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Six Quatuors Pour Deux Violons, Alto Et Violoncello Obligé, Karl Friedrich Abel 1723-1787 Dec 1779

Six Quatuors Pour Deux Violons, Alto Et Violoncello Obligé, Karl Friedrich Abel 1723-1787

The Drs. Whitby Music Collection

"Dedies avec le plus profond respect a son altesse royale monseigneur le Prince de Prusse."

No. 1, E major -- No. 2, C major -- No. 3, Eb major -- No. 4, G major -- No. 5, F major -- No. 6, A major.


Deposition Regarding Land, Signed By Daniel Boone, David Morris, John Porter, Lewis Craig, Thomas Marshall. Mason County, Kentucky, 1797., Daniel Boone Dec 1779

Deposition Regarding Land, Signed By Daniel Boone, David Morris, John Porter, Lewis Craig, Thomas Marshall. Mason County, Kentucky, 1797., Daniel Boone

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Fragment of a deposition, a legal instrument, in which Daniel Boone appears to testify he had been present at the land in question in 1778.


Court Order Signed By John Sevier, John Sevier Nov 1779

Court Order Signed By John Sevier, John Sevier

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

John Sevier signs a court order as clerk of court in North Carolina to transport a George Howard to face charges of trespass brought by John Hamilton.

John Sevier gained fame for his role in the Revolutionary War Battle of Kings Mountain in 1780 and as a frontiersman.


Warrant For John King Signed By John Sevier. North Carolina, 1779., John Sevier Nov 1779

Warrant For John King Signed By John Sevier. North Carolina, 1779., John Sevier

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Sevier signs a warrant in Washington County, North Carolina for John King, who is meant to answer to a plea of trover - wrongful taking of personal property - brought by plaintiff James M. Carmick (or James McCarmick). 1779.


Receipt For £3090 Signed By Henry Lee, 1779., Henry Lee Apr 1779

Receipt For £3090 Signed By Henry Lee, 1779., Henry Lee

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Henry Lee notes receipt of £3090 from William Guss, 24 April 1779. Place unknown. Lee had the nickname "Light-Horse Harry" and was the father of U.S. officer and Confederate general Robert E. Lee.


Letter From Patrick Henry, Patrick Henry Apr 1779

Letter From Patrick Henry, Patrick Henry

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Permission for Brig Lady Howe to return to New York, signed by Patrick Henry, 1779.


Receipt For Payment To Ephraim Curtis For His Boarding Of Prisoner Levi Carter, Worcester, Massachusetts, March 19, 1779., Worcester County, Ephraim Curtis Mar 1779

Receipt For Payment To Ephraim Curtis For His Boarding Of Prisoner Levi Carter, Worcester, Massachusetts, March 19, 1779., Worcester County, Ephraim Curtis

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

This is a debit receipt indicating Ephraim Curtis' payment for the boarding of Levi Carter, who was "committed" by William Dunsmoor for desertion. Carter was boarded for 4 weeks and 3 days. Curtis is also paid for a "turning key."


Elias Boudinot Letter To James Parker On Legal Matters. Elizabethtown, N.J., 1787., Elias Boudinot Feb 1779

Elias Boudinot Letter To James Parker On Legal Matters. Elizabethtown, N.J., 1787., Elias Boudinot

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Boudinot, formerly of the Continental Congress, writes in his private capacity as a lawyer, touching on a number of cases.


5: 1779: Anne Dunbar To William Dunbar, Anne Dunbar Jan 1779

5: 1779: Anne Dunbar To William Dunbar, Anne Dunbar

William Dunbar Collection

1779: Anne Dunbar to William Dunbar


7: 1797 April: Margaret Dunbar To William Dunbar (New Orleans, America), Margaret Dunbar Dec 1778

7: 1797 April: Margaret Dunbar To William Dunbar (New Orleans, America), Margaret Dunbar

William Dunbar Collection

1797 April: Margaret Dunbar to William Dunbar (New Orleans, America)


Laudationem Funebrem Platonis Et Periclis Thucydidei, Johann Christoph Gottleber Dec 1778

Laudationem Funebrem Platonis Et Periclis Thucydidei, Johann Christoph Gottleber

Hermann Sauppe Library

No abstract provided.


Order To Pay David Bottom, Signed By Oliver Ellsworth, 1778., Oliver Ellsworth May 1778

Order To Pay David Bottom, Signed By Oliver Ellsworth, 1778., Oliver Ellsworth

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

This is an order on John Lawrence, Treasurer, to pay to David Bottom money due him and charge it to the State.


