Aaron Vanderpoel papers 1770-1866

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Aaron Vanderpoel papers, 1770-1866

Aaron Vanderpoel papers 1770-1866

Aaron Vanderpoel (1799-1870) was a lawyer, later a judge, in Kinderhook, Columbia County, New York, and in New York City. He was administrator of the estate of William Temple Franklin (1760-1823), the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. Collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, and financial documents of Vanderpoel and his father-in-law, attorney James McBride. Vanderpoel's papers pertain to his legal practice, judgeship and personal life. Bulk of his legal papers concerns his administration of the William Temple Franklin estate, 1770-1834. James McBride papers reflect his legal and real estate activities including his work on behalf of clients living in Ireland who had legal or real estate interests in New York City. Also, materials concerning land transactions in western New York and legal affairs of his clients.

1.5 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 oversize folders)

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