a brief uprising in eastern North Carolina from 1768 to 1771, before the start of the American Revolution. North Carolinians...

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Revolutionary War Era

Revolutionary War Era

Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection The American Revolutionary War, 1775 to 1783, secured the independence of the United States of America from Great Britain and established a...

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Troop Rosters (1747-1893)

Troop Rosters (1747-1893)

Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection This collection is comprised of Troop Returns from the State Archives of North Carolina Military Collection. Troop Returns (1747-1893) include lists, returns,...

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General Assembly Session Records (1760-1762)

General Assembly Session Records (1760-1762)

Collection Status: Open for transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate/Experienced About the Collection The General Assembly Session Records digital collection features records of early North Carolina state legislatures found within the holdings of the State...

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Colonial North America: Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology

Colonial North America: Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology

Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...

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Colonial North America: Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

Colonial North America: Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...

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Colonial North America: Baker Library

Colonial North America: Baker Library

Colonial North America at Harvard Library provides access to remarkable and wide-ranging materials digitized as part of an ongoing, multi-year project. When complete, the project will make available to the world approximately 650,000 digitized pages of all known archival and manuscript materials...

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Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project

Margaret Bayard Smith Transcription Project

The Margaret Bayard Smith Digital Edition is a project to transcribe and annotate the more than 3,000 letters, diaries, and commonplace books, written by Smith during her lifetime (1778-1844). The manuscripts are owned by the Library of Congress and a handful of letters are held by other...

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