Papers, 1801-1885.


Papers, 1801-1885.

A collection of letters, most to Bleecker, and his business associate Theodore Sedgwick. The letters discuss a wide variety of business, personal and diplomatic affairs. The papers discuss topics such as obtaining credentials for visiting Americans, business contracts, land dealings, personal matters such as travel and health and a number of other topics. Correspondents include Sterling Goodenow, William Jay, Edward G. Ludlow, Josiah Quincy, and Benjamin F. Butler. The collection also includes a copy of Bleecker's last will and testament.

87 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 6788641

Related Entities

There are 8 Entities related to this resource.

Sedgwick, Theodore, 1780-1839 (person)

Ludlow, Edward G. (Edward Greenleaf), 1793-1877 (person)

Goodenow, Sterling (person)

Jay, William, 1789-1858 (person)

Jurist and reformer. From the description of Letters of William Jay, 1854-1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423668 Wililam Jay was an American jurist and philanthropist. From the description of ALS, 1829 Apr. 21, Bedford [N.Y.] to Theodore Sedgwick. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 184904505 William Jay, son of John Jay, was a lawyer well known for his abolitionist views. Willard was a member of the Massachus...

Bleecker and Sedgwick. (corporateBody)

Bleecker, Harmanus, 1779-1849 (person)

Bleecker was a prominent businessman in Albany, N.Y. Bleecker later served as the U.S. Charge d' Affairs in the Netherlands. From the description of Papers, 1801-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122611139 ...

Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1795-1858 (person)

American lawyer and politician; Attorney General. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to A.J. Bleecker, 1840 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132632 American lawyer and politician; Atty. General. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.H. Waddell, 1840 July 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131665 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William L. Marcy, Secretary of War, 1845 Ma...

Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864 (person)

Mayor of Boston, Massachusetts; United States and Massaschusetts legislator; and, President of Harvard University. From the description of Josiah Quincy letter, portrait and autograph, 1839-1889. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 63118297 President of Harvard. From the description of Autograph note signed : [Cambridge, Mass.], addressed to the Rev. John Pierpont, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616000 From the description of Autograph note ...