BUTLER, Pierce, 1744-1822


Library of Congress

Guide to Research Collections

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA
Papers: 2 items.


British Museum
Department of Manuscripts
London, England
Papers: 22 letters (March 15, 1789-March 5, 1791) of Major Pierce Butler.


Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: October 23, 1795. 1 item. Note to John Ross.


Haverford College
Haverford, PA
Papers: 1 item (May 19, 1790) in Charles Roberts autograph collection.


Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: In the Butler family papers, 1771-1900. Part of the Wister family collection. Includes 2 letterbooks (1787-1822), chiefly concerning his personal financial situation; attempts to sell land, plantation issues, and slaves; and politics in the U.S. and France. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: 1 item (October 1, 1789) in Wayne manuscripts; 1 item in Wister papers; 1 item (November 30, 1789) in Gratz collection; in the Drayton family papers, 1796-1896; Butler family papers, 1771-1900; Deborah Norris Logan diaries, 1815-1839; Butler Estate papers, 1810-1894 (bulk 1846-1891); Pierce family papers, 1772-1888; and Coxe family papers, 1638-1897 (bulk 1776-1879).


Indiana University
Lilly Library
Bloomington, IN
Papers: 1 item (August 11, 1790) in Lafayette manuscripts.


Johns Hopkins University
Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Baltimore, MD
Papers: In the Edward M. Greenway collection, 1737-1876.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1779-1787. 1 container. Primarily photocopies. Also microfilm of Butler papers in the British Museum.


Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: 7 items (1789-1820) in various collections. Also, copies of letters (1789-1798) to him from Nathaniel Cutting.


National Archives and Records Administration
Washington, DC
Papers: 3 items (August 8, 1789-November 16, 1789) in Papers of the Confederation Congress.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1793-1813. 6 items.


Rosenbach Museum and Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1782, 1800, and 1814 (2). 4 letters.


South Carolina Historical Society
Charleston, SC
Papers: Correspondence in Miscellaneous Manuscripts series I and II, 1631-1979.


South Carolina Department of Archives and History
Columbia, SC
Papers: 2 items (February 19, 1790 and August 11, 1790) in Legislative papers.


University of South Carolina
South Caroliniana Library
Columbia, SC
Papers: 1775-1819, 1976. 31 items. Correspondence regarding agricultural interest, politics, and land speculation, and letterbook (1790-1794) of political, business and family correspondence. Finding aid.