James McHenry Papers, 1776-1963, MS. 1476

James McHenry Papers, 1776-1963

Maryland Historical Society


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James McHenry Papers, 1776-1963
Maryland Historical Society

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Maryland Historical Society Library
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Baltimore MD 21201-4674
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Descriptive Summary

James McHenry Papers, 1776-1963

MS. 1476

Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore MD 21201-4674

Scope and Content

One original letter - David Carroll to Rev.John Carroll, June 11, 1788. Contemporary MS copies of 4 letters of James McHenry to Rev.John Carroll 1788. Typed copies of these letters also.21 positive photostats of letters to and from James McHenry, 1777-98. Include McHenry to Washington, Washington to McHenry. Lord Sterling, Alexander Hamilton, Lafayette, Adams, to James McHenry.




10 typed copies of letters, not known by whom made. Accompanying note indicates Letter of David Stewart not copied; James McHenry's Parole not copied; and McHenry's letters to Washington not copied. Typed list of letters directed to James McHenry, Secretary of War, by Washinton and Adams.




3 19thcent.MS volumes -i)Calendar of Miscellaneous Correspondence of James McHenry, 1 vol., and ii)Transcripts of letters from Washington to McHenry, 2 vols.




Diary of Captain Wilson Miles Cary, C.S.A.July 1862-Feb.1864.MS copybook (19thcent.) of letters from Washington, Adams, Hamilton, Timothy Pickering, Oliver Wolcott, Uriah Tracy, Lord Sterling, Thomas Paine, Lafayette etc, c.1796-1812. Volume of notes of papers and letters of James McHenry, 1794-99.




MS booklet - McHenry Papers deposited at the Maryland Historical Society in 1889.