A Guide to the Robert Morris Letter to the Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1783 November 26 Letter, Robert Morris to the Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital MS 2005.11

A Guide to the Robert Morris Letter to the Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1783 November 26

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 2005.11


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 2005.11
Title
Robert Morris Letter to the Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital 1783 November 26
Physical Characteristics
1 item.
Creator
Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Robert Morris Letter to the Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital, Manuscript #MS 2005.11, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2005


Biographical/Historical Information

Robert Morris (1734-1806), "the Financier of the American Revolution," was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution, a powerful committee chairman in the Continental Congress, an important figure in Pennsylvania politics, and perhaps the most prominent businessman of his day.

Scope and Content

Robert Morris, serving in the United States Office of Finance, writes to the Managers of the Pennsylvania Hospital asking that they admit patients who can not be discharged upon the closing of an Army hospital in that city.

Arrangement

1 item.


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
  • Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794
  • Corporate Names:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • Geographical Names:

  • United States-History-Revolution, 1775-1783-Hospitals
  • United States-History-Revolution, 1775-1783-Medical care

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Morris, Robert, 1734-1806
  • Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • United States-History-Revolution, 1775-1783-Hospitals
  • United States-History-Revolution, 1775-1783-Medical care