George Bancroft (1800-1891) was a noted American historian, diplomat, and public official, who also kept a home in Newport, Rhode Island. This collection contains one undated note to an unidentified recipient.
This collection consists of a facsimile letter of John Brown (1800-1859) to his cousin, Reverend Luther Humphrey in Charlestown, Virginia, in which he reflects upon his imprisonment and upcoming death sentence as a result of his raid on Harper’s Ferry.
This collection consists of one letter from Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), 18th President of the United States, to his friend regarding his plans for after his presidency and his opinion on the Election of 1876.
This collection consists of one letter with a commission from Thomas Jefferson (1742-1826) as Secretary of State to William Channing (1751-1793) of Newport, Rhode Island, appointing Channing as the United States attorney for Rhode Island.
This collection contains a printed oath filled in and signed at the Custom House at Newport, Rhode Island, certifying that Godfrey Malbone (1724-1785) and his brother John (1735-1795) were the owners of the brig
Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau letter of recommendation
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This collection consists of one letter of recommendation written by Comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807) regarding his recommendation for a soldier’s promotion in the French Army during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).