Society of the Cincinnati collection, 1783-1838

Horton, William S. S. (William Steurer Stumpf), 1882-1959

Details

23 items.
Papers relating to the early history of Society of the Cincinnati, including a copy of its institution in the hand of Samuel Shaw (1754-1794), secretary of the organizing committee, letters of Henry Knox and Pierre L'Enfant relating to the society's insignia, album of music (1787) for the society, and other papers. Correspondents include Nathanael Greene and George Washington.
Finding aid in the repository.

Related Resources

View this description in WorldCat: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28498376