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Manuscripts from the 1700s (18th Century)

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1700s
Name of creator  Date (yyyy-mm-dd)  Title  Place  Accession number 
Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820  1797-12-07  Land Agreement  Mason County (?)  080531-21 
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821  1787-02-24  Elias Boudinot letter to James Parker  Elizabethtown (N.J.)  071025-06 
Bourne, J. (?)  1793-11-28  J. Bourne Letter  Philadelphia, PA  080531-20 
Butler, Pierce, 1744-1822  1795-10-21  Letter from Pierce Butler to John Ross  Unknown  080616-39 
Charles Hull, South Carolina, George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760  1722-05-08  South Carolina colonial record, Court of Common Pleas, signed by Charles Hull  South Carolina  080425-58 
Colb, Peter (?)  1782-06-01  Statement of money owed to Mr. Amherst Bartlett  Connecticut  080601-07 
Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805  1796-06-06  Charles Cornwallis letter  Whitehall  080415-90 
Curtis, Ephraim  1778-12-09  Receipt signed by Ephraim Curtis  Worcester (Mass.)  080416-09 
Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824  1796-04-28  "Articles of Agreement of Partnership"  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  080601-13 
Deane, Silas, 1737-1789  1761-01-20  Indenture signed by Silas Deane  Conn.  080415-91 
Doolittle, Ephraim  1781-12-07  Request for funds, signed by Ephraim Doolittle  Worcester (Ma.)  070429-28 
Elijah Hauton, George Shayer, Jacob Ellison, Henry Chase, Jon Willington, Daniel Norvell, ect.  1784-09-08  "The Petition of a Number of Prisoners in Worcester Goal to the Honorable Court"  Worcester  080616-58 
Ellsworth, Oliver, 1745-1807  1778-05-22  Ellsworth Oliver Letter  Unknown  080502-43 
Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787  1769-12-04  Thomas Gage letter to Andrew Simpson  New York (N.Y.)  071025-04 
Gridley, Richard, ca. 1710-1796  1771-06-25  Richard Gridley Testimony  Unknown  080502-41 
Grimké, John Fauchereaud, 1752-1819  1789-05-21  Warrant for John Hamilton signed by John F. Grimke  Charleston (S.C.)  071025-08 
Hall, Lyman, 1724-1790  1785-06-16  Affadavitt, signed by Lyman Hall  unknown  070428-37 
Harrison, Benjamin, ca. 1726-1791  1782-06-01  Land grant to Andrew Hynes, signed by Benjamin Harrison  Richmond (Va.)  071101-11 
Harrison, Benjamin, ca. 1726-1791  1784-04-03  Benjamin Harrison letter  Richmond (Va.)  071023-02 
Hart, John, 1733-1790 (?)  1767-04-09  "An Inventory of the Goods and Chattels Rights and Credits of John McCery of Amwell…"  Amwell, NJ (?)  080617-04 
Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809  1788-03-18  Warrant signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr.  Charleston, SC  080617-05 
Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809; Huger, Isaac, 1742 or 3-1797  1786-05-23  Warrant/summons, signed by Thomas Heyward and Isaac Huger  Charleston (S.C.)  080428-59 
Houghton, Ezra (?)  1776-05-28  Legal Agreement  Worcester  080616-57 
Huger, Isaac, 1742 or 3-1797  1785-03-01  Warrant signed by Isaac Huger  Charleston, SC  080601-06 
Jay, John, 1745-1829  1785-04-28  Letter from John Jay to John Dickenson  "Office of Foreign Affairs"  080601-01 
Johnston, Samuel; Joseph Hewes  1767-09-21  Bill made out to Samuel Johnston, signed by Joseph Hewes  Edenton (N.C.?)  080420-09 
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792  1778-10-25  Henry Laurens letter  Philadelphia, (Pa.)  080420-01 
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792  1777-04-12  Letter from Henry Laurens  Savannah (Ga.)  080428-77 
Lee, Charles, 1706-1799  1785-05-31  Legal Document prepared by Charles Lee  Stafford County, Virginia  080617-10 
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818  1758-05-31  Henry Lee Letter  Richmond, VA  080502-31 
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818  1779-04-24  Henry Lee receipt  unknown  080418-04 
Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794  1762-12-15  Letter from Richard Henry Lee to an unnamed Colonel  Williamsburg, VA  080601-04 
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810  1796-10-13  Letter from Benjamin Lincoln  Boston, Massachusetts  080601-08 
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810  1768-11-25  Letter from Benjamin Lincoln, Jr. to William Palfrey  Wingham (?)  080616-50 
Livingston, Robert  1734-03-19  Robert Livingston letter  South Carolina  071101-09 
