Greig, John, 1779-1858

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Lawyer, landowner, United States Representative.

From the description of Papers, 1816-1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122573465

Lawyer, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York State, member of the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York.

From the description of Statement of account with Thomas Morris, 1843 April 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122434284

Lawyer, banker, educator, and Congressman, from Canandaigua (Ontario Co.), N.Y.

From the description of Correspondence, 1846-1847. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20748540

Land agent, lawyer.

John Greig was a land speculator prominent in the economic development of western New York State.

From the description of John Greig papers, 1794-1870. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64074647

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creatorOf Greig, John, 1779-1858. John Greig papers, 1794-1870. Cornell University Library
referencedIn John Greig papers, 1794-1870. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Johnson, A. B. (Alexander Bryan), 1786-1867. Letters received, 1811-1870 ; bulk: 1811-1831. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Jeffrey, William, 1812-1867. William Jeffrey : papers, 1852-1876. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Jeffrey, Alexander, 1815-1899. Alexander Jeffrey Papers, 1835-1899. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Greig, Alexander. Alexander Greig letters, 1826, 1840-1842, 1847-1849. Columbia University in the City of New York, Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library
creatorOf Greig, John, 1779-1858. Correspondence, 1846-1847. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Greig, John, 1779-1858. Statement of account with Thomas Morris, 1843 April 10. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Greig, John, 1779-1858. Papers, 1816-1853. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Morris, Thomas, 1771-1849. Land settlement letters, 1792-1793. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Cameron, D. Letter, 1808 April 8. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881,. Autograph letters signed from Thomas Carlyle to various recipients [manuscript], 1838-1853. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Bowman, Rufus G. person
associatedWith Cameron, D. person
correspondedWith Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881, person
associatedWith Charlotte to Rochester Railroad. corporateBody
associatedWith Delavan, E.C. person
associatedWith Dey, John Ogden. person
associatedWith Duncan, Alexander. person
associatedWith Dutcher, Salem. person
associatedWith Fellows, Joseph. person
associatedWith Greig, Alexander. person
associatedWith Greig, Eliza. person
associatedWith Jeffrey, Alexander, 1815-1899. person
associatedWith Jeffrey, William. person
associatedWith Jeffrey, William, 1812-1867. person
associatedWith John, Greig 1779-1858. person
associatedWith Johnson, A. B. (Alexander Bryan), 1786-1867. person
associatedWith Kane, Elias. person
associatedWith Kane, Oliver. person
associatedWith Kirkland, George. person
associatedWith Morris, Thomas. person
associatedWith Morris, Thomas, 1771-1849. person
associatedWith Phelps, John. person
associatedWith Phelps, John L. person
associatedWith Pulteney Estate. corporateBody
associatedWith Rankine, John. person
associatedWith Rochester and Carthage Railroad. corporateBody
associatedWith Rochester and Ontario Plank Road. corporateBody
associatedWith Sodus Canal Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Sodus Land Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Tryon, Eunice. person
associatedWith Tryon, John. person
associatedWith Wilson, Robert. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Sodus Canal (N.Y.)
Erie Canal (N.Y.)
Albany (N.Y.)
Great Britain
New York (State)
Rochester (N.Y.)
Ontario County (N.Y.)
Livingston County (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Allegheny County (N.Y.)
Great Britain
New York (State)
Wyoming County (N.Y.)
United States
Oregon question
Corn laws (Great Britain)
Real estate development
Debtor and creditor
Land tenure
Indians of North America
Grain trade
Merchants, British--Political and social views
Mexican War, 1846-1848--Foreign public opinion, British
Land use--Economic aspects
Land companies
Phelps and Gorham Purchase
Real property--Exchange of


Birth 1779

Death 1858



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