CARRINGTON, Edward, 1748-1810


Guide to Research Collections

Huntington Library
Manuscripts Department
San Marino, CA
Papers: In the Benjamin Harrison Papers, ca. 1779-1788, 57 pages.
Correspondents include Edward Carrington. An unpublished finding aid is available in the repository.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1781, 1 item.
A list of Edward Carrington from 1781.

Papers: In the Elizabeth Jaquelin Ambler Brent Carrington Papers, 1781-1823, 1 volume.
Subjects covered include Edward Carrington, Elizabeth Carrington’s husband.

Papers: In the George Washington Papers, ca. 1592-1943, 215.2 linear feet.
Subjects covered include Edward Carrington.


The Library of Virginia
Archives Branch
Richmond, VA
Papers: In the Carrington Family Papers, 1743-1887, 211 items.
The papers prior to 1790 are chiefly letters to George Carrington. Correspondents include Edward Carrington.

Papers: In the Peyton Rodes Carrington Papers, ca. 1733-1785, 1 volume.
The volume includes Carrington family genealogical notes. Persons represented include Edward Carrington.

Papers: In the Robert Craig Papers, 1793, 1 page.
A letter from Robert Craig to Edward Carrington written on April 22, 1793. In the letter, Robert Craig complains about the difficulties he had collecting the federal excise tax on whiskey and writes that James Breckenridge will not pay him more than five percent for his services while his expenses cost more.


The Morgan Library
Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts
New York, NY
Papers: 1781, 1 item.
A letter from Edward Carrington to General Greene written on April 26, 1781. Edward Carrington writes about an army deserter.

Papers: 1781, 1 item.
A letter from Edward Carrington to General Greene written on September 15, 1781. Edward Carrington writes concerning the French troops and provisions for them, and also mentions Lord Cornwallis.

Papers: 1781, 1 item.
A letter from Edward Carrington to “Dr. General” written on November 16, 1781. Edward Carrington refers to the surrender of Lord Cornwallis and gives details of the movements of the different armies.

Papers: 1781, 1 item.
A letter from Edward Carrington to an unidentified recipient written on December 29, 1781. Edward Carrington writes concerning his going to Philadelphia to convince the authorities of their misapprehensions.

Papers: 1782, 1 item.
A letter from Edward Carrington to General Greene written on January 12, 1782. Edward Carrington writes regarding the lack of assistance from the government and difficulty in transporting stores.


New-York Historical Society
Manuscripts Department
New York, NY
Papers: In the John Lamb Papers, ca. 1762-1887, 2.4 linear feet.
Correspondents include Edward Carrington.

Papers: In the Baron von Steuben Papers, ca. 1730-1794, 5.6 linear feet.
Other authors include Edward Carrington. A finding aid is available in the repository.


University of Virginia
Special Collections Department, Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: 1785, 1 item.
A letter from Edward Carrington to C. Richmond, Auditor General for the State of Maryland, concerning claims made to the Quartermaster General’s office in Philadelphia.

Papers: In the Cabell Family Papers, 1727-1875, 375 items.
Correspondents include Edward Carrington.