Manuscripts

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Welcome to our Manuscript Collection. Here you will find a variety of historical manuscripts that can use in your research.

 

[Manuscript] Invoice of food stores hidden at Reading church (1775)

Invoice of food stores hidden at Reading church by Nathaniel Bancroft ...
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[Manuscript] Opinion regarding the right of free African Americans to hold real property (1771)

Opinion regarding the right of free African Americans to hold real property by Nicholas Waln, 1742-1813; ...
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[Manuscript] Letter asking for water and flour (1775)

Letter asking for water and flour. by St. Clair, Arthur, 1734-1818; ...
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[Manuscript] Indictment of Thomas Preston, William Wemms, James Hartegan, William McCauley, Hugh White… (1770)

Indictment of Thomas Preston, William Wemms, James Hartegan, William McCauley, Hugh White, Mathew Killroy, William Warren, John Carroll, and Hugh ...
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[Manuscript] The indictment of Thomas Preston and others… (1770)

The indictment of Thomas Preston and others for the murder of Crispus Attucks in the Boston Massacre. by Massachusetts. Superior ...
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[Manuscript] A larum list under the Command of Capt. Martin Gay (1769)

A larum list under the Command of Capt. Martin Gay. by Martin Gay, b. 1726 ...
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[Manuscript] Letter to John Thaxter about French fleet at Newport, Boston’s defenses, and currency (1778)

Letter to John Thaxter about French fleet at Newport, Boston’s defenses, and currency by Abigail Adams, 1744-1818; John Thaxter, 1721-1802, ...
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[Manuscript] Letter to Boston town meeting saying he (Thomas Hutchinson) is unable to do anything about tea shipments (1773)

Letter to Boston town meeting saying he is unable to do anything about tea shipments by Thomas Hutchinson, 1740-1811; Boston ...
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[Manuscript] Letter to John Hancock, about the Battle of Freeman’s Farm and casualties (1777)

Letter to John Hancock, about the Battle of Freeman’s Farm and casualties. by Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806; Hancock, John, 1737-1793 recipient ...
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[Manuscript] Letter to James Bowdoin and others about English reactions of the Boston Massacre (1770)

Letter to James Bowdoin and others about English reactions of the Boston Massacre. by Bollan, William, d. 1776; Bowdoin, James, ...
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[Manuscript] Approximately 1,000 receipts for supplies issued to state ships and units. (1778/9)

Approximately 1,000 receipts for supplies issued to state ships and units. by Massachusetts. Commissary General ...
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[Manuscript] Letter to Gen. Seth Pomeroy about Ticonderoga, Stockbridge Indians, and Benedict Arnold’s recruits (1775)

Letter to Gen. Seth Pomeroy about Ticonderoga, Stockbridge Indians, and Benedict Arnold’s recruits by Allan, Thomas, 1743-1810; Pomeroy, Seth, 1706-1777, ...
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