Sherman, Roger, 1721-1793
- Existence: 1721 - 1793
Roger Sherman (1721-1793), American statesman and lawyer; a Founding Father of the United States.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, financial papers and memorabilia of members of the Gibbs family. Of principal interest are thirteen letters (1783-1796) from Roger Sherman to his brother-in-law, Henry Gibbs, of which five (1789-1790) discuss the deliberations of the first Congress of the United States. Other figures represented in the papers are two Josiah Willard Gibbses (father and son) and Addison Van Name.
Correspondence, volumes, and other papers collected by Rabinowitz. Includes autograph letters of Henry Blackwell (1851-1928), Charles Darwin (1809-1882), Samuel Huntington (1731-1796), and Roger Sherman (1721-1793).
Two signatures clipped from documents, dated 1760 and May 7, 1770; and signature on a fragment of a printed title page, n.d.
Items are mounted on two sheets.
The records consist of correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, audits, ledgers, cash journals, student accounts and bills, estate files, investment accounts, and construction records of the treasurer documenting every aspect of Yale's financial history up to 1971.
Photographs of a printed form completed in manuscript, signed by Sherman as Justice of the Peace, New Milford, and signed by Joseph Cary, Constable of Kent.