ARMSTRONG, John, Jr., 1758-1843


Library of Congress

Guide to Research Collections

Cornell University Libraries
Rare Books and Manuscript Collections
Ithaca, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Washington Irving’s Life of George Washington, Volume I, Miscellany, 1745-1856; Volume VII, Miscellany, 1764-1792; and Volume XI, Miscellany, 1755-1835.


Hagley Museum and Library
Greenville, DE
Papers: Correspondence in Henry family papers, 1758-1909. Microfilm. Finding aid.


Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: Correspondence (1812-1842) in the Daniel Parker papers, 1800-1846; the North Carolina papers, ca. 1728-1788; ca. 100 letters from Armstrong as secretary of war in the Irvin family papers, 1778-1843; and a contemporary copy of Armstrong’s Newburgh Addresses with Washington’s replies (March 1783) in the Larned family papers, 1777-1822.


Independence National Historical Park
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1 portrait by Rembrant Peale (ca. 1808); and 1 portrait by Albert Rosenthal (1806), after Rembrandt Peale.


Indiana Historical Society
Indianapolis, IN
Papers: 1808-1814. 35 letters.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1814-1834. 5 items. Also correspondence in Henry Mason Morfit papers, 1819-1859.


Massachusetts Historical Society
Boston, MA
Papers: Ca. 90 items (1778-1827) in various collections. Finding aid.


New York State Library
Manuscripts and Special Collections
Albany, NY
Papers: 15 items (1811-1836) in various collections including the Charles Kitchel Gardner papers, 1803-1865.


New-York Historical Society
New York, NY
Papers: 200 letters (1777-1843); microfilm of privately owned letters (1798-1833); a letterbook (1804); an unpublished biography; and photostats of approximately 1,000 items in other collections.


Pierpont Morgan Library
New York, NY
Papers: 1785-1841. 17 items.


Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
Hyde Park, NY
Papers: In the Aldrich family papers, 1770-1895, concerning the career of John Armstrong, especially his service as minister to France, 1804-1810. 1 microfilm reel of originals in possession of the Aldrich family. Access requires permission of a family member.


Rosenbach Museum and Library
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: Order (February 1, 1787) of Supreme Executive Council concerning Armstrong’s salary as secretary to the Council; and 1 letter (September 26, 1777) concerning preparations for the battle of Germantown. Other items mention Armstrong.

Research Libraries Information Network In addition to the institutions listed above, items are also cataloged in collections at: American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA; and State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.