Warrant For Robert Shurley On A Charge Of Debt Brought By Jacob Brown. Signed By John Sevier, North Carolina, 1778., John Sevier Apr 1778

Warrant For Robert Shurley On A Charge Of Debt Brought By Jacob Brown. Signed By John Sevier, North Carolina, 1778., John Sevier

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

John Sevier, signing as clerk of court in Washington County, North Carolina, orders the sherriff to find and transport to court Robert Shurley so that he may answer to Jacob Brown on a plea of debt, specifically 12 pounds of "Virginia money" and 5 pounds damage.


Receipt For A Gun, Signed By Daniel Morgan, 1777., Daniel Morgan Jun 1777

Receipt For A Gun, Signed By Daniel Morgan, 1777., Daniel Morgan

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Daniel Morgan acknowledges receipt of a rifle from George Johnson of the Virginia Regiment for the use in the Partisan Corps under Morgan's command. Signed June 10, 1777.


Letter From Henry Laurens To General Mcintosh, Henry Laurens Apr 1777

Letter From Henry Laurens To General Mcintosh, Henry Laurens

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Letter of encouragement in reply to General McIntosh, signed Henry Laurens, dated April 12, 1777.


Letter From Peter Parker To Nicholas Cook Regarding American Prisoners. Rhode Island, 1777., Peter Parker Apr 1777

Letter From Peter Parker To Nicholas Cook Regarding American Prisoners. Rhode Island, 1777., Peter Parker

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Sir Peter Parker commanded the squadron at the unsuccessful attack on Fort Moultrie in Charleston, S.C. He aided Howe in the capture of N.Y and reduced R.I.


Receipt For 62 ₤10 Notes Paid To Samuel B. Webb By Capt. Edward Mulbley, 1777., Samuel Blatchley Webb Mar 1777

Receipt For 62 ₤10 Notes Paid To Samuel B. Webb By Capt. Edward Mulbley, 1777., Samuel Blatchley Webb

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Samuel Webb was Silas Deane's private secretary, then First Liet. of Chester's company in American Revolution. In 1776 he was appointed Washington's private secretary and aide-de-camp. In 1777 he was captured at the Battle of Long Island and wasn't released until 3 years later.


Record From The Second Continental Congress Ordering That The Secret Committee Produce A List Of Articles Ordered, Signed By Charles Thomson, January 17, 1777., United States. Continental Congress, Charles Thomson Jan 1777

Record From The Second Continental Congress Ordering That The Secret Committee Produce A List Of Articles Ordered, Signed By Charles Thomson, January 17, 1777., United States. Continental Congress, Charles Thomson

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Order that “the secret committee” produce a “list of the articles [....] which they have ordered in consequences of the directions of Congress distinguishing how much is arrived + what is expected.”


4: 1777 April 2: Anne Dunbar (Elgin) To William Dunbar (Richmond Settlement On The Mississippi), Anne Dunbar Jan 1777

4: 1777 April 2: Anne Dunbar (Elgin) To William Dunbar (Richmond Settlement On The Mississippi), Anne Dunbar

William Dunbar Collection

1777 April 2: Anne Dunbar (Elgin) to William Dunbar (Richmond Settlement on the Mississippi)


Blank Appointment Form Signed By Henry Laurens, Henry Laurens Jan 1777

Blank Appointment Form Signed By Henry Laurens, Henry Laurens

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Blank appointment form, signed Henry Laurens, President of Congress with attestation by Charles Thomson, includes engraved portrait of Laurens


God Arising And Pleading His People’S Cause ; Or The American War In Favor Of Liberty, Against The Measures And Arms Of Great Britain, Shewn To Be The Cause Of God (1777), Abraham Keteltas, Reiner Smolinski , Editor Jan 1777

God Arising And Pleading His People’S Cause ; Or The American War In Favor Of Liberty, Against The Measures And Arms Of Great Britain, Shewn To Be The Cause Of God (1777), Abraham Keteltas, Reiner Smolinski , Editor

Electronic Texts in American Studies

ABRAHAM KETELTAS (1732-98) was raised by Protestant parents in New York and New Rochelle, where he spent much of his time among the communities of Huguenots in the area. Becoming fluent in French early on, he later studied theology at Yale, where he earned his degree in 1752, followed by his preacher’s license in 1756. From 1757 until his dismissal in 1760, Keteltas supplied the pulpit of the Presbyterian church in Elizabethtown, New Jersey. He then served as an itinerant preacher to the Dutch and Huguenot parishes in Jamaica and Long Island, New York, where he gained much popular ...


Note Granting Lieut. Samuel Dogget Leave For A Month. Signed By Horatio Gates, Ticonderoga, New York, 1776., Horatio Gates, Continental Army Sep 1776

Note Granting Lieut. Samuel Dogget Leave For A Month. Signed By Horatio Gates, Ticonderoga, New York, 1776., Horatio Gates, Continental Army

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Lieutenant Doggett is granted one month's leave in September of 1776. At the time this note was written Gates was headquartered at Ticonderoga, New York.


