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Deane, Silas, 1737-1789

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: December 24, 1737-September 23, 1789

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Eardley-Wilmot correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 54
Overview: Correspondence between Eardley-Wilmot and his friends and colleagues. Included are letters from Spencer Perceval and Henry Ellis about the Lansdowne Manuscripts, which Eardley-Wilmot was trying to place at the British Museum; from Mark Noble about Eardley-Wilmot's book on Bishop Hough; and from William Franklin about a Silas Deane letter that Eardley-Wilmot sent to Franklin. There are also many letters about Eardley-Wilmot's book on his father; about political patronage in British parliament;...
Dates: 1768-1817

Humphreys-Marvin-Olmstead collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 857
Overview: A collection of unrelated papers, linked by the family connections of the major figures. The papers of David Humphreys, a diplomat in the service of the United States, document his activities in Spain, 1789-1808. Also included are personal papers including correspondence with David Bushnell and Ezra Lee about submarines and with James Madison on politics, and some family correspondence. The papers of George William Erving, who was chargé d'affaires in Madrid (1804-1809) during Humphreys'...
Dates: 1776-1867

Johnson family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 305
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, papers, volumes, deeds, and other material documenting several generations of the Johnson family of Connecticut and New York. Samuel Johnson (1696-1772), William Samuel Johnson (1727-1819), William Samuel Johnson (1795-1883), and Samuel William Johnson (1828-1895) are prominent figures in the papers. The correspondence of William Livingston (1723-1790) and Noah Welles (1718-1776) is also arranged in the papers. In addition to extensive correspondence...
Dates: 1631-2017, bulk 1631-1918

Samuel Blachley Webb papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 539
Overview: The Webb papers consist of letterbooks, correspondence, journals, notebooks, orderly books, papers, and military records documenting the personal life and military career of Samuel Blachley Webb, who served in the American Revolutionary forces under Israel Putnam and George Washington. Notable correspondents include: Joseph Barrell, Silas Deane, Nathanael Greene, Alexander Hamilton, Robert Morris, Samuel Otis, Timothy Pickering, Jonathan Trumbull, George Washington, and Catharine Hogeboom Webb.
Dates: 1756-1819