Morgan, Daniel, 1736-1802  1792-04-23  Letter from Daniel Morgan to Henry Knox  Unknown  080616-92 
Morgan, Daniel, 1736-1802  1777-06-10  Receipt for a gun, signed by Daniel Morgan  Virginia  080617-01 
Moultrie, William, 1730-1805  1794-08-04  Land Grant to Robert Brodie and his heirs  Charleston, SC  080616-89 
Mr. Ebenezer  1792-07-24  Mr. Ebenezer receipt  Mansfield  080415-02 
Parker, Peter  1777-04-06  Letter from Peter Parker to Nicholas Cook  Chatham (R.I.)  080428-78 
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825  1797-10-02  Letter from Charles Cotesworth Pinckney to "Mr. Gerry"  Paris, France  080616-90 
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825  1791-06-26  Charles Cotesworth Pinckney letter  unknown  080420-04 
Price, Jonas; Cook, Elijah; Parker, Thomas; Davenport, Charles, etc.  1741-08-??  "Petition of Jonas Price and others"  Worcester  080616-61 
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800  1786-08-29  John Rutledge letter  Charleston (S.C.)  080420-10 
Salter, John (?)  1792-07-28  Agreement concerning money  Unknown  080531-25 
Sevier, John, 1745-1815  1778-09-15  John Sevier letter  N.C.  080425-38 
Sevier, John, 1745-1815  1779-11-24  Court order signed by Sevier, John, 1745-1815  Washington County (N.C.)  070428-12 
Sevier, John, 1745-1815, South Carolina  1779-11-  Court order/warrant, signed by John Sevier  unclear  071025-01 
Shaylor, Lucinda  1793-08-06  Lucinda Shaylor certificate  Wallingford  080415-01 
Simons, J.  1795-05-13  J. Simons letter  Clear Spring ??  080425-30 
South Carolina, George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760, John Lining  1748-07-05 (both)  Two (2) South Carolina colonial documents, signed by John Lining  South Carolina  080428-84 
South Carolina, Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809  1788-03-18  Warrant for John Withers, signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr.  Charleston (S.C.)  071107-01 
South Carolina, Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809  1787-07-04  Warrant for Charles Drayton, signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr.  Charleston (S.C.)  071101-13 
South Carolina, Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809  1786-07-04  Warrant for Richard Shaw, signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr.  Charleston (S.C.)  071128-12 
South Carolina, Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809  1788-08-12  Warrant signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr.  Charleston (S.C.)  080420-08 
South Carolina, Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825  1785-03-16  Warrant for John Abercromby, signed by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney  Charleston (S.C.)  071128-13 
Taylor, William  1714-06-14  Legal document, signed by William Taylor  Boston (Mass.)  080314-11 
Todd, Levi  1782-11-14  Application, signed by Levi Todd  Fayette County  070428-40 
Unclear  1785-19-16  Prisoner's List, Worcester, Massachusetts  Worcester, Massachusetts  080616-29 
United States, Continental Congress; Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824  1777-01-17  Record of the Continental Congress, signed by Charles Thompson  Philadelphia?  071029-09 
Unknown  1791-01-01  "Invoice of goods shipped onboard the Stoop Lydia bound for George Town"  Charleston, SC  080616-09 
Unknown  1785-06-14  "Names of the Prisoners Confined in the Common Goal in Worcester"  Worcester  080616-59 
Unknown  1783-12-08  "List of services performed and money due, County of Worcester to Ignatius Goulding"  Worcester  080616-62 
Unknown  1765-02-15  Jury Summons  Worcester, Massachusetts  080430-01 
Varick, Richard, 1753-1831  1793-03-04  1793 Liquor Licence  New York, NY  080430-08 
Virginia, Lee, Henry, 1756-1818  1793-05-15  Appointment of James McVey, signed by Henry Lee  Richmond (Va.)  080420-07 
Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796  1783-11-15  Letter from Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796 to Gist, Mordecai, 1743-1792  Charleston (S.C.)  070425-78 
Wilder, Abel  1784-06-10  Report and request for new jail, signed by Abel Wilder  Worcester (Ma.)  070429-27 
Witherspoon, John, 1723-1794  1788-06-07  John Witherspoon letter to Thomas Fitzsimons and Christopher Gadsden  Princeton (N.J.)  080415-95 
Witherspoon, John, 1723-1794  1787-10-03  Letter from John Witherspoon to Thomas Fitzsimons  Princeton (N.J.)  080428-61 
Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797  1788-11-03  Letter from Oilver Wolcott to John Lawrence  Litchfield  080421-52 
