Papers, 1792-1877.


Papers, 1792-1877.

This collection contains business correspondence and military commissions of James Bogert. The collection also contains the papers of other family members including John Nicholas Bogert and Nicholas Bogert, Jr. Included are genealogical records of the Bogert family, a daybook of a general store in Binghamton, N.Y., and a memorandum from Elkanah Watson in 1792 entitled, "Observations respecting the practicality of opening a western navigation as far as the Seneca Lake."

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Bogert, Nicholas. (person)

Bogert, James, 1786-1862 (person)

Watson, Elkanah, 1758-1842 (person)

Prominent businessman, land speculator, promoter of public works, and one of the founders of the Bank of Albany. Authored a number of works on agricultural and economics topics. From the description of Elkanah Watson letter : Cherry Valley, to Judge White, Cherry Valley, 1821 June 21. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 175290533 Albany, N.Y. merchant who organized the first agricultural society in N.Y. in 1828. Born in Plymouth, Mass., Jan...

Bogert, John Nicholas. (person)