BASSETT, Burwell, 1764-1841


Guide to Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the Burwell Bassett Family Papers, 1695-1840, 75 items.
The papers contain letters, wills and other estate papers, and ship manifests and bills of lading, including several of Hyndman, Lancaster & Company, tobacco brokers of London, England. Some of the papers relate to national political and fiscal matters. A copy of a Bassett family genealogical record is also included.


College of William and Mary
Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library
Williamsburg, VA
Papers: In the John Dixon Papers, 1760-1829, 605 items.
Correspondents include Burwell Bassett. An inventory is available in the library.

Papers: In the William Langborne Papers, 1783-1837, 50 items.
Burwell Bassett was executor of Langborne’s estate. An inventory is available in the library.


Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Research Library
Williamsburg, VA
Papers: In the Mordecai B. Sweeney Papers, 1830-1884, 1 volume and 55 items.
Persons represented include Burwell Bassett.


James Monroe Museum & Memorial Library
Fredericksburg, VA
Papers: In the James Monroe Papers, 1816-1825, 129 items.
Correspondents include Burwell Bassett.


University of Virginia
The Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: In the Prentis Transcripts, 1774-1822, 2 items.
Persons represented include Burwell Bassett.