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Mount Vernon upholstery invoice

Description:

Typed transcript of an invoice for upholstery at Mount Vernon.

Resource Type: Invoice

Subject: Upholstery; Virginia--Mount Vernon (Estate)

Date: 1759-08

Letter from James Roosevelt to Josiah Holmes

Description:

James Roosevelt attempts to settle payment on a bond from Josiah Holmes, Esq. Roosevelt asks Holmes to settle between him and the former holder of the bond, Mr. Leffers, rather than allowing the matter to go to law.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Debt; Negotiation; Finance, Personal

Date: 1764-12

Letter from Archibald Bulloch to William Stephens

Description:

Appointment of William Stephens as Attorney General of the Province of Georgia, signed by Archibald Bulloch, first president and commander-in-chief of the province (later governor of the state). Bulloch was the great-great-grandfather of Theodore Roosevelt.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Employee selection; Georgia

Date: 1776-04-20

Promissory note from the State of Massachusetts Bay to Luke Day

Description:

Note promises to pay 2000 pounds from the State of Massachusetts Bay to Captain Luke Day, by March 1, 1783, with interest of 6% per annum. The note is apparently related to service with the Continental Army.

Resource Type: Other

Subject: Promissory notes; Massachusetts; United States. Continental Army

Date: 1780-01-01

Receipt for payment of interest by Cornelius C. Roosevelt

Description:

Receipt for Cornelius C. Roosevelt's payment on Interest Certificate No. 3037; 1 pound, 16 shillings, 9 pence to fulfill 1/4 payment of the certificate.

Resource Type: Receipt

Subject: Finance, Personal

Date: 1790-09-30

Letter from Richard Rush to John Adams

Description:

U.S. minister to Great Britain Rush updates Secretary of State Adams on the possibility of a joint declaration regarding the Spanish colonies in America.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: International relations; Colonies

Date: 1823-09-03

Letter from Richard Rush to John Adams

Description:

U.S. Minister to Britain Richard Rush updates Secretary of State John Adams on the possibility of a joint declaration regarding the Spanish colonies in America.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: International relations; Colonies

Date: 1823-10-02

Letter from John Forsyth to John Gliddon

Description:

Secretary of State Forsyth encourages the U.S. Consul at Alexandria, Egypt, to employ "good offices and efforts" to end the persecution of the Jews of Damascus.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Jews--Persecutions; Syria--Damascus

Date: 1840-08-14

Letter from John Forsyth to New York City Israelites

Description:

Response to appeal for President Martin Van Buren to exert influence to ensure just treatment of the Jews of Damascus.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Jews--Persecutions; Syria--Damascus

Date: 1840-08-26

Deposition of Fleming Saunders

Description:

Deposition in the case of William Jagger, plaintiff, and Samuel Phillips, defendant. The central character in the case is Thomas Hart Benton. The deposee testifies that Benton stole money from him and his companions when they were students at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Resource Type: Legal document

Subject: Depositions; Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858

Date: 1842-09-16

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