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Draper manuscripts: Virginia papers, 1772-1869.

Author: Lyman Copeland Draper
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Papers collected by Lyman Draper when he was planning to publish an enlarged and revised edition of Joseph Doddridge's "Notes on the Settlements and Indian Wars of the Western Parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania, 1763-1783." The major topics of discussion center around the development of the region and the American Revolution. Major battles include Dunmore's Expedition, 1774; the Battle of Point Pleasant, 1774; and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscript collection
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Named Person: Joseph Doddridge; Narcissa Doddridge; Philip Doddridge; Christian Fleming; William Fleming; Patrick Henry; Andrew Lewis; William Preston; John Stuart; Cornstalk, Shawnee chief; Robert Dinwiddie; Samuel L Campbell; William Byrd; Francis Fauquier; Jeffrey Amherst; Thomas Madison; John Madison; James Madison; Gabriel Madison; George Madison; Hugh Barclay; Daniel Smith; Matthew Arbuckle; Bald Eagle, Delaware Indian.; Daniel Boone; Robert Breckinridge; William Christian; Alexander Spotswood Dandridge; Stephen Dandridge; William Darke; Samuel Estill; William Foote; John Hacker; William Hacker; Benjamin Harrison; John Hollis; Thomas Lewis; Patrick Lockhart; William McClanahan; John McDowell; Alexander McNutt; Joseph Martin; George Matthews; George Moffett; Audley Paul; John Peter Salling; Adam Stephen; Jacob Warwick; William White; David White; James Newell; John Donelson; John Evans Finley; Job Ruston; Thomas Walker; John Lederer; Edward Bland; Alexander family.; Henry family.; Inglis family.; Madison family.; Selby family.; Taylor family.; Trimble family.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lyman Copeland Draper
OCLC Number: 145787473
Notes: Forms part of the Lyman Copeland Draper Manuscripts. The Draper Manuscripts consist of fifty collections, sometimes referred to as fifty "series," under the one overarching title. See the Draper Manuscripts Overview on the Wisconsin Historical Society website, and the "Guide to the Draper Manuscripts" by Josephine Harper (Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1983) for further information.
A published calendar, "The Preston and Virginia Papers of the Draper Collection of Manuscripts" (Madison : State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1915).
Description: 3.2 c.f. (16 volumes)
Other Titles: Draper Mss ZZ

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Papers collected by Lyman Draper when he was planning to publish an enlarged and revised edition of Joseph Doddridge's "Notes on the Settlements and Indian Wars of the Western Parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania, 1763-1783." The major topics of discussion center around the development of the region and the American Revolution. Major battles include Dunmore's Expedition, 1774; the Battle of Point Pleasant, 1774; and skirmishes in Valley Forge and Pennsylvania. Defense and relationships with the Shawnee and Cherokee are discussed throughout the various military and family papers. The collection also contains information on many prominent families in the region; major figures include Joseph Doddridge and his family, William Fleming, William Christian, John Stuart, Patrick Henry, William Preston, Thomas Madison, Daniel Smith, John Evan Finley, and Joseph Martin.

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