Israel Shreve Revolutionary War Letters, 1768-1894 | University of Houston Libraries
These original materials are available in Special Collections.
This 76-item collection mainly consists of letters written to and from Colonel Israel Shreve between the years of 1776 and 1793, with the bulk of the correspondence taking place between the years 1777 and 1780. Most of the correspondence is between Shreve and other officers in George Washington's Continental Army, and was written while Shreve was Colonel of the Second Regiment of New Jersey during the Revolutionary War. The collection is divided into two series, one of the Colonel Israel Shreve Correspondence, and one of Miscellaneous materials, including other correspondence.
Typed transcriptions of these items are available in the bound book The Shreve Papers 1776-1792, which is located in the collection file.
A set of photocopies of the Israel Shreve holdings of Rutgers University is also available for use. The Rutgers collection includes letters to and from Shreve, as well as documents pertaining to him, which are contemporary with those of this collection. There are 340 photocopied items total.
Israel Shreve Revolutionary War Letters, 1768-1894 digital collection (http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/p15195coll12)