Greene County, N.Y. manuscript file, 1736-1973.


Greene County Historical Society (Coxsackie, N.Y.). Greene County, N.Y. manuscript file, 1736-1973.

Greene County, N.Y. manuscript file, 1736-1973.

Letters, wills and estate papers, financial records, legal papers, deeds, maps and land surveys, slave documents, military papers, and other documents pertaining to individuals, families, communities, and businesses in Greene County. Family names include Baker, Clark, Eaton, Fiero, Lawrence, McCarty, Pratt, Prevost, Reed, Salisbury, Sherman, Sickles, Silvester, Van Dyck, Van Loan (Loon), and Van Vechten. Subjects include shipping, roads and turnpikes, cement companies, Civil War, pottery, railroads, education, newspapers, churches, mills, firemen, elections, politics, government, poor records, ferries, steamboats, women's clubs, lotteries, merchants, militia, 120th Regiment of the New York State Volunteers, slavery, Spanish-American War, the Susquehanna Turnpike, tanning, temperance, transportation, War of 1812, whaling, and the Whig Party. Of note are letter from John Quincy Adams written from Congress, 1833; two letters on politics by Henry Ashley, Congressman, 1826; notebook of Ephraim Beach regarding his engineering work on the Canajoharie & Catskill Railroad, 1836; printed proceedings of the General Assembly of the Colony of New York, 1773, and the laws of the Colony of New York, 1762; Civil War papers of James Malcolm Pierson (1832-1905); correspondence of Nicholas Sickles regarding his legal practice, 1821-1834; and speeches and letters of Peter H. Silvester concerning Whig politics, 1849-1850.

6 cubic ft.

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Ashley, Henry. (person)

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

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