Townsend, Isaiah, 1777-1838

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Isaiah and his brother John Townsend were merchants, iron manufacturers and politicians in the Albany, N.Y. area. John served as mayor of the City of Albany from 1829 to 1832. They played an important role in the early industrial development of Albany.

From the description of Papers, 1795-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122458705

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Townsend family. Papers, 1799-1902, bulk (1812-1871) New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Townsend family. Papers, 1707-1964, 1815-1887 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Townsend family. Townsend family papers, 1793-1912. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Townsend family. Townsend family papers, 1807-1842. New York State Historical Documents
creatorOf Townsend, Solomon, 1746-1811. Townsend family papers, 1746-1864. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Townsend family. Papers, 1799-1902, bulk (1812-1871) New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Townsend, Isaiah, 1777-1838. Letters of Isaiah Townsend and Isaiah Townsend, Jr., 1813 and 1847. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848. Thomas Cole papers, 1821-1863. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Townsend, Isaiah. Papers, 1795-1882. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Townsend family. Townsend family papers, 1793-1912. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf United States. Army. Papers : concerning provisions issued to the U. S. Army in New York state : manuscript, 1812-1815. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Isaiah Townsend diary, 1840-1841 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Townsend family. Townsend family papers, 1802-1841. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Townsend, Isaiah, 1777-1838. Northern Army War of 1812 collection, 1813-1815. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Goodwin-Haines Collection. I. Townsend Writing J. Thorne of French Mills Concerning the Attack on Newark by Gen. Mcclure Albany U.S.A., Dec. 24, 1813. University of Guelph
creatorOf Thorne, James W. Papers, 1813-1837. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Townsend family papers, 1799-1902, 1812-1871 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Carpenter, Isaac R. Isaac R. Carpenter letter to John and Isaiah Townsend, 1828. New-York Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Albany and Bath Ferry Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Albany (N.Y.) City Hall. corporateBody
associatedWith Benedict, Lewis. person
associatedWith Carpenter, Isaac R. person
associatedWith Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848. person
associatedWith Goodwin-Haines Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Morris, Henry. person
associatedWith Munroe, Allen. person
associatedWith Southern Mohawk Railroad. corporateBody
associatedWith Spencer, John Canfield, 1788-1855. person
associatedWith Spencer, William A. person
associatedWith Temple, Robert E. person
associatedWith Thorne, James W. person
associatedWith Townsend family family
associatedWith Townsend family family
associatedWith Townsend family. family
associatedWith Townsend family. family
associatedWith Townsend family. family
associatedWith Townsend family. family
associatedWith Townsend family. family
associatedWith Townsend family. family
associatedWith Townsend, John, 1783-1854. person
associatedWith Troy Iron and Nail Factory. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. corporateBody
associatedWith Utica and Schenectady Railroad. corporateBody
associatedWith Watervliet Turnpike Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilkinson, John. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--Albany
Albany (N.Y.)
Europe
New York (State)
Subject
Merchants
Iron industry and trade
Travelers--Diaries
Roads
Railroads
Voyages and travels
Ocean travel--Personal narratives
Occupation
Merchants
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Birth 1777

Death 1838

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