Wood, James; Curtis Johnson, Commonwealth of Virginia  1797-09-20  Land grant to Curtis Johnson, signed by James Wood  Richmond (Va.)  080415-98 

 

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1700s
Date (yyyy-mm-dd)  Creator (Last, First, life dates)  Title  Place  Accession number 
1714-06-14  Taylor, William  Legal document, signed by William Taylor  Boston (Mass.)  080314-11 
1722-05-08  Charles Hull, South Carolina, George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760  South Carolina colonial record, Court of Common Pleas, signed by Charles Hull  South Carolina  080425-58 
1734-03-19  Livingston, Robert  Robert Livingston letter  South Carolina  071101-09 
1741-08-??  Price, Jonas; Cook, Elijah; Parker, Thomas; Davenport, Charles, etc.  "Petition of Jonas Price and others"  Worcester  080616-61 
1748-07-05 (both)  South Carolina, George II, King of Great Britain, 1683-1760, John Lining  Two (2) South Carolina colonial documents, signed by John Lining  South Carolina  080428-84 
1758-05-31  Lee, Henry, 1756-1818  Henry Lee Letter  Richmond, VA  080502-31 
1761-01-20  Deane, Silas, 1737-1789  Indenture signed by Silas Deane  Conn.  080415-91 
1762-12-15  Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794  Letter from Richard Henry Lee to an unnamed Colonel  Williamsburg, VA  080601-04 
1765-02-15  Unknown  Jury Summons  Worcester, Massachusetts  080430-01 
1767-04-09  Hart, John, 1733-1790 (?)  "An Inventory of the Goods and Chattels Rights and Credits of John McCery of Amwell…"  Amwell, NJ (?)  080617-04 
1767-09-21  Johnston, Samuel; Joseph Hewes  Bill made out to Samuel Johnston, signed by Joseph Hewes  Edenton (N.C.?)  080420-09 
1768-11-25  Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810  Letter from Benjamin Lincoln, Jr. to William Palfrey  Wingham (?)  080616-50 
1769-12-04  Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787  Thomas Gage letter to Andrew Simpson  New York (N.Y.)  071025-04 
1771-06-25  Gridley, Richard, ca. 1710-1796  Richard Gridley Testimony  Unknown  080502-41 
1776-05-28  Houghton, Ezra (?)  Legal Agreement  Worcester  080616-57 
1777-01-17  United States, Continental Congress; Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824  Record of the Continental Congress, signed by Charles Thompson  Philadelphia?  071029-09 
1777-04-06  Parker, Peter  Letter from Peter Parker to Nicholas Cook  Chatham (R.I.)  080428-78 
1777-04-12  Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792  Letter from Henry Laurens  Savannah (Ga.)  080428-77 
1777-06-10  Morgan, Daniel, 1736-1802  Receipt for a gun, signed by Daniel Morgan  Virginia  080617-01 
1778-05-22  Ellsworth, Oliver, 1745-1807  Ellsworth Oliver Letter  Unknown  080502-43 
1778-09-15  Sevier, John, 1745-1815  John Sevier letter  N.C.  080425-38 
1778-10-25  Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792  Henry Laurens letter  Philadelphia, (Pa.)  080420-01 
1778-12-09  Curtis, Ephraim  Receipt signed by Ephraim Curtis  Worcester (Mass.)  080416-09 
1779-04-24  Lee, Henry, 1756-1818  Henry Lee receipt  unknown  080418-04 
1779-11-  Sevier, John, 1745-1815, South Carolina  Court order/warrant, signed by John Sevier  unclear  071025-01 
1779-11-24  Sevier, John, 1745-1815  Court order signed by Sevier, John, 1745-1815  Washington County (N.C.)  070428-12 
1781-12-07  Doolittle, Ephraim  Request for funds, signed by Ephraim Doolittle  Worcester (Ma.)  070429-28 
1782-06-01  Colb, Peter (?)  Statement of money owed to Mr. Amherst Bartlett  Connecticut  080601-07 
1782-06-01  Harrison, Benjamin, ca. 1726-1791  Land grant to Andrew Hynes, signed by Benjamin Harrison  Richmond (Va.)  071101-11 
1782-11-14  Todd, Levi  Application, signed by Levi Todd  Fayette County  070428-40 
1783-11-15  Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796  Letter from Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796 to Gist, Mordecai, 1743-1792  Charleston (S.C.)  070425-78 
1783-12-08  Unknown  "List of services performed and money due, County of Worcester to Ignatius Goulding"  Worcester  080616-62 
1784-04-03  Harrison, Benjamin, ca. 1726-1791  Benjamin Harrison letter  Richmond (Va.)  071023-02 
1784-06-10  Wilder, Abel  Report and request for new jail, signed by Abel Wilder  Worcester (Ma.)  070429-27 
1784-09-08  Elijah Hauton, George Shayer, Jacob Ellison, Henry Chase, Jon Willington, Daniel Norvell, ect.  "The Petition of a Number of Prisoners in Worcester Goal to the Honorable Court"  Worcester  080616-58 
