Clement Biddle (1810-1879) papers

The papers of Clement Biddle, quartermaster general of the Pennsylvania Militia and United States marshal for Pennsylvania, are divided into two groups: one is made up of correspondence between Biddle and George Washington incident to Biddle's activities as commissary general of forage during...

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Main Author: Biddle, Clement 1810-1879 (Creator)
Collection:Clement Biddle (1810-1879) Papers
Collection Number:0049
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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245 1 |a Clement Biddle (1810-1879) papers  |f 1743-1835 
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520 |a The papers of Clement Biddle, quartermaster general of the Pennsylvania Militia and United States marshal for Pennsylvania, are divided into two groups: one is made up of correspondence between Biddle and George Washington incident to Biddle's activities as commissary general of forage during the Revolution, and upon his subsequent business relations with Washington; the other section contains miscellaneous letters and documents from various famous men. The Washington-Biddle papers include: 9 general orders and warrants, 1778-1780, signed by Washington and issued in connection with the work of the commissary department in the Revolution; letters from Washington to Biddle, 1784-1799; letters from Tobias Lear, 1789-1791, and from Washington, 1785-1790; accounts of Washington with Biddle, 1789-1798. The second group includes: letters and papers, 1780-1835, of John Quincy Adams, Aaron Burr, Nathanael Greene, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Timothy Pickering, and others; Gideon Cornell's commissions of appointment as judge, 1743-1748; some colonial paper money; samples of cloth. Correspondence of Clement Biddle, 1778-1790 published in P.M.H.B., 32 (1908): 498-500; 52 (1928): 310-343; 42 (1918): 53-76, 143-162, 193-207. 
650 7 |a Autographs--Early America  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Military Correspondence  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Supplies  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a Washington, George, 1732-1799  |2 Local sources 
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Clement Biddle (1810-1879) Papers  |l 0049