Rutgers, Henry, 1745-1830

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Henry Rutgers was born on October 7, 1745, son of Hendrick and Catharine (De Peyster) Rutgers. A resident of New York City, Rutgers was a Revolutionary officer, landed magnate, and philanthropist. He was the last descendant in his direct line of the Dutch immigrant, Rutgers Jacobsen Van Schoenderwoert, who came to Fort Orange in 1636. Henry Rutgers' interests ranged from local and state politics to the patronage of numerous educational and religious projects. Rutgers died on February 17, 1830.

From the description of Papers, 1730-1875 bulk 1783-1824. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 319539030

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referencedIn Henry Remsen, Jr. papers, 1730-1846, 1827-1841 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Guide to the Elizabeth R. Boyd Historical Collection on Rutgers University, 1795-1956 Rutgers University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn John L. Tillinghast Distillery ledger, Tillinghast, John L. Distillery ledger, 1786-1789 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Manuscript Notes on the Life of Henry Rutgers, 1946-1962 Rutgers University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Cameron, Donald F. Records, 1925-1971. Rutgers University
referencedIn Bridges and Poppleton Surveyors (New York, N.Y.). Map of two pieces of salt meadow, belonging to Col. Henry Rutgers, situtate on the East River near Manhattan Island / surveyed Bridges & Poppleton. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
creatorOf Varick, Richard, 1753-1831. Papers, 1774-1830. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Gibbs, George, 1815-1873. Map of two pieces of salt meadow, belonging to Col. Henry Rutgers, situtate on the East River near Manhattan Island : (the "little Manhattan" Is.) / surveyed Bridges & Poppleton ; copied from the original George Gibbs. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Richard Varick Papers, 1743-1871 (bulk 1775-1830) @ 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Goerck, Casimir Th., d. 1798. A map of the estate belonging to the heirs of Mr. Hendrick Rutgers Esq. / Casimir Th. Goerc[z]. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Graves, R. Bridges & Poppleton's map of Rutger's farm 1813 / copy R.G. Jr. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn William Edgar papers, 1750-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Crosby, William Bedlow, 1786-1865. William Bedlow Crosby papers, ca. 1686-1892. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Rutgers, Henry, 1745-1830. Papers, 1730-1875 bulk 1783-1824. New York State Library
referencedIn Remsen, Henry, 1762-1843. Henry Remsen, Jr. papers, 1730-1846, bulk (1827-1841). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Public School Society of New-York. Committee of the New York Free School No. 2. Minute book, 1811-1852. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Edgar, William, 1736-1820. William Edgar papers, 1750-1870. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Cox, Jameson, register. A map of a piece of ground at Corlears Hook the property of Dr. Romayne's / surveyed and laid out into building lotts corresponding with the general map of this city by Charles Loss ; copied from the original by Jameson Cox. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Shotwell, Edmund B. (Edmund Buxton), 1901-. Manuscript notes on the life of Henry Rutgers, 1946-1962. Rutgers University
referencedIn Boyd, Elizabeth R. The Elizabeth R. Boyd Historical Collection on Rutgers University, 1795-1956. Rutgers University
creatorOf Grew family. Grew Family Papers, 1767-1904; bulk=1815-1866. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Conger Family. Papers, 1772-1911. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn John Lansing, Jr. papers, 1781-1870 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Inventory to the Records of the Rutger University Office of University Librarian (Donald F. Cameron), 1925-1971 Rutgers University Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Cox, Jameson, register. Map of the ground from Henry Rutgers land to Corlais Hook Point being part of the estate which did belong to James Delancy Esqr. sold by the commissioners of Forfeitures in the years of 1784 & 1785 / : this survey was copied from other surveys made by Evert Bancker & John McComb ; and copied by S.G. Jarvis ; Jameson Cox. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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associatedWith Bancker, Abraham. person
associatedWith Boyd, Elizabeth R. person
associatedWith Boyd, Elizabeth R. person
associatedWith Bridges and Poppleton Surveyors (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 person
associatedWith Cameron, Donald F. person
associatedWith Conger Family. person
associatedWith Cox, Jameson, register. person
associatedWith Crosby family. family
associatedWith Crosby, William B. person
associatedWith Crosby, William Bedlow, 1786-1865. person
associatedWith De Peyster family. family
associatedWith Edgar, William, 1736-1820. person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Gibbs, George, 1815-1873. person
associatedWith Goerck, Casimir Th., d. 1798. person
associatedWith Graves, R. person
associatedWith Grew family. family
associatedWith Jackson, David. person
associatedWith Lansing, John, 1754-1829 person
associatedWith Public School Society of New-York. Committee of the New York Free School No. 2. corporateBody
associatedWith Remsen, Henry, 1762-1843. person
associatedWith Rutgers Family. family
associatedWith Rutgers, Robert. person
associatedWith Rutgers University. Office of University Librarian corporateBody
associatedWith Shotwell, Edmund B. (Edmund Buxton), 1901- person
associatedWith Tallmadge, Benjamin. person
associatedWith Tillinghast, John L. person
associatedWith Varick, Richard, 1753-1831. person
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Birth 1745-10-07

Death 1830-02-17

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