Parish-Rosseel correspondence, 1761-1880, 1807-1816 (bulk)


Parish-Rosseel correspondence, 1761-1880, 1807-1816 (bulk)

Parish-Rosseel correspondence, 1761-1880, 1807-1816 (bulk)

Primarily correspondence of Joseph Rosseel (1782-1863) with David Parish (1778-1826) and George Parish (1780-1839) concerning land and business matters, the development of Ogdensburg, the War of 1812, and other aspects of Rosseel's management of the Parish interests; other correspondents include John Parish, Hercules Ross, Femme Le Ray, Edward Ross, James Le Ray de Chaumont, David Ogden, John Ross, Jean Rosseel, and Louis Rosseel. There are also Joseph Rosseel's courtship letters to his wife Louisa Miller Rosseel and personal letters after their marriage with news of local people and events. Other items include power of attorney to Joseph Rosseel, agreements, deeds, land records, receipts, 1761-1805, and the will of George Parish (1807-1881) naming his nephew Oscar Parish (1864-1925) his heir, 1880.

ca. 13 cubic ft.



Related Entities

There are 19 Entities related to this resource.

Parish, George, Baron of Senftenberg, 1807-1881, (person)

Rosseel, Louisa Miller. (person)

Parish, Charles, 1781-1856. (person)

Parish, Oscar, Baron of Senftenberg, 1864-1925. (person)

Le Ray de Chaumont, James Donatien, 1760-1840. (person)

Rosseel, Joseph, 1782-1863. (person)

Ross, Edward Halford (person)

Public official and mariner. From the description of Papers of Edward Ross, 1807-circa 1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015450 ...

Parish, John, Baron of Senftenberg, 1774-1858. (person)

Ross, Hercules (person)

Parish, John 1742-1828 (person)

Rosseel family. (family)

Parish, Richard 1776-1860 (person)

Parish family. (family)

Parish, David, -1826 (person)

Financier and land promoter. From the description of Letter books, 1802 Nov. 2-1808 Jan. 16, 1811 Jul. 24-1816 Jun. 27. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 475874131 Philadelphia banker. From the description of ALsS : Philadelphia, to Alexander James Dallas, 1814-1816. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156158 ...

Parish, George, 1780 or 1781-1839 (person)

Rosseel, Louis. (person)

Rosseel, Jean. (person)

Ogden, David A., 1770-1829. (person)

David A. Ogden was born in Morristown, N.J. He attended King's College (Columbia University) and later became a lawyer. David A. Ogden was a U.S. Congressman representing the 18th district of New York State from 1817-1819. He served as a legal advisor, along with his brother Thomas L., to the Holland Land Company, which was involved in land speculation and settlement in western New York. Later, the brothers formed their own land company, which dealt with lands along the New York/Canada border. T...

Ross, John, 1812-? (person)

John Ross was born October 3, 1790 in Alabama. He was one-eight Cherokee, seven-eights Scottish. He grew up and was educated in a traditional school in Kingston, Tennessee. At the age of nineteen, he began his political career with the Cherokee Nation. In 1809, Ross was entrusted by Indian Agent Return Meigs to go to the Arkansas Cherokees. After that, Ross devoted his life to achieving freedom and political recognition for the Cherokee Nation. Ross fought in the War of 1812 and played a roll in...