1785-03-01  Huger, Isaac, 1742 or 3-1797  Warrant signed by Isaac Huger  Charleston, SC  080601-06 
1785-03-16  South Carolina, Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825  Warrant for John Abercromby, signed by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney  Charleston (S.C.)  071128-13 
1785-04-28  Jay, John, 1745-1829  Letter from John Jay to John Dickenson  "Office of Foreign Affairs"  080601-01 
1785-05-31  Lee, Charles, 1706-1799  Legal Document prepared by Charles Lee  Stafford County, Virginia  080617-10 
1785-06-14  Unknown  "Names of the Prisoners Confined in the Common Goal in Worcester"  Worcester  080616-59 
1785-06-16  Hall, Lyman, 1724-1790  Affadavitt, signed by Lyman Hall  unknown  070428-37 
1785-19-16  Unclear  Prisoner's List, Worcester, Massachusetts  Worcester, Massachusetts  080616-29 
1786-05-23  Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809; Huger, Isaac, 1742 or 3-1797  Warrant/summons, signed by Thomas Heyward and Isaac Huger  Charleston (S.C.)  080428-59 
1786-07-04  South Carolina, Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809  Warrant for Richard Shaw, signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr.  Charleston (S.C.)  071128-12 
1786-08-29  Rutledge, John, 1739-1800  John Rutledge letter  Charleston (S.C.)  080420-10 
1787-02-24  Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821  Elias Boudinot letter to James Parker  Elizabethtown (N.J.)  071025-06 
1787-07-04  South Carolina, Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809  Warrant for Charles Drayton, signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr.  Charleston (S.C.)  071101-13 
1787-10-03  Witherspoon, John, 1723-1794  Letter from John Witherspoon to Thomas Fitzsimons  Princeton (N.J.)  080428-61 
1788-03-18  South Carolina, Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809  Warrant for John Withers, signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr.  Charleston (S.C.)  071107-01 
1788-03-18  Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809  Warrant signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr.  Charleston, SC  080617-05 
1788-06-07  Witherspoon, John, 1723-1794  John Witherspoon letter to Thomas Fitzsimons and Christopher Gadsden  Princeton (N.J.)  080415-95 
1788-08-12  South Carolina, Heyward, Thomas, 1746-1809  Warrant signed by Thomas Heyward, Jr.  Charleston (S.C.)  080420-08 
1788-11-03  Wolcott, Oliver, 1726-1797  Letter from Oilver Wolcott to John Lawrence  Litchfield  080421-52 
1789-05-21  Grimké, John Fauchereaud, 1752-1819  Warrant for John Hamilton signed by John F. Grimke  Charleston (S.C.)  071025-08 
1791-01-01  Unknown  "Invoice of goods shipped onboard the Stoop Lydia bound for George Town"  Charleston, SC  080616-09 
1791-06-26  Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825  Charles Cotesworth Pinckney letter  unknown  080420-04 
1792-04-23  Morgan, Daniel, 1736-1802  Letter from Daniel Morgan to Henry Knox  Unknown  080616-92 
1792-07-24  Mr. Ebenezer  Mr. Ebenezer receipt  Mansfield  080415-02 
1792-07-28  Salter, John (?)  Agreement concerning money  Unknown  080531-25 
1793-03-04  Varick, Richard, 1753-1831  1793 Liquor Licence  New York, NY  080430-08 
1793-05-15  Virginia, Lee, Henry, 1756-1818  Appointment of James McVey, signed by Henry Lee  Richmond (Va.)  080420-07 
1793-08-06  Shaylor, Lucinda  Lucinda Shaylor certificate  Wallingford  080415-01 
1793-11-28  Bourne, J. (?)  J. Bourne Letter  Philadelphia, PA  080531-20 
1794-08-04  Moultrie, William, 1730-1805  Land Grant to Robert Brodie and his heirs  Charleston, SC  080616-89 
1795-05-13  Simons, J.  J. Simons letter  Clear Spring ??  080425-30 
1795-10-21  Butler, Pierce, 1744-1822  Letter from Pierce Butler to John Ross  Unknown  080616-39 
1796-04-28  Dayton, Jonathan, 1760-1824  "Articles of Agreement of Partnership"  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  080601-13 
1796-06-06  Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805  Charles Cornwallis letter  Whitehall  080415-90 
1796-10-13  Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810  Letter from Benjamin Lincoln  Boston, Massachusetts  080601-08 
1797-09-20  Wood, James; Curtis Johnson, Commonwealth of Virginia  Land grant to Curtis Johnson, signed by James Wood  Richmond (Va.)  080415-98 
1797-10-02  Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825  Letter from Charles Cotesworth Pinckney to "Mr. Gerry"  Paris, France  080616-90 
1797-12-07  Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820  Land Agreement  Mason County (?)  080531-21