GRIFFIN, Cyrus, 1748-1810

Guide to Research Collections

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL
Papers: In the Benjamin Lincoln Papers, 1789, 1 item.
A letter signed by Cyrus Griffin, as well as other commissioners of Indian Affairs (Benjamin Lincoln and David Humphreys), informing the Governor George Walton of Georgia that they were unable to negotiate a peace treaty with the Creek Indians.

Copley Press, Inc.
J. S. Copley Library
La Jolla, CA
Papers: 1788, 1 page.
A letter from Cyrus Griffin, President of the Continental Congress, to an unidentified recipient written on July 12, 1788. The letter names Asa Hartshorn as Ensign in the first American Regiment in the Army of the United States.

Kentucky Historical Society Library
Frankfort, KY
Papers: In the Cyrus Griffin Estate Papers, 1821-1828, 3 items.
The papers contains three documents pertaining to the settlement of the estate of Cyrus Griffin. One document is a lease for a plantation in Scott County, Kentucky. The other two documents are decrees in the case of the Griffin Estate v. Walker, a dispute over land on Leestown Road.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: In the Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1792, 2 items.
Includes letters from Cyrus Griffin written in 1792.

Papers: In the Henry A. Willard II Collection, ca. 1743-1888, 0.8 linear foot.
Persons represented include Cyrus Griffin. A finding aid is available in the Manuscript Reading Room and online.

Wisconsin Historical Society
Archives Division
Madison, WI
Papers: 1810, 0.1 cubic foot.
A draft on the Bank of the United States at Philadelphia in favor of Samuel Griffin, with the autograph signature of Cyrus Griffin, a prominent political figure from Virginia.