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Blennerhassett, Harman, 1764-1831


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Burr-Blennerhassett Trials Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2115
Overview Letters, military orders, affidavits, depositions and miscellaneous items relating to the proposed trial of Aaron Burr and Harman Blennerhassett, 1 August 1805, to 21 January 1808. Correspondents include James Wilkinson.
Dates: 1805-1808

Harman Blennerhassett (1765-1831) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0331
Overview Copies of letters and documents, mostly from Wood County, relating to Blennerhassett's activities. Correspondents include Blennerhassett and James H. Neal of Parkersburg and James Wilson of Wood County. There are several petitions of Wood County citizens urging the organization of troops to protect the constitution and government from "ambitious and disorganizing Demagogues...."
Dates: 1806-1821

Jim Comstock, Newspaper Editor and Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...
Dates: 1650-1671, 1717-2003, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1850-1995

Matheny-Stutler Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.2156
Overview Correspondence between H. E. Matheny and Boyd B. Stutler who were antiquarian collectors of West Virginia and authors on the local history of the state. The correspondence is primarily about West Virginia imprints and historical literature. There is much discussion of the following topics as they pertain to West Virginia: colloquial language, frontier and pioneers, post offices and postal service, crimes and criminals, the Civil War, early oil industry, and printers, printing and newspapers....
Dates: 1945-69

Ward Family History

Collection Number: A&M.3191
Overview Typescript history of the Ward family of Ohio with a concentration on its association with Harman Blennerhassett, whose secretary was Sylvester Ward. Included is some information on the Blennerhassetts, Aaron Burr, Dudley Woodbridge, Elijah Backus and Aaron Waldo Putnam. Much mention is made of neighboring allied families to the Wards, particularly Hendersons and Putnams in the adjoining counties of Wood Co., VA and Washington Co., OH. There is a detailed transcription of an October 8, 1805...
Dates: 1994

Woodbridge-Blennerhassett Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1459
Overview Correspondence and financial records of the firm of Dudley Woodbridge and Company of Marietta, Ohio, pertaining to Woodbridge's partnership with Harman Blennerhassett. Subjects include early Ohio River trade, transportation, and markets; Blennerhassett's financial misfortunes; the Burr conspiracy; and family and social affairs. Included in the collection are extracts from the Silas Brown letters in the Library of Congress relating to the Burr Conspiracy; and an unpublished manuscript by...
Dates: 1797-1818, 1935