Papers, 1769-1866. (Archival material, 1769) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Papers, 1769-1866.

Author: Muhlenberg Family.
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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These papers include miscellaneous letters, letterbooks, books, certificates, and diplomas of various members of the family. Among them are photostats of letters and papers to and from General John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg and officers of the Continental Army on military affairs in the Southern Department during the American Revolution (1772-1804); photostats of letters to Albert Gallatin, Nathanael Greene, Edward
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Genre/Form: Letterbooks
Certificates
Diaries
Diplomas
Journals (notebooks)
Named Person: William Alexander; Stephen Elliott; Albert Gallatin; Nathanael Greene; Henry Muhlenberg; Henry A Muhlenberg; Henry Melchior Muhlenberg; Winthrop Sargent; Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin Steuben, Baron von; George Washington; Edward Hand; John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg; George Washington; Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin Steuben, Baron von; Winthrop Sargent; Henry Melchior Muhlenberg; Henry A Muhlenberg; Henry Muhlenberg; Albert Gallatin; Stephen Elliott; William Alexander
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Muhlenberg Family.
OCLC Number: 122489516
Description: approximately 100 items

Abstract:

These papers include miscellaneous letters, letterbooks, books, certificates, and diplomas of various members of the family. Among them are photostats of letters and papers to and from General John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg and officers of the Continental Army on military affairs in the Southern Department during the American Revolution (1772-1804); photostats of letters to Albert Gallatin, Nathanael Greene, Edward Hand, Winthrop Sargent, Baron von Steuben, William Alexander, and George Washington; photostat of General Muhlenberg's journal of trips to the Ohio (1784, 1797); photostats of letters and notes of Gotthilf H.E. Muhlenberg, including a diary kept at Halle (1771), and extracts of thirty letters to Stephen Elliott of Beaufort and Charleston, South Carolina (1808-1815); photostats of letters of Henry A. Muhlenberg about his biography of General Muhlenberg (1848-1849); and photostats of letters of Henry Melchior Muhlenberg (1711-1787).

Also included is an original letterbook of Peter Muhlenberg, paymaster of the United States Army, kept at Augusta and Savannah, Georgia (1836-1842).

Also included in this collection are original certificates and diplomas, including G.H.E. Muhlenberg's diploma from Halle (1769); General Muhlenberg's certificate of membership in the Order of the Cincinnati (1785); civil and military commissions signed by Presidents Jefferson, Madison, Jackson.

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