Order To Pay Soldiers, Signed By Oliver Ellsworth, January 1776., Oliver Ellsworth Jan 1776

Order To Pay Soldiers, Signed By Oliver Ellsworth, January 1776., Oliver Ellsworth

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

Oliver Ellsworth instructs addressee to pay soldiers returning to camp, January 1776.


3: 1776 July 24: Anne Dunbar (Elgin) To William Dunbar (Richmond Settlement On The Mississippi), Anne Dunbar Jan 1776

3: 1776 July 24: Anne Dunbar (Elgin) To William Dunbar (Richmond Settlement On The Mississippi), Anne Dunbar

William Dunbar Collection

1776 July 24: Anne Dunbar (Elgin) to William Dunbar (Richmond Settlement on the Mississippi).


A Charge On The Rise Of The American Empire (1776), William Henry Drayton, Reiner Smolinski , Editor Jan 1776

A Charge On The Rise Of The American Empire (1776), William Henry Drayton, Reiner Smolinski , Editor

Electronic Texts in American Studies

WILLIAM HENRY DRAYTON (1742–79), chief justice of South Carolina, Revolutionary leader, and wealthy plantation owner, was born near Charlestown. His family on both sides were wealthy planters and prominent politicians, enabling young William Henry to study in London and Oxford. Upon his return he married a South Carolina heiress, turned to politics, and was elected to the Assembly. Drayton championed the cause of British interest in the colonies and opposed such popular measures as the non-importation movement while defending the rights of the individual. Upon loosing his seat in the Assembly, Drayton left for England and returned shortly thereafter ...


The Church’S Flight Into The Wilderness: An Address On The Times, Containing Some Very Interesting And Important Observations On Scripture Prophecies (1776), Samuel Sherwood A. M., Reiner Smolinski , Editor Jan 1776

The Church’S Flight Into The Wilderness: An Address On The Times, Containing Some Very Interesting And Important Observations On Scripture Prophecies (1776), Samuel Sherwood A. M., Reiner Smolinski , Editor

Electronic Texts in American Studies

Sherwood’s most popular sermon is his much cited The Church’s Flight into the Wilderness: An Address on the Times, containing Some very interesting and important Observations on Scripture Prophecies (1776)—here republished courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society. Delivering his oration in January 1776 in the presence of Gov. John Hancock, Sherwood freely mixes millenarian metaphors and political ideology to incite his listeners to action. Like many of his predecessors, Sherwood readily adapts the mythology of New England’s Puritan past to fit the new situation. The apocalyptic flight of the Woman into the howling wilderness of America ...


Lausus Und Lydie, Sophie Eleonore Von Kortzfleisch Dec 1775

Lausus Und Lydie, Sophie Eleonore Von Kortzfleisch

Drama and Film

No abstract provided.


Ten Pound (£10) Note Of South Carolina Currency, 1775., Provincial Congress Of South Carolina, Gideon Dupont, Edward Blake, Thomas Corbett, Aaron Loocock, William Parker May 1775

Ten Pound (£10) Note Of South Carolina Currency, 1775., Provincial Congress Of South Carolina, Gideon Dupont, Edward Blake, Thomas Corbett, Aaron Loocock, William Parker

Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection

This South Carolina certificate no. 36967 "entitles the bearer to Ten Pounds Current Money." Signed by Gideon Dupont, Aaron Loocock, Thomas Corbett, William Parker, and Edward Blake.


2: 1775 November 19: Margaret Dunbar (Elgin) To William Dunbar, "My Dear Brother" ("Planter In Richmond Settlement On The Mississippi"), Margaret Dunbar (Elgin) Jan 1775

2: 1775 November 19: Margaret Dunbar (Elgin) To William Dunbar, "My Dear Brother" ("Planter In Richmond Settlement On The Mississippi"), Margaret Dunbar (Elgin)

William Dunbar Collection

Correspondence in 1775 November 19, from Margaret Dunbar (Elgin) to William Dunbar, concerning the death of their sister, Nelly.


Some Strictures Upon The Sacred Story Recorded In The Book Of Esther (1775), Oliver Noble M.A., Reiner Smolinski , Editor Jan 1775

Some Strictures Upon The Sacred Story Recorded In The Book Of Esther (1775), Oliver Noble M.A., Reiner Smolinski , Editor

Electronic Texts in American Studies

Oliver Noble (1733/4–92) was born in Hebron, Connecticut, and graduated from Yale in 1757, but stayed on as a tutor until he received his second degree in 1759. Later that same year, he was ordained a minister in South Coventry, Connecticut, but disagreements with his congregation led to his dismissal in 1761. Noble’s abilities as a preacher must have been well known, for his next installment occurred in 1762 at a church in Newburyport, Massachusetts, where he preached from the pulpit of the fifth parish until 1784. Again dismissed, Noble moved to Newcastle, New Hampshire, six months ...