Papers, 1767-1841.


Williams, John, 1752-1806. Papers, 1767-1841.

Papers, 1767-1841.

The collection consists of approximately 1,500 items (8 boxes). There are three major series: Correspondence, Legal Documents, and Financial Documents. In addition there are five much smaller series: Printed Material; Minutes, Proceedings, etc; Maps, Diagarams and Lists; Literary Productions; and Miscellany. The earliest documents date from 1767-68 and the latest from 1830, but the majority pertain to the 1780's and 1790s.

8 boxes. (1500 items)

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Williams, John, 1752-1806 (person)

Born in England; studied medicine and surgery; served as a surgeon on an English man of war; came to America in 1773 to practice medicine. Served as a member of the New York Provincial Congress, was appointed surgeon of the New York State Militia, 1775; member of the New York State Senate, the New York State Assembly; delegate to the New York convention to ratify the U. S. Constitution in 1788; member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York; and was director of a company organized to ...

Skene, Philip. (person)

Van Rensselaer, Stephen, 1764-1839 (person)

Eighth Patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerwyck. From the description of Lease to Peter Hunt, 1793 October 23. [photostat]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122314819 8th Patroon of the Manor of Rensselaerwyck. From the description of Deed, 1801 August 22. [photostat]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122601336 ...

St. Clair, Arthur, 1737-1818. (person)

Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804 (person)

Epithet: American Major -General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x000312 Revolutionary War general and agent appointed to negotiate with the Oneida, Onondaga and Cauyga Indians. From the description of Account with New York State for Expenses as Indian Agent, 1795-1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122364391 Revolutionary War general. From the descripti...

Duane, James, 1733-1797 (person)

Jurist, satesman, and member of Continental Congress, born in New York City. He was the leading advocate of the rights of New York to the New Hampshire grants, and drew up a memorial to the assembly in 1773 in support of the claim of his state to an eastern boundary on the Connecticut river. From the description of State of the evidence and argument in support of the territorial rights and jurisdiction of New York against the government of New Hampshire and the claiments under it and...

Woolsey, Melancthon T. (Melancthon Taylor), 1780-1838 (person)

Livingston, Edward, 1764-1836 (person)

Livingston's varied career as American lawyer and statesman is described in detail in the following descriptions of his papers. From the description of Edward Livingston papers, 1683-1877 (bulk 1764-1836). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 81576848 Eminent jurist - Minister to France - Secretary of State under Andrew Jackson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Judge Breckenridge, 1821 Sept. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27...

Duer, William, 1747-1799 (person)

New York delegate to U.S. Continental Congress, army officer and jurist. From the description of Papers of William Duer, 1776-1789. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009562 Mercantilist, financier, army contractor. From the description of Papers, 1752-1802. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 476442112 Duer was born in Devonshire, England, and settled in New York in 1768. During the Revolution he held a number of public offices, inc...

North, William, 1755-1836 (person)

Soldier in the Revolutionary War; born at Fort Frederic, Pemaquid, Maine, and later settled in New York. From the description of Diary, 1786 Jun. 29-1786 Aug. 24. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58772380 Revolutionary War soldier, member of the N.Y. State Assembly, U.S. Senator from New York State and U.S. Adjutant General. From the description of Letter, 1802 January 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578410 Revolutionary W...

Munro, Peter Jay, 1767-1833 (person)

Allen, Ethan, 1738-1789 (person)

Ethan Allen (1738-1789), Revolutionary War officer and Vermont leader, achieved a place in history by capturing Fort Ticonderoga in 1775. He championed Vermont's drive for statehood. Ethan Allen was a distinct type of frontier soldier. His influence on the settlers of Vermont was comparable to that of John Sevier on the inhabitants of Watauga, East Tennessee, and of Thomas Sumter on the up-country men of South Carolina. Frontier people possessed clan-like loyalties, and they looked to strong men...

Van Rensselaer, Solomon Van Vechten, 1774-1852 (person)

Soldier, politician. Served as an aide-de camp to Stephen Van Rensselaer during the War of 1812; member of the U.S. House of Representatives. From the description of Letter, 1840 October 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122536935 U.S. representative from New York and army officer. From the description of Solomon Van Vechten Van Rensselaer correspondence, 1797-1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981258 Aide de camp to Major General Stephen Van Rensse...

Kane, Charles W. (person)

New York (State). Militia (corporateBody)

Levies were special regiments recruited under provisions of the legislature which entitled recruits to plots of unappropriated land. From the description of Levy certificates issued record book. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122617529 ...

Jay, John, 1764-1829. (person)