LEWIS, Francis, 1713-1803


Guide to Research Collections

The Morgan Library
Department of Literary and Historical Manuscripts
New York, NY
Papers: 1743, 1 item.
A letter from Francis Lewis to an unidentified recipient written on September 8, 1743.

Papers: 1781, 1 item.
A letter from Francis Lewis to an unidentified recipient written on February 17, 1781.


The Rosenbach Museum & Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1778, 3 items.
The papers contain correspondence between Francis Lewis and George Clinton written between November 20 and December 16, 1778. The papers include a letter from Francis Lewis to George Clinton, enclosing a spy’s report to Lord Stirling on the strength of British troops around New York and advising him of Congress’s plans if the British sail for South Carolina; and a draft of George Clinton’s reply, in which he complains of the depreciation of paper money by British forgeries.

Papers: 1779, 1 item.
A letter from Francis Lewis to Stephen Sayre written on August 10th and 24th, 1779, and July 10, 1780. The letter contains news of military campaigns and their effects on trade, foreign relations, and Francis Lewis’s own fortunes.