Henry Burbeck papers (1735, 1775-1866, bulk 1802-1813)

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Title: Henry Burbeck papers
Creator: Burbeck, Henry, 1754-1848
Inclusive dates: 1735, 1775-1866
Bulk dates: 1802-1813
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract:
The Henry Burbeck papers consist of military and personal correspondence of Brigadier General Henry Burbeck, a career artillery officer in the United States Army (1775-1784, 1786-1815). The papers include Burbeck's incoming correspondence; drafts of outgoing letters; and returns, muster rolls, and other items submitted to Burbeck by officers under his command. The collection is particularly strong in its documentation of the administration and development of the artillery branch of the United States Army in the decade leading up to the War of 1812.
Language: The material is in English and French
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu