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Bibframe Work

Title
Charles Simms papers Charles Simms papers, 1731-1822.
Type
Mixed Material
Language
English
Identified By
Lccn: mm82040089
Note
Forms part of: Peter Force papers and collection (Series 8D : entry 158).
Summary
Chiefly legal and financial papers and personal, military, and business correspondence concerning Simms' activitities as a major and lieutenant colonel in the American Revolution, his business affairs as president of the Potomac and Shenandoah Co., the establishment of the District of Columbia, and movements of the British Army near Alexandria during the war of 1812 when Simms served as major and customs officer. Correspondents include Robert Goodloe Harper, Thomas Law, Charles Lee, John Marshall, Luther Martin, John Mason, Daniel Morgan, Levin Powell, Edmund Randolph, Thomas Swann, Bushrod Washington, and John Witherspoon.
Authorized Access Point
Simms, Charles, 1755-1819. Charles Simms papers, 1731-1822