Loyalists

1 folder

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: 1783 July 29-1789 May 15.

Extent: 1 folder

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of collection items stored in special vault facilities.

Description

Series of documents pertaining to British Loyalists who lost money and property in America as a result of the Revolutionary War. The British government created the Office of American Claims to address the issue and attempt to recoup the losses. A number of the documents relate to British Prime Minister William Pitt (1759-1806).

Preferred Citation

Loyalists; 1783 July 29-1789 May 15; Andre De Coppet Collection, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Abstract 1783 July 29 Box 23, Folder 13
    Act 1784 March 26 Box 23, Folder 13
    Resolution 1784 May 25 Box 23, Folder 13
    Letter 1786 April 7 Box 23, Folder 13
    Letter 1786 December 12 Box 23, Folder 13
    Report 1789 May 15 Box 23, Folder 13
    Memorandum March 17, no year Box 23, Folder 13
    Lists of Claimants undated Explore Multiple Containers