Library of Congress
John Sullivan collection, 1774-1789.
900 items; collection contains military correspondence, orders, intelligence, and accounts and payrolls of companies under Sullivan's command; collection is a part of the Peter Force papers.
John Sullivan papers, 1775-1781.
99 items; finding aid; correspondence, accounts, intelligence reports, orders, payrolls, and returns relating to Sullivan's Revolutionary War commands at Winter Hill, Medford, and Cambridge, Mass.; collection is a part of the Peter Force papers.
Massachusetts Historical Society
Sullivan family papers, 1735-1857.
1 box, 1 case, and 1 container; papers documenting John Sullivan's career as a lawyer and judge, including notes on cases.
John Sullivan orderly book, 1775-1776.
1 large vol. in a case; finding aid. General, division, and brigade-level orders for General John Sullivan’s Brigade of the Continental Army kept at Winter Hill (Cambridge) from 18 July 1775 - 27 Mar. 1776 during the Siege of Boston. The identity of the recordkeeper is unknown. Sullivan’s orders cover the housing, drilling, and disposition of his regiments including reports of the officer of the day and Capt. of the Main Guard. The book also contains a ranked list of field officers in the American army, a list of field officers in Canada, daily returns for each regiment, and detailed charges of the activities and status of officers and non-commissioned soldiers through June 1776.
John Sullivan Transcripts, 1774-1876.
13 volumes. Primarily transcripts of John Sullivan’s Revolutionary War letters whose originals lie in various repositories. Also, genealogy and history of the Sullivan family and its various branches presumably gathered by Thomas C. Amory for his “Materials for a history of the family of John Sullivan of Berwick, New England...” (Boston: 1893), and a memorial sketch of John Sullivan delivered by Thomas Amory in Boston in 1876. Also included is a transcript of a journal kept by James Norris, 18 June - 25 October 1779. James Norris served in the 2nd New Hampshire Regiment of the Continental Army and his journal entries describe his participation in John Sullivan’s campaign against Indian and Loyalist forces in Western New York in 1779. James Norris describes the march from Easton, Pennsylvania, into New York, skirmishes with Indians en route, and troop movements.
New Hampshire Historical Society
John Sullivan papers, 1769-1792.
465 items; collection contains correspondence (1775-1779), documenting Sullivan's service in the Continental Army and as governor of Massachusetts (1786-1787, 1789).