Papers, 1630-1900, 1630-1800 (bulk)

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Livingston family. Papers, 1630-1900, 1630-1800 (bulk)

Papers, 1630-1900, 1630-1800 (bulk)

Correspondence, diaries, bills, accounts, receipts, account books, ships' manifests, deeds, leases, other land records, legal documents, broadsides, and other printed materials relating to or created by the Livingston family, including Robert Livingston, Alida Schuyler Van Rensselaer Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert Livingston, Jr., Henry Livingston, and Johnston Livingston. Papers relate to family matters, business concerns, affairs of New York and Albany County under British Colonial rule and after independence, the trade and commerce of the Hudson Valley, Jacob Leisler's rebellion, privateers such as Captain Kidd, Indian affairs, and the American Revolution. Papers of Robert Livingston, 1661-1728, constitute the largest series and pertain to family and financial concerns, his public office duties including excise collections in Albany, the Mayors Court in Albany, provisioning of troops, and Indian affairs in colonial New York, especially the fur trade, alliances against the French, Indian warfare in New York, land titles, and missions to the Iroquois. Other colonial figures appearing in these papers include Thomas Dongan, Robert Hunter, William Burnett, George Calvert Lord Baltimore, John Winthrop, Alexander Spotswood, John Pynchon, and Peter Schuyler.

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Baltimore, George Calvert, Baron, 1580?-1632

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Statesman under James I and Charles I and founder of the Ferryland colony in Newfoundland; initiated the founding of the colony of Maryland. From the description of Letter : Ferryland, Avalon, Newfoundland, to an unidentified correspondent, 1629 Aug. 18. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122606391 ...

Livingston, Robert Cambridge, 1742-1794.

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Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

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Epithet: of Drumry British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x000310 First Lord of the Manor, Clermont, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1686-1728. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155493401 Mayor of Albany, New York, 1710-1719. From the description of Certificate of Naturalization, 1716 January 3. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50185334 Politician, lando...

Kidd, William, 1654-1701

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William Kidd (b. 1654, Dundee, Scotland-d. 23 May 1701, Wapping, England) was also known as Captain William Kidd or Captain Kidd and infamous pirate. He settled in New York City and by 1689 was a member of a French-English pirate crew sailing the Caribbean under Captain Jean Fantin. Kidd and the crew mutinied and he became captain; the crew started looting from French since government didn't pay. In New York, he married Sarah Bradley Cox Oort in 1691. In 1695 he was asked by NY governor to captu...

New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

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The legislature had final authority over all land transactions and agreements with Indians. Petitions concerning such transactions and agreements were addressed to the legislature and referred to the assembly, which in turn referred the petition to various three-member committees or to the surveyor general or the comptroller. From the description of Petitions, correspondence and reports relating to Indians, 1783-1831. (New York State Archives). WorldCat record id: 84144073 I...

Spotswood, Alexander, 1676-1740

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Lieutenant governor of Va. From the description of Papers, 1732-1840. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38293518 Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740) was a lieutenant in the British Army, and later lieutenant governor of Virginia, 1710-1722. From the guide to the Alexander Spotswood Papers, 1696-1745, 1646-1830., (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) Alexander Spotswood, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia in 1710-1722....

Livingston, Alida Schuyler, 1656-1727

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Winthrop, John, 1606-1676

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Eldest son of John Winthrop, first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He was an avid chemist, practical scientist, and physician. Also governor of Connecticutt colony. From the description of Medical notebooks from the Winthrop papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1657-1669. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 136326566 Governor of Connecticut; eldest son of John Winthrop (1588-1649), first governor of Massachusetts Bay; after coming to Amer...

United States. Continental Congress

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The central governing body of the American colonies from 1774, continuing during the American Revolution; and also the first governing body of the U.S. until the establishment of the U.S. Constitution in 1789. From the description of Continental Congress minutes, 1778 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 429918299 Noah Cooke, Jr. (1749-1829) earned his Harvard AB 1769. His early career was as a clergyman, but he later became a lawyer. He was admitted to the bar in Cheshir...

Livingston, Robert, 1708-1790.

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Third Lord of the Manor, Clermont, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1749-1779. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155493409 ...

Livingston, Philip, 1686-1749

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Second Lord of the Manor, Clermont, N.Y. From the description of Letter, 1744. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155493389 Second proprietor of Livingston Manor. The son of Robert Livingston, Philip Livingston was a successful Albany merchant and Indian trader, secretary to the Board of Indian Affairs, and a member of the N.Y. provincial Council. From the description of Letter and memorandum : Albany, [N.Y.], to Messrs. Storke & Gainsbor...

Albany (N.Y.). Mayors Court.

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Livingston, Henry, 1752-1823

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Leisler, Jacob, -1691

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Merchant, soldier, and political leader of New York City; executed for treason in 1691. From the description of Papers, [1689-1696]. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58758098 ...

Pynchon, John, 1621-1703

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Merchant in Springfield, Mass., a town founded by his father, William Pynchon. From the description of Memorandum, 1659 May 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70975541 John Pynchon was a merchant in Springfield, Massachusetts, a town founded by his father William. John's son, also named John, followed his father into the merchant business. From the description of Account book [transcript, microform], 1638-1697. 1664-1670 (bulk dates). (Winterthur Library). WorldC...

Schuyler, Peter, 1657-1724

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Hunter, Robert, 1666-1734

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Colonial governor of New York. From the description of Prisoner transport agreement, 1712 December 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640974 Colonial governor of New York and New Jersey. From the description of Robert Hunter papers, 1699, 1710-1744. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58782963 Colonial Governor of New York. From the description of Confirmatory Patent of Livingston Manor (copy), 1715. (Unknown). World...

Limerick, Thomas Dongan, Earl of, 1634-1715

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Thomas Dongan, 2nd Earl of Limerick, was appointed provincial governor of New York in 1682 by James, the Duke of York who had become the Lord Proprietor of the province. From the description of Order of Thomas Dongan to Benjamin Collier, 1684, Mar. 16. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 680379258 Colonial Governor of New York. From the description of Document signed, 1686 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705...

Livingston family.

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The Livingston family includes Robert (1654-1728) and Alida Schuyler Van Rensselaer Livingston (1656-1729) and their descendants Philip Livingston (1686-1749), Robert Livingston, Jr. (1708-1790), Henry Livingston (1753-1823), and Johnston Livingston (1817-1911) were prominent in the social, economic, and political history of the Hudson Valley and New York State. From the description of Papers, 1630-1900, 1630-1800 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155523765 ...

Livingston, Johnston, 1817-1911.

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Duane, James E.

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Burnett, William, 1688-1729.

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