De Lancey, Oliver, 1718-1785

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Merchant, colonial politician and Loyalist soldier.

From the description of Letter signed : New York, to Lieutenant-Governor James De Lancey, 1757 Sept. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537875

Archibald Hamilton and Oliver De Lancey were New York loyalists who served on the side of the British during the American Revolutionary War. Hamilton was appointed Colonel Commandant of the Queens County Militia in 1778. De Lancey commanded three battalions, collectively known as De Lancey's Brigade, beginning in September of 1776. The Brigade served in various parts of Long Island.

From the guide to the Archibald Hamilton and Oliver De Lancey Revolutionary War order book, 1779-1780, (Brooklyn Historical Society)

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referencedIn Onderdonk, Henry, 1804-1886. Papers, 1729-1895 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Warren, Peter, Sir, 1703-1752. Papers and deeds, 1639-1795. © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Great Britain. Army. Provincial Corps. De Lancey's Volunteers. Orderly book, 1777-1778. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Hewlett, Richard. Orderly book, 1758. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Otis, James, 1725-1783. Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Oliver De Lancy [sic], 1766 Oct. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn De Witt, William. Daybook, 1739-1753. © 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf De Lancey, Oliver, 1718-1785. Letter to John Smith, 1768 August 25. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Archibald Hamilton and Oliver De Lancey Revolutionary War order book, 1779-1780 Brooklyn Historical Society
creatorOf De Lancey, Oliver, 1718-1785. Oliver De Lancey petition, 1769. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
referencedIn Onderdonk, Henry, 1804-1886. The capture & death of Gen. Nath'l Woodhull : in a series of letters addressed to Jas. Fenimore Cooper, Esq. / by Henry Onderdonk, Jr. ; New York, 1848. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn New York (State). Commissary-General's Office. Account books, 1756-1757, 1760-1768. © 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Nicoll, Charles, 1722-1780. Account books, 1753-1781. New-York Historical Society Library
referencedIn Ballentine, Samuel, fl. 1783. Samuel Ballentine military discharge and A.L.S., 1783. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf De Lancey, Oliver, 1718-1785. Letter signed : New York, to Lieutenant-Governor James De Lancey, 1757 Sept. 13. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Survey map of Deer Park, Orange County and Shawangunk, Ulster County, New York. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Frederick Mackenzie papers, Mackenzie, Frederick papers, 1760-1783 William L. Clements Library
referencedIn John Bradstreet papers, 1773-1795 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Niagara expedition collection. New Jersey Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Ballentine, Samuel, fl. 1783. person
associatedWith Boyle, Solomon. person
associatedWith Bradstreet, John, 1711-1774 person
associatedWith Cruger, John, 1710-1791, person
associatedWith De Lancey, James, 1703-1760, person
associatedWith De Witt, William. person
associatedWith Ford, Samuel. person
associatedWith Forman, David, 1745-1797. person
associatedWith Forman, Ezekiel. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Army. Provincial Corps. De Lancey's Volunteers. corporateBody
associatedWith Hamilton, Archibald, d. 1795 person
associatedWith Hewlett, Richard. person
associatedWith Mackenzie, Frederick, d. 1824 person
associatedWith New York (State). Commissary-General's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Nicoll, Charles, 1722-1780. person
associatedWith Onderdonk, Henry, 1804-1886. person
associatedWith Otis, James, 1725-1783. person
associatedWith Robinson, Beverley, 1722-1792, person
associatedWith Smith, John. person
associatedWith Warren, Peter, Sir, 1703-1752. person
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Minisink region (N. Y.)
New York (State)
Long Island (N.Y.) |x History |y Revolution, 1775-1783
Sussex County (N.J.)
Queens County (N.Y.) |x History |y Revolution, 1775-1783
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Birth 1718

Death 1785

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