Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, diary, notes, writings, and engraved portraits relating primarily to Rush’s duties as attorney general, secretary of state, minister to Great Britain, and secretary of the treasury, and legal documents concerning a loan from the Netherlands he arranged to finance the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Company in and near the District of Columbia.
Yale University - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The papers contain correspondence, copies of treaties, speeches and credentials, orders, memoranda, reports, newsletters and other papers mostly relating to diplomatic, political and military affairs in western Europe during the War of the Spanish Succession. In addition to documenting Manchester's missions to the republic of Venice and the court of France, the papers provide much detail on shifting relations among the northern powers, the break between France and England following the former's recognition of James III, English concern over Jacobite activities on the Continent, and negotiations with the Low Countries and Savoy.Major correspondents writing from England on politics and diplomacy include the Earls of Albemarle, Jersey, Shrewsbury and Sunderland, and secretaries James Vernon, Robert Yard, Joseph Addison and Matthew Prior. Other correspondents include the Duke of Marlborough and J. Chetwynd, writing on military matters, and Sir P. Medows, William Blathwayt, James Cresset, ... Read More
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
2 autograph letters signed. The 1789 letter, written in French, is to Camper's father. In it he writes about meeting with M. Merck and their plans to travel the following year to Switzerland. The 1809 letter, written in Dutch, is addressed to the director of a museum in Amsterdam