(Leesburg, Virginia, July 23, 1821 — Philadelphia, March 29, 1877) was an American historian, best known for his work on the American Revolutionary War, originally written in French and later translated into English as The French in America during the War of Independence of the United States, 1777-1783. ThomasBalch has been called the "father of international arbitration" for his work in popularizing this peaceful mechanism of international dispute resolution (see ThomasBalch Library).
16.02.2012 [Leesburg Today] - Two collections documenting land surveys recorded in Loudoun County in the mid-19th century are now available to researchers at ThomasBalch Library in downtown Leesburg. The Asa Jackson Collection contains the survey book and measuring tape of Asa
14.02.2012 [Leesburg Today] - Council members also made their case for county funding for the ThomasBalch Library. The issues surrounding the Raspberry Falls community--which for several years has seen its residents raise concerns over the quality of its drinking water-- took up
13.02.2012 [Leesburg Today] - "By contributing their life stories to The Loudoun Laurels Archive at The ThomasBalch Library, we ensure that future generations will understand how diligently, although quietly, our Laureates work to protect and promulgate the traditions that make