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MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
2020
Abstract:  

1 reel. William Alexander, also known as "Lord Sterling," first served as colonel of the 1st NJ Regiment. In 1776 he was appointed brigadier general and took command of the defense of New York City as well as serving as an advisor to General Washington. He was promoted to major-general in 1777. Papers consist of correspondence, military orders and reports, and bulletins to the Continental Congress. Originals are in the New York Historical Society.
Call #:  
Mss.DLAR.Film.404
Extent:
1 reel;



BOOK

Title:  
Who was William Alexander?
Creator:
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Publication:
Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing, Pa, 2003].
Call #:  
DLAR VF Alexander, William
Extent:
2 p.; Ill.



BOOK

Title:  
William Willcocks' reconnaissance, 26 June 1778
Creators:
Willcocks, William. | Stone, Garry Wheeler.
Publication:
Notes:  
A copy of a letter written by William Willcocks to Lord Sterling, 26 June 1778, describing the Battle of Monmouth, excerpted from the George Washington papers. Transcribed by Garry Wheeler Stone, 1996.
Call #:  
DLAR VF Battle of Monmouth: Personal Accounts 17
Extent:
1 page, typeset.



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1773
Abstract:  

Written by William Alexander at Basking Ridge, New Jersey, March 27, 1773, this essay appeals to the American Philosophical Society to collect and publish astronomical observations. It was sent to the American Philosophical Society, where it was duly read in May 1773.
Call #:  
Mss.522.76.Al2
Extent:
1 item(s)



MANUSCRIPT COLLECTION

Dates:
1769-1866
Abstract:  

The papers include miscellaneous letters, letterbooks, books, certificates, and diplomas of various members of the Muhlenberg family. Among them are photostats of letters and papers of General John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg and officers of the Continental Army on military affairs in the Southern Department during the American Revolution (1772-1804); photostats of letters to Albert Gallatin, Nathanael Greene, Edward Hand, Winthrop Sargent, Baron von Steuben, William Alexander, and George Washington; photostat of General Muhlenberg's journal of trips to the Ohio (1784, 1797); photostats of letters and notes of Gotthilf H. E. Muhlenberg, including a diary kept at Halle (1771) and extracts of thirty letters to Stephen Elliott of Beaufort and Charleston, South Carolina (1808-1815); photostats of letters of Henry A. Muhlenberg about his biography of General Muhlenberg (1848-1849); and photostats of letters of Henry Melchior Muhlenberg (1711-1787). Also included is an original letterbook of Peter Muhlenberg, paymaster of the United States Army, kept at Augusta and Savannah, Georgia (1836-1842). Henry Muhlenberg's notebooks (1784-1813), written in Latin or German script, in a small hand, includes a wealth of botanical observations, with a focus on Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The Henry Muhlenberg journals are a record of daily occurrences, with many features of a commonplace book, containing prescriptions, notes of questions asked candidates for the Lutheran ministry, and the plan of a barn. There is also a biographical account of Rev. Henry Melchior Muhlenberg (1711-1787).
Call #:  
Mss.B.M891
Extent:
4.25 Linear feet