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Carroll collection, 1776-1867.

Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Collection consists of correspondence and other material related to the Carroll family of Maryland. Transcripts of letters written by Charles Carroll of Carrollton to his son, Charles Carroll of Homewood, describe the building of Homewood House. Included also are holographic letters of persons notable in the American Revolutionary period and letters of military officers active during the War of 1812.
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Genre/Form: Archives
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Named Person: Charles Carroll; Carroll family.; Joshua Barney; Bernard U Campbell; Thomas Cooper; Richard Stoddert Ewell; Nathanael Greene; Alexander Hamilton; Brantz Mayer; John Francis Mercer; William Henry Winder
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
OCLC Number: 48380111
Description: 0.4 linear ft. (1 document box)

Abstract:

Collection consists of correspondence and other material related to the Carroll family of Maryland. Transcripts of letters written by Charles Carroll of Carrollton to his son, Charles Carroll of Homewood, describe the building of Homewood House. Included also are holographic letters of persons notable in the American Revolutionary period and letters of military officers active during the War of 1812.

Collection consists of original and copied letters and documents, some related to the interests of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, and others related to persons and events important during the Revolutionary period and the years immediately following.

Photocopied transcripts of letters between Charles Carroll of Carrollton and his son describe problems dealing with the construction of Homewood House. Other family papers relate to their estate, Doughoregan. Included also are holographic letters of American Revolutionary figures including Thomas Cooper and Nathaniel Green. Of interest is a letter of Thomas Cooper that describes the Burr-Hamilton duel. Final items in the collection are holographic letters of American military officers who were prominent during the War of 1812.

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