Category Archives: Revolutionary War

Morton, Robert

Robert Morton diary, 1777–1778. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Robert Morton Robert Morton, son of Samuel and Phebe Lewis Morton (later Pemberton), was born October 30, 1760. He married Hannah Pemberton October 14, 1784, and he died August 17, … Continue reading

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Willis, Merville

Merville Willis collection on USS Oliver Cromwell, 1955–1984. 1 box (0.2 linear feet). About Merville Willis Merville Willis was head naval architect at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation of Camden, New Jersey, from 1955 to 1967 and at Sun Shipbuilding … Continue reading

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General Greene (Ship) and Industry (Schooner)

General Greene (Ship) and Industry (Schooner) maritime documents, 1779. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the ship General Greene and the schooner Industry General Greene was a State ship commissioned to overtake Tory privateer vessels, patrolling the waters near Philadelphia.  … Continue reading

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Ceronio, Stephen

Stephen Ceronio memorandum, 1776. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Stephen Ceronio Stephen Ceronio was a merchant in Philadelphia. He may have been an agent for the United States during the Revolutionary War, involved in transactions with Hispaniola and Santo … Continue reading

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Arnold, Benedict

Letter to unknown recipient from Benedict Arnold, 1777. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection Autograph document signed by Benedict Arnold addressed to whom concerned. Reads in full: This may certify that Benjamin Dean Esqr Captain of Marines, of … Continue reading

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Howe, Richard

Letters to Lord George Germaine and J. Forrest from Richard Howe, 1776–1790. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About the collection This collection consists of two letters written by Richard Howe. The first letter, dated August 11, 1776 , sent from … Continue reading

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