Pearsall/Coles miscellaneous family papers, 1702-1931.


Pearsall/Coles miscellaneous family papers, 1702-1931.

Bills, accounts, stock shares, legal papers, letters, deeds, programs, clippings, verses, family records, genealogy notes, land survey, pew rent receipts, and other items of Frances Pearsall, Thomas Pearsall, Thomas C. Pearsall, James Pearsall, Nathaniel Coles, John B. Coles, and Franklin Coles. Letters concern financial matters, offer of marriage, family news, ships, and shipping merchandise. Items of note include wills of Henry Brevoort, 1782, and of Richard Williams, 1769; printed circular letter from George Washington written from Newburgh Headquarters, 1783; results of Town vote on land division in Town of Hempstead, N.Y., 1705/06; letters of Col. Archibald Hamilton and other loyalists, 1778-1782, concerning guard duties of the Queens County Militia on Long Island; and maps of property owned by John B. Coles in Jersey City and New York City, 1840-1853.

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