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Macaulay, Catharine (1731-1791) Correspondence of Catharine Macaulay [Decimalized .01- .63]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01794 Author/Creator: Macaulay, Catharine (1731-1791) Place Written: various places Type: Various Date: 1763-1791 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Collection of correspondence of Catharine Macaulay Graham with various people from England, Scotland, France, and America, including a folder of transcripts of letters not included in this collection. Materials in this collection consist of retained drafts, letters received, drafts written on other letters, and some occasional pieces. According to a later note in GLC 1795, these letters were returned by her second husband William Graham to daughter Catharine Sophia Macaulay Gregorie. Some letters are in French. A full inventory is available, and transcripts of some letters are also available.

People: Macaulay, Catharine, 1731-1791.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Women's History, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Poetry, Literature and Language Arts, Marriage, Death, French Revolution, France, Freedom and Independence, Government and Civics, Finance, Health and Medical, Stamp Act, Civil Rights, Religion, Election, Politics, Travel, Declaration of Independence, Catholicism, Revolutionary War, President Military History, Battle, Battle of Yorktown, Conway Cabal, Battle of Monmouth, Spying, Battle of Brandywine (Brandywine Creek), Battle of Charleston, Battle of Germantown, Library, Printing, Suicide, Corruption and Scandal, Orderly Book, Museum, Education Quaker Congress, Continental Congress, Children and Family, Petition, Post Office, Law, Slavery, Education Taxes or Taxation, Economics, Civil Rights

Sub Era: Road to Revolution