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Benjamin Tallmadge Collection

The collection consists mostly of Tallmadge's papers relating to the
Revolutionary War, including correspondence with George Washington during his
involvement in the secret service, a photostat of his code used then, letters to
David Humphreys, Timothy Pickering, and William B. Sprague, and letters and
newspaper extracts dealing with the Major Andre affair. Also present are family
letters, a deed signed by William Floyd (a signer of the Declaration of
Independence), documents signed by Alexander Hamilton, Tallmadge's will, a diary
of his journey to Marietta in 1795, photographs of family portraits, and
miscellaneous material.