Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1771-1807, 1.5 linear feet.
The papers include correspondence, orderly books, revenue account books, and letters written by Edward Hand, including 109 letters to his wife.
1776, 2 volumes.
These orderly books of Edward Hand contain records of arrests, descriptions of court martials, and daily duty assignments.
Library of Congress
In the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1777-1801, 8 items.
Papers of Edward Hand.
In the Peter Force Papers, 1775-1846, 2 microfilm reels.
The microfilm was produced from transcripts in the Manuscript Division.
ca. 1779, 2 maps.
These two maps are in pen-and-ink and watercolor. The maps are probably theoretical and strategic plans composed by General Hand at the time of his traverse of the Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania during the Sullivan Indian Campaign of 1779. The battle plan shows the names of military commanders.
The Morgan Library
Department of Literary and Historical
New York, NY
1779, 1 item.
A letter from Edward Hand to General Schuyler written on March 8, 1779. Edward Hand requests information about the Indian country.
The New York Public Library
Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
New York, NY
1775-1801, 0.3 linear foot.
The collection consists mainly of correspondence of Edward Hand. The correspondence is from when Edward Hand was stationed at Fort Pitt, dealing with the defense of the Pennsylvania frontier. The papers also include letters relating chiefly to matters of transportation and supply for Sullivan's expedition against the Indians. There are also letters while Edward Hand was adjutant general concerning various details of Army administration. Correspondents include Jasper Yeates, relating to the American Revolution. A finding aid is available in the repository.
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum
Division of Archives and Manuscripts
1777-1802, 7 folders.
The papers consist primarily of personal letters sent to Edward Hand by military acquaintances, discussing to military matters, and requesting favors and advice. A finding aid is available in the repository. The collection is also available on microfilm.
University of Pennsylvania
Special Collections, Van Pelt
1790-1791, 2 items.
The papers include letters from Edward Hand to Samuel Powel concerning the cultivation of oats.
University of Pittsburgh
University Library System, Darlington
1777-1785, 26 items.
The papers include letters written by General Edward Hand from Fort Pitt and to him from other forts. Much of the correspondence is with Archibald Lochry, who was from Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and relates to the defense of the frontier during the revolution. A force under Archibald Lochry's command was massacred in 1781 as they attempted to sail down the Ohio River to join George Rogers Clark's projected expedition against Detroit. This threw the frontier into a panic. An index to the papers is available in the repository.
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