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Gouverneur Morris papers, 1768-1816

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\Morris
Bib ID 4079134 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816
Title Gouverneur Morris papers, 1768-1816
Physical Description 1374 items (23 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/33_MOO-NA_12.pdf
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This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Alphabetical by the writer of the letter or document.

Description

Summary

Letters written to Gouverneur Morris from many of his famous contemporaries including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, John Paul Jones, Nathaniel Greene, Philip Schuyler, Robert Morris, George Plater, William Short, William T. Franklin, and Thomas Pinckney. Letters from Gouverneur Morris to George Washington, John Jay, Lafayette, Philip Schuyler, Nathaniel Greene, and others. Personal correspondence from Madame Foucault, John Parish, and others. Manuscripts and documents relating to events in which Morris was a participant or interested party such as the Genet Affair and the "Lost Million" Affair; diplomatic correspondence with French ministers of foreign affairs, 1792-1794, and miscellaneous articles and reports by Morris, many on public finance and economics.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

Reader must use microfilm.

This collection is located on-site.

Related Archival Materials

Collections related by provenance: Manuscript diaries and other papers of G. Morris are in the Library of Congress.

Alternate Form Available

Microfilm available.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Autographs (manuscripts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Diplomatic and consular service, French Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Finance, Public Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Foucault, Elise Le Ray de Chaumont, Madame Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
France -- Foreign relations -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Franklin, William Temple, 1760-1823 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Genet, Edmond Charles, 1763-1834 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jay, John, 1745-1829 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parish, John, 1742-1829 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Plater, George, 1735-1792 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Short, William, 1759-1849 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Economic conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Foreign relations -- France Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1809 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- To 1775 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Washington, George, 1732-1799 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID