Galloway, Joseph (1731-1803) and Grace Growden (1731-89). Papers, 1756-83 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Joseph Galloway was an American colonist who remained loyal to the British crown during the Revolutionary War. This collection contains photocopies and transcripts of correspondence involving Galloway as well as photocopies of printed articles regarding Galloway from various newspapers and journals. Included is a draft, in Galloway's hand, of a letter to Gen. John Burgoyne, and a House of Commons Paper, June 18, 1779, entitled "Examination of Joseph Galloway on Conduct of Sir William Howe," with Galloway's handwritten notes.
The collection also contains a transcript of the diary of Galloway's wife, Grace, describing how she was forced from their home in Philadelphia after her husband fled to England.
Most of these materials are copied from originals in the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and many items have been published, mainly in the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Additional documents are in the Library